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Should I remove ProjectWhois?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,261
United States Rank #24,735
Reach 0.0063%


2.0.6 62.40%
2.0.5 1.60%
2.0.2 36.00%



ProjectWhois is a program developed by Domain Tools. The most used version is 2.0.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is projectwhois.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 777.86 KB (796,532 bytes). ClientUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 44% of users of ProjectWhois come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.domaintools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\domain tools\projectwhois
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Domain Tools\ProjectWhois\ProjectWhoisUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 777.86 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ProjectWhois

Program executable:projectwhois.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\domain tools\projectwhois\projectwhois.exe
Additional files:
  • ipwssl6.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! SSL C++ Edition Version 6.1 (IP*Works! SSL V6)
  • ClientUpdater.exe
  • ProjectWhoisUninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ProjectWhois.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ProjectWhois' which loads as C:\Program Files\Domain Tools\ProjectWhois\ProjectWhois.exe.

How do I remove ProjectWhois?

You can uninstall ProjectWhois 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 ProjectWhois, 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 ProjectWhois.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.52%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 15.08%
Windows Vista 8.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.40%
Windows 10 Pro 4.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.16%
  United Kingdom 5.19%
  India 4.55%
  Netherlands 3.90%
  Germany 3.90%
  Canada 3.25%
  Saudi Arabia 3.25%
  Australia 2.60%
  Hungary 2.60%
  TN 1.95%
  Thailand 1.95%
  Turkey 1.95%
  South Africa 1.30%
  France 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.17%
Hewlett-Packard 23.91%
Acer 19.57%
ASUS 6.52%
Toshiba 6.52%
Intel 3.26%
American Megatrends 2.17%
Lenovo 2.17%
Gateway 2.17%
Alienware 1.09%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.00%
ASUSTeK P500CA 2.00%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq 61... 2.00%
HP-Pavilion WC818AA-ABH H... 2.00%
Acer Aspire 5742Z 2.00%


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