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Should I remove Connection Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,334
Reach 0.0182%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 38.97 days
895.72 days >
Average installed length: 470.63 days


VersionDistribution 23.14% 3.53% 24.71% 17.25% 7.45%

Typically installed together

Connection Manager


Connection Manager is a program developed by Telefónica I+D. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 43 files and is usually about 33.2 MB (34,816,148 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 81% of users of Connection Manager come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in Brazil and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Connection Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A9E5EDA7-2E6C-49E7-924B-A32B89C24A04}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0416 -removeonly
Estimated size: 33.2 MB
Language: Portuguese (Brazil)

Program filesFiles installed by Connection Manager

  • ImpWiFiSvc.exe - TGCM (ImpWiFiSvc Aplicación)
  • Uninstall.exe
  • AgendaLib.dll - Agenda dll
  • EMLotus.dll - EMLotus (Telefónica)
  • EMMSN.exe - Telefónica Group Connection Manager
  • ImpWiFi.dll - ImpWiFi dll
  • Sms.dll - Mensajeria Directa Adaptada
  • sqlite3.dll
  • wrltid.dll - TGCM 8.7 (WRLTID)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EMMSN.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0D02E548-1442-47A4-BCD6-45AA4EFC3677}' (runs on registration).
  • ImpWiFiSvc.exe runs as a service named 'TGCM_ImportWiFiSvc' (TGCM_ImportWiFiSvc).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • EMMSN.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Connection Manager' which loads as "C:\Program Files\O2\Connection Manager\emmsn.exe" -dock.

How do I remove Connection Manager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.06%
Windows 8 17.25%
Windows Vista 10.98%
Windows XP 4.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.10%
Windows 7 Professional 10.98%
Windows 8.1 8.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.63% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 80.63%
  Brazil 7.51%
  United States 2.77%
  Sri Lanka 1.19%
  Indonesia 1.19%
  Belgium 0.79%
  France 0.79%
  Germany 0.79%
  Hong Kong 0.40%
  CY 0.40%
  South Africa 0.40%
  Latvia 0.40%
  Norway 0.40%
  Australia 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.53%
Hewlett-Packard 23.40%
Dell 16.49%
Toshiba 13.83%
Samsung 6.38%
ASUS 5.32%
Lenovo 4.79%
Sony 3.72%
Medion 0.53%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.23%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.27%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.61%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 1.96%


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