84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Bandoo?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,535
United States Rank #11,861
Reach 0.0289%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.45 days
927.68 days >
Average installed length: 487.42 days


VersionDistribution 7.56% 1.76% 8.79% 4.22% 1.58% 4.22% 9.14% 4.39% 0.88% 15.11% 7.21% 4.92%


What is Bandoo?

Bandoo is an IM/messaging program. From the EUAL: "You hereby acknowledge that the Applications use various tools to enhance Your view of Web pages which You browse by adding Bandoo features to them, such as, for example, emoticons, winks and ads. In order to provide such enhancements, the Applications automatically apply certain JavaScript code and/or other elements provided by Bandoo to the Web pages you view. By using this Site and/or the Applications, You agree and consent to having the Applications automatically apply such modifications to Web pages which you view for the purpose of adding (in Bandoo's sole discretion) any and all features and functionality currently provided by Bandoo and/or provided by Bandoo in the future."

About  (from Bandoo Media Inc)

Surprise your friends with tons of cool emoticons and amazing animated winks! Totally FREE! Bandoo supports Windows Live Messenger (MSN), Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo IM & Mail and Outlook Express. Bandoo works with MSN Messenger and Yahoo Messenger, supports Flash and an amazing collection of animations. The actual Bandoo so...  Read more
  • Adds a Windows Service
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
Bandoo has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bandoo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bandoo
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Bandoo\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 22.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bandoo

Program executable:bandoo.exe
Bandoo Coordinator
Path:C:\Program Files\bandoo\bandoo.exe
Bandoo Coordinator is the core Windows Service for the Bandoo program. Bandoo Media bundles and advertises other Bandoo Media programs that are typically unwanted such as Window Search, Bandoo and Searchqu Toolbars. These prorgams are known...
Additional files:
  • BandooGo.exe - Bandoo (Bandoo Go)
  • BandooRes.dll - Bandoo Resources
  • BandooUI.exe - Bandoo Coordinator UI
  • BndCore.exe - Bandoo Core
  • CrashRpt.dll - Bandoo Crash Report
  • ExtensionsManager.exe - Extensions Manager
  • PreUninstall.exe - Bandoo Uninstall
  • Resources.dll
  • uninstaller.exe - Bandoo Install
  • ffext.exe - ffext (ffext Install)
  • GIFAnimator.dll - GifAnimator
  • BndHook.dll (by Discordia Limited) - BndHook
  • FFSettings.exe
  • FlashAnimator.dll
  • InstallerHelper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Bandoo.exe runs as a service named 'Bandoo Coordinator' (Bandoo Coordinator) "Coordinates Bandoo plugins work".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.98 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.1858533420%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.09707982%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.08877352%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:2.71 MB
Total CPU:0.0886082099%
Kernel CPU:0.02383613%
User CPU:0.06477208%

How do I remove Bandoo?

You can uninstall Bandoo 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 Bandoo, 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 Bandoo.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.87%
Windows Vista 11.25%
Windows XP 11.07%
Windows 10 2.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.38%
Windows 7 Professional 4.78%
Windows 7 Starter 1.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.76%
  Iran 11.13%
  Germany 4.01%
  United Kingdom 3.26%
  Canada 2.52%
  Italy 2.52%
  Belgium 2.37%
  Australia 2.08%
  Spain 2.08%
  France 1.93%
  Sweden 1.63%
  Netherlands 1.63%
  MA 1.34%
  Taiwan 1.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.43%
Acer 20.86%
Dell 19.14%
ASUS 8.29%
Toshiba 5.14%
Samsung 3.14%
Intel 1.71%
Sony 1.71%
American Megatrends 1.14%
Lenovo 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.25%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.12%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.61%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.09%
ASUSTeK K52F 2.58%

About (from Bandoo Media Inc)

We decided to create Bandoo to enrich the instant messaging experience with an easy to use and free collection of new emoticons, winks, nudges and display images.
Publisher URL: www.bandoo.com


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