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26% remove it74% keep it
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4.6.1861.0 83.64%
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Sunbelt Personal Firewall


Sunbelt Personal Firewall is a program developed by Sunbelt Software. The most used version is 4.6.1861.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 103 MB (108,002,961 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 33% of users of Sunbelt Personal Firewall come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sunbelt-software.com
Help link: www.sunbelt-software.com/support-HomeOffice.cfm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\Personal Firewall\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{82B1150E-9B37-49FC-83EB-D52197D900D0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 103 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sunbelt Personal Firewall

  • assist.exe - Sunbelt Crash Report Wizard
  • cfgconv.exe - SPF Configuration Convertor (Configuration conversion tool for Sunbelt Personal Firewall 4)
  • SbErrRpt.exe
  • gkh.dll - Sunbelt Personal Firewall (Sunbelt Firewall Keyboard Hook)
  • kpf4gui.exe - Sunbelt Firewall GUI
  • kpf4ss.exe - Sunbelt Firewall Service
  • SbFw.dll - Sunbelt Personal Firewall SBFW SDK
  • SbFwe.dll - Sunbelt Personal Firewall SDK
  • SbFwIm.dll - Sunbelt Personal Firewall SBFWIM SDK
  • SbPFCl.exe
  • SbPFLnch.exe - Sunbelt Personal Firewall SbPFLnch
  • SbPFSvc.exe
  • SbPFWsc.dll - Sunbelt Personal Firewall SbPFWsc
  • SDK_Inst.exe - Sunbelt Personal Firewall Driver Installer
  • SPF.4.6.1861.0.exe - Setup Launcher
  • kfe.dll - Sunbelt Firewall Engine (Sunbelt Personal Firewall KDSE)
  • kwsapi.dll - Sunbelt Personal Firewall KWSAPI
  • curllib.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression library)
  • boost_regex-vc71-mt-1_33_1.dll
  • libeay32.dll
  • PocoExt.dll
  • PocoFoundation.dll
  • PocoNet.dll
  • PocoUtil.dll
  • PocoXML.dll
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • SbPFSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Sunbelt Personal Firewall 4' (SPF4) "Sunbelt Personal Firewall Engine".
  • SbPFLnch.exe runs as a service named 'SbPF.Launcher' (SbPF.Launcher).
  • kpf4ss.exe runs as a service named 'Sunbelt Personal Firewall 4' (SPF4) "Sunbelt Personal Firewall Engine".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • kpf4gui.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\Personal Firewall\kpf4gui.exe'.
  • SbPFCl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\Personal Firewall\SbPFCl.exe'.

How do I remove Sunbelt Personal Firewall?

You can uninstall Sunbelt Personal Firewall 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 Sunbelt Personal Firewall, 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 Sunbelt Personal Firewall.

Win XP 71%
Win 10 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 76.36%
Windows Vista 21.82%
Windows 10 1.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 76.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.55%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.27%
Windows 8.1 1.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.86%
  France 12.86%
  Germany 12.86%
  Czech Republic 8.57%
  Belgium 4.29%
  Poland 4.29%
  Finland 2.86%
  Sweden 2.86%
  Romania 2.86%
  Italy 2.86%
  Hungary 2.86%
  United Kingdom 2.86%
  UA 1.43%
  Austria 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.60%
American Megatrends 16.28%
Sahara 9.30%
Dell 9.30%
Sony 6.98%
Toshiba 4.65%
Medion 4.65%
Packard Bell 2.33%
Hewlett-Packard 2.33%
ASUS 2.33%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5315 4.88%
Acer AO532h 4.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite A210 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite A100 2.44%
Sony VGN-N365E 2.44%


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