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Should I remove Softros LAN Messenger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,764
United States Rank #27,756
Reach 0.0053%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.00 days
59.11 days >
Average installed length: 31.06 days


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8.0.2 1.94%
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7.2 0.97%
7.1.1 1.94%
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7.0.3 2.91%
7.0.2 0.97%
6.4.1 2.91%
6.4 1.94%
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6.2.1 19.42%
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5.1.3 6.80%
5.0.3 0.97% 2.91%
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4.5.4 1.94% 6.80%
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4.0.6 0.97% 7.77%
3.6 9.71%
3.5.2 1.94%
3.4.2 Build 788 1.94%

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Softros LAN Messenger

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What is Softros LAN Messenger?  (from Softros Systems)

Is your company starting to experience communication problems? Does it take too much time to call your co-workers to invite them to a group meeting? Hate walking all over the building to solve some trivial issue? Then its time for your company to consider implementing network messaging solution. Softros LAN Messenger i...  Read more


Softros LAN Messenger is a software program developed by Softros Systems. The most common release is 6.2.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named messenger.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 7.24 MB (7,589,438 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 43% of users of Softros LAN Messenger come from the United States, it is also popular in India and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: messenger.softros.com
Help link: www.softros.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Softros Systems\Softros Messenger\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Softros Systems\Softros Messenger\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Softros LAN Messenger

Program executable:messenger.exe
Name:Softros LAN Messenger
Path:C:\Program Files\softros systems\softros messenger\messenger.exe
Additional files:
  • LicenseHandler.exe - Softros LAN Messenger license helper
  • Msgctrl.exe - Softros LAN Messenger control helper
  • Messenger.dll - Softros LAN Messenger (Softros LAN Messenger helper)
  • MessengerRAS.exe - Softros LAN Messenger RAS helper
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • MessengerSvc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Messenger.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'softros' and executes as C:\Program Files\Softros Systems\Softros Messenger\Messenger.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Messenger.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Softros Systems\Softros Messenger\Messenger.exe'.

How do I remove Softros LAN Messenger?

Quickly and completely remove Softros LAN Messenger from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Softros LAN Messenger 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 Softros LAN Messenger, 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 Softros LAN Messenger.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
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 7 56.31%
Windows 10 34.95%
Windows XP 5.83%
Windows Vista 2.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.71%
Windows 10 Pro 6.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.83%
Windows 8.1 5.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.33%
  India 7.50%
  France 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  Iran 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  Philippines 2.50%
  GH 2.50%
  IQ 1.67%
  Pakistan 1.67%
  MA 1.67%
  Turkey 1.67%
  Spain 1.67%
  Brazil 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.94%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 15.28%
Lenovo 6.94%
ASUS 4.17%
Intel 4.17%
Samsung 2.78%
American Megatrends 2.78%
Toshiba 1.39%
Gateway 1.39%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.50%
ASUS All Series 2.50%
Acer TravelMate8472TG 1.25%
Dell OptiPlex 3020 1.25%
Compaq-Presario GL316AA-A... 1.25%
ASUSTeK X550CC 1.25%


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