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Should I remove Paltalk Messenger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,332
United States Rank #27,044
Reach 0.0081%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 42.49 days
607.42 days >
Average installed length: 319.15 days


10.3.0 100.00%

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Paltalk Messenger 10.3

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.

About  (from AVM Software)

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 that can be sent to other members in a chat room. Interoperability with AIM, Yahoo, Facebook, GTalk and ICQ--IM with all...  Read more


It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. 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 paltalk.exe. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 39.22 MB (41,127,832 bytes).

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: 39.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Paltalk Messenger 10.3

Program executable:paltalk.exe
Name:Paltalk Messenger
Path:C:\Program Files\paltalk messenger\paltalk.exe
Additional files:
  • pal_install_fr_r109857.exe - Paltalk Messenger Setup
  • uninstall.exe
  • pallauncher.dll - Paltalk Web Launcher
  • mypaltalk0.exe - Paltalk Messenger
  • PalSkin.dll - PalSkin
  • paltalk1.dll
  • paltalk1055.dll
  • paltalk12.dll
  • paltalk19.dll
  • paltalk22.dll
  • paltalk7.dll
  • paltalk16.dll - Paltak Messenger
  • 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
  • PalTextCtl1.dll
  • 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
  • Images.dll
  • sirenproj.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer Extensions
  • paltalk.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {4EAFEF58-EEFA-4116-983D-03B49BCBFFFE}.
  • mypaltalk0.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {4EAFEF58-EEFA-4116-983D-03B49BCBFFFE}.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • paltalk.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Paltalk Messenger\paltalk.exe'.
  • mypaltalk0.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Paltalk Messenger\paltalk.exe'.
Network connections
  • paltalk.exe connects to ec2-107-22-241-205.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0023532978%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00119681%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00115649%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,138,283
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:12.17 KB
435.61 KB average

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 10.3, 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 10.3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.04%
Windows 10 16.35%
Windows XP 9.43%
Windows Vista 8.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.98%
Windows 7 Professional 10.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.43%
Windows 8 Pro 6.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.18%
  MA 13.79%
  Saudi Arabia 6.90%
  DZ 4.02%
  IQ 4.02%
  United Kingdom 3.45%
  Canada 2.87%
  Germany 2.87%
  Australia 2.30%
  Netherlands 2.30%
  France 1.72%
  Italy 1.72%
  Jordan 1.72%
  LY 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.04%
Hewlett-Packard 22.43%
Acer 19.63%
Toshiba 13.08%
Intel 3.74%
Lenovo 2.80%
ASUS 2.80%
Compaq 1.87%
Alienware 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
INTEL DG31PR 2.68%
Dell Dell System XPS 15... 1.79%
Acer Aspire 5552 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.79%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.79%


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