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Should I remove Pure Networks Port Magic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,921
United States Rank #7,517
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Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.80 days
377.60 days >
Average installed length: 198.40 days


1.2.1393.0 100.00%

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Pure Networks Port Magic


Pure Networks Port Magic is a program developed by Pure Networks. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is PortAOL.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.05 MB (2,154,728 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 97% of users of Pure Networks Port Magic come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: aol-support.purenetworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files1\PURENE~1\PORTMA~1
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\PURENE~1\PORTMA~1\PortAOL.exe -Uninstall -ShowUI
Estimated size: 2.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pure Networks Port Magic

Program executable:PortAOL.exe
Name:Port Magic
Port Magic Application
Path:C:\Program Files1\PURENE~1\PORTMA~1\PortAOL.exe
Additional files:
  • connwsp.dll - Port Magic (connwsp Dynamic Link Library)
  • libcfy.dll - Port Magic Library
  • PortAOL.exe - Port Magic Application
  • preloads.dll - Registry Preloads
  • SetupNT.dll - Setup NT Helper DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PortAOL.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Pure Networks Port Magic' which loads as "C:\Program Files1\PURENE~1\PORTMA~1\PortAOL.exe" -Run.

How do I remove Pure Networks Port Magic?

Quickly and completely remove Pure Networks Port Magic from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pure Networks Port Magic 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Pure Networks Port Magic, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Pure Networks Port Magic.

Win XP 46%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 47.57%
Windows 7 32.96%
Windows Vista 16.10%
Windows 8 3.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 46.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.06%
Windows 7 Professional 5.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.93%
Windows 8.1 1.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.86%
  Canada 1.12%
  United Kingdom 0.45%
  Brazil 0.22%
  Colombia 0.22%
  France 0.22%
  Indonesia 0.22%
  Estonia 0.22%
  Poland 0.22%
  Paraguay 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.09%
Hewlett-Packard 22.16%
Toshiba 11.36%
Sahara 6.82%
Acer 6.82%
Intel 6.25%
American Megatrends 3.41%
Gateway 2.84%
ASUS 2.27%
Lenovo 1.70%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 5.83%
TOSHIBA Satellite A105 3.33%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.50%
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 1.67%
Dell Studio 1735 1.67%
Dell XPS 8300 1.67%


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