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Should I remove SonicProxy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%


7.0.1 20.00%
6.03 20.00%
6.02 40.00%
2.0.0 20.00%


What is SonicProxy?

Some versions of SonicProxy bundle a branded version of the Conduit Toolbar, which delivers search based advertising and results. During installation the user is presented with the option to install the toolbar. Once accepted, the packaged executable, ConduitInstaller.exe, will install the necessary components for the Conduit Toolbar to be added to the user's web browser (the home page and search pages will be modified in many cases).


The most used version is 6.02, 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 SonicProxy.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 606.5 KB (621,056 bytes).
SonicProxy has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SonicProxy\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4FA78C9C-ECD6-48DA-A9C3-40431F46A131}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 606.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SonicProxy

Program executable:SonicProxy.exe
Name:xway4 Application
xway4 MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\SonicProxy\SonicProxy.exe
Additional files:
  • SonicProxy.exe - xway4 Application (xway4 MFC Application)
  • cygwin1.dll (by Red Hat) - Cygwin (Cygwin® POSIX Emulation DLL)
  • bash.exe
  • cygiconv-2.dll
  • cygintl-8.dll
  • cygncurses-8.dll
  • cygreadline6.dll
  • rar.exe
  • smscut.exe (by Conduit) - smscut Toolbar
  • sonic.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • sonic.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SonicProxy\sonic.exe'.

How do I remove SonicProxy?

Quickly and completely remove SonicProxy from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SonicProxy 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 SonicProxy, 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 SonicProxy.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 40%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 60.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 40.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Iran 37.50%
  BH 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 20.00%
HP ProBook 4530s 20.00%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 20.00%
FOXCONN P45A01 20.00%


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