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41% remove it59% keep it
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Popup Filter


Popup Filter is a software program developed by FilterGate. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named filtergate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.33 MB (1,399,803 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of Popup Filter come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: filtergate.com/support_menu.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FilterGate
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\FILTER~1\filtergate.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Popup Filter

Program executable:filtergate.exe
Name:FilterGate Application
FilterGate - Internet filtering application.
Path:C:\Program Files\FilterGate\filtergate.exe
Additional files:
  • IFTCPMon.dll - TCPMonDLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • filtergate.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FilterGate' which loads as C:\Program Files2\FILTER~1\filtergate.exe /ASK.

How do I remove Popup Filter?

Quickly and completely remove Popup Filter from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Popup Filter 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 Popup Filter, 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 Popup Filter.

Win 7 33%
Win 8 33%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 41%
Keep it 59%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 8.1 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Iran 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Toshiba 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-A 33.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 33.33%
Dell Inspiron 560 33.33%


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