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VersionDistribution 23.53% 5.88% 17.65% 5.88% 41.18% 5.88%

Splashtop Remote

What is Splashtop Remote?  (from Splashtop)

Now you have the freedom to get all your apps and data on any device, anytime, anywhere. Splashtop eliminates the complexity and expense of mobilizing all of your hard-to-access apps. Access 3D graphics programs, HD Video, .Net, IE, Flash, games, and more. Over 14 million users and counting.


Splashtop Remote is a software program developed by Splashtop. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 26.59 MB (27,883,881 bytes). The installed file SRUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 33% of users of Splashtop Remote come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SplashtopRemote.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Splashtop\Splashtop Remote\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{94A1911F-CD2F-4B9C-B171-2B43DCD213AA}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0407 -removeonly
Estimated size: 26.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Splashtop Remote

  • clientoobe.exe - Splashtop Remote Client OOBE
  • strwinclt.exe - Splashtop Remote Client
  • DataProxy.exe - Splashtop® Streamer (Splashtop® Streamer Proxy)
  • inputserv.exe - Splashtop® Streamer Input Server
  • spupnp.exe - Splashtop® Streamer UPNP
  • SRAppAnnotation.dll - Splashtop® Streamer Annotation Plug-in
  • SRAppBrowser.dll - Splashtop® Streamer Browser Plug-in
  • SRAppBS.exe - Splashtop® Streamer Blank Screen
  • SRAppCam.dll - Splashtop® Streamer Cam Plug-in
  • SRAppED.dll - Splashtop® Streamer Extended Display Plug-in
  • SRAppFileHound.dll - Splashtop® Streamer FileHound Plug-in
  • SRAudioResample.dll - Splashtop® Streamer Audio Resampling DLL
  • SRDxgiCaptor.dll - Splashtop® Streamer DXGI Captor DLL
  • SRFeature.exe - Splashtop® Streamer Feature
  • SRLogin.exe
  • SRSelfSignCertUtil.exe - Splashtop® Streamer Sign Tool
  • SRSendLog.exe - Splashtop® Streamer SendLog
  • SRServer.exe
  • SRService.exe - Splashtop® Streamer Service
  • SRSOOBE.exe - Splashtop® Streamer OOBE
  • SRUpdate.exe
  • SRUpdateInstall.exe - Splashtop Streamer Update
  • SRx264Wrapper.dll - Splashtop® Streamer x264 wrapper DLL
  • LockKey.exe - Splashtop® Remote (Splashtop® Remote Streamer Lockkey)
  • SRAppFF.dll - Splashtop® Remote Streamer FF Plug-in
  • Elevator.exe - Elevator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SRServer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8284F9CC-FBEE-49C9-A356-EB5A4499582F}' (runs on registration).
  • SRService.exe runs as a service named 'SplashtopRemoteService'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SRServer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SRServer.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\Splashtop\Splashtop Remote\Server\SRServer.exe.
6 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SRServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Splashtop\Splashtop Remote\Server\SRServer.exe'.
  • SRFeature.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Splashtop\Splashtop Remote\Server\SRFeature.exe'.
  • DataProxy.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Splashtop\Splashtop Remote\Server\DataProxy.exe'.
  • strwinclt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Splashtop\Splashtop Remote\Client\strwinclt.exe'.
  • SRLogin.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Splashtop\Splashtop Remote\Server\SRLogin.exe'.
  • inputserv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Splashtop\Splashtop Remote\Server\inputserv.exe'.
Network connections
  • SRFeature.exe connects to ec2-54-215-94-54.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com ( port 443).
  • SRFeature.exe connects to ec2-54-219-20-84.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com ( port 443).
  • SRFeature.exe connects to ec2-54-241-124-41.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com ( port 443).
  • SRFeature.exe connects to ec2-54-241-96-230.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.59 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004888476%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00030161%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00018724%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:318,763
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:34 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:34 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:5.46 MB
Total CPU:0.0004963977%
Kernel CPU:0.00030823%
User CPU:0.00018817%
CPU cycles/sec:1,499,644
I/O reads/min:28 Bytes
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
Memory:1.82 MB
Total CPU:0.0000778367%
Kernel CPU:0.00006042%
User CPU:0.00001742%
CPU cycles/sec:12,815,899
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Splashtop Remote?

You can uninstall Splashtop Remote 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 Splashtop Remote, 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 Splashtop Remote.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 10 6%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.24%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Windows 10 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.29%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Norway 9.52%
  Israel 9.52%
  Germany 9.52%
  United Kingdom 9.52%
  Hong Kong 4.76%
  Slovenia 4.76%
  Belgium 4.76%
  Australia 4.76%
  DK 4.76%
  Canada 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Acer 23.08%
Sony 15.38%
Dell 7.69%
Common models
Gigabyte P55-USB3 6.25%
FUJITSU S6520 6.25%
Sony VPCZ13M9E 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.25%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming GT 6.25%
Gigabyte GA-MA78GPM-DS2H 6.25%

About Splashtop

Splashtop's product Splashtop OS, is an ‘instant-on’ computing platform designed for fast, efficient computing.
Publisher URL: www.splashtop.com


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