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Should I remove ShareConnect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%


3.5.3313 16.67%
3.1.3053 33.33%
3.0.2998 33.33%
2.0.1916 16.67%

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ShareConnect is a program developed by Citrix Systems. The most used version is 3.1.3053, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 1.29 MB (1,355,776 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 87% of users of ShareConnect come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\citrix\shareconnect
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2C8F04B1-C9AA-4641-A1D5-6BB579731551}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ShareConnect

  • monblanking.sys - Citrix Monitor Blanking Driver (Citrix HDX 3D for Pro Graphics Monitor Blanking Driver)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • resourcehost_en_us.dll - ShareConnect (ShareConnect Host Resources)
  • scportmon.dll - ShareConnect Port Monitor
  • xactivity.exe - ShareConnect Activity Dashboard plugin
  • xaudioh.exe - ShareConnect Audio plugin
  • xcomm.exe - ShareConnect Communications
  • xcontrol.exe - ShareConnect Host Control plugin
  • xfileh.exe - ShareConnect FileTransfer plugin
  • xhost.exe - ShareConnect ScreenSharing plugin
  • xmainh.exe - ShareConnect Server Agent
  • xmobilerna.exe - ShareConnect" Mobile RNA plugin
  • xpre.exe - ShareConnect Pre-Launcher plugin
  • xprinth.exe - ShareConnect RemotePrinting plugin
  • xsimpleft.exe - ShareConnect Simple File Transfer Plugin
  • xsvc.exe - ShareConnect Host Loader
  • xtray.exe - ShareConnect Host Launcher
  • xvistahelper.exe - ShareConnect Vista Helper
  • screencapturewin8dll.dll
  • xlaterversionhelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • xsvc.exe runs as a service named 'ShareConnect' (ShareConnect) "Citrix ShareConnect provides remote access to this PC from any Web browser.".

How do I remove ShareConnect?

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

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

86.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.67%
  Canada 13.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Sony 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
HP G72 Notebook PC 33.33%
Sony VGN-NW320F 16.67%
Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 960 16.67%
ASUSTeK K30AD_M31AD_M51AD 16.67%

About Citrix Systems

Citrix Systems provides server and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and cloud computing technologies, including Xen open source products.
Publisher URL: www.citrix.com


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