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Should I remove ActiveMail?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
39% remove it61% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,738
United States Rank #9,693
Reach 0.0124%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.12 days
859.11 days >
Average installed length: 451.40 days


5.9.25 12.30%
5.9.6 3.69%
5.8.76 3.69%
5.8.74 0.82%
5.8.71 0.41%
5.8.70 10.66%
5.8.69 1.23%
5.8.63 13.11%
5.8.62 4.10%
5.8.55 4.10%
5.8.50 2.46%
5.8.27 5.33%
5.8.18 3.69%
5.8.17 1.23%
5.7.27 3.69%
5.7.26 1.23%
5.6.29 2.05%
5.5.118 6.15%
5.5.92 9.43%
5.5.66 2.05%
5.5.59 3.28%
5.5.47 0.82%
5.4.75 3.69%
5.4.69 0.82%

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What is ActiveMail?  (from ActivePath)

ActiveMail brings life to your email, so you can finally enter the world of rich and interactive
content without leaving your inbox. Here are some of the fun things you can expect: When you get an email with a link to an online video, ActiveMail automatically converts that link to the actual video to watch on the sp...  Read more


ActiveMail is a program developed by ActivePath. The most used version is 5.8.63, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 programs's main executable is ActiveMailComServer.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.86 MB of memory. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.84 MB (2,976,912 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 93% of users of ActiveMail come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ActivePath.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\ActivePath\ActiveMail\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0E42A955-54D0-49CB-9ABA-78B506F88436}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.84 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ActiveMail

Program executable:ActiveMailComServer.exe
Name:ActiveMail Addon
ActiveMail COM Server
ActiveMail COM Server is the core ActiveMail service that can modify the web page email content in order to apply its 'widgets'. activemailcomserver.exe connects with both ActiveMail BHO and ActiveMail Update.
Additional files:
  • ActiveMailComServer.exe - ActiveMail Addon(Internal Testing) (ActiveMail COM Server(Internal Testing))
  • ActiveMailBHO.dll - ActiveMail Addon (ActiveMail BHO)
  • ActiveMailBHO64.dll
  • ActiveMailOutlookAddin.dll - ActiveMail Outlook Addin
  • ActiveMailOutlookAddin64.dll
  • UpdateClient.exe - UpdateClient (ActiveMail Update)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • ActiveMailBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ActiveMail' with the class of {EF7AED5F-0C26-4820-A570-7DA8B6D93F4A}.
  • ActiveMailBHO64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ActiveMail' with the class of {EF7AED5F-0C26-4820-A570-7DA8B6D93F4A}.
Scheduled Task
  • UpdateClient.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ActiveMail Updater' (runs daily at 5:32 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • UpdateClient.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ActiveMail Chrome Watcher.
Network connections
  • ActiveMailComServer.exe connects to ec2-50-19-126-27.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 80).
  • ActiveMailComServer.exe connects to ec2-107-21-204-167.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 80).
  • ActiveMailComServer.exe connects to ec2-23-23-108-225.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.86 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0021180312%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00167260%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00044543%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:35,619
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:13.09 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:152 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:884 KB
Total CPU:0.0027818665%
Kernel CPU:0.00204137%
User CPU:0.00074050%
CPU cycles/sec:1,650,415
I/O reads/min:23 Bytes

How do I remove ActiveMail?

You can uninstall ActiveMail 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 ActiveMail, 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 ActiveMail.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ActiveMail you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 39%
Keep it 61%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.97%
Windows Vista 13.11%
Windows 10 2.87%
Windows XP 2.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 64.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.30%
Windows 7 Professional 8.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.05%
Windows 10 Home 1.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.19%
  Israel 3.41%
  Iran 1.22%
  Philippines 0.49%
  Colombia 0.24%
  United Kingdom 0.24%
  Greece 0.24%
  Saudi Arabia 0.24%
  Switzerland 0.24%
  Czech Republic 0.24%
  UA 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.87%
Dell 24.58%
Acer 13.41%
Toshiba 9.50%
ASUS 5.03%
Intel 3.35%
Lenovo 1.68%
Gateway 1.12%
Samsung 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.26%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.55%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.84%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 2.84%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1010 2.84%


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