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Should I remove BigPond Connection Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.6 45.83%
1.1.5 12.50%
1.1.4 29.17%
1.0.9 12.50%

BigPond Connection Client

Overview

BigPond Connection Client is a program developed by Telstra. The most used version is 1.1.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 installer includes 10 files and is usually about 5.09 MB (5,333,958 bytes). BigPondCC_updater.exe 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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 75% of users of BigPond Connection Client come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bigpond.com
Help link: www.bigpond.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Telstra\BigPond Connection Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7EBFFFA9-9681-4D9B-9B1F-FEF639C5F4E5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BigPond Connection Client

  • register.exe - BigPond Wireless Broadband 2.0 (Registration Utility)
  • BigPondCC.exe - BigPond Connection Client
  • Shared.dll - Shared
  • NLog.dll (by NLog) - NLog - .NET Logging Library (NLog for .NET 2.0)
  • nsoftware.IPWorks.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! V8 .NET Edition (IP*Works! V8)
  • nsoftware.System.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - /n software SysAccess
  • HtmlAgilityPack.dll (by Simon Mourier) - Html Agility Pack (Html Agility Pack - Release)
  • BigPondCC_updater.exe (by Caphyon LTD) - Advanced Updater
  • RSS.NET.dll (by http://rss-net.sf.net) - RSS.NET

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BigPondCC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AEEF23CD-3DAF-44E3-949D-7BE54A5FACDD}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • BigPondCC.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BigPond Connection Client' and executes as C:\Program Files\Telstra\BigPond Connection Client\BigPondCC.exe.

How do I remove BigPond Connection Client?

Quickly and completely remove BigPond Connection 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 BigPond Connection 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 BigPond Connection 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 BigPond Connection Client.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 4%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows Vista 20.83%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.67%
Windows 7 Professional 20.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.17%
Windows Vista Business 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 75.00%
  United States 25.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.36%
Toshiba 18.18%
GIGABYTE 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Compaq 4.55%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 8.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 8.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 4.35%
HP Pro 3000 Microtower PC 4.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.35%

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