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Should I remove Miranda IM?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,738
United States Rank #32,622
Reach 0.0068%


0.10.39 2.08%
0.10.35 1.04%
0.10.34 3.13%
0.10.33 4.17%
0.10.32 6.25%
0.10.31 3.13%
0.10.30 5.21%
0.10.29 5.21%
0.10.28 7.29%
0.10.27 5.21%
0.10.26 5.21%
0.10.25 2.08%
0.10.24 17.71%
0.10.23 23.96%
0.10.22 7.29%
0.9.10 1.04%

Miranda IM

What is Miranda IM?

Miranda IM is an open source multiprotocol instant messaging application, designed for Microsoft Windows. Miranda is free software distributed under GNU General Public License. Miranda IM provides a basic client framework, GUI, and an advanced plugin architecture. Support for various IM protocols and additional features is implemented through optional plugins, some of which come bundled with Miranda IM by default; the rest (over 500) are available on the official addons site.


The most used version is 0.10.23, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 miranda32.exe. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 6.52 MB (6,837,307 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.miranda-im.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Miranda IM
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Miranda IM\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 6.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Miranda IM

Program executable:miranda32.exe
Name:Miranda IM
Path:C:\Program Files\miranda im\miranda32.exe
Additional files:
  • dbtool.exe - Miranda Database Tool (Miranda IM Database Tool)
  • Miranda.exe - Miranda IM
  • miranda64.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • zlib.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • miranda32.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MirandaIM' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Miranda IM\miranda32.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • miranda32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Miranda IM\miranda32.exe'.

How do I remove Miranda IM?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.63%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows XP 6.25%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 10 Pro 5.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.21% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 26.21%
  United States 22.33%
  Czech Republic 4.85%
  Poland 4.85%
  United Kingdom 3.88%
  Russia 3.88%
  UA 2.91%
  Iran 2.91%
  Italy 1.94%
  Canada 1.94%
  Belgium 1.94%
  Austria 1.94%
  France 1.94%
  Turkey 1.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.42%
Acer 16.95%
Hewlett-Packard 16.95%
ASUS 10.17%
Lenovo 8.47%
Toshiba 5.08%
Sony 1.69%
Samsung 1.69%
Medion 1.69%
MSI 1.69%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 7720 2.67%
Acer Aspire V3-772 2.67%
ASUS All Series 2.67%
MSI MS-7821 2.67%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.67%


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