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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.90 days
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Average installed length: 76.03 days


3.20 100.00%

Other programs by Renier Crause

PopTray 3.20


PopTray 3.20 is a program developed by Renier Crause. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 poptray.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 2.89 MB (3,031,332 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 29% of users of PopTray come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.poptray.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PopTray
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PopTray\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PopTray 3.20

Program executable:poptray.exe
PopTray E-Mail Notifier
Path:C:\Program Files\poptray\poptray.exe
Additional files:
  • libeay32.dll
  • ssleay32.dll
  • HotmailPlugin_Beta10.exe
  • PPtweaker.dll (by Mortal Universe) - PPTweaker
  • ProtocolIMAP4.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PopTray.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Popup' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PopTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PopTray.lnk_FolderAppdata_S-1-5-21-3135842191-3717353977-460980227-1006.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PopTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PopTray E-Mail Notifier' and executes as C:\Program Files\PopTray\PopTray.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PopTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PopTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\PopTray\PopTray.exe.

How do I remove PopTray?

You can uninstall PopTray 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 PopTray 3.20, 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 PopTray.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.26%
Windows 10 24.69%
Windows XP 9.57%
Windows Vista 6.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.44%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.29%
Windows 10 Home 7.12%
Windows 8.1 6.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 29.00%
  United States 15.71%
  France 7.85%
  Netherlands 6.65%
  United Kingdom 5.14%
  Italy 4.53%
  Poland 4.23%
  Canada 3.93%
  Belgium 2.42%
  Hungary 2.42%
  Australia 2.11%
  Austria 2.11%
  Czech Republic 1.51%
  Slovakia 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.29%
Acer 17.47%
Dell 15.66%
Medion 13.86%
ASUS 10.84%
American Megatrends 3.01%
Intel 2.41%
Sahara 1.81%
Toshiba 1.81%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.15%
MEDION MS-7748 2.94%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.21%
Acer Aspire V3-571 2.21%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.21%
Acer Aspire M5811 1.47%


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