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9% remove it91% keep it
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0.898 5.00%
0.883 60.00%
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0.848 10.00%
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Solid State ION Internet Explorer Plugin


Solid State ION Internet Explorer Plugin is a program developed by Solid State Networks. The most used version is 0.883, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is solidnm.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.07 MB (1,121,888 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 71% of users of Solid State ION Internet Explorer Plugin come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.solidstatenetworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\System32\solidstatenetworks\solidstateion
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\SolidStateNetworks\SolidStateION\soliduninstall.exe /Uninstall activex
Estimated size: 1.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Solid State ION Internet Explorer Plugin

Program executable:solidnm.exe
Name:Solid Network Manager
Additional files:
  • solidax.dll - Solid State ION Internet Explorer Plugin
  • soliduninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • solidax.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CSolidBrowserObj Object' with the class of {BD08A9D5-0E5C-4f42-99A3-C0CB5E860557} (Solid State Networks IE Browser Plugin).

How do I remove Solid State ION Internet Explorer Plugin?

You can uninstall Solid State ION Internet Explorer Plugin 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 Solid State ION Internet Explorer Plugin, 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 Solid State ION Internet Explorer Plugin.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Solid State ION Internet Explorer Plugin you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win XP 47%
Win 7 (SP1) 5%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 47.37%
Windows Vista 47.37%
Windows 7 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 44.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%
Windows Vista Starter 5.56%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Israel 5.71%
  United Kingdom 5.71%
  Belgium 2.86%
  Netherlands 2.86%
  Canada 2.86%
  Czech Republic 2.86%
  Malaysia 2.86%
  Peru 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.25%
Intel 18.75%
Dell 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Sahara 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Gateway 6.25%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7528 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 10.00%
ECS G31T-M 10.00%
Compaq-Presario RS918AA-A... 10.00%
Micro-Star MS-7392 10.00%
Gateway GM5664 10.00%


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