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Should I remove PIMphony?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,232
Reach 0.0071%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.58 days
105.52 days >
Average installed length: 55.44 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.8.3160 1.01%
6.8.3150 1.01%
6.8.3140 3.03%
6.8.3135 2.02%
6.8.3120 1.01%
6.8.3115 4.04%
6.7.2960 2.02%
6.7.2955 3.03%
6.7.2950 4.04%
6.7.2925 8.08%
6.6.2725 1.01%
6.6.2715 1.01%
6.6.2710 7.07%
6.5.2550 1.01%
6.5.2545 11.11%
6.5.2540 1.01%
6.5.2530 2.02%
6.5.2505 1.01%
6.4.2360 4.04%
6.4.2350 2.02%
6.4.2345 2.02%
6.4.2325 1.01%
6.4.2320 2.02%
6.4.2310 1.01%
6.3.2110 5.05%
6.3.2100 4.04%
6.3.2095 3.03%
6.3.2085 2.02%
6.3.2070 2.02%
6.3.2065 1.01%
6.3.2030 5.05%
6.3.2020 1.01%
6.3.1985 1.01%
6.3.1970 2.02%
6.3.1960 1.01%
6.3.1935 3.03%
6.3.1920 2.02%
6.3.1860 1.01%

PIMphony

What is PIMphony?  (from Alcatel)

Alcatel-Lucent PIMphony is a high-level, full-featured softphone solution that can transform a multimedia PC into an IP terminal, which is ideal for SMBs, office environments and remote workers. PIMphony Basic provides users with standard telephone functions directly on their PC. All features, such as click-to-call, tr...  Read more

Overview

PIMphony is a program developed by Alcatel. The most used version is 6.5.2545, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 56 files and is usually about 51.9 MB (54,425,175 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 30% of users of PIMphony come from Germany, it is also popular in France and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: enterprise.alcatel-lucent.com/?product=PIMphony&page=overview
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Alcatel_PIMphony\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{831ADA8C-C73B-4915-AF8D-83D22BD58AA8}
(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: 51.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PIMphony

  • discoveriplan.dll - Alcatel discoverIPLAN (discoverIPLAN)
  • Alcatel.Telephony.Pimphony.Logging.Sinks.dll - Debug Sink Provider (Alcatel Business System Debug Sink Provider Design)
  • adpcmcnv.exe - Alcatel Convert (Convert wave file frm G.726 to PCM)
  • aocwzext.dll - aocwzExt Module
  • acttl.dll - ACTTL Module (ACTTL for TAPI20)
  • aocDownload.dll - AocDownload (Download Management Component)
  • ddbutton.ocx - DropDownBut (Drop down control)
  • aocCommon.dll - AocCommon (Alcatel: AocCommon)
  • addin.dll - PIMPhony (Addin for Outlook)
  • aocicons.dll - PIMphony (Alcatel: Open Computer Telephony Icons)
  • aocphone.exe
  • aocpopup.dll - Alcatel PIMphony Popup
  • aocutils.dll - AocUtils (Alcatel: Utils Library)
  • aocwiz.exe - Alcatel PIMphony Configuration Wizard
  • dialldap.dll - Driver forLdap
  • dialres.dll - Multi-language Dialler resources
  • drvacs00.dll - Driver for Access
  • drvact.dll - Act! PIM Driver
  • drvAct2006.dll - Act!2005+ PIM Driver
  • drvgold.dll - Driver for Goldmine
  • drvlotus.dll - Lotus Notes PIM Driver
  • drvout00.dll - Driver for Outlook
  • aocdial.dll - AocDial (Alcatel: Open Computer Telephony Connector)
  • aocicon.dll - AOCDial (Alcatel: Open Computer Telephony Connector)
  • aocBlf.dll - aocBlf (Alcatel: BLF)
  • callst.ocx - Callst
  • aocCS.dll
  • CSBase.dll
  • appdiag.dll - Alcatel appdiag (appdiag)
  • appdiag.exe
  • output.dll - Alcatel output (output)
  • input.dll - Alcatel input (input)
  • phoneres.dll
  • drvres.dll - AOC
  • popupres.dll
  • pimphony.actplugin.dll - Alcatel-Lucent: Act plugin
  • AbersWrapperLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library ABERSWRAPPERLib
  • detecsrvlib.dll - Assembly imported from type library DETECSRVLib
  • audibitlib.dll - Assembly imported from type library AUDIBITLib
  • AudioHandset.dll - Alcatel-Lucent - AudioHandset
  • alcadpcm.dll - Alcatel codec for window (Alcatel ADPCM CODEC for MSACM)
  • AbersWrapper.dll - AbersWrapper Module
  • detecsrv.dll - DetecSrv Module
  • audibit.dll - Audibit Module
  • dde.dll - DDE Module
  • abers.exe - ABERS
  • Alcatel.Telephony.Pimphony.Logging.Formatters.dll - Alcatel PIMPhony log formatter
  • AlcatelAPI.dll
  • aocCS.XmlSerializers.dll
  • AocDial.XmlSerializers.dll
  • CSBase.XmlSerializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • aocwiz.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E5FC0A94-1A8C-4597-9BDA-DEDD73195ED1}' (runs on registration).
  • aocphone.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B421C5BE-0FDE-4D1D-AB7F-1D345847C867}' (runs on registration).
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • abers.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Alcatel_PIMphony\abers.exe'.
  • aocwiz.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Alcatel_PIMphony\aocwiz.exe'.
  • aocphone.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Alcatel_PIMphony\aocphone.exe'.
  • appdiag.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Alcatel_PIMphony\appdiag\appdiag.exe'.

How do I remove PIMphony?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 3%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#26,232

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows 8 28.28%
Windows XP 8.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 57.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.08%
Windows 8 Pro 7.07%
Windows 10 Pro 5.05%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 30.00%
  France 14.00%
  Austria 10.00%
  United States 9.00%
  Italy 6.00%
  Belgium 3.00%
  Spain 3.00%
  Portugal 2.00%
  Netherlands 2.00%
  Guatemala 2.00%
  Lithuania 2.00%
  Norway 2.00%
  Switzerland 2.00%
  Czech Republic 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 25.00%
Sony 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
Acer 5.00%
ASUS 5.00%
Intel 3.33%
Toshiba 3.33%
American Megatrends 3.33%
Medion 1.67%
Common models
HP Elite 7500 Series MT 8.33%
HP ProBook 6560b 2.38%
Dell Precision T1500 2.38%
HP Compaq 6000 Pro SFF PC 2.38%
TOSHIBA TECRA R950 2.38%
Wortmann_AG TERRA_PC 1.19%


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Sunshineover a year ago
Can we upgrade version 6.3 of pymphony to be used with windows 8 software?