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Should I remove Pinger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,222
United States Rank #499
Reach 0.5632%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.86 days
261.48 days >
Average installed length: 137.39 days


VersionDistribution 53.02% 2.77% 42.76% 0.78% 0.64% 0.02%


What is Pinger?  (from Pinger)

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Pinger is a software program developed by Pinger. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named PingerTool.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 62.63 MB (65,675,900 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 93% of users of Pinger come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and PR.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinger.com/content/home.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pinger\
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{9B56B031-A6C0-4BB7-8F61-938548C1B759}\Pinger.exe /x {9B56B031-A6C0-4BB7-8F61-938548C1B759}
Estimated size: 62.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinger

Program executable:PingerTool.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Pinger\PingerTool.exe
Additional files:
  • Pinger.exe
  • PingerTool.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Pinger.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A2A6923C-E90D-4F77-B1C7-899FE2FFFFA3}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Pinger.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pinger' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Pinger\Pinger.exe".
Network connections
  • Pinger.exe connects to net64-20-243-250.static-customer.corenap.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:160.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0061082951%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00162033%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00448796%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:78,437,051
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:8.24 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:91.22 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Pinger?

You can uninstall Pinger 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 Pinger, 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 Pinger.

Win 10 97%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 97.29%
Windows 7 2.37%
Windows Vista 0.20%
Windows XP 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 67.44%
Windows 10 Home 19.12%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.03%
Windows 8 2.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.73%
  Canada 4.82%
  PR 0.54%
  Mexico 0.19%
  India 0.12%
  Germany 0.09%
  France 0.09%
  NG 0.06%
  United Kingdom 0.06%
  Brazil 0.06%
  Philippines 0.06%
  Japan 0.05%
  BO 0.04%
  Ecuador 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.11%
Dell 0.68%
Acer 0.44%
Toshiba 0.36%
ASUS 0.18%
Lenovo 0.09%
Samsung 0.03%
Alienware 0.02%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 18.89%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 9.94%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.80%
HP Pavilion TS 15 Noteboo... 4.62%
HP 15 TS Notebook PC 3.29%
HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook PC 2.87%


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