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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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4.3.1 88.24%
3.7.0 5.88%
3.4.0 5.88%

ProxySwitcher Lite


ProxySwitcher Lite is a program developed by Valts Silaputnins. The most used version is 4.3.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is proxyswitcher.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 5.68 MB (5,959,211 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 21% of users of ProxySwitcher Lite come from the United States, it is also popular in Slovenia and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.proxyswitcher.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Proxy Switcher Lite\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Proxy Switcher Lite\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ProxySwitcher Lite

Program executable:proxyswitcher.exe
Name:Proxy Switcher
Path:C:\Program Files\proxy switcher lite\proxyswitcher.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • pcre.dll (by RenatoMancuso) - DPCRE 4.4 (PCRE DLL for Delphi)
  • STLHash.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ProxySwitcher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PSwitch' and executes as C:\Program Files\Proxy Switcher Lite\ProxySwitcher.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ProxySwitcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Proxy Switcher Lite\ProxySwitcher.exe'.

How do I remove ProxySwitcher Lite?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 12%
Auto-starting? 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 76.47%
Windows Vista 11.76%
Windows XP 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 31.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.25%
Windows Vista Ultimate 6.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.05%
  Slovenia 10.53%
  Israel 10.53%
  United Kingdom 10.53%
  Hong Kong 5.26%
  Taiwan 5.26%
  France 5.26%
  Australia 5.26%
  Germany 5.26%
  GP 5.26%
  Czech Republic 5.26%
  Ireland 5.26%
  Slovakia 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 18.75%
Toshiba 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
MSI 6.25%
Intel 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Common models
LENOVO 2055WKJ 6.67%
INTEL DG31PR 6.67%
HP-Pavilion KC799AA-UUB m... 6.67%
Shuttle Inc SG41 6.67%
LENOVO 4314DBG 6.67%


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