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Should I remove ICQ build 5981, for the current user?

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ICQ 8.0 build 5981, for the current user

What is ICQ build 5981, for the current user?  (from Mail.Ru)

ICQ 8 allows you to chat the way you want: select either a single window mode to view your active contacts or tabs mode. Connect your email account to ICQ and get notifications about new messages in your Gmail, Yahoo! Mail and Mail.Ru inboxes. With high definition video calls you can chat face to face with your friends...  Read more


ICQ 8.0 build 5981, for the current user is a software program developed by Mail.Ru. 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 icq.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 67.15 MB (70,410,964 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 56% of users of ICQ build 5981, for the current user come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\ICQM
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\ICQM\icqsetup.exe -uninstallcu
Estimated size: 67.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ICQ 8.0 build 5981, for the current user

Program executable:icq.exe
Additional files:
  • libvoip_x86.dll - Mail.Ru v2oip DLL
  • vivo.dll (by goober Networks) - VIVO (vivo Dynamic Link Library - icq build 2011)
  • icqsetup.exe (by ICQ) - ICQ

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • icq.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'icq' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\ICQM\icq.exe -CU.

How do I remove ICQ build 5981, for the current user?

You can uninstall ICQ build 5981, for the current user 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 ICQ 8.0 (build 5981, for the current user), 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 ICQ build 5981, for the current user.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.25%
  United Kingdom 18.75%
  Canada 12.50%
  Austria 6.25%
  Slovakia 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 37.50%
Sony 12.50%
Common models
Sony SVE1713C5E 14.29%
HP-Pavilion GN561AA-ABA a... 14.29%
HP-Pavilion GN553AA-ABA m... 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 14.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 14.29%
Acer Aspire E700 14.29%

About Mail.Ru

Mail.ru is the largest free e-mail service of the Runet.
Publisher URL: corp.mail.ru


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