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8% remove it92% keep it
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1.1.6 41.38%
1.1.5 17.24%
1.1.4 27.59%
1.0.9 13.79%

BigPond Connection Client


BigPond Connection Client is a program developed by Telstra. The most used version is 1.1.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 10 files and is usually about 5.09 MB (5,333,958 bytes). BigPondCC_updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 77% of users of BigPond Connection Client come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bigpond.com
Help link: www.bigpond.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Telstra\BigPond Connection Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7EBFFFA9-9681-4D9B-9B1F-FEF639C5F4E5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BigPond Connection Client

  • register.exe - BigPond Wireless Broadband 2.0 (Registration Utility)
  • BigPondCC.exe - BigPond Connection Client
  • Shared.dll - Shared
  • NLog.dll (by NLog) - NLog - .NET Logging Library (NLog for .NET 2.0)
  • nsoftware.IPWorks.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! V8 .NET Edition (IP*Works! V8)
  • nsoftware.System.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - /n software SysAccess
  • HtmlAgilityPack.dll (by Simon Mourier) - Html Agility Pack (Html Agility Pack - Release)
  • BigPondCC_updater.exe (by Caphyon LTD) - Advanced Updater
  • RSS.NET.dll (by http://rss-net.sf.net) - RSS.NET

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BigPondCC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AEEF23CD-3DAF-44E3-949D-7BE54A5FACDD}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • BigPondCC.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BigPond Connection Client' and executes as C:\Program Files\Telstra\BigPond Connection Client\BigPondCC.exe.

How do I remove BigPond Connection Client?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win 7 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.28%
Windows 10 20.69%
Windows Vista 17.24%
Windows XP 13.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 14.81%
Windows 10 Home 14.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.42% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 77.42%
  United States 22.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.77%
Toshiba 19.23%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Acer 11.54%
American Megatrends 3.85%
Compaq 3.85%
ASUS 3.85%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 8.00%
Dell Inspiron 1525 8.00%
MSI MS-7267 4.00%
eMachines eME732 4.00%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.00%
ASUSTeK K52F 4.00%


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