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Should I remove PeerBlock + r484?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,327
United States Rank #10,587
Reach 0.0179%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 458.48 days
1205.70 days >
Average installed length: 633.50 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.484 100.00%

PeerBlock 1.0+ r484

Overview

PeerBlock 1.0+ r484 is a program developed by PeerBlock. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is peerblock.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 14.63 MB (15,345,251 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 69% of users of PeerBlock + r484 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.peerblock.com
Help link: www.peerblock.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PeerBlock\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PeerBlock\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PeerBlock 1.0+ r484

Program executable:peerblock.exe
Name:PeerBlock
Path:C:\Program Files\peerblock\peerblock.exe
MD5:cfc170fffe1a710e30b8d0e54f67634f
Additional files:
  • PeerBlock-Setup_v1.0+_r484.exe - PeerBlock (PeerBlock 1.0+ (r484) Setup)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • pbfilter.sys

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • peerblock.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B80F7994-F782-466E-8E48-1189B40EBD42}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • peerblock.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Peer Block.
Startup File (User Run)
  • peerblock.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PeerBlock86' and executes as C:\Program Files\PeerBlock\peerblock.exe.

How do I remove PeerBlock + r484?

You can uninstall PeerBlock + r484 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PeerBlock 1.0+ (r484), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PeerBlock + r484.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.68%
Windows 10 14.41%
Windows XP 4.24%
Windows Vista 3.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.42%
Windows 7 Professional 11.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.84%
Windows 8 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.05%
  United Kingdom 6.95%
  Australia 4.21%
  Italy 3.16%
  Germany 2.74%
  Canada 2.11%
  France 1.26%
  Japan 1.26%
  Sweden 0.84%
  Spain 0.84%
  Poland 0.84%
  Brazil 0.63%
  South Africa 0.42%
  Russia 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.49%
Dell 22.49%
GIGABYTE 12.92%
Acer 10.53%
ASUS 8.61%
Toshiba 4.78%
Lenovo 2.39%
Intel 1.44%
Samsung 1.44%
Alienware 0.96%
Apple 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.09%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.15%
Dell Studio 1555 2.36%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.36%
Acer Aspire 5733Z 1.57%
Acer Aspire 7741 1.57%

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anonymousover a year ago
Best sub-firewall ever.