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4% remove it96% keep it
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Average installed length: 326.09 days

RedMon - Redirection Port Monitor

What is RedMon - Redirection Port Monitor?  (from Russell Lang)

The RedMon port monitor redirects a special printer port to a program. RedMon is commonly used with Ghostscript and a non-PostScript printer to emulate a PostScript printer. RedMon can be used with Ghostscript as a PDF creator. RedMon can be used with any program that accepts data on standard input. Using RedMon you cr...  Read more


RedMon - Redirection Port Monitor is a program developed by Russell Lang. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 45% of users of RedMon - Redirection Port Monitor come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/redmon/index.htm
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\system32\unredmon.exe

How do I remove RedMon - Redirection Port Monitor?

You can uninstall RedMon - Redirection Port Monitor 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 RedMon - Redirection Port Monitor, 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 RedMon - Redirection Port Monitor.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.75%
Windows XP 13.24%
Windows 10 12.97%
Windows Vista 8.01%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.84%
Windows 7 Professional 19.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.63%
Windows 10 Home 3.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.82% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 44.82%
  United States 31.83%
  Austria 3.85%
  Switzerland 2.99%
  United Kingdom 2.72%
  Italy 2.22%
  France 2.12%
  Netherlands 1.19%
  Brazil 0.76%
  Canada 0.65%
  Australia 0.60%
  India 0.46%
  Spain 0.43%
  Belgium 0.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.25%
Hewlett-Packard 20.43%
Acer 16.57%
Medion 7.26%
ASUS 6.81%
Samsung 3.78%
Toshiba 3.29%
American Megatrends 2.62%
Intel 2.39%
Sahara 2.21%
Lenovo 1.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.58%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.13%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.35%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.23%


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