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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,592
United States Rank #14,292
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.35 days
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Average installed length: 237.91 days


2.8.6-2 100.00%

X-Chat 2.8.6-2

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X-Chat 2.8.6-2 is a program developed by SilvereX. 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 main program executable is xchat.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 6.39 MB (6,703,461 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 49% of users of X-Chat -2 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.silverex.info
Help link: www.xchat.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\X-Chat 2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\X-Chat 2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by X-Chat 2.8.6-2

Program executable:xchat.exe
X-Chat IRC Client
Path:C:\Program Files\X-Chat 2\xchat.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/)
  • python26.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • darkenginex.dll
  • dewrap.dll
  • iconv.dll
  • msvcrt-ruby18.dll - Ruby interpreter
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • xchat.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\X-Chat 2\xchat.exe'.

How do I remove X-Chat -2?

Quickly and completely remove X-Chat 2.8.6-2 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall X-Chat -2 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 X-Chat 2.8.6-2, 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 X-Chat -2.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.90%
Windows 10 23.55%
Windows Vista 4.07%
Windows XP 3.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.87%
Windows 7 Professional 8.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.21%
Windows 8.1 5.28%
Windows 8 4.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.23%
  France 16.07%
  United Kingdom 5.61%
  Canada 4.08%
  Germany 4.08%
  Finland 3.06%
  Italy 2.30%
  Australia 2.04%
  Sweden 2.04%
  Netherlands 1.28%
  Norway 1.02%
  Argentina 0.77%
  Ireland 0.77%
  BG 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.11%
Hewlett-Packard 19.60%
Dell 18.09%
Acer 11.06%
Lenovo 5.53%
Samsung 5.53%
Toshiba 4.02%
MSI 2.01%
Intel 2.01%
Alienware 1.01%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.80%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.90%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.17%
MSI MS-7758 2.17%


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