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Should I remove WinGate?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,705
Reach 0.0029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.25 days
66.30 days >
Average installed length: 34.83 days


8.3 7.50%
8.2 22.50%
8.1 7.50%
8.0 22.50%
7.3 17.50%
7.2 10.00%
7.1 2.50%
7.0 Beta 3 7.50%
7.0 2.50%


What is WinGate?  (from Qbik New Zealand)

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WinGate is a program developed by Qbik New Zealand. The most used version is 8.2, 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 installer includes 14 files and is usually about 567 KB (580,608 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 27% of users of WinGate come from the United States, it is also popular in India and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wingate.com/products/wingate/index.php
Help link: www.wingate.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinGate
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\Beyluxe Messenger\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\fvkhli ihd kwf ani\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 567 KB

Program filesFiles installed by WinGate

  • GateKeeper.exe - WinGate (WinGate Management)
  • WGEngMon.exe - WinGate Engine Monitor
  • WGLauncher.exe - WinGateUpdates
  • WGOptions.exe - WGOptions MFC Application
  • WinGate.exe - WinGate Engine
  • 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/)
  • SciLexer.dll (by Neil Hodgson [email protected]) - Scintilla (Scintilla.DLL - a Source Editing Component)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • WinGate.exe runs as a service named 'Qbik WinGate Engine' (WinGateEngine).

How do I remove WinGate?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows Vista 7.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.50%
Windows 7 Professional 17.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.00%
Windows (R) Small Busines... 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.08%
  India 10.42%
  France 8.33%
  United Arab Emirates 4.17%
  Iran 4.17%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Colombia 2.08%
  Sweden 2.08%
  Portugal 2.08%
  SN 2.08%
  Honduras 2.08%
  SY 2.08%
  UA 2.08%
  OM 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.03%
Hewlett-Packard 21.62%
Dell 13.51%
ASUS 10.81%
Samsung 8.11%
Toshiba 5.41%
Sony 2.70%
MSI 2.70%
Common models
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 6.45%
Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 3.23%
ASUSTeK K55A 3.23%
Sony VGN-NS110E 3.23%
LENOVO 20238 3.23%
Dell Latitude E4300 3.23%


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