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Should I remove Vistumbler?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
39% remove it61% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,951
United States Rank #4,763
Reach 0.0618%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.42 days
602.30 days >
Average installed length: 316.46 days


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What is Vistumbler?  (from Vistumbler.net)

Find Wireless access points - Uses the Vista command 'netsh wlan show networks mode=bssid' to get wireless information GPS Support. Speaks Signal Strength using sound files, windows sound api, or MIDI. Live Google Earth Tracking - Auto KML automatically shows access points in google earth.


Vistumbler is a program developed by Vistumbler.net. 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 main program executable is Vistumbler.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 11.34 MB (11,895,259 bytes). update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 68% of users of Vistumbler come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vistumbler.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vistumbler\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Vistumbler\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 11.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vistumbler

Program executable:Vistumbler.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Vistumbler\Vistumbler.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Vistumbler (Vistumbler Setup)
  • Export.exe
  • say.exe
  • update.exe
  • UpdateManufactures.exe
  • Vistumbler.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Vistumbler.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4D1FC656-D2D6-4DB2-82AA-C70F734D63E6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Vistumbler?

You can uninstall Vistumbler 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 Vistumbler, 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 Vistumbler.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 39%
Keep it 61%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.84%
Windows 10 39.10%
Windows Vista 4.59%
Windows XP 1.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.75%
Windows 8.1 12.78%
Windows 7 Professional 12.37%
Windows 10 Home 10.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.48%
Windows 10 Pro 5.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.25%
  Germany 7.97%
  Netherlands 2.68%
  Canada 2.20%
  United Kingdom 1.96%
  Spain 1.61%
  France 1.61%
  Italy 1.07%
  Brazil 1.01%
  Belgium 0.89%
  Switzerland 0.77%
  Australia 0.71%
  Austria 0.65%
  DZ 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.24%
Dell 26.94%
Acer 14.36%
Toshiba 6.73%
ASUS 5.97%
Medion 4.57%
Lenovo 3.81%
Samsung 2.92%
Alienware 1.14%
Sony 0.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.17%
Dell XPS 8500 3.45%
Dell XPS 8300 2.87%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.30%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.30%


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