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Should I remove Abacast Client?

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8% remove it92% keep it
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Abacast Client

What is Abacast Client?  (from Abacast)

The Abacast On-Demand Distributed Client is free of any spyware and will consume little-to-no system resources unless your PC is idle (if your screensaver enables itself, for example)! This technology will allow you to download video and audio clips at higher speeds and quality. Use the Abacast streaming server and plu...  Read more


Abacast Client is a program developed by Abacast. 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 main program executable is abaclient2.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 3.22 MB (3,377,695 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 88% of users of Abacast Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abacast.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\abacast
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Abacast\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 3.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Abacast Client

Program executable:abaclient2.exe
Additional files:
  • abc_wmc.dll - Windows Media Client plugin
  • abc_scc.dll - Shoutcast Client plugin (Shoutcast plugin)
  • Abaclient.exe - Abaclient
  • abci_rc_v3.ocx - Client side installer helper
  • uninst.exe
  • abci_rc_v2.ocx
  • SL.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Abaclient2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Abacast\Abaclient2.exe'.
  • Abaclient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Abacast\Abaclient.exe'.

How do I remove Abacast Client?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 66.67%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.56%
Windows 7 Professional 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.72%
  Canada 3.51%
  United Kingdom 3.51%
  Indonesia 1.75%
  Israel 1.75%
  Japan 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.30%
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
Toshiba 12.12%
Intel 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
Sony 3.03%
Gateway 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 7.14%
HP-Pavilion GC671AA-ABA a... 7.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite P205 7.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 3.57%
Sony VGN-CR220E 3.57%

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Motskiover a year ago
Is there anything that will no longer work on my computer if I remove Abacast?