84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove PowerInbox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,358
United States Rank #9,716
Reach 0.0143%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.25 days
449.96 days >
Average installed length: 236.42 days


VersionDistribution 5.34% 7.83% 3.56% 4.27% 2.14% 0.36% 0.36% 12.46% 4.27% 6.76% 3.56% 1.42% 6.41% 10.32% 11.39% 16.73% 2.85%


What is PowerInbox?  (from PowerInbox)

PowerInbox brings the app experience to email. Email apps (which we affectionately call "Power Apps") make your emails more useful by letting you perform actions inside the email itself. Generally, our PowerInbox platform software automatically collects usage information, such as the number and frequency with which a P...  Read more


PowerInbox is a software program developed by PowerInbox. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 primary executable is named UpdateClient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 3.04 MB (3,191,920 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 85% of users of PowerInbox come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.powerinbox.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PowerInbox\PowerInbox\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E32FFED3-9BA7-4814-AF04-42ECECDA80E5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerInbox

Program executable:UpdateClient.exe
PowerInbox Update
Path:C:\Program Files\PowerInbox\PowerInbox\UpdateClient.exe
Additional files:
  • PowerInboxBHO.dll - PowerInbox Addon (PowerInbox BHO)
  • PowerInboxBHO64.dll
  • PowerInboxOutlookAddin.dll - PowerInbox Outlook Addin
  • PowerInboxOutlookAddin64.dll
  • UpdateClient.exe - UpdateClient (PowerInbox Update)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • PowerInboxBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PowerInbox' with the class of {EF7AED5F-0C26-4820-A570-7DA8B6D93F4A}.
  • PowerInboxBHO64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PowerInbox' with the class of {EF7AED5F-0C26-4820-A570-7DA8B6D93F4A}.
Scheduled Task
  • UpdateClient.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PowerInbox Updater'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • UpdateClient.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PowerInbox Updater.

How do I remove PowerInbox?

You can uninstall PowerInbox 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 PowerInbox, 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 PowerInbox.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PowerInbox you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 2%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.63%
Windows Vista 7.83%
Windows 10 6.76%
Windows XP 1.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.27%
Windows 7 Professional 7.19%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.83%
Windows 10 Home 2.88%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.46%
  Israel 11.19%
  Iran 0.67%
  India 0.45%
  BW 0.22%
  Canada 0.22%
  Japan 0.22%
  United Kingdom 0.22%
  Saudi Arabia 0.22%
  Singapore 0.22%
  Jamaica 0.22%
  Mexico 0.22%
  Portugal 0.22%
  Austria 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.61%
Dell 22.93%
Acer 14.15%
Toshiba 7.80%
Lenovo 6.83%
ASUS 5.85%
Intel 1.95%
Gateway 1.46%
Sony 0.98%
Samsung 0.98%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.27%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.24%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.64%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 3.64%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.64%


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