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Should I remove EarthLink Access Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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Global Rank #29,765
United States Rank #14,896
Reach 0.0053%


VersionDistribution 2.67% 9.33% 2.67% 20.00% 28.00% 10.67% 16.00% 2.67%

EarthLink Access Software

What is EarthLink Access Software?  (from EarthLink)

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EarthLink Access Software is a program developed by EarthLink. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is ppcounin.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 4.96 MB (5,197,776 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 98% of users of EarthLink Access Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.earthlink.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EarthLink\ISP\ISP8330
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\PPCOUNIN.EXE
Estimated size: 4.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EarthLink Access Software

Program executable:ppcounin.exe
Additional files:
  • PPCXMLHTTPRequest.dll - XML HTTP Requester (Component for making server requests and receiving responces.)
  • BartShel.exe - BartShell Dynamic Link Library (BartShell)
  • CustomDial.dll - CustomDial DLL Dynamic Link Library (CustomDial DLL)

How do I remove EarthLink Access Software?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.67%
Windows Vista 12.00%
Windows 8 9.33%
Windows XP 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%
Windows 10 Home 5.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.71%
  United Kingdom 1.53%
  Mexico 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 24.62%
Acer 9.23%
Toshiba 9.23%
Sony 4.62%
ASUS 4.62%
Lenovo 3.08%
Intel 1.54%
Sahara 1.54%
MSI 1.54%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.86%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.86%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.86%
Samsung R520/R522/R620 ... 1.43%
LENOVO 20405 1.43%


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