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2% remove it98% keep it
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Average installed length: 106.87 days


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StrongDC++ 2.41


StrongDC++ 2.41 is a program developed by Big Muscle. 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 strongdc.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 43.04 MB (45,127,326 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 36% of users of StrongDC++ come from Romania, it is also popular in the United States and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: strongdc.sourceforge.net
Help link: strongdc.sourceforge.net/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StrongDC++
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\StrongDC++\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 43.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StrongDC++ 2.41

Program executable:strongdc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\strongdc++\strongdc.exe
Additional files:
  • AVIPreview.exe (by AVIPreview by AJ) - AVIPreview by AJ (AVIPreview by AJ (www.avipreview.com))
  • Hannsg.docx
  • sdc242-64.exe
  • unicows.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove StrongDC++?

You can uninstall StrongDC++ 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 StrongDC++ 2.41, 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 StrongDC++.

Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.01%
Windows 10 27.92%
Windows XP 10.60%
Windows Vista 2.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.88%
Windows 7 Professional 11.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.12%
Windows 8.1 5.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.82% of installs come from Romania
Which countries install it?
  Romania 35.82%
  United States 14.18%
  India 10.28%
  Czech Republic 7.80%
  Russia 5.32%
  Italy 4.61%
  Hungary 3.90%
  Slovakia 2.13%
  United Kingdom 2.13%
  South Africa 1.77%
  Croatia 1.06%
  UA 0.71%
  Finland 0.71%
  Sweden 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.81%
Acer 19.08%
Hewlett-Packard 18.50%
ASUS 9.25%
American Megatrends 6.36%
Intel 4.62%
Lenovo 4.05%
Toshiba 3.47%
MSI 1.16%
Samsung 1.16%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 9.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.25%
ASUS All Series 1.63%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.63%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 1.63%


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