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Should I remove EssentialPIM Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,461
United States Rank #11,066
Reach 0.0295%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.84 days
290.32 days >
Average installed length: 152.54 days


6.57 0.24%
6.56 3.62%
6.55 2.66%
6.54 2.42%
6.53 2.42%
6.52 1.69%
6.51 1.21%
6.06 7.49%
6.05 4.35%
6.04 1.21%
6.03 1.93%
6.02 1.69%
6.01 0.72%
6.0 1.69%
5.82 7.25%
5.81 3.38%
5.57 16.67%
5.56 8.21%
5.55 1.45%
5.54 4.11%
5.53 2.17%
5.52 3.86%
5.51 0.97%
5.8 2.66%
5.5 2.66%
5.03 13.04%
2.51 0.24%

EssentialPIM Pro

What is EssentialPIM Pro?  (from Astonsoft Ltd)

EssentialPIM Pro is a personal information manager that makes it easy to control your appointments, to-do lists, notes, password entries and contacts. With built-in email support, EssentialPIM Pro is an affordable replacement for Outlook. In addition, EssentialPIM Pro offers portability, speed, intuitive interface, and...  Read more


EssentialPIM Pro is a software program developed by Astonsoft Ltd. The most common release is 5.57, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 EssentialPIM.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 14.95 MB (15,671,384 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 46% of users of EssentialPIM Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.essentialpim.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EssentialPIM Pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\EssentialPIM Pro\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 14.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EssentialPIM Pro

Program executable:EssentialPIM.exe
Name:EssentialPIM Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\EssentialPIM Pro\EssentialPIM.exe
Additional files:
  • EssentialPIM.exe - EssentialPIM Pro
  • PPCSync.dll - PPCSync
  • icudt30.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuuc30.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • Gds32.dll (by Firebird Project) - Firebird SQL Server
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • EPIMMAPI.dll
  • hunspelldll.dll
  • PalmSync.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • EssentialPIM.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'EssentialPIM Pro' and executes as "C:\Program Files\EssentialPIM Pro\EssentialPIM.exe" /autorun.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • EssentialPIM.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\EssentialPIM Pro\EssentialPIM.exe'.

How do I remove EssentialPIM Pro?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.86%
Windows 8 39.13%
Windows XP 3.62%
Windows Vista 3.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.99%
Windows 7 Professional 12.80%
Windows 8.1 10.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.60%
  Germany 14.31%
  France 4.70%
  United Kingdom 4.29%
  Italy 3.68%
  Canada 3.07%
  Brazil 2.66%
  Australia 1.84%
  Spain 1.64%
  Belgium 1.43%
  Croatia 1.43%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Russia 1.23%
  India 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.69%
Dell 18.34%
Acer 13.97%
Toshiba 8.73%
ASUS 7.86%
Intel 3.93%
Samsung 3.49%
Lenovo 3.06%
Sahara 1.31%
Medion 0.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.33%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.67%
HP EliteBook 2760p 2.67%
ASUSTeK CM6340 2.67%
ASUS All Series 2.67%


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