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Should I remove winpcap-overlook?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,749
United States Rank #16,519
Reach 0.0102%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.14 days
682.64 days >
Average installed length: 358.67 days

winpcap-overlook 4.02


It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 6 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of winpcap-overlook come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\winpcap
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinPcap\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by winpcap-overlook 4.02

  • uninstall.exe (by Riverbed Technology) - WinPcap 4.1.3 (WinPcap 4.1.3 installer)
  • rpcapd.exe (by CACE Technologies) - WinPcap (Remote Packet Capture Daemon)
  • daemon_mgm.exe (by CACE Technologies) - WinPcap Remote Capture Daemon installer/remover (daemon_mgm)
  • NetMonInstaller.exe - NetMon Protocol Driver Installer (NetMonInstaller)
  • npf_mgm.exe - WinPcap NPF Driver installer/remover (npf_mgm)
  • WinPcapInstall.dll (by Riverbed Technology) - WinPcap Installer Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • rpcapd.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6A94A70F-DA5E-4E9D-958C-AEF0E27CCAAA}' (runs on registration).
  • rpcapd.exe runs as a service named 'rpcapd' (rpcapd) "Allows to capture traffic on this machine from a remote machine.".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • rpcapd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinPcap\rpcapd.exe'.
  • uninstall.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinPcap\Uninstall.exe'.

How do I remove winpcap-overlook?

You can uninstall winpcap-overlook 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 winpcap-overlook 4.02, 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 winpcap-overlook.

Win 10 66%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.34%
Windows 7 31.19%
Windows XP 1.49%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 32.00%
Windows 10 Pro 24.50%
Windows 7 Professional 13.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.50%
Windows 8.1 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.65%
  Italy 19.39%
  France 3.42%
  Germany 3.04%
  Spain 3.04%
  Netherlands 2.28%
  United Kingdom 1.52%
  Canada 1.14%
  Australia 0.76%
  Belgium 0.76%
  India 0.76%
  Turkey 0.76%
  Venezuela 0.76%
  Austria 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.03%
Hewlett-Packard 22.58%
Acer 18.55%
ASUS 12.90%
Lenovo 7.26%
Intel 4.03%
Toshiba 3.23%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.60%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.70%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.70%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.80%
Dell Inspiron 5720 1.80%


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