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1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%



MindSpring is a program developed by EarthLink. 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 main program executable is MindSpring.exe. The software installer includes 23 files. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.earthlink.com
Help link: support.earthlink.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MindSpring\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4D22E25B-47D4-4805-ADEB-8826D0FF2940}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MindSpring

Program executable:MindSpring.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\MindSpring\MindSpring.exe
Additional files:
  • MindSpring.exe - MindSpring
  • Interop.WBOCXLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library WBOCXLib
  • SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library SHDocVw
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • HelperDLL.dll - HelperDL Dynamic Link Library
  • GIPS.dll - GIPS Dynamic Link Library
  • IMAP4.Net.dll (by Quiksoft) - EasyMail .Net Edition (EasyMail .Net Edition IMAP4 Assembly)
  • Parse.Net.dll (by Quiksoft) - EasyMail .Net (EasyMail .Net Edition Parse Assembly)
  • sipXtapi.dll (by Pingtel) - SIPxua SDK (SIP User-Agent API)
  • GIPSVoiceEngineDLL.dll (by Global IP Sound) - SoundWare (Global IP Sound VoiceEngine)
  • AxInterop.WBOCXLib.dll
  • AxSHDocVw.dll
  • EpicProtocol.dll
  • FindFilter.dll
  • InformUser.dll
  • MediaCollections.dll
  • OfflineMessageService.dll
  • Phones.dll
  • Presence.dll
  • Sip.dll
  • UpdateMgr.dll
  • Voice.dll
  • WizardControl.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MindSpring.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MindSpring\MindSpring.exe'.

How do I remove MindSpring?

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

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows XP
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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