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Should I remove SolarWinds SCP Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,477
United States Rank #20,002
Reach 0.0062%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 48.94 days
320.83 days >
Average installed length: 168.57 days


VersionDistribution 0.82% 9.84% 3.28% 30.33% 31.15% 4.10% 13.11% 2.46% 4.10% 0.82%

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SolarWinds SCP Server

What is SolarWinds SCP Server?  (from SolarWinds)

SolarWinds free SFTP/SCP Server integrates SFTP and SCP protocols with our core TFTP Server technology so you can securely upload and download executable images and configurations for routers and switches with ease. SolarWinds free TFTP Server is a multi-threaded TFTP server commonly used to upload and download execu...  Read more


SolarWinds SCP Server is a software program developed by SolarWinds. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 2.04 MB (2,136,576 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 65% of users of SolarWinds SCP Server come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solarwinds.com/products/freetools/free_tftp_server.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\solarwinds\sftpserver\help\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{884337FC-C49E-4644-A6A1-88DC6DEB5B13}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SolarWinds SCP Server

  • scpservertray.exe - ScpServerTray
  • solarwinds.logging.dll - SolarWinds.Logging
  • solarwindssftpserver.exe - SolarWindsSftpServer
  • interop.taskschd.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'TaskScheduler'.
  • interop.wodsshdcomlib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'wodSSHDComLIB'.
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • scpservertray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SolarWinds SCP Server Tray App Startup Task gskumar_gskumar.
  • solarwindssftpserver.exe runs as a service named 'SolarWinds SFTP/SCP Server' (SolarWinds SFTP Server) "Provides SFTP and SCP services".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • scpservertray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\SftpServer\ScpServerTray.exe'.
  • solarwindssftpserver.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\SftpServer\SolarWindsSftpServer.exe'.

How do I remove SolarWinds SCP Server?

You can uninstall SolarWinds SCP Server 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 SCP Server, 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 SCP Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.38%
Windows 10 36.07%
Windows XP 4.92%
Windows Vista 1.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.51%
Windows 7 Enterprise 12.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.66%
Windows 10 Pro 7.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.60%
  United Kingdom 6.21%
  Germany 3.73%
  Australia 2.48%
  India 1.86%
  Italy 1.86%
  Brazil 1.24%
  Canada 1.24%
  AO 0.62%
  Finland 0.62%
  Hong Kong 0.62%
  Indonesia 0.62%
  Singapore 0.62%
  South Africa 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.96%
Hewlett-Packard 26.51%
Lenovo 19.28%
ASUS 4.82%
Samsung 1.20%
Acer 1.20%
Toshiba 1.20%
Sony 1.20%
American Megatrends 1.20%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 1.94%
Dell Precision M6700 1.94%
Dell OptiPlex 780 1.94%
Dell Latitude E6430 1.94%
ASUS All Series 1.94%
Dell OptiPlex 990 1.94%

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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