NetMeterX Removal Guide

Do you know what NetMeterX is?

NetMeterX allows monitoring amounts of downloaded or uploaded data. While it might seem useful if you need such a tool, you should know it could be unreliable as computer security specialists classify it as a potentially unwanted program. It seems there is a chance the application might show unreliable pop-ups or other advertisements. Also, our researchers say it is entirely possible some users could install it accidentally. If it happened to you as well and you do not want to keep such a questionable tool on your system, we would recommend deleting it with the removal guide available below or a chosen antimalware tool. Nonetheless, if you wish to learn more about NetMeterX before deciding whether it should stay on the system or be erased, you could continue reading our report.

NetMeterX might be bundled with other potentially unwanted programs. Meaning, the user could get it while installing another tool. Our computer security specialists say such applications might be spread through unreliable file-sharing web pages or pop-up advertisements. This is why we recommend downloading installers only from legitimate web pages. Besides, if you installed the software without even realizing it, it would be advisable to pay more attention the next time. It is crucial not only to research the application before placing it on the system (to make sure it is harmless) but also to review terms on the setup wizard so you would not receive any unwanted programs automatically. Some installation wizards allow deselecting unwanted suggestions after choosing custom or advanced settings, so if you have such an option, it would be best to use it. A reputable antimalware tool might help you keep the system clean and safe from unreliable programs or malicious threats too.NetMeterX Removal GuideNetMeterX screenshot
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The potentially unwanted program is signed by STAFF4IMAGING LTD, although if you find it on the Programs and Features list on Control Panel, you should notice the Publisher tab is blank as well as the Version and Size information fields. What’s more, NetMeterX auto starts with the operating system and so it should be launched upon each restart. Its small window should show daily statistics, downloaded and uploaded data amounts, running processes, and so on. Moreover, our computer security specialists say there is a possibility it could also display unknown third-party advertisements. They may not necessarily be dangerous, but there is a risk some of them might promote unreliable content, for example, other potentially unwanted programs. If you noticed such material or do not want to risk encountering it, you could eliminate NetMeterX.

Users who want to delete the potentially unwanted program manually could use the removal guide available below. It will explain how to look for data associated with NetMeterX and how to get rid of it bit by bit. Naturally, if the process seems too challenging or time-consuming, we would recommend employing a reputable antimalware tool of your choice. If there is anything else you would like to ask about the suspicious application, you could leave a comment at the end of this page too.

Erase NetMeterX

  1. Press Windows Key+E.
  2. Navigate to these locations:
    %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs
    %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
    %USERPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
    %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
    %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
  3. Look for folders called NetMeterX, right-click them and select Delete.
  4. Then go to %WINDIR%
  5. Find a file named nfstat.sys, right-click it and select Delete.
  6. Close File Explorer.
  7. Press Windows Key+R.
  8. Type Regedit and select OK.
  9. Navigate to these locations:
  10. Find keys titled nfstat, right-click them and choose Delete.
  11. Locate this path HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
  12. Look for a key called {CBDE2863-F1B7-403e-8620-D1BD55EE958E}, right-click it and select Delete.
  13. Close Registry Editor.
  14. Empty Recycle bin.
  15. Restart the computer.

In non-techie terms:

NetMeterX is a network monitoring tools that let you track downloaded and uploaded data. Unfortunately, besides such information, it is possible the application could display pop-ups or other advertisements from unknown third parties, which means some of the shown content might come from untrustworthy sources. Thus, the tool was classified as a potentially unwanted program. If you do not want to risk seeing irritating or potentially dangerous advertisements, we recommend erasing the software with no hesitation. Those who would like to try to get rid of it manually could follow the removal guide available slightly above this paragraph as it will list all the needed steps. On the other hand, the potentially unwanted application could be deleted with the help of an antimalware tool too. In case you prefer using such software, you would only need to pick a reputable tool and scan the computer with it so it could detect the suspicious application and help you eliminate it.