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Should I remove Optimum Link?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #28,175
Reach 0.0014%


1.0.8 63.16%
1.0.7 26.32%
1.0.5 5.26%
1.0.4 5.26%

Optimum Link


Optimum Link is a software program developed by CSC Holdings. The most common release is 1.0.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 32.78 MB (34,372,305 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 97% of users of Optimum Link come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.optimum.net/optimumlink
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Optimum Link\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1D8F33DC-F777-4456-BB36-AE2A1990358C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 32.78 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Optimum Link

  • OptimumLinkSetup.exe - Optimum Link (Optimum Link Setup)
  • ActiveTranscoder.exe (by ActiveVideo Networks) - Active Transcoder ® (Active Transcoder)
  • FlashTranscoder.exe (by ActiveVideo Networks) - Flash Transcoder ® (Flash Transcoder)
  • AvnStreamer.exe - AVN Streamer ® (AVN Streamer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Optimum Link?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8 5%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.16%
Windows Vista 26.32%
Windows XP 5.26%
Windows 8 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 26.32%
Windows 7 Professional 26.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.53%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 5.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.97%
  United Kingdom 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
Dell 29.41%
Toshiba 11.76%
Sony 11.76%
Gateway 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7596 5.56%
MSI MS-7522 5.56%
Dell MP061 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 530 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite P205 5.56%
Sony VGN-CR320E 5.56%


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