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Should I remove Pure Networks Port Magic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,417
United States Rank #7,164
Reach 0.0233%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.03 days
266.40 days >
Average installed length: 139.97 days


1.2.1393.0 100.00%

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Pure Networks Port Magic


Pure Networks Port Magic is a program developed by Pure Networks. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is PortAOL.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.05 MB (2,154,728 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 98% of users of Pure Networks Port Magic come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and China.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: aol-support.purenetworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files1\PURENE~1\PORTMA~1
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\PURENE~1\PORTMA~1\PortAOL.exe -Uninstall -ShowUI
Estimated size: 2.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pure Networks Port Magic

Program executable:PortAOL.exe
Name:Port Magic
Port Magic Application
Path:C:\Program Files1\PURENE~1\PORTMA~1\PortAOL.exe
Additional files:
  • connwsp.dll - Port Magic (connwsp Dynamic Link Library)
  • libcfy.dll - Port Magic Library
  • PortAOL.exe - Port Magic Application
  • preloads.dll - Registry Preloads
  • SetupNT.dll - Setup NT Helper DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PortAOL.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Pure Networks Port Magic' which loads as "C:\Program Files1\PURENE~1\PORTMA~1\PortAOL.exe" -Run.

How do I remove Pure Networks Port Magic?

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

Win XP 44%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 46.75%
Windows 7 35.50%
Windows Vista 15.15%
Windows 8 2.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 44.44%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.98%
Windows 7 Professional 4.83%
Windows 8.1 2.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.34%
  United Kingdom 0.55%
  China 0.28%
  France 0.28%
  Paraguay 0.28%
  Venezuela 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.69%
Hewlett-Packard 24.36%
Toshiba 12.18%
Intel 8.97%
Sahara 5.77%
Acer 5.13%
Gateway 3.21%
American Megatrends 2.56%
Lenovo 1.92%
ASUS 1.28%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.54%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.65%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.77%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 1.77%
Dell Studio 1735 1.77%
Dell XPS 8300 1.77%


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