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Should I remove Magentic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,177
United States Rank #13,307
Reach 0.0183%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.55 days
635.59 days >
Average installed length: 333.95 days


VersionDistribution 0.56% 43.06% 18.61% 1.94% 17.78% 0.83% 9.72% 1.39% 1.39% 0.28% 1.39% 0.83% 0.56% 0.56% 0.28% 0.28% 0.28% 0.28%

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What is Magentic?  (from Perion Network)

Magentic is a software that offers 1000’s of high quality wallpapers and 100's of unique screensavers, all 100% free of charge. Magentic also lets you enjoy your favorite memories of friends and family by transforming your own digital photos into screensavers and wallpapers! When IncrediMail is installed, we offer u...  Read more


Magentic is a software program developed by Perion Network. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named Magentic.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 4.29 MB (4,495,347 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 49% of users of Magentic come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Magentic has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: IncrediMail Ltd.
URL: www.magentic.com
Help link: www.magentic.com/help.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Magentic\bin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Magentic\bin\mgsetup.exe /remove /addoC:Magentic
Estimated size: 4.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Magentic

Program executable:Magentic.exe
Magentic Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Magentic\bin\Magentic.exe
Additional files:
  • magentic_install.exe (by IncrediMail) - Magentic Installer
  • NeoNtUtil.dll (by IncrediMail) - IncrediNetUtils Dynamic Link Library (IncrediNetUtils DLL)
  • NeoWrap.dll - IncrediWrapper Dynamic Link Library (IncrediWrapper DLL)
  • NeoImpR.dll - ImpContentRes Dynamic Link Library (ImpContentRes DLL)
  • NeoMangrR.dll (by NeoMail) - NeoManagerRes Dynamic Link Library (NeoManagerRes DLL)
  • NeoUtils.dll - IncrediUtils Dynamic Link Library (IncrediUtils DLL)
  • NeoLook.dll - IncrediLook Dynamic Link Library (IncrediLook DLL)
  • NeoCommR.dll - NeoCommRes Dynamic Link Library (NeoCommRes DLL)
  • NeoTrayR.dll - NeoTrayRes Dynamic Link Library (NeoTrayRes DLL)
  • MgImp.exe - Magentic Content Importer
  • ImDbend.dll (by Red Bend) - Red Bend (d)Bender SDK (Cab Expander DLL part of SDK)
  • NeoDefSCR.exe - NeoDefSCR Application (NeoDefSCR MFC Application)
  • mgsetup.exe - MgSetup Application (MgSetup MFC Application)
  • SftTv32.DLL (by Softel vdm) - SftTree/DLL (WIN32) (Softel vdm SftTree/DLL Custom Control (WIN32))
  • Magentic.exe - Magentic (Magentic Application)
  • MgApp.exe
  • cabarc.exe
  • NeoComm.dll - NeoComm Module
  • NeoContactsImporter.dll - NeoContactsImporter Module
  • NeoPicSp.dll - PictureSpooler Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Magentic.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F7C73193-BB0D-40B8-8C32-7A0B7240C642}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Magentic.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Magentic' and executes as C:\Program Files1\Magentic\bin\Magentic.exe /c.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • magentic_install.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'zzz_ImInstaller_Magentic' which loads as C:\Program Files\Magentic\bin\magentic_install.exe -startup -product Magentic.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • MgImp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Magentic\bin\MgImp.exe'.
  • MgApp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Magentic\bin\MgApp.exe'.
  • Magentic.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Magentic\bin\Magentic.exe'.

How do I remove Magentic?

You can uninstall Magentic 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 Magentic, 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 Magentic.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 41.55%
Windows XP 33.24%
Windows Vista 21.05%
Windows 10 3.88%
Windows Server 2003 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 32.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.00%
Windows 7 Professional 3.64%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.00%
  Germany 9.80%
  France 6.68%
  Italy 5.12%
  Canada 3.56%
  Australia 3.34%
  Belgium 2.67%
  United Kingdom 2.23%
  Israel 2.00%
  Netherlands 2.00%
  Austria 1.56%
  Portugal 0.89%
  Switzerland 0.89%
  Sweden 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.64%
Dell 26.13%
Acer 10.05%
Intel 9.55%
Toshiba 7.54%
ASUS 5.03%
American Megatrends 2.51%
NEC 1.51%
Samsung 1.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.39%
Gigabyte G31M-S2L 2.54%
Packard Bell BV Boston 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.69%
INTEL DG31PR 1.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 1.69%

About Perion Network

Perion Network, formerly IncrediMail, is a consumer software company that develops programs to "make people's online experience simple, safe and enjoyable".
Publisher URL: www.perion.com


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