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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,947
Reach 0.0121%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.49 days
368.37 days >
Average installed length: 193.55 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Assistant 5.05.013


Assistant 5.05.013 is a program developed by Medion AG. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is assistant.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 133.06 MB (139,524,439 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. 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 75% of users of Assistant come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\medion gopal assistant
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Medion GoPal Assistant\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 133.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Assistant 5.05.013

Program executable:assistant.exe
Name:Assistant Application
Path:C:\Program Files\medion gopal assistant\assistant.exe
Additional files:
  • Assistant_Uninstaller.exe - GoPal Assistant Uninstaller
  • Assistant_ContactManager.dll - MEDION GoPal Assistant (ContactManager)
  • Assistant_Contracts.dll - Assistant Contracts
  • Assistant_Core.dll - Assistant Core
  • Assistant_Migrator.dll - Migrator
  • Assistant_Resources.dll - Assistant_Resources
  • Assistant_Starter.exe - Assistant_Starter
  • Assistant_UninstallOldPerUser.exe - GoPal Assistant UninstallOldPerUser
  • Assistant_WpfClient.dll - Assistant_WPFClient
  • GoPal_Assistant.exe - Assistant
  • OutlookContactSynchronization.dll - OutlookContactSynchronization
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • Updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GoPal_Assistant.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6791DC2F-A47C-4DA7-AE4C-A5086843607C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Assistant_Starter.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Assistant_Starter' and executes as C:\Program Files\MEDION GoPal Assistant\Assistant_Starter.exe /activesyncoff.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GoPal_Assistant.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Medion GoPal Assistant\GoPal_Assistant.exe'.

How do I remove Assistant?

You can uninstall Assistant 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 Assistant 5.05.013, 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 Assistant.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.97%
Windows Vista 14.23%
Windows XP 7.53%
Windows 10 6.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.30%
Windows 7 Professional 7.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.02%
Windows 10 Home 3.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.59% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 74.59%
  Austria 9.43%
  United States 5.33%
  Belgium 2.87%
  Netherlands 2.05%
  Switzerland 1.64%
  France 1.23%
  United Kingdom 1.23%
  Spain 0.82%
  DK 0.41%
  Canada 0.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 45.74%
Acer 17.05%
Hewlett-Packard 10.08%
Dell 3.88%
Samsung 3.88%
Intel 3.88%
ASUS 3.10%
American Megatrends 3.10%
Sahara 3.10%
Lenovo 1.55%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.80%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 6.12%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.08%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 3.40%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 2.72%
MEDION E6224 2.04%

About Medion AG

Medion AG is a German consumer electronics company. The company's main products are computers and notebooks, but also digital cameras.
Publisher URL: https//www.medion.com/us


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