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What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,549
United States Rank #4,098
Reach 0.0458%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.04 days
797.56 days >
Average installed length: 419.06 days


1.0.0 100.00%

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AOL Mail and AIM Gadget

What is AOL Mail and AIM Gadget?  (from AOL)

With the AOL Mail and AIM Vista Sidebar Gadget your email, instant messages and BuddyList window are always within easy reach right on your desktop. And you don't even have to open up your Web browser or AOLsoftware to get to them. It's the latest time-saving tool for anyone with the new Windows Vista operating system....  Read more


AOL Mail and AIM Gadget is a software program developed by AOL. 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 setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 645.5 KB (660,992 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 95% of users of AOL Mail and AIM Gadget come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.aol.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\apps\windows 7 usb dvd download tool
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F226C1DA-66D7-4ABC-86B5-3F978A660EBF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 645.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AOL Mail and AIM Gadget

  • iowrapper.dll
  • ae_product_tour.exe (by Macromedia) - Flash 5.0 (Flash Player 5.0 r30)
  • anim.exe (by Jasc Software) - Animation Shop 3 (Animation Shop)
  • ar500enu.exe (by InstallShield Software) - PackageForTheWeb Stub
  • base.js
  • basefx.dll (by Jasc Software) - Animation Shop (BaseFX)
  • dc120v154_32.dll (by Eastman Kodak Japan) - DC120 SDK Library Win32 Ver.1.54 (DC120V154_32)
  • dc210.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - DC210 SDK Win32 Library Ver.2.05 (DC210)
  • dc240.dll (by Eastman Kodak Japan Limited) - DC240 SDK Specific Layer Ver2.0.0800
  • dc240u.sys
  • dc265.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - DC265 SDK Win32 Ver.1.0.0600 (DC265 1.0.0600)
  • dc265ifr.ocx (by FlashPoint Technology) - FTI Device Digita Infrared ActiveX Control Module
  • dc265ser.ocx (by FlashPoint Technology) - FTI Device Digita Serial ActiveX Control Module
  • dc265usb.ocx - FTI Device Digita USB ActiveX Control Module
  • dc280.dll - DC280 SDK Specific Layer Ver1.0.1600
  • dc280u.sys
  • digita.sys
  • ekexifio.dll - NIF KIES (NIF KIES EXIF IO Library)
  • ekfpixaudio.dll - NIF KIES AUDIO Library
  • ekfpixexif.dll - NIF KIES EXIF Library
  • ekfpixguid.dll - NIF KIES GUID Library
  • ekfpixio130.dll - NIF KIES I/O Layer API
  • ekfpixjpeg.dll - NIF KIES JPEG Library
  • ekfpixpsets.dll - NIF KIES PSETS Library
  • f210.dll - DC200/DC210/DC240/DC280 SDK Control Layer Ver.1.0.1600
  • fpxlib.dll - Reference Implementation
  • hotlink.ocx (by Microage Customer) - HotLink ActiveX Control Module
  • inetwh32.dll (by Blue Sky Software) - Blue Sky Software - INETWH32 (INETWH32)
  • ixlacam.dll (by IXLA Limited) - IXLA Digital Camera Interface
  • jbrws.dll - Jasc Browser Support (Jasc Browser Support DLL)
  • jbrwsutil.dll - Jasc Browser Utilities (Jasc Browser Utilities DLL)
  • jcap.dll - Screen Capture DLL (Jasc Screen Capture DLL)
  • jcm.dll - JCM Dynamic Link Library (JCM DLL)
  • jcmyk.dll - CMYK Support DLL (Jasc CMYK Support DLL)
  • jcontrols.dll - JControls Dynamic Link Library (Jasc software common controls library)
  • jff.dll - Image File Support DLL (Jasc Image File Support DLL)
  • jlem.dll - Localized Error Message DLL (Jasc Localized Error Message DLL)
  • jmcp.exe - Media Center Plus 3
  • jmem.dll - Memory Management DLL (Jasc Memory Management DLL)
  • jpeglib.dll
  • jwebtools.dll - Paint Shop Pro (Jasc WebTools DLL)
  • morefx.dll - MoreFX
  • pcdlib32.dll (by Eastman Kodak) - Kodak Photo CD Access Developer Toolkit (PCDLIB32)
  • psp.exe - Paint Shop Pro 7
  • register.exe (by Jasc Software Inc) - Electronic Registration
  • roboex32.dll (by Blue Sky Software) - RoboHELP Classic (RoboHELP Extensions for WinHelp)
  • tubeconverter.exe - TubeConverter Application
  • windows7-usb-dvd-download-tool.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Store (Microsoft Store ISO Backup Tool)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • windows7-usb-dvd-download-tool.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{27121467-6FC1-407B-B3EC-4B8A76C461AC}' (runs on registration).
  • psp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{97686C29-0A36-4EC2-89C5-4768BC39E4DA}' (runs on registration).
  • jmcp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{30D45B1F-AC5E-49A7-AF63-C723AAECAE3F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove AOL Mail and AIM Gadget?

You can uninstall AOL Mail and AIM Gadget 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AOL Mail and AIM Gadget, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AOL Mail and AIM Gadget.

Win Vista (SP2) 48%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.77%
Windows 7 38.50%
Windows 10 10.51%
Windows XP 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 43.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.22%
Windows 8.1 3.78%
Windows 7 Professional 3.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.83%
  United Kingdom 2.39%
  Germany 0.60%
  Iran 0.40%
  France 0.33%
  Canada 0.20%
  Egypt 0.20%
  Philippines 0.13%
  Hong Kong 0.07%
  Thailand 0.07%
  Qatar 0.07%
  NG 0.07%
  MM 0.07%
  Kuwait 0.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.54%
Dell 36.94%
Toshiba 9.01%
Acer 7.51%
Gateway 3.15%
ASUS 1.50%
Sony 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 530 5.05%
Dell Inspiron 530s 4.04%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.54%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.03%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.53%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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