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Should I remove RockMelt?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,667
United States Rank #9,306
Reach 0.0450%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.78 days
1055.36 days >
Average installed length: 554.51 days


VersionDistribution 89.40% 0.11% 0.68% 0.45% 0.23% 0.11% 0.23% 8.12% 0.11% 0.23% 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%


What is RockMelt?

Rockmelt is a proprietary social media web browser. Rockmelt wasbased on Google's open-source project Chromium. This is a cross-platform family of browsers that use the open-source web layout engine WebKit jointly built by Apple, Google, and the open-source community—and Google's V8 JavaScript engine, also open-source. Rockmelt is no longer supported on the PC or Mac due to work on the iPad and other mobile releases. Rockmelt has an optional Facebook sidebar for efficient communication with contacts. The sidebar also updates Facebook statuses and allows you to view your Facebook notifications. Rockmelt also integrates Twitter.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named rockmelt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 263.02 MB (275,799,263 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\RockMelt\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\RockMelt\Application\\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall
Estimated size: 263.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RockMelt

Program executable:rockmelt.exe
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\RockMelt\Application\rockmelt.exe
Additional files:
  • new_rockmelt.exe - RockMelt
  • old_rockmelt.exe
  • chrome.dll
  • nacl64.exe
  • setup.exe
  • wow_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • rockmelt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{336AB830-86DC-4BEB-AD06-D80433C5203B}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • rockmelt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\RockMelt\Application\rockmelt.exe'.
Network connections
  • rockmelt.exe connects to eze03s06-in-f22.1e100.net ( port 443).
  • rockmelt.exe connects to h37-220-4-154.host.redstation.co.uk ( port 1935).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:48.99 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0444280883%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01926369%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02516440%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove RockMelt?

You can uninstall RockMelt 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 RockMelt, 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 RockMelt.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.37%
Windows 10 8.79%
Windows XP 7.10%
Windows Vista 4.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.91%
Windows 7 Professional 9.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.09%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.96%
  United Kingdom 3.61%
  Brazil 3.41%
  Germany 3.02%
  Canada 2.92%
  Egypt 2.53%
  India 2.44%
  MA 2.24%
  IQ 1.95%
  France 1.95%
  Philippines 1.85%
  Saudi Arabia 1.75%
  Italy 1.56%
  Mexico 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.90%
Dell 24.01%
Acer 17.51%
Toshiba 9.39%
ASUS 6.50%
Samsung 2.89%
Lenovo 2.71%
Intel 1.26%
American Megatrends 0.72%
Medion 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.74%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.55%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.55%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.48%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.13%


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