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Should I remove SolarWinds TFTP Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,046
United States Rank #9,325
Reach 0.0270%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.79 days
672.30 days >
Average installed length: 353.24 days


VersionDistribution 0.94% 1.50% 0.75% 28.95% 6.58% 16.17% 1.69% 10.90% 0.75% 3.38%
9.1 28.38%

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SolarWinds TFTP Server

What is SolarWinds TFTP Server?  (from SolarWinds)

SolarWinds free TFTP Server is a multi-threaded TFTP server commonly used to upload and download executable images and back up configurations for routers and switches. TFTP Server is the most robust, widely-trusted, and easy-to-use free TFTP solution available. Upgrade IOS images and firmware on your network devices. B...  Read more


SolarWinds TFTP Server is a program developed by SolarWinds. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is SolarWinds TFTP Server.exe. The software installer includes 179 files and is usually about 1.51 MB (1,579,414 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 59% of users of SolarWinds TFTP 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\TFTP Server\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1AA86313-B188-498D-91CF-D017AC5A82A5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.51 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SolarWinds TFTP Server

Program executable:SolarWinds TFTP Server.exe
Name:SolarWinds TFTP Server
Path:C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\TFTP Server\SolarWinds TFTP Server.exe
Additional files:
  • SolarWinds.Net.ApplicationImprovementProgramLibrary.dll - SolarWinds.Net.ApplicationImprovementProgram
  • TFTPServerStringResources.dll - TFTPServerStringResources
  • SolarWinds.Toolset.Forms.dll - SolarWinds.Toolset.Forms
  • SolarWinds TFTP Server.exe - SolarWinds TFTP Server
  • SWBrowserLib.dll - SolarWinds.BrowserLib
  • SolarWinds.Logging.dll - SolarWinds.Logging
  • ToolSet.Banner.dll - SolarWinds Toolset (SolarWinds.Toolset.Banner)
  • TranslationManager.dll - TranslationManager
  • ClientInfoObject.dll - ClientInfoObject
  • TFTPServerEx.dll - TFTPServerEx
  • DataStorage.dll - DataStorage
  • TFTPServer.exe - TFTPServer
  • TFTPServerRemoteObject.dll
  • TFTPServerStringResources.resources.dll
  • TFTPServerEx.resources.dll
  • TFTPServerRemoteObject.resources.dll
  • IPAddressControlLib.dll - IPAddressControlLib
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TFTPServer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1EB4C149-6DBA-4281-8D03-8777C486131D}' (runs on registration).
  • SolarWinds TFTP Server.exe runs as a service named 'SolarWinds TFTP Server' (SolarWinds TFTP Server) "SolarWinds TFTP Server".

How do I remove SolarWinds TFTP Server?

You can uninstall SolarWinds TFTP 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 TFTP 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 TFTP Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows 10 29.32%
Windows XP 4.89%
Windows Vista 1.13%
Windows Server 2003 0.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.55%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.40%
Windows 10 Pro 5.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.19%
  United Kingdom 3.91%
  Germany 3.62%
  France 3.47%
  Canada 2.32%
  Italy 2.17%
  Australia 2.03%
  India 1.74%
  Brazil 1.45%
  Netherlands 1.16%
  Austria 0.87%
  New Zealand 0.87%
  MA 0.72%
  Singapore 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.97%
Hewlett-Packard 27.22%
Lenovo 8.88%
Acer 6.30%
ASUS 6.30%
Intel 3.72%
Apple 1.43%
Toshiba 1.43%
Samsung 0.86%
Alienware 0.57%
American Megatrends 0.57%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6530 3.47%
Dell Latitude E6430 3.47%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.97%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.97%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.48%
ASUS All Series 1.98%

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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