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Should I remove SharePort Network USB Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #42,045
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1.11 60.71%
1.00 7.14%
0.94 32.14%

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SharePort Network USB Utility

What is SharePort Network USB Utility?  (from D-Link)

The D-Link Share Port Network USB Utility allows you to share USBdevices such as external storage drives and multifunction printers with other users across your network by simply connecting the device to select D-Link routers. This allows you to use an external storage drive or printer located across your network as if...  Read more


SharePort Network USB Utility is a program developed by D-Link. The most used version is 1.11, 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 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 SharePort Network USB Utility.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 2.81 MB (2,945,308 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 58% of users of SharePort Network USB Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mydlink.dlink.com/network-cameras/d-viewcam
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\SharePort Network USB Utility\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F18B59AA-44D2-43D7-9B5A-3EEC73C18EEA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.81 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SharePort Network USB Utility

Program executable:SharePort Network USB Utility.exe
Name:SharePort Nework USB Utility
SharePort Network USB Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\D-Link\SharePort Network USB Utility\SharePort Network USB Utility.exe
Additional files:
  • SharePort Network USB Utility.exe
  • SharePort.exe - SharePort

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SharePort Network USB Utility.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'D-Link Network USB Utility' which loads as C:\Program Files\D-Link\SharePort Network USB Utility\SharePort Network USB Utility.exe -mini.
  • SharePort.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'D-Link SharePort' which loads as C:\Program Files\D-Link\SharePort\SharePort.exe -mini.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SharePort.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\D-Link\SharePort\SharePort.exe'.
  • SharePort Network USB Utility.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\D-Link\SharePort Network USB Utility\SharePort Network USB Utility.exe'.

How do I remove SharePort Network USB Utility?

You can uninstall SharePort Network USB Utility 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 SharePort Network USB Utility, 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 SharePort Network USB Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP1) 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows Vista 32.14%
Windows XP 10.71%
Windows 10 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.71%
Windows 8 3.57%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.89%
  Canada 18.42%
  Australia 5.26%
  Malaysia 5.26%
  Brazil 2.63%
  Norway 2.63%
  India 2.63%
  Sweden 2.63%
  DK 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.17%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Toshiba 8.33%
Sony 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Compaq 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
ASUS 4.17%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 8.33%
Sony VPCEA42EG 4.17%
Sony VGNFW490Y 4.17%
Shuttle SG33 4.17%
MSI MS-7309 4.17%
Micro-Star Z1-7596 4.17%

About D-Link

D-Link is a network adapter vendor and a designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking solutions.
Publisher URL: www.dlink.com


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