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Should I remove SwitchVPN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #42,504
Reach 0.0015%


1.8 14.29%
1.7 33.33%
1.6 47.62%
1.4 4.76%



The most common release is 1.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The primary executable is named switchvpn.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 15.91 MB (16,681,380 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of SwitchVPN come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Finland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: switchvpn.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SwitchVPN\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{52FAB9C2-AED6-4CA2-903F-87312C4FC59D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SwitchVPN

Program executable:switchvpn.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\SwitchVPN\switchvpn.exe
Additional files:
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • lzo2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • switchvpn.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SwitchVPN.

How do I remove SwitchVPN?

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

Win 8 52%
Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 52.38%
Windows 7 47.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.52%
Windows 10 Home 9.52%
Windows 8 Pro 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.89%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Finland 5.56%
  China 5.56%
  Hong Kong 2.78%
  Vietnam 2.78%
  Singapore 2.78%
  IQ 2.78%
  DK 2.78%
  Saudi Arabia 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.22%
Lenovo 22.22%
Sony 16.67%
ASUS 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Compaq 5.56%
Alienware 5.56%
Common models
LENOVO 20383 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard hp workst... 5.88%
Sony SVP1321C5E 5.88%
Acer Aspire E5-511 5.88%
Sony VPCCB17EC 5.88%
Sony SVE11135CXW 5.88%


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