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Should I remove Messenger Pack by BabylonIM?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0001%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 98.95 days
352.07 days >
Average installed length: 184.99 days

Messenger Pack by BabylonIM

What is Messenger Pack by BabylonIM?

Messenger Pack by BabylonIM is a bundled installation using a download monetization platform. Installing the co-bundled software through the modified installer may not be optional. From the distribution site: "This product is totally free and offers the user additional bundle products that may include advertisements. The software can be installed without any additional software by opting out of the offerings. All additional bundle products are available for free from the manufacturer website. During installation and setup the software will offer uses by default the ability to install web browser toolbars or other potentially unwanted software applications designed to modify a user's search settings.

Overview

Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 PreUninstall.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.6 MB (1,673,502 bytes).
Messenger Pack by BabylonIM has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove Messenger Pack by BabylonIM.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bandoo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BabylonIM
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BabylonIM\PreUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Messenger Pack by BabylonIM

Program executable:PreUninstall.exe
Name:BabylonIM
BabylonIM Uninstall
Path:C:\Program Files\BabylonIM\PreUninstall.exe
MD5:3c5ac035d36c61725022aaf330b6d5ea
Additional files:
  • PreUninstall.exe - BabylonIM (BabylonIM Uninstall)
  • InstallerHelper.dll
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Messenger Pack by BabylonIM?

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Or, you can uninstall Messenger Pack by BabylonIM 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 Messenger Pack by BabylonIM, 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 Messenger Pack by BabylonIM.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Germany 14.29%
  Iran 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%

About (from Bandoo Media Inc)

We decided to create Bandoo to enrich the instant messaging experience with an easy to use and free collection of new emoticons, winks, nudges and display images.
Publisher URL: www.bandoo.com

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