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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 46.43% 25.00% 16.07% 12.50%

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Stay Connected


Stay Connected is a software program developed by Bredbandsbolaget. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 23.48 MB (24,622,181 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 84% of users of Stay Connected come from Sweden, it is also popular in the United States and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\emotum\stay connected
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Emotum\Stay Connected\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 23.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stay Connected

  • BredbandsbolagetMobile.exe - Varius Engine (Bredbandsbolaget Stay Connected)
  • Service.exe - Varius Service
  • NDISModule.dll (by ZTE) - TEMP (NDISModule.dll_20090728)
  • ObtainNetData.dll - ObtainNet.dll_20090728
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Service.exe runs as a service named 'Emotum Stay Connected Service' (ESCSvc) "Emotum Stay Connected Service Description".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BredbandsbolagetMobile.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Bredbandsbolaget Stay Connected' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Emotum\Stay Connected\BredbandsbolagetMobile.exe" -autorun.

How do I remove Stay Connected?

You can uninstall Stay Connected 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 Stay Connected, 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 Stay Connected.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows 10 21.43%
Windows Vista 10.71%
Windows XP 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.73%
Windows 8.1 10.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.64%
Windows 7 Professional 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.93% of installs come from Sweden
Which countries install it?
  Sweden 83.93%
  United States 12.50%
  Norway 1.79%
  DK 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 28.26%
Acer 28.26%
Hewlett-Packard 26.09%
Dell 4.35%
Sony 4.35%
Samsung 2.17%
MSI 2.17%
Alienware 2.17%
Common models
ASUSTeK K55A 10.00%
HP Compaq 6730s 4.00%
ASUSTeK K56CM 4.00%
Acer Extensa 5220 2.00%
Sony VPCEB1M1E 2.00%
Samsung 905S3G/906S3G/915... 2.00%


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