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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,240
United States Rank #24,598
Reach 0.0028%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 284.70 days
1250.40 days >
Average installed length: 656.99 days


4.0.4 23.64%
4.0.0 25.45%
3.1.0 38.18%
3.0.3 9.09%
3.0.2 1.82%

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What is Pogoplug?  (from Cloud Engines)

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Pogoplug is a software program developed by Cloud Engines. The most common release is 3.1.0, 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 71.25 MB (74,705,988 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 81% of users of Pogoplug come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pogoplug.com
Help link: www.pogoplug.com/home-en-support-help.html?
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pogoplug
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Pogoplug\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 71.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pogoplug

  • dokance.dll - Pogoplug (DokanCE Library)
  • dokanmnt.exe - DokanCE Mounter
  • Pogoplug.exe - Pogoplug Manager
  • PogoplugMonitor.exe - Pogoplug Monitor
  • ppfs.exe - Pogoplug Drive
  • xceprntcfg.exe - Pogoplug Print Driver Configurator
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • NLog.dll (by NLog) - NLog - Advanced .NET Logging (NLog for .NET Framework 4)
  • VistaLib.dll (by WinAbility® Software) - VistaLib[TM] (VistaLib DLL)
  • PPAPI.dll - Pogoplug API
  • PPCommon.dll - Pogoplug Common
  • PPDrive.exe
  • PPLocale.dll - Pogoplug Locale
  • PPPref.exe - Pogoplug Preferences
  • PPWizard.exe - Pogoplug Wizard
  • HBController.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • dokanmnt.exe runs as a service named 'DokanCEMounter' (DokanCEMounter).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • PogoplugMonitor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pogoplug' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Pogoplug\PogoplugMonitor.exe".
  • PPDrive.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pogoplug' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Pogoplug\PPDrive.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:880 KB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000418%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:122
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Pogoplug?

Quickly and completely remove Pogoplug from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pogoplug 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Pogoplug, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Pogoplug.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 5%
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 7 78.18%
Windows 10 9.09%
Windows Vista 7.27%
Windows XP 5.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.73%
Windows 7 Professional 16.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.95%
  Australia 4.76%
  France 2.38%
  Canada 2.38%
  United Kingdom 2.38%
  Brazil 1.19%
  Taiwan 1.19%
  Belgium 1.19%
  Switzerland 1.19%
  Korea 1.19%
  Italy 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.00%
Hewlett-Packard 26.00%
Acer 14.00%
Lenovo 8.00%
Toshiba 6.00%
Intel 4.00%
ASUS 4.00%
American Megatrends 2.00%
Sony 2.00%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.26%
LENOVO 4524rg3 4.26%
Dell Inspiron 546 4.26%
Micro-Star MS-7529 2.13%
Acer Aspire 5750G 2.13%
Hewlett-Packard Rfrb HPE-... 2.13%


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