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1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,391
United States Rank #23,310
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 56.38 days

Software Informer 1.3.1031.0

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What is Software Informer?  (from Informer Technologies)

Software Informer is a utility that has been designed specifically for those users who care to keep their applications functional and ready for any task that might arise. Its primary aim is to give you up-to-date information about the software you actually use. For that purpose, this program will make a list of applica...  Read more


Software Informer 1.3.1031.0 is a software program developed by Informer Technologies. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named softinfo.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 58.27 MB (61,102,209 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 33% of users of Software Informer come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: informer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Software Informer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Software Informer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 58.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Software Informer 1.3.1031.0

Program executable:softinfo.exe
Name:Software Informer
Path:C:\Program Files\software informer\softinfo.exe
Additional files:
  • core.dll - Software Informer
  • iebrowser.dll - Software Informer component
  • sbtn.dll - Integration into Windows Explorer
  • siUiWindowResources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • softinfo.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SoftwareInformerService.
Startup File (User Run)
  • softinfo.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Software Informer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Software Informer\softinfo.exe" -autorun.

How do I remove Software Informer?

Quickly and completely remove Software Informer 1.3.1031.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Software Informer 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 Software Informer 1.3.1031.0, 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 Software Informer.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? 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 61.40%
Windows 10 28.51%
Windows XP 7.46%
Windows Vista 2.19%
Windows Server 2003 0.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.47%
Windows 7 Professional 9.25%
Windows 8.1 7.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.93%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  India 6.14%
  Iran 3.07%
  Germany 3.07%
  Czech Republic 3.07%
  Egypt 3.07%
  France 2.63%
  Belgium 2.19%
  Israel 2.19%
  Italy 2.19%
  Saudi Arabia 2.19%
  United Kingdom 2.19%
  Brazil 1.75%
  Romania 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.55%
Dell 19.08%
Acer 15.79%
ASUS 7.89%
Toshiba 7.24%
Samsung 5.26%
Lenovo 3.29%
Intel 1.97%
Sony 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.15%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.36%
BIOSTAR Group H61MLV2 1.57%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.57%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.57%


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