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Should I remove AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #30,804
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Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.0.0 100.00%

AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager

What is AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager?  (from AT&T)

AT&T Yahoo! Connection Manager makes dialing up easy and hassle-free. It lets you choose how you access the Internet and which Member ID you access it with. Helps to choose the best connection for you. When you dial up, Connection Manager automatically goes through the access numbers on your list and attempts to find ...  Read more

Overview

AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager is a program developed by AT&T. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 1.39 MB (1,459,712 bytes). sbcupdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 96% of users of AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: att.software.yahoo.com/choice.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sbc yahoo!\connection manager
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1D1977A9-2FDC-4E83-BE82-3478256342D4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.39 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager

  • attmanager.exe (by AT&T Yahoo!) - AT&T Yahoo! Dial (AT&T Manager)
  • cmskin.dll (by AT&T Yahoo!) - AT&T Yahoo! Skin
  • connectionmanager.exe - AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager
  • customdial.dll - AT&T Custom Dial
  • sbcupdate.dll - AT&T Yahoo! Update
  • usericons.dll - AT&T Yahoo! RAS User Icon Library
  • english.dll
  • sbchook.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • connectionmanager.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager' which loads as C:\Program Files\SBC Yahoo!\Connection Manager\ConnectionManager.exe.

How do I remove AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager?

Quickly and completely remove AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager 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 AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager, 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 AT&T Yahoo! Dial Connection Manager.

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 56%
Win 7 (SP1) 13%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 56.25%
Windows XP 31.25%
Windows 7 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 31.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows Vista Ultimate 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.43%
  Canada 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 46.67%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
ASUS 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Gateway 6.67%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 1525 6.25%
Dell Dell DXP061 6.25%
Dell Computer Inspiron 41... 6.25%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 6.25%
Compaq Presario 061 PP161... 6.25%

Publisher URL: www.att.com

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