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Should I remove EchoLink?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,715
United States Rank #5,461
Reach 0.0518%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.58 days
666.00 days >
Average installed length: 349.93 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.908 99.45%
2.0.902 0.55%

EchoLink

What is EchoLink?  (from Synergenics)

EchoLink┬« software allows licensed Amateur Radio stations to communicate with one another over the Internet, using streaming-audio technology. The program allows worldwide connections to be made between stations, or from computer to station, greatly enhancing Amateur Radio's communications capabilities. There are mor...  Read more

Overview

EchoLink is a software program developed by Synergenics. The most common release is 2.0.908, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named EchoLink.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 3.09 MB (3,243,653 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 71% of users of EchoLink come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.echolink.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\K1RFD\EchoLink\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DC33421C-0E1C-470A-BE37-7B7C82677812}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EchoLink

Program executable:EchoLink.exe
Name:EchoLink Application
EchoLink
Path:C:\Program Files\K1RFD\EchoLink\EchoLink.exe
MD5:700be7e2a4992fcc27e2e42bcf9e66ef
Additional files:
  • EchoLink.exe - EchoLink Application (EchoLink)
  • ELKBHook.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EchoLink.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EC4A86DE-0D34-4AF0-AF5E-855E993690EF}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • EchoLink.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\K1RFD\EchoLink\EchoLink.exe'.

How do I remove EchoLink?

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

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#8,715
 
REACH
~0.05%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.14%
Windows 8 19.45%
Windows XP 12.47%
Windows Vista 7.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.45%
Windows 7 Professional 11.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.51%
Windows 8.1 7.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.61%
  Germany 6.02%
  United Kingdom 4.24%
  Canada 2.66%
  Italy 2.27%
  Austria 1.18%
  Australia 1.08%
  Switzerland 0.99%
  Brazil 0.69%
  France 0.69%
  Israel 0.59%
  Croatia 0.59%
  Sweden 0.49%
  Spain 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 25.35%
Acer 11.52%
Toshiba 7.14%
Lenovo 5.99%
Intel 5.53%
GIGABYTE 5.07%
ASUS 4.84%
Samsung 2.53%
Sahara 1.84%
American Megatrends 1.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.96%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.64%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.64%
NVIDIA AWRDACPI 2.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 2.20%

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