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What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,130
United States Rank #2,161
Reach 0.1299%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.82 days
437.16 days >
Average installed length: 229.69 days


1.0.2 100.00%

SoftPerfect WiFi Guard version 1.0.2

What is SoftPerfect WiFi Guard?  (from Softperfect Research)

SoftPerfect WiFi Guard is an essential tool for everyone running a small WiFi network and striving to keep it secure. Generally, modern WiFi networks are well protected, but there is a number of weaknesses that can compromise your WiFi password; this includes vulnerabilities in encryption and brute force attacks. As ...  Read more


SoftPerfect WiFi Guard version 1.0.2 is a software program developed by Softperfect Research. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 4.55 MB (4,775,517 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 85% of users of SoftPerfect WiFi Guard come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.softperfect.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SoftPerfect WiFi Guard\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SoftPerfect WiFi Guard\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SoftPerfect WiFi Guard version 1.0.2

  • WiFiGuard.exe - SoftPerfect WiFi Guard (WiFi Guard)
  • wifiguard_windows_setup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WiFiGuard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{02B5BCC9-60DD-4BD8-B57B-36F620D0E93A}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • WiFiGuard.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WiFi Guard' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SoftPerfect WiFi Guard\WiFiGuard.exe" /hide.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:19.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011787213%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00068287%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00049585%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:249.52 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:87 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove SoftPerfect WiFi Guard?

You can uninstall SoftPerfect WiFi Guard 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 SoftPerfect WiFi Guard version 1.0.2, 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 SoftPerfect WiFi Guard.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.86%
Windows Vista 10.78%
Windows XP 8.98%
Windows 10 7.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.56%
Windows 7 Professional 9.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.14%
Windows 8 Pro 1.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.36%
  France 1.77%
  Italy 1.67%
  Canada 1.62%
  Spain 1.49%
  Germany 0.85%
  United Kingdom 0.57%
  Mexico 0.55%
  Belgium 0.35%
  Australia 0.32%
  Netherlands 0.32%
  Argentina 0.30%
  Brazil 0.30%
  India 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.72%
Dell 30.62%
Acer 10.81%
Toshiba 6.76%
ASUS 3.86%
Intel 3.08%
American Megatrends 1.51%
Lenovo 1.45%
Samsung 1.27%
Sahara 1.03%
Gateway 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.12%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.11%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.59%
Dell XPS 8300 2.46%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.46%

About (from Softperfect Research)

SoftPerfect Research is a small software development team located in Brisbane, Australia.
Publisher URL: www.softperfect.com


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