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Should I remove 3CXPhone?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,179
United States Rank #16,563
Reach 0.0353%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 182.56 days
845.78 days >
Average installed length: 444.39 days


4.0.26523.0 60.28%
4.0.25732.0 4.64%
4.0.23994.0 7.86%
4.0.20981.0 10.69%
4.0.19920.0 2.02%
4.0.19615.0 1.61%
4.0.18815.0 1.01%
4.0.15207.0 8.27%
4.0.14439.0 0.40%
4.0.13718.0 0.60%
4.0.10859.0 1.01%
4.0.10858.0 0.20%
4.0.10373.0 0.20%
4.0.9878.0 0.20%
4.0.8914.0 0.81%
3.0.8580.0 0.20%


What is 3CXPhone?  (from 3CX Ltd)

3CXPhone is a free VoIP phone available for Windows, iPhone or any Android based smart phone such as Google Nexus, Sony Xperia, Motorola Droid or Samsung Galaxy. Connect 3CXPhone to a VoIP provider or to a VoIP PBX (for example 3CX Phone System) to make calls to any VoIP, mobile or landline number. Installing 3CXPhone ...  Read more


3CXPhone is a software program developed by 3CX Ltd. The most common release is 4.0.26523.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 primary executable is named 3CXPhone.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 26.39 MB (27,670,462 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 20% of users of 3CXPhone come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.3cx.com
Help link: www.3cx.com/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\3CXPhone\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{80ED0C15-0B08-49E1-931B-CAB5E9AB7E34}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 26.39 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by 3CXPhone

Program executable:3CXPhone.exe
3CX VoIP Phone
Path:C:\Program Files\3CXPhone\3CXPhone.exe
Additional files:
  • sl.dll - sl Dynamic Link Library
  • 3CXEventLog.dll - 3CX Event Viewer DLL
  • 3CXVoipPhone.ocx - 3CX VoIP Phone (3CX VoIP Phone ActiveX)
  • 3CXPhone.exe - 3CXPhone (3CX VoIP Phone)
  • 3CXPhoneLookup.exe - 3CXPhone lookup
  • 3CXUIControls.dll - 3CX UI Controls
  • 3CXVoipPhone.dll - 3CXPhone 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/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • 3CXPhone.exe is scheduled as a task named '3CX' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • 3CXPhone.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Autostart 3CX.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • 3CXPhone.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\3CXPhone\3CXPhone.exe'.

How do I remove 3CXPhone?

Quickly and completely remove 3CXPhone from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall 3CXPhone 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 3CXPhone, 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 3CXPhone.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.79%
Windows 8 26.56%
Windows XP 5.63%
Windows Vista 2.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.35%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.66%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.16%
  Italy 8.33%
  Germany 5.23%
  France 4.65%
  Netherlands 3.49%
  Brazil 3.49%
  United Kingdom 3.49%
  Canada 3.10%
  Colombia 2.91%
  Russia 2.91%
  Belgium 2.52%
  India 2.13%
  Israel 1.74%
  Australia 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.45%
Hewlett-Packard 27.40%
ASUS 8.90%
Acer 8.56%
Lenovo 7.19%
Toshiba 3.42%
Medion 2.74%
Samsung 2.40%
Intel 1.37%
Sony 0.68%
Gateway 0.68%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.09%
MSI MS-7592 2.47%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.47%
HP EliteBook 8460p 2.47%
MEDION H61H2-LM3 2.47%


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