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Should I remove CompanionLink?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,829
United States Rank #4,331
Reach 0.0610%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.66 days
786.57 days >
Average installed length: 413.28 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.0.0 0.23%
7.00.7008 2.34%
7.00.7000 0.47%
6.00.6000 35.67%
5.00.5050 23.63%
5.00.5000 25.73%
4.00.4020 8.42%
4.00.0000 1.29%
3.00.0000 1.99%
1.00.0000 0.23%

CompanionLink

Overview

CompanionLink is a program developed by CompanionLink Software. The most used version is 6.00.6000, 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. The software installer includes 93 files and is usually about 83.03 MB (87,065,937 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 80% of users of CompanionLink come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.companionlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CompanionLink\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CD8B8A40-DC1E-48FB-9510-3829614C96D7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 83.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CompanionLink

  • CLXASPContact.dll - Companionlink Software, Inc. ActiveSync Provider (CLXASPContact)
  • ClxMapi64.exe - CompanionLink (Extended MAPI Helper for 64bit Outlook)
  • ClxPPCSync.dll - CompanionLink MFC Application
  • CompanionLink.exe
  • Helper.exe - Helper (Helper program for administrative rights)
  • ClxOverrides.dll - ClxOverrides
  • ClxMapi.dll - ExtMapiDll Dynamic Link Library (ExtMapiDll DLL)
  • ClxAct101ADLL.dll
  • ClxAct101Lists.dll
  • ClxAct102ADLL.dll
  • ClxAct102Lists.dll
  • ClxAct103ADLL.dll
  • ClxAct103Lists.dll
  • ClxAct10ADLL.dll
  • ClxAct10Lists.dll
  • ClxAct110DLL.dll
  • ClxAct110Lists.dll
  • ClxAct111DLL.dll
  • ClxAct111Lists.dll
  • ClxAct120aDLL.dll
  • ClxAct120aFrenchDLL.dll
  • ClxAct120aFrenchLists.dll
  • ClxAct120aLists.dll
  • ClxAct120DLL.dll
  • ClxAct120Lists.dll
  • ClxAct121DLL.dll
  • ClxAct121Lists.dll
  • ClxAct130DLL.dll
  • ClxAct130Lists.dll
  • ClxAct131DLL.dll
  • ClxAct131Lists.dll
  • ClxAct140DLL.dll
  • ClxAct140Lists.dll
  • ClxAct141DLL.dll
  • ClxAct141Lists.dll
  • ClxAct150DLL.dll
  • ClxAct150Lists.dll
  • ClxAct7ADLL.dll
  • ClxAct7Lists.dll
  • ClxAct90aADLL.dll
  • ClxAct90aLists.dll
  • ClxAct91ADLL.dll
  • ClxAct91Lists.dll
  • ClxAct9ADLL.dll
  • ClxAct9Lists.dll
  • ClxGoogleCalendar.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove CompanionLink?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.81%
Windows 8 29.12%
Windows Vista 4.21%
Windows XP 3.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.07%
Windows 7 Professional 21.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.03%
Windows 8.1 9.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.75%
  United Kingdom 3.56%
  Canada 3.01%
  Australia 1.42%
  Israel 1.27%
  Italy 1.27%
  Netherlands 1.11%
  South Africa 1.03%
  Belgium 0.79%
  Sweden 0.63%
  France 0.40%
  Germany 0.40%
  DK 0.40%
  Greece 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.57%
Hewlett-Packard 27.87%
Acer 8.29%
GIGABYTE 6.53%
ASUS 6.53%
Toshiba 5.11%
Lenovo 3.88%
Intel 2.65%
Samsung 2.47%
Sony 1.23%
MSI 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.64%
Dell XPS 8300 3.21%
ASUS All Series 2.50%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.14%
Dell XPS 8700 2.14%

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