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Should I remove NetTalk?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,239
United States Rank #16,878
Reach 0.0059%


1.34 78.45%
1.0.9 21.55%



NetTalk is a software program developed by netTALK.COM, INC. The most common release is 1.34, 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 966.16 KB (989,343 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 80% of users of NetTalk come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nettalk.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nettalk
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NetTalk\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 966.16 KB

Program filesFiles installed by NetTalk

  • nettalkg.exe - NetTalk Application
  • ndisapi.dll - NetTalk TK6000 (ndisapi)
  • uninstall.exe - NetTalk (NetTalk DUO/TK6000 Driver Installer)
  • nettalkd.exe
  • nettalkl.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • nettalkl.exe runs as a service named 'NetTalkUsrLaunchService' (NetTalkUsrLaunchService).
  • nettalkd.exe runs as a service named 'NetTalkUsrService' (NetTalkUsrService).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • nettalkg.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NetTalk' which loads as C:\Program Files\NetTalk\nettalkg.exe.

How do I remove NetTalk?

You can uninstall NetTalk 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 NetTalk, 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 NetTalk.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.79%
Windows 10 14.66%
Windows XP 11.21%
Windows Vista 10.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.21%
Windows 7 Professional 8.62%
Windows 10 Home 6.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.23%
  Canada 16.95%
  United Kingdom 1.13%
  Mexico 0.56%
  Pakistan 0.56%
  El Salvador 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.89%
Hewlett-Packard 27.59%
Toshiba 14.94%
Acer 11.49%
ASUS 6.90%
Lenovo 2.30%
Gateway 2.30%
American Megatrends 1.15%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 2.88%
Dell XPS 8300 2.88%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 1.92%


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