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BySoft StayAlive Pro 3.0

What is BySoft StayAlive Pro?  (from BySoft)

StayAlive Pro is freeware windows 95/98/NT/2000/2003/XP program that simulates Internet activity so you don't get disconnected from your ISP. Features: - Works with modem, adsl or cable connections - Simulates Internet activity through HTTP or PING - Nag window removing (when ISP informs you that you are inactive too l...  Read more


BySoft StayAlive Pro 3.0 is a program developed by BySoft. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is stayalive.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.67 MB (1,754,762 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 40% of users of BySoft StayAlive Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in BD and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bysoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bysoft stayalive pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BySoft StayAlive Pro\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BySoft StayAlive Pro 3.0

Program executable:stayalive.exe
Name:BySoft StayAlive Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\bysoft stayalive pro\stayalive.exe
Additional files:
  • iph.dll - IsdnDll (iph)
  • RasDll.dll (by Adriatic Soft) - RasDll
  • uninst.exe
  • ip9.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System (IP Helper API)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • StayAlive.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BySoft StayAlive Pro' and executes as C:\Program Files\BySoft StayAlive Pro\StayAlive.exe.

How do I remove BySoft StayAlive Pro?

Quickly and completely remove BySoft StayAlive Pro 3.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BySoft StayAlive Pro 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 BySoft StayAlive Pro 3.0, 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 BySoft StayAlive Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.36%
Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 8 10.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 51.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 2.56%
Windows 8 2.56%
Windows 8 Enterprise 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  BD 18.00%
  Germany 8.00%
  Venezuela 6.00%
  Argentina 4.00%
  Finland 4.00%
  South Africa 4.00%
  Canada 2.00%
  France 2.00%
  Indonesia 2.00%
  Iran 2.00%
  Italy 2.00%
  MA 2.00%
  Mexico 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 38.24%
Dell 14.71%
ASUS 11.76%
Toshiba 8.82%
Lenovo 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard 5.88%
Samsung 2.94%
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