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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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1.0.3 88.89%
1.0.2 11.11%

Simple Ping


Simple Ping is a program developed by PcWinTech.com. The most used version is 1.0.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is SimplePing.exe. The setup package is about 674.85 KB (691,048 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of Simple Ping come from the United States, it is also popular in Argentina and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcwintech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Simple Ping
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\Simple Ping\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Simple Ping\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 674.85 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Simple Ping

Program executable:SimplePing.exe
Name:Simple Ping
Path:C:\Program Files\Simple Ping\SimplePing.exe
Additional files:
  • SimplePing.exe - Simple Ping
  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 8.0 Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0B599F8F-2298-4636-805F-07E37413B2B8}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SimplePing.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Simple Ping' and executes as C:\Program Files\Simple Ping\SimplePing.exe.

How do I remove Simple Ping?

You can uninstall Simple Ping 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 Ping, 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 Ping.

Win 10 52%
Win XP 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.85%
Windows 7 40.74%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Windows XP 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.81%
Windows 10 Home 14.81%
Windows 10 Pro 7.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.41%
Windows 7 Professional 7.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.82%
  Argentina 6.82%
  France 4.55%
  Spain 4.55%
  Chile 2.27%
  MA 2.27%
  Dominican Republic 2.27%
  Belgium 2.27%
  Australia 2.27%
  Sweden 2.27%
  Iran 2.27%
  Croatia 2.27%
  Canada 2.27%
  Italy 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
ASUS 19.05%
Dell 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Toshiba 4.76%
Sony 4.76%
Samsung 4.76%
MSI 4.76%
Alienware 4.76%
American Megatrends 4.76%
Common models
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C870-12... 4.76%
Sony VPCEH3K1E 4.76%
Samsung 670Z5E 4.76%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GE60... 4.76%
HP-Pavilion NY553AA-ABA e... 4.76%
HP G60 Notebook PC 4.76%

Publisher URL: www.pcwintech.com


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