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Should I remove Packard Bell Social Networks?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,728
United States Rank #17,729
Reach 0.1469%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.22 days
419.56 days >
Average installed length: 220.45 days


3.0.5216 0.38%
3.0.4430 0.90%
3.0.3623 0.48%
3.0.3222 0.59%
3.0.3106 39.61%
3.0.3030 0.55%
2.0.3315 0.52%
2.0.3112 1.04%
2.0.2913 3.31%
2.0.2211 11.40%
1.0.1901 23.24%
1.0.1721 2.14%
1.0.1517 12.02%
1.0.1409 2.76%
1.0.1327 1.07%

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Packard Bell Social Networks

What is Packard Bell Social Networks?  (from CyberLink)

Packard Bell Social Networks is an application for quick and direct access to your Facebook, Youtube and Flickr accounts. Press the dedicated key on the keyboard to open Packard Bell Social Networks. From the application, you can perform all activities: post comments, play games, update your profile and see others’ pro...  Read more


Packard Bell Social Networks is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is 3.0.3106, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 SNS.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 12.45 MB (13,055,912 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 23% of users of Packard Bell Social Networks come from Germany, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.packardbell.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Social Networks\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{64EF903E-D00A-414C-94A4-FBA368FFCDC9}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 12.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Packard Bell Social Networks

Program executable:SNS.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Social Networks\SNS.exe
Additional files:
  • SNS.exe - SNS
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SNS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{41A4FD74-0E88-45FF-A850-E48280C07FA3}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SNS.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Social Networks\SNS.exe'.

How do I remove Packard Bell Social Networks?

You can uninstall Packard Bell Social Networks 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 Packard Bell Social Networks, 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 Packard Bell Social Networks.

Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.30%
Windows 10 11.53%
Windows XP 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 77.90%
Windows 10 Home 9.92%
Windows 7 Starter 7.23%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.66%
Windows 10 Pro 0.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.66% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 22.66%
  France 16.79%
  United Kingdom 11.57%
  Italy 8.45%
  Netherlands 5.49%
  Spain 4.70%
  United States 4.46%
  Belgium 3.88%
  Sweden 3.61%
  DK 2.61%
  Norway 2.61%
  Finland 1.55%
  Russia 1.48%
  Austria 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.82%
Packard Bell 0.04%
ASUS 0.04%
Sony 0.04%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TS1... 10.54%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 10.29%
Packard Bell Easynote LS1... 6.63%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 5.22%
Packard Bell EasyNote LM8... 4.12%
Packard Bell dot s 4.05%

About CyberLink

CyberLink is a digital entertainment & multimedia products application whose products include video editing application, media middle application, a multimedia application suite, DVD authoring application, picture organizer & viewers & optical disc authoring application.
Publisher URL: www.cyberlink.com


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