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36% remove it64% keep it
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What is psiphon?  (from CitizenLab)

Psiphon provides a suite of network software aimed at preserving security, privacy, and access to content. By deploying our award-winning solutions, you will be able to make use of Psiphon's robust network infrastructure and operational expertise, ensuring your content gets past blocks and filters. With Psiphon, you ca...  Read more


psiphon is a software program developed by CitizenLab. The primary executable is named psiphon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 5.16 MB (5,410,146 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 50% of users of psiphon come from the United States, it is also popular in France and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: psiphon.civisec.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CitizenLab\psiphon\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A57A98F0-51DE-4528-ACD6-BB8C7573ECCB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.16 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by psiphon

Program executable:psiphon.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\CitizenLab\psiphon\psiphon.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/)
  • libappWeb.dll
  • libopenSslModule.dll
  • libpsiphonHandler.dll
  • libsslModule.dll
  • openssl.exe
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • sqlite3.dll

How do I remove psiphon?

You can uninstall psiphon 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 psiphon, 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 psiphon.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 10 20%
Uninstall it 36%
Keep it 64%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  France 20.00%
  India 10.00%
  Iran 10.00%
  MA 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
LENOVO 20217 33.33%
Acer Aspire 6930 33.33%


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