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Should I remove Pop-Up Stopper Professional?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,396
United States Rank #33,533
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 55.85 days
387.92 days >
Average installed length: 203.82 days


1.80.1000 66.67%
1.60.1004 2.22%
1.55 28.89%
1.0 2.22%

Pop-Up Stopper Professional

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Pop-Up Stopper Professional is a software program developed by Panicware. The most common release is 1.80.1000, 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. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 2.97 MB (3,113,419 bytes). The installed file XAUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 62% of users of Pop-Up Stopper Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Slovenia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.panicware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panicware\Pop-Up Stopper Professional
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 2.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pop-Up Stopper Professional

  • PopUpStopperProfessional.exe - Pop-Up Stopper Professional
  • XAHook.dll - XAHook Dynamic Link Library
  • XAUpdate.exe - XAUpdate Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • PopUpStopperProfessional.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PopUpStopperProfessional' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Panicware\Pop-Up Stopper Professional\PopUpStopperProfessional.exe".

How do I remove Pop-Up Stopper Professional?

Quickly and completely remove Pop-Up Stopper Professional from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pop-Up Stopper Professional 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 Pop-Up Stopper Professional, 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 Pop-Up Stopper Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.11%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows Vista 4.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.91%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.36%
Windows Seven Black Editi... 6.82%
Windows 7 Professional 6.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.82%
  Belgium 5.45%
  Slovenia 3.64%
  MA 3.64%
  DZ 3.64%
  Greece 3.64%
  Egypt 3.64%
  France 1.82%
  Switzerland 1.82%
  Sweden 1.82%
  India 1.82%
  Czech Republic 1.82%
  Italy 1.82%
  Malaysia 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.27%
Acer 15.15%
Hewlett-Packard 15.15%
Lenovo 12.12%
Toshiba 12.12%
ASUS 3.03%
Medion 3.03%
Sony 3.03%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 10.26%
ASUS All Series 5.13%
Dell Inspiron 530s 5.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.56%
Medion P8610 2.56%
LENOVO 423346G 2.56%


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