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Should I remove Ipswitch Instant Messaging?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #33,783
Reach 0.0014%


VersionDistribution 5.26%
2.10.1 57.89%
2.08 15.79%
2.07 10.53%
2.06 10.53%

Ipswitch Instant Messaging

What is Ipswitch Instant Messaging?  (from Ipswitch)

Ipswitch Instant Messaging is a manageable solution that gives you a unique combination of features and built-in security. IM is so convenient and useful many users take the initiative to install free IM clients in their work environment, but, because these free services rely on public servers outside the control of th...  Read more


Ipswitch Instant Messaging is a program developed by Ipswitch. The most used version is 2.10.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is IMClient.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 6.8 MB (7,130,049 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 76% of users of Ipswitch Instant Messaging come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Philippines.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.imailserver.com/products/ipswitch-instant-messaging
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ipswitch\IM Client
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{710005B8-55CE-4D55-A4DC-E1F5B44A0FBD}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.8 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Ipswitch Instant Messaging

Program executable:IMClient.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Ipswitch\IM Client\IMClient.exe
Additional files:
  • IMComms.dll - IMComms Dynamic Link Library (IMComms)
  • WsUtils.dll - WsUtils Dynamic Link Library (WsUtils DLL)
  • ImIdle.dll - Ipswitch, Inc ImIdle (ImIdle)
  • IMClient.exe - IMClient
  • ImUtils.dll - ImUtils
  • SSCE5432.dll (by Wintertree Software) - Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine for Windows (Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine)
  • AVExt.dll - AVExt Dynamic Link Library (AVExt DLL)
  • IMClientST.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • IMClient.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '_IMClient_' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Ipswitch\IM Client\IMClient.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • IMClient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ipswitch\IM Client\IMClient.exC:*:enableC:IM Old Location'.

How do I remove Ipswitch Instant Messaging?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 8 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.47%
Windows XP 5.26%
Windows 8 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 52.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.79%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.53%
Windows 7 Home Basic 10.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%
Windows 10 Home 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.86%
  India 13.79%
  Philippines 6.90%
  GH 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 55.56%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Lenovo 11.11%
Acer 5.56%
Sony 5.56%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 790 11.11%
Dell Vostro 1540 11.11%
Sony SVS13112ENB 5.56%
HPE-510t 5.56%
HP ProBook 6570b 5.56%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 5.56%


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