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Should I remove Palringo?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,191
United States Rank #15,245
Reach 0.0268%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.95 days
558.94 days >
Average installed length: 293.68 days

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Palringo is a program developed by Palringo Limited. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is palringo.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 4.66 MB (4,885,324 bytes). updates.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 34% of users of Palringo come from Saudi Arabia, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.palringo.com
Help link: www.palringo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Palringo
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Palringo\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Palringo

Program executable:palringo.exe
Instant Messaging Client
Path:C:\Program Files\palringo\palringo.exe
Additional files:
  • api.dll - Palringo (Shared API Library)
  • connection.dll - IM Protocol Library
  • location.dll - Location Support Library
  • updates.dll - Automatic Update Library
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • palringo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{791BDA01-F844-435D-BB2A-039EAB5E7AE9}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • palringo.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Palringo' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Palringo\palringo.exe" /hidden.

How do I remove Palringo?

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

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.74%
Windows 8 16.45%
Windows XP 6.37%
Windows Vista 3.18%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.19%
Windows 7 Professional 9.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.65%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.46%
Windows 8.1 3.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.99% of installs come from Saudi Arabia
Which countries install it?
  Saudi Arabia 33.99%
  United States 30.54%
  Germany 2.46%
  United Kingdom 2.46%
  Canada 2.22%
  France 1.72%
  Indonesia 1.72%
  Iran 1.72%
  YE 1.72%
  IQ 1.48%
  SY 1.48%
  Australia 1.23%
  Egypt 1.23%
  India 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.72%
Dell 22.10%
Acer 17.60%
Toshiba 12.73%
ASUS 9.36%
Lenovo 3.00%
MSI 1.50%
Apple 1.12%
Samsung 1.12%
Alienware 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.46%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.46%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.28%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.73%


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