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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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2.3.0 66.67%
2.2.9 10.00%
2.2.6 3.33%
2.2.4 3.33%
2.2.2 10.00%
2.0.0 6.67%

Simple Internet Meter


Simple Internet Meter is a software program developed by PcWinTech.com. The most common release is 2.3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 6.47 MB (6,783,647 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 57% of users of Simple Internet Meter come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcwintech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Simple Internet Meter
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Simple Internet Meter\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Simple Internet Meter\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 6.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Simple Internet Meter

  • sim_remote_viewer.exe - Simple Internet Meter Remote Viewer
  • set_startup.exe - Set Task Scheduler Entry (Sets & Deletes the startup option in task scheduler 2.0)
  • simplemeter.exe - Simple Internet Meter
  • send_email.exe - Send Email
  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 8.0 Runtime (Setup Application)
  • winpcap.exe - WinPcap (WinPcap 4.0.2 installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0B599F8F-2298-4636-805F-07E37413B2B8}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • simplemeter.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Simple Internet Meter.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • simplemeter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Simple Internet Meter' which loads as C:\Program Files\Simple Internet Meter\simplemeter.exe /startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • simplemeter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Simple Internet Meter\simplemeter.exe'.

How do I remove Simple Internet Meter?

You can uninstall Simple Internet Meter 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 Simple Internet Meter, 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 Simple Internet Meter.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.67%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 10 16.67%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.82%
  Iran 13.64%
  United Kingdom 6.82%
  Australia 4.55%
  Canada 4.55%
  France 2.27%
  CW 2.27%
  DK 2.27%
  BA 2.27%
  Poland 2.27%
  Italy 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
ASUS 15.79%
Dell 10.53%
Intel 10.53%
Samsung 5.26%
Sony 5.26%
Common models
XPC___ SB61 4.55%
MSI MS-7751 4.55%
Gigabyte GA-880GA-UD3H 4.55%
Samsung R530/R730 4.55%

Publisher URL: www.pcwintech.com


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