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Should I remove BigPond Username & Password Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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1.1.10 28.57%
1.1.9 71.43%

BigPond Username & Password Tool


BigPond Username & Password Tool is a program developed by Telstra. The most used version is 1.1.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 unpwclient.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 4.65 MB (4,876,425 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of BigPond Username & Password Tool come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bigpond.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\telstra\unpw
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{281E3A71-83B7-4862-8FF7-095BEC1882CF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.65 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BigPond Username & Password Tool

Program executable:unpwclient.exe
Name:Telstra UNPW client
UNPW client
Path:C:\Program Files\telstra\unpw\unpwclient.exe
Additional files:
  • perl58.dll (by ActiveState Tool) - ActivePerl (Perl Interpreter)
  • putdeskshortcut.EXE
  • runclient.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unpwclient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Telstra\unpw\unpwclient.exe'.

How do I remove BigPond Username & Password Tool?

You can uninstall BigPond Username & Password Tool 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 BigPond Username & Password Tool, 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 BigPond Username & Password Tool.

Win Vista (SP2) 29%
Win XP 14%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 28.57%
Windows 7 28.57%
Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 28.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 58.33%
  United States 41.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Toshiba 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
American Megatrends 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A100 16.67%
HP-Pavilion KJ324AA-ABG a... 16.67%
Dell Latitude E6510 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 1501 16.67%
Acer Extensa 5620 16.67%


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