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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,667
United States Rank #20,255
Reach 0.0105%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.32 days
186.56 days >
Average installed length: 98.03 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.0.13 0.68%
6.0.12 0.68%
6.0.11 0.68%
6.0.10 0.68%
6.0.9 0.68%
6.0.8 0.68%
6.0.7 2.04%
6.0.6 2.04%
6.0.4 2.72%
6.0.3 0.68%
6.0.2 2.72%
6.0.1 17.01%
6.0 6.80%
5.9.0600 1.36%
5.9.0400 1.36%
5.9.0300 1.36%
5.9.0200 4.08%
5.9.0100 2.72%
5.9.0000 12.24%
5.8.0400 0.68%
5.8.0000 4.08%
5.7.0400 2.72%
5.7.0300 0.68%
5.7.0200 0.68%
5.7.0100 0.68%
5.7.0000 13.61%
5.6.0400 0.68%
5.6.0300 0.68%
5.6.0000 6.12%
5.5.0201 0.68%
5.5.0200 0.68%
5.5.0000 6.80%

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IBM Personal Communications

What is IBM Personal Communications?  (from IBM)

IBM Personal Communications is an industry-leading, traditional Windows emulator that provides comprehensive connectivity and access to host data. Provides an optimal platform for traditional access to data and applications on the host. Maintains the integrity of SNA LU6.2/CPIC/APPC applications over IP, providing the ...  Read more

Overview

IBM Personal Communications is a software program developed by IBM. The most common release is 6.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named csstart.exe. The setup package generally installs about 73 files and is usually about 116.04 KB (118,828 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 40% of users of IBM Personal Communications come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ibm.com/software/network/pcomm
Help link: www.ibm.com/software/network/pcomm/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IBM\Personal Communications\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{37C22E24-B794-4265-A38E-711BBF1C637A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 116.04 KB

Program filesFiles installed by IBM Personal Communications

Program executable:csstart.exe
Name:Personal Communications
csstart
Path:C:\Program Files\IBM\Personal Communications\csstart.exe
MD5:ca465f1686cc4d8200e61d513acef3f2
Additional files:
  • LASN20EN.DLL (by Lotus Development) - Lotus OLE 2.0 User Interface Support
  • LTOUIN20.DLL (by Lotus Development)
  • autclist.dll - IBM Personal Communications (Pcomm Automation Object)
  • autcmgr.dll - PCOMM Automation Object
  • autoia.dll
  • autps.dll
  • autsdsc.dll
  • autsess.dll
  • autsrec.dll
  • autwmet.dll
  • autxfer.dll
  • ANYINIT.dll - Personal Communications (ANYINIT DLL)
  • apitrc32.dll - 32-bit DLL for APITRC
  • appcmsg.dll - APPCMSG 32-bit DLL
  • autreg.dll
  • autset.dll
  • autsystem.dll - AUTSYSTEM
  • cfgwiz.exe - CFGWIZ MFC Application
  • cmmole.dll
  • cmnapi32.dll - CMNAPI32 32-bit DLL
  • csdspy.exe
  • csmodify.exe - csmodify
  • csquery.exe - csquery
  • csstop.exe - csstop
  • DEFSECUR.DLL - DEFSECUR DLL
  • EHLAPI32.dll
  • emutocfg.dll - Shared Memory Manager Between Emulator and Node GUI for WinMill
  • fmtcapi.dll
  • fmtmsg.dll - Formatter for traces written by MESSAGE.DLL
  • FMTNODE.DLL - Trace Formatter
  • FMTNOPS.dll - PCSNOPS.EXE
  • hllvdd.dll
  • iserv.exe - Internet Service Application
  • MESSAGE.DLL
  • MILLUTIL.DLL - Personal Communications Utilities
  • msgbrwsr.exe - Log Viewer
  • MSGIO.DLL - Message queuing facility for WinMill
  • nsmfc42x.dll - PCSMFCX.DLL
  • ocdmigr.dll - OCDMIGR DLL
  • ibmslp.dll - Communications Server (ibmslp)
  • LTASWN20.DLL - Aswan Toolkit 32bit (Aswan 32bit DLL)
  • jpkcs11.dll
  • mscapi.dll
  • oocsvcs.dll

How do I remove IBM Personal Communications?

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Or, you can uninstall IBM Personal Communications 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 IBM Personal Communications, 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 IBM Personal Communications.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#21,667
 
REACH
~0.01%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.07%
Windows XP 21.09%
Windows 8 6.80%
Windows Vista 2.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 36.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.55%
Windows 7 Enterprise 19.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.53%
  Italy 7.56%
  Japan 5.23%
  Brazil 4.07%
  Israel 3.49%
  Spain 3.49%
  France 2.33%
  Saudi Arabia 2.33%
  Germany 2.33%
  Croatia 2.33%
  Portugal 1.74%
  Taiwan 1.74%
  Belgium 1.74%
  Malaysia 1.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.37%
Dell 30.39%
Lenovo 24.51%
ASUS 4.90%
GIGABYTE 2.94%
Toshiba 2.94%
Acer 1.96%
American Megatrends 0.98%
Common models
LENOVO 2449A21 8.06%
LENOVO 1951BY8 4.03%
Dell OptiPlex 390 2.42%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 2.42%
HP EliteBook 8460p 2.42%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 1.61%

About IBM

International Business Machines (IBM) manufactures computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
Publisher URL: www.ibm.com

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