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Should I remove PC Meter Connect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,242
United States Rank #11,070
Reach 0.0117%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 100.62 days
943.94 days >
Average installed length: 495.97 days


05.00.0056.0000 78.35%
05.00.0055.0000 0.43%
05.00.0047.0000 0.43%
05.00.0020.0000 19.91% 0.87%

PC Meter Connect


PC Meter Connect is a program developed by Pitney Bowes. The most used version is 05.00.0056.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 10.46 MB (10,964,985 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 85% of users of PC Meter Connect come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Pb.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pitney Bowes\PC Meter Connect\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D39BAE47-1B85-41F6-9348-44E965009B56}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Meter Connect

  • K700.MeterInterface.dll - K700 Meter Interface
  • SCFORUG.exe - ShortcutForUserGuide (SCFORUG)
  • mailstationAssistant.exe
  • DLAFileUploadService.dll - PC Meter Connect (DLAFileUploadService)
  • AutoUpdateAgent.exe - AutoUpdateAgent
  • K700.Core.dll - K700.Core.Proxy (MaistationAssistantProxy)
  • AutoUpdator.dll - AutoUpdator
  • K700.ProxyServer.dll - Common
  • scforug.resources.dll
  • mailstationassistant.resources.dll
  • autoupdateagent.resources.dll
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • PCMCUn.exe (by PB) - PCMCUn
  • insUSBDrv2.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • mailstationAssistant.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7DE1E191-A1F7-4C3F-ABE6-B2CBB060588C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • mailstationAssistant.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PC Meter Connect' which loads as C:\Program Files\Pitney Bowes\PC Meter Connect\mailstationAssistant.exe minimize.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • mailstationAssistant.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Pitney Bowes\PC Meter Connect\mailstationAssistant.exe'.

How do I remove PC Meter Connect?

You can uninstall PC Meter Connect 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 PC Meter Connect, 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 PC Meter Connect.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.34%
Windows 10 25.97%
Windows XP 6.93%
Windows Vista 4.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 35.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.04%
Windows 10 Pro 7.83%
Windows 10 Home 7.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.96%
Windows 8.1 5.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.68%
  Canada 5.85%
  United Kingdom 5.85%
  Sweden 1.95%
  Norway 0.84%
  Italy 0.56%
  Netherlands 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 46.30%
Hewlett-Packard 23.46%
Lenovo 8.02%
Toshiba 4.94%
Intel 3.70%
Samsung 3.09%
ASUS 2.47%
Acer 2.47%
Gateway 1.85%
Apple 1.23%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 3010 3.91%
Dell Vostro 220 Series 3.13%
HP EliteBook 8560p 2.34%
LENOVO 20289 2.34%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.34%
Samsung 275E4E/275E5E 2.34%


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