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Should I remove Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,479
United States Rank #7,438
Reach 0.0473%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.85 days
969.17 days >
Average installed length: 509.22 days


0.86.412.230 78.36%
0.86.330.230 0.22% 18.03% 1.42% 0.44% 1.53%

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Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator

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What is Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator?  (from Giraffic)

Giraffic is a Video Streaming Acceleration software program, designed to increase the quality, speed and overall viewing experience of the end-user.
The Giraffic Video Accelerator may be downloaded from www.Giraffic.com as well as from various content streaming websites who have partnered with us to enhance their vi...  Read more


Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator is a program developed by Giraffic. The most used version is 0.86.412.230, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 programs's main executable is Veoh_Giraffic.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 4.95 MB of memory. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 9.97 MB (10,456,614 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 51% of users of Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.giraffic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\giraffic
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Giraffic\GirafficUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator

Program executable:Veoh_Giraffic.exe
Giraffic Video Accelerator
Path:C:\Program Files\giraffic\Veoh_Giraffic.exe
(From the publisher) “Giraffic enables Online Video Websites, IPTV operators and Over The Top video providers to accelerate video distribution, enabling smooth, buffering-free High Definition and Adaptive video streaming to any device: PC,...”
Additional files:
  • Giraffic.exe - Giraffic (Giraffic Video Accelerator)
  • GirafficTray.exe - Giraffic Video Accelerator Tray Icon
  • GirafficTrayUtil.exe
  • GirafficUninstall.exe
  • GirafficWatchdog.exe - Giraffic Video Accelerator Watchdog
  • Veoh_Giraffic.exe
  • Veoh_GirafficWatchdog.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • GirafficWatchdog.exe runs as a service named 'Giraffic Video Accelerator' (Giraffic) "Keeps track of the Giraffic Video Accelerator status and version".
  • Veoh_GirafficWatchdog.exe runs as a service named 'Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator' (Giraffic) "Keeps track of the Giraffic Video Accelerator status and version".
Startup File (User Run)
  • GirafficTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Giraffic' and executes as C:\Program Files\Giraffic\GirafficTray.exe.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Veoh_GirafficWatchdog.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Giraffic\Veoh_GirafficWatchdog.exe'.
  • Veoh_Giraffic.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Giraffic\Veoh_Giraffic.exe'.
  • GirafficWatchdog.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Giraffic\GirafficWatchdog.exe'.
  • Giraffic.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Giraffic\Giraffic.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.95 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0061647734%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00551204%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00065274%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,659,056
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:7 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.7 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:4.07 MB
Total CPU:0.0004985867%
Kernel CPU:0.00023264%
User CPU:0.00026595%

How do I remove Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator?

Quickly and completely remove Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator 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 Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator, 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 Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.17%
Windows Vista 10.92%
Windows XP 6.44%
Windows 10 4.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.92%
Windows 7 Professional 6.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.39%
Windows 10 Home 2.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.61%
  Germany 8.45%
  Japan 6.27%
  United Kingdom 5.40%
  Canada 3.48%
  Italy 3.48%
  Netherlands 1.83%
  Greece 1.74%
  Australia 1.66%
  France 1.48%
  Philippines 0.96%
  Poland 0.96%
  Sweden 0.87%
  Israel 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.78%
Dell 21.99%
Acer 17.98%
Toshiba 9.95%
ASUS 8.20%
Samsung 2.97%
Lenovo 2.62%
NEC 2.62%
Intel 1.57%
American Megatrends 0.87%
Alienware 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.65%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.65%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.32%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.32%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.32%


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