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Should I remove Sky Broadband?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,594
United States Rank #48,965
Reach 0.0330%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0 95.25%

Sky Broadband

Overview

It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named unyt_wrap.exe. The setup package generally installs about 84 files and is usually about 2.55 MB (2,675,894 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 94% of users of Sky Broadband come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Romania.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sky Broadband
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Sky Broadband\Bin\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sky Broadband

Program executable:unyt_wrap.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\common\unyt_wrap.exe
MD5:7b83fe2e56fe663cd78296f07c0b467a
Additional files:
  • steam.exe (by Valve) - Steam Client Bootstrapper (Steam Client Bootstrapper ([email protected]))
  • steamservice.exe (by Valve) - Steam Client Service (Steam Client Service ([email protected]))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CBE023F5-9D76-4358-A84B-A82A47A8BF8E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\steam\steam.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • steam.exe connects to 146.66.155.9 (port 27017).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

steam.exe
Memory:193.45 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003719708%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00019207%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00017990%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:40,073,671
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:22
70 average
I/O reads/min:692.26 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:904.87 KB
105.02 KB average
steamservice.exe
Memory:11.86 MB
Total CPU:0.0001389162%
Kernel CPU:0.00006306%
User CPU:0.00007586%
CPU cycles/sec:2,315,612
Switches/sec:1
I/O reads/min:13.46 KB
I/O writes/min:23 Bytes

How do I remove Sky Broadband?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win XP 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 43.84%
Windows Vista 37.58%
Windows XP 12.53%
Windows 8 6.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 30.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.36%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.82%
Windows 10 Home 2.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.36% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 94.36%
  United States 3.47%
  Romania 0.43%
  Canada 0.43%
  Kazakstan 0.22%
  Belgium 0.22%
  Australia 0.22%
  New Zealand 0.22%
  Ireland 0.22%
  IM 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.67%
Acer 25.87%
Hewlett-Packard 20.98%
Toshiba 9.09%
GIGABYTE 4.90%
Samsung 2.80%
American Megatrends 2.10%
Intel 2.10%
ASUS 1.40%
Packard Bell 1.05%
Sahara 1.05%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.69%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.23%
DIXONSXP DIXONSXP ... 4.23%
HP G61 Notebook PC 2.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.82%

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