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Should I remove Pure Networks Port Magic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,256
United States Rank #6,190
Reach 0.0296%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.42 days
218.96 days >
Average installed length: 115.05 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.2.1393.0 100.00%

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Pure Networks Port Magic

Overview

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 Canada 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
MD5:ba99c608a075c44026720d5383f3d75b
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.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 54.45%
Windows 7 27.75%
Windows Vista 15.71%
Windows 8 2.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 53.48%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.44%
Windows 7 Professional 3.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.60%
Windows 8.1 1.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.17%
  Canada 0.30%
  China 0.30%
  Colombia 0.30%
  France 0.30%
  Iran 0.30%
  VC 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.41%
Hewlett-Packard 22.79%
Toshiba 16.91%
Intel 8.82%
Sahara 8.09%
American Megatrends 5.15%
Gateway 2.94%
ASUS 1.47%
Acer 1.47%
GIGABYTE 1.47%
Lenovo 1.47%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.51%
Dell Inspiron 560 3.51%
Dell XPS 8300 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite A105 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite M105 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite M45 2.63%

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