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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,150
United States Rank #23,754
Reach 0.0041%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.96 days
706.86 days >
Average installed length: 371.40 days


10.6.1 88.89%
9.2.1 11.11%

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SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer

What is SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer?  (from SolarWinds)

Our Real-Time NetFlow Analyzer captures and analyzes NetFlow, JFlow, and sflow data in real-time to show you exactly what types of traffic are on your network, where that traffic is coming from, and where it is going. Real-Time NetFlow Analyzer displays inbound and outbound traffic separately for granular analysis,maki...  Read more


SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer is a program developed by SolarWinds. The most used version is 10.6.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 main program executable is NetFlowRealtime.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 30.04 MB (31,502,616 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 67% of users of SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solarwinds.com/products/freetools/netflow-analyzer.aspx
Help link: support.solarwinds.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D7870B1A-EECF-45B1-99BD-D1906928A8EC}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 30.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer

Program executable:NetFlowRealtime.exe
Name:SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer
NetFlow Realtime
Path:C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer\NetFlowRealtime.exe
Additional files:
  • SNMPv7.dll - SolarWinds.Net Network Management Tools (SolarWinds.Net SNMP ActiveX Control)
  • NetFlowRealtime.exe - SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer (NetFlow Realtime)
  • NetFlowConfiguratorEx.dll - SolarWinds.NetFlowConfiguratorEx
  • NetFlowRealtimeEx.dll - SolarWinds.NetFlowRealtimeEx
  • SWBrowserLib.dll - SolarWinds.BrowserLib
  • CredentialSetManager.dll - CredentialSetManager
  • SolarWinds.Logging.dll - SolarWinds.Logging
  • SolarWinds.Common.dll - SolarWinds.Common
  • NetFlow.Core.dll - NetFlow Realtime (SolarWinds.NetFlow)
  • SolarWinds.Common.Controls.TrafficControl.dll - ControlTraffic
  • Interop.SNMPV7Lib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SNMPV7Lib'.
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NetFlowRealtime.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer\NetFlowRealtime.exe'.

How do I remove SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer?

You can uninstall SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer 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 SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer, 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 SolarWinds Real-time NetFlow Analyzer.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.14%
Windows 10 22.22%
Windows XP 7.41%
Windows Vista 1.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 37.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.66%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.86%
Windows 10 Pro 7.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  United Kingdom 4.50%
  Canada 3.60%
  India 2.70%
  Netherlands 2.70%
  Taiwan 1.80%
  Switzerland 1.80%
  Australia 1.80%
  Mexico 1.80%
  Venezuela 1.80%
  LY 0.90%
  UA 0.90%
  France 0.90%
  Costa Rica 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.43%
Dell 32.79%
Lenovo 9.84%
Acer 6.56%
ASUS 4.92%
Intel 4.92%
Toshiba 3.28%
American Megatrends 3.28%
Common models
HP Compaq Pro 6300 SFF 2.99%
Parallels Software Intern... 2.99%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-C 1.49%

About SolarWinds

SolarWinds is a developer of network, applications, virtualization and storage management software and sells downloadable software products that maintain, monitor and troubleshoot networks.
Publisher URL: www.solarwinds.com


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