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Should I remove WapSter AQQ?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,646
Reach 0.0125%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 61.81 days
411.57 days >
Average installed length: 216.25 days


VersionDistribution 4.07% 0.41% 10.16% 0.41% 0.41% 18.29% 0.41% 0.41% 14.23% 0.41% 15.85% 2.85% 0.41% 13.01% 2.85% 1.22% 0.81% 3.25% 2.44% 1.22% 1.22% 1.63% 0.81% 0.41% 0.41% 0.81% 0.81% 0.41% 0.41%

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WapSter AQQ


WapSter AQQ is a software program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named aqq.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 90% of users of WapSter AQQ come from Poland, it is also popular in United Kingdom and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wapster\wapster aqq
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WapSter\WapSter AQQ\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by WapSter AQQ

Program executable:aqq.exe
AQQ Instant Messenger
Path:C:\Program Files\wapster\wapster aqq\aqq.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/)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • AQQ.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AQQ' and executes as C:\Program Files2\WapSter\WAPSTE~1\AQQ.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • AQQ.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WapSter\WapSter AQQ\AQQ.exe'.

How do I remove WapSter AQQ?

You can uninstall WapSter AQQ 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 WapSter AQQ, 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 WapSter AQQ.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.95%
Windows 10 17.48%
Windows XP 8.54%
Windows Vista 2.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.72%
Windows 7 Professional 18.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.51%
Windows 8.1 4.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.27% of installs come from Poland
Which countries install it?
  Poland 90.27%
  United Kingdom 4.87%
  United States 3.98%
  Italy 0.44%
  Germany 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.65%
ASUS 15.03%
Hewlett-Packard 13.07%
Samsung 10.46%
Toshiba 7.84%
Dell 7.19%
Lenovo 4.58%
Compaq 1.31%
Intel 1.31%
Sahara 1.31%
Sony 0.65%
Common models
MSI MS-7758 4.07%
ASUSTeK K53SV 3.25%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 3.25%
Gigabyte EP35C-DS3R 3.25%
ASUSTeK K52Jc 2.44%
Gigabyte M720-US3 1.63%

About Creative Technology Ltd

Creative designs, manufactures and distributes digitized sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia, and personal digital entertainment products.
Publisher URL: us.creative.com


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