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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,254
United States Rank #13,175
Reach 0.0084%


2.3b6 12.00%
2.3b2 2.00%
2.3b10 16.00%
2.3b1 13.00%
2.2b12 6.00%
2.2b1 51.00%

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Abacast Distributed Live

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Abacast Distributed Live is a program developed by Abacast. The most used version is 2.2b1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 main program executable is abaclient2.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 4.61 MB (4,831,170 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 90% of users of Abacast Distributed Live 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: 4.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Abacast Distributed Live

Program executable:abaclient2.exe
Additional files:
  • abc_wmc.dll - Windows Media Client plugin
  • abc_scc.dll - Shoutcast Client plugin (Shoutcast plugin)
  • abc_oggc.dll - Ogg Client plugin (Abacast ogg plugin)
  • Abaclient.exe - Abaclient
  • abci_rc_v3.ocx - Client side installer helper
  • abci_rc_v4.ocx
  • uninst.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 Distributed Live?

Quickly and completely remove Abacast Distributed Live 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 Distributed Live 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 Distributed Live, 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 Distributed Live.

Win Vista (SP2) 38%
Win 8 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 42.00%
Windows 7 36.00%
Windows XP 21.00%
Windows 8 1.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 38.78%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.39%
Windows 7 Professional 3.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.04%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.74%
  Canada 3.21%
  United Kingdom 2.56%
  Australia 1.28%
  Taiwan 0.64%
  France 0.64%
  Israel 0.64%
  Ireland 0.64%
  United Arab Emirates 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 48.15%
Dell 30.86%
Acer 11.11%
Sahara 2.47%
Sony 2.47%
Toshiba 2.47%
Gateway 2.47%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 4.49%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.25%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.25%
Dell Studio 540 2.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.25%


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