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Should I remove EarthLink FastLane?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,991
United States Rank #18,148
Reach 0.0041%

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.8.0.13 86.96%
5.5.100 13.04%

EarthLink FastLane

Overview

EarthLink FastLane is a software program developed by EarthLink. The most common release is 5.8.0.13, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It plugs into Internet Explorer in the form of a URL search hook (determines the protocol of a URL address if not entered by the user). 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 setup package generally installs about 78 files and is usually about 42.32 MB (44,378,084 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 95% of users of EarthLink FastLane come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.earthlink.net
Help link: support.earthlink.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BD33CD92-3A42-4CE1-ADDE-A9B64CFFF24D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 42.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EarthLink FastLane

  • MCE60Cmmon.dll - EarthLink MailBox Common
  • actmsw.exe - EarthLink TotalAccess (actmsw)
  • ADial2k.dll
  • AuthMgr.dll
  • Dialer.dll
  • EAuthMgr.dll
  • Ecrypt.dll
  • EFtp.dll
  • ElnIE.dll
  • Epic.dll
  • EventLog.dll
  • Location.dll
  • MCEcrypt.dll
  • MCLocation.dll
  • PrivacyHelper.exe
  • Register.dll
  • RzTp.dll
  • SetupKrn.dll
  • TaskPanl.exe
  • TotalAcc.exe
  • UHPCxn.dll
  • uninstll.exe - EarthLink TotalAccess Uninstaller
  • UpdMgr.exe
  • XMLCol.dll
  • AddrBook.dll - EarthLink MailBox
  • CntctMgr.dll
  • E60MAPI.dll
  • EImpExp.dll
  • ElsAol.dll
  • ElsHotmail.dll
  • ElsMain.dll
  • ElsYahoo.dll
  • FixMail.exe
  • IdentityMgr.dll
  • MailClnt.exe - EarthLink TotalAccess MailBox
  • MailDoc.dll
  • MailEng.dll
  • MailStoreConverter.DLL
  • MailStoreDB.dll
  • MailSvr.exe
  • E60Cmmon.dll - EarthLink Common
  • Utils.dll
  • Win.dll
  • mailstore.dll (by Quiksoft) - EasyMail Advanced API MailStore Library (EasyMail MailStore DLL)
  • imap4.dll (by Quiksoft) - EasyMail Advanced API IMAP4 Library (EasyMail IMAP4 DLL)
  • WrSetupUtils.dll - WrSetupUtils Dynamic Link Library (WrSetupUtils DLL)
  • Swi_Cdma1x.dll (by Sierra Wireless) - Sierra Wireless CDMA2000 1x API
  • MagicCtl.dll (by Connected Software) - Address Magic SDK (Address Magic ActiveX Control)
  • emsmtp.dll - EasyMail(TM) (EasyMail SMTP Object)
  • zlib.dll - zlib data compression library
  • EScamAPI.dll (by Digital Envoy, Inc) - EScam (EScamAPI DLL)
  • EConfig.dll
  • ECONFIG.EXE
  • ELNhelp.exe
  • FirewallDLL.dll
  • HSconfig.DLL
  • IEAccnt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • ElnIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SrchHook Class' with a class of {44F9B173-041C-4825-A9B9-D914BD9DCBB3} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TaskPanl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\TaskPanl.exe'.

How do I remove EarthLink FastLane?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by EarthLink FastLane you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win XP 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 4%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#32,991

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 47.83%
Windows Vista 34.78%
Windows 7 17.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 45.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 31.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.09%
Windows 7 HomePremium 4.55%
Windows 7 Professional 4.55%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.74%
  Australia 2.63%
  South Africa 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Gateway 14.29%
Acer 9.52%
Sony 4.76%
Lenovo 4.76%
Intel 4.76%
American Megatrends 4.76%
Common models
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LENOVO 8895A24 5.00%
INTEL DG43NB 5.00%


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