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Should I remove Nimbuzz?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,166
United States Rank #39,394
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.65 days
225.55 days >
Average installed length: 118.51 days


2.8.0 100.00%

Nimbuzz 2.8.0

What is Nimbuzz?  (from Nimbuzz)

Select your favourite room and Chat with people, make new friends, create your own rooms, invite friends to room, meet personals and do lot more! It will allow you to post your personal status message on Facebook directly. Allows you to search your friends on Nimbuzz. You can enter name, email or Nimbuzz ID as search ...  Read more


Nimbuzz 2.8.0 is a program developed by Nimbuzz. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is nimbuzz.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 42.88 MB (44,958,732 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 17% of users of Nimbuzz come from Iran, it is also popular in Saudi Arabia and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nimbuzz.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nimbuzz
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Nimbuzz\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 42.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nimbuzz 2.8.0

Program executable:nimbuzz.exe
Nimbuzz Desktop Client
Path:C:\Program Files\nimbuzz\nimbuzz.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libssl32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • msvcm90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Nimbuzz.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A578E663-AA9F-4F9E-9EB1-A3F431122013}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Nimbuzz.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Nimbuzz' and executes as C:\Program Files\Nimbuzz\Nimbuzz.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Nimbuzz.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nimbuzz\Nimbuzz.exe'.

How do I remove Nimbuzz?

You can uninstall Nimbuzz 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 Nimbuzz 2.8.0, 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 Nimbuzz.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.89%
Windows 10 27.91%
Windows XP 5.43%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 46.30%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.45%
Windows 7 Professional 5.06%
Windows 8 3.89%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.81% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 16.81%
  Saudi Arabia 14.66%
  United States 10.78%
  LY 7.76%
  India 6.90%
  IQ 6.47%
  YE 4.74%
  Egypt 3.88%
  Qatar 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.02%
  Kuwait 2.59%
  BD 2.16%
  Colombia 1.29%
  Indonesia 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.60%
Hewlett-Packard 24.14%
Acer 12.81%
Toshiba 12.81%
ASUS 4.43%
Lenovo 2.96%
Samsung 2.46%
Intel 1.97%
Sony 1.97%
MSI 1.48%
Compaq 0.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 10.63%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.13%
HP ProBook 4530s 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.88%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 1.88%


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