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Should I remove Connection Keeper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,145
United States Rank #31,403
Reach 0.0051%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 115.00 days
622.17 days >
Average installed length: 326.90 days


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14.1 9.00%
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13.1 28.00%
13.0 12.00%
12.1 20.00%
11.3 10.00%
11.2 6.00%
10.0 3.00%
9.1 2.00%
8.0 1.00%
7.2 1.00%

Connection Keeper

What is Connection Keeper?  (from Gammadyne)

Connection Keeper is an invaluable time-saving tool for dial-up users. This free program simulates Internet browsing (at a random interval) to prevent your connection from appearing idle, thus preventing your ISP from dropping the connection due to inactivity. Connection Keeper can also automatically close many types...  Read more


Connection Keeper is a software program developed by Gammadyne. The most common release is 13.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named conkeepm.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 4.05 MB (4,246,569 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 37% of users of Connection Keeper come from the United States, it is also popular in Indonesia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gammadyne.com/conkeep.htm
Help link: www.gammadyne.com/support-ck.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Connection Keeper
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Connection Keeper\Uninstall.EXE" /C:"Connection Keeper"
Estimated size: 4.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Connection Keeper

Program executable:conkeepm.exe
Name:Connection Keeper
Path:C:\Program Files\connection keeper\conkeepm.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Connection Keeper (Installer for Connection Keeper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • conkeepm.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E826DF97-062B-4F92-9F0F-AAE4BB7D5468}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Connection Keeper?

You can uninstall Connection Keeper 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 Connection Keeper, 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 Connection Keeper.

Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.41%
Windows 10 26.73%
Windows XP 10.89%
Windows Vista 2.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.00%
Windows 8 Pro 7.00%
Windows 7 Professional 6.00%
Windows 10 Home 6.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.70%
  Indonesia 7.34%
  Canada 5.50%
  Brazil 4.59%
  IQ 3.67%
  Iran 3.67%
  India 3.67%
  Malaysia 2.75%
  Australia 1.83%
  Macau 1.83%
  DZ 1.83%
  France 1.83%
  Israel 1.83%
  Philippines 1.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.44%
Acer 18.75%
Dell 15.63%
ASUS 14.06%
Intel 7.81%
Toshiba 7.81%
Sony 4.69%
Samsung 1.56%
Common models
ASUSTeK K43SD 2.50%
Hewlett-Packard s5-1318hk 2.50%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.50%
Sony VPCF13M1E 2.50%
Acer Aspire T160 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.25%

About (from Gammadyne Corporation)

Gammadyne Corporation is a developer of productivity applications for the Windows platform.
Publisher URL: www.gammadyne.com


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