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Should I remove Paltalk Messenger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,704
United States Rank #20,721
Reach 0.0066%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.27 days
391.41 days >
Average installed length: 205.66 days


11.3.0 100.00%

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Paltalk Messenger 11.3

What is Paltalk Messenger?

Paltalk is an instant messaging service that enables users to communicate via internet chat, voice and video chat. It offers chat rooms and the ability for users to create their own public virtual chat room. Paltalk is available in three formats: Paltalk Messenger, the regular version most users use, Paltalk Mobile, the phone version, and Paltalk Express. It is Proprietary software. While basic services are free of charge and basic software is free to download, fee-based memberships and payable upgrades to more capable paid versions are offered by AVM Software, the creators of Paltalk. The software includes a branded version of the Ask.com Toolbar, a web browser extenstion that provides search advertising and results. Upon installation the user is presented with the option to install the Ask toolbar. If accepted, the toolbar will be installed in the user's web browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox) and will modify the home page and search settings.

About  (from AVM Software)

Paltalk is the world's largest video chat community, with over 4 million members. The free Paltalk download includes: Access to thousands of live video chat rooms. Room categories include music, politics, sports, religion and many more. Unlimited group video calls with up to 10 friends. Virtual Gifts--fun animations th...  Read more
  • Loads into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paltalk.com
Help link: www.paltalk.com/faq.shtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\paltalk messenger
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Paltalk Messenger\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 86.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Paltalk Messenger 11.3

Program executable:paltalk.exe
Name:Paltalk Messenger
Path:C:\Program Files\paltalk messenger\paltalk.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Paltalk Messenger Setup
  • pallauncher.dll - Paltalk Web Launcher
  • PalSkin.dll - Paltalk Messenger (PalSkin)
  • PalSkin1.dll - PalSkin1
  • PalSkin12.dll
  • PalSkin16.dll
  • PalSkin19.dll
  • PalSkin22.dll
  • paltalk1.dll
  • paltalk12.dll
  • paltalk19.dll
  • paltalk22.dll
  • paltalk16.dll - Paltak Messenger
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • spexproj.dll (by Paltalk.com) - spexproj Dynamic Link Library
  • ftpclient.dll (by A.V.M. Software) - Paltalk File Transfer Client
  • gsmproj.dll (by Paltalk.com) - gsmproj Dynamic Link Library
  • wbcdll.dll
  • PalTextCtl.dll - PalTextCtl Module
  • PalTextCtl12.dll
  • palsound.dll - palsound Module
  • WebVideo.dll - WebVideo Module
  • palsip.dll - Palsip module
  • MirrorRT.dll - MirrorRT (MirrorRT Module)
  • MirrorX.dll - MirrorX (MirrorX Module)
  • ctrlkey.dll
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • h264lib_opencore.dll
  • h264lib_x264.dll
  • Images.dll
  • sirenproj.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • paltalk.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {4EAFEF58-EEFA-4116-983D-03B49BCBFFFE}.
Scheduled Task
  • paltalk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D8CCF5A9-9C56-4133-89B4-0145F06CDD61}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • paltalk.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Paltalk Messenger\paltalk.exe'.

How do I remove Paltalk Messenger?

You can uninstall Paltalk Messenger 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 Paltalk Messenger 11.3, 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 Paltalk Messenger.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Paltalk Messenger 11.3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.54%
Windows 10 37.69%
Windows XP 5.38%
Windows Vista 5.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.46%
Windows 8.1 19.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.73%
Windows 8 6.20%
Windows 7 Professional 5.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.51%
  Saudi Arabia 6.75%
  France 4.91%
  Canada 4.29%
  United Kingdom 4.29%
  MA 3.68%
  Australia 2.45%
  Belgium 1.84%
  Germany 1.84%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Jordan 1.23%
  Vietnam 0.61%
  Brazil 0.61%
  Norway 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.43%
Acer 20.65%
Dell 16.30%
Toshiba 10.87%
Lenovo 4.35%
ASUS 4.35%
American Megatrends 3.26%
Sony 2.17%
Gateway 2.17%
Alienware 1.09%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.86%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 3520 1.90%
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H 1.90%
Acer Aspire V5-121 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.90%


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