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Should I remove SopCast?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,966
United States Rank #24,603
Reach 0.0510%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.96 days
618.30 days >
Average installed length: 324.87 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.8.2 100.00%

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SopCast 3.8.2

What is SopCast?  (from SopCast.com)

SopCast is a simple, free way to broadcast video and audio or watch the video and listen to radio on the Internet. Adopting P2P(Peer-to-Peer) technology, It is very efficient and easy to use. Let anyone become a broadcaster without the costs of a powerful server and vast bandwidth. You can build your own TV stations co...  Read more

Overview

SopCast 3.8.2 is a program developed by SopCast.com. 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 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 sopcast.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 12.77 MB (13,390,345 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 11% of users of SopCast come from Germany, it is also popular in Romania and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sopcast.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sopcast
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SopCast\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 12.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SopCast 3.8.2

Program executable:sopcast.exe
Name:SopCast
SopCast Main Application
Path:C:\Program Files\sopcast\sopcast.exe
MD5:478d04dcd175315ad97e712d65f77ae9
Additional files:
  • sopocx.ocx - SopCore for live and demand streaming based on P2P technology.
  • sopvod.exe
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Image Helper
  • Diagnose.exe
  • IPCamD.ocx - IPCamD ActiveX Control Module
  • Setup-SopCast-3.5.0-2012-3-22.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SopCast.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A6754EE2-290D-4D1C-BA4A-F3A8D3C8D947}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SopCast.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SopCast\SopCast.exe'.
  • sopvod.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SopCast\sopvod.exe'.

How do I remove SopCast?

You can uninstall SopCast 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 SopCast 3.8.2, 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 SopCast.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,966

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.38%
Windows 10 27.06%
Windows XP 5.97%
Windows Vista 3.48%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.15%
Windows 7 Professional 8.98%
Windows 8.1 7.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

11.46% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 11.46%
  Romania 10.39%
  United States 7.28%
  United Kingdom 6.32%
  Italy 6.00%
  Netherlands 5.57%
  Spain 5.14%
  France 4.50%
  Finland 3.10%
  MA 2.89%
  Russia 2.57%
  Vietnam 2.46%
  MK 2.14%
  Sweden 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.51%
Acer 19.90%
ASUS 14.47%
Dell 14.31%
GIGABYTE 7.40%
Samsung 5.43%
Lenovo 4.28%
Toshiba 3.29%
Medion 3.13%
American Megatrends 1.48%
MSI 0.99%
Intel 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.70%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.36%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.03%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.69%

About (from SopCast.com)

SoP is the abbreviation for Streaming over P2P. Sopcast is a Streaming Direct Broadcasting System based on P2P.
Publisher URL: www.sopcast.com

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