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Should I remove Blackboard IM -C?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,297
United States Rank #9,180
Reach 0.0144%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 77.44 days
705.95 days >
Average installed length: 370.92 days


4.1.0-C 100.00%

Blackboard IM 4.1.0-C


Blackboard IM 4.1.0-C is a software program developed by Blackboard. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named blackboardim.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 36.63 MB (38,405,607 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 92% of users of Blackboard IM -C come from the United States, it is also popular in Saudi Arabia and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.blackboardcollaborate.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\blackboard\blackboard im
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Blackboard\Blackboard IM\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 36.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Blackboard IM 4.1.0-C

Program executable:blackboardim.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\blackboard\blackboard im\blackboardim.exe
Additional files:
  • blackboardUpdateInstaller.exe (by Wimba) - blackboardUpdateInstaller (Wimba Update Installer Framework)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • VNCHooks.dll (by Constantin Kaplinsky) - TightVNC - VNCHooks (VNC hooks DLL for Win32)
  • AppShare.exe (by Wimba) - Wimba AppShare (AppShare Win32 Host)
  • crashreport.exe
  • libhztc.dll
  • uninst.exe
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr80.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • blackboardim.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pronto' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Blackboard\Blackboard IM\blackboardim.exe".

How do I remove Blackboard IM -C?

You can uninstall Blackboard IM -C 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 Blackboard IM 4.1.0-C, 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 Blackboard IM -C.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.66%
Windows 10 38.16%
Windows Vista 2.47%
Windows XP 0.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.99%
Windows 8.1 14.95%
Windows 10 Home 10.68%
Windows 7 Professional 8.90%
Windows 8 3.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.92%
  Saudi Arabia 3.06%
  Australia 0.87%
  Netherlands 0.66%
  Germany 0.44%
  Canada 0.44%
  South Africa 0.22%
  UA 0.22%
  GY 0.22%
  Ecuador 0.22%
  Norway 0.22%
  Finland 0.22%
  Sweden 0.22%
  Mexico 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.86%
Dell 24.78%
Toshiba 11.50%
Acer 10.62%
ASUS 6.64%
Lenovo 5.31%
Samsung 3.98%
Alienware 2.21%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.25%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.78%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.78%
Gateway DX4860 2.08%
Dell Inspiron 3541 2.08%


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