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What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #3,116
Reach 0.0671%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.32 days
333.88 days >
Average installed length: 175.43 days

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Uninstall AOL Emergency Connect Utility 1.0

What is Uninstall AOL Emergency Connect Utility?

Uninstall AOL Emergency Connect Utility (ECU) provides a utilit to help determine why an AOL connection is failing and provides a way to unintsall and fix the AOL connections. If you are experiencing a problem with AOL connectivity online, this tool will help restore it.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 AOLecuMN.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 504.2 KB (516,304 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\aol\ecu
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ECU\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 504.2 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Uninstall AOL Emergency Connect Utility 1.0

Program executable:AOLecuMN.exe
Name:AOL Connectivity Service
AOL Emergency Connectivity Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\aol\ecu\AOLecuMN.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe (by America Online) - AOL Emergency Connect Utility 1.0 (AOL Emergency Connect Utility Build
  • AOLecuMN.exe - AOL Connectivity Service (AOL Emergency Connectivity Utility)
  • eehelper.dll - AOL Uninstaller
  • uninstaller.exe
  • aoltpspd.exe (by America Online Inc) - AOL TopSpeed(TM)
  • xprt5.dll - XPRT Runtime Library
  • AOLFirewallMgr.dll (by America Online) - America Online
  • Flasha.ocx (by Macromedia) - Shockwave Flash (Macromedia Flash Player 6.0 r80)
  • YGPPicFinder.dll (by America Online Inc) - YGP Picture Finder Tool (YGP Picture Finder Tool
  • YGPPicRip.dll - YGP Image Decoder (YGP Image Decoder
  • anotify.exe - AOL Service Libraries (AOL)
  • AOLHostManager.exe - AOLHostManager
  • aollaunch.exe
  • AOLOneClickFixLaunch.exe
  • AOLSvcMgr.dll - AOL Runtime Libraries (AOLSvcMgr)
  • coolcore46.dll - COOL Component Libraries (COOL Core Component Library)
  • coolcore47.dll
  • coolcore52.dll
  • coolcore54.dll
  • coolcore58.dll
  • migration.dll - Migration Dynamic Link Library
  • ocpiman.dll - OCP Install Manager Dynamic Link Library
  • pclunins.exe - AOL Parental Control Link 0.0 (AOL Parental Control Link Build
  • SHFOLDER.DLL (by Microsoft) - Shell Folder Service
  • SUUILauncher.exe - Active Update AOL EE Service (AOL Software Update AOL EE Service - SUUILauncher.exe)
  • tai2.dll - AOL Topspeed Application Interface
  • uninstall.exe - AOL OCP/EE (AOL Open Client Platform / Execution Environment)
  • xprt6.dll
  • YGPPicDownload.dll - YGPPicDownload
  • YGPPicDownloadRes.dll - AOL Downloader Module
  • YGPPicFinderRes.dll - YGP Picture Finder Tool Resources English-US (YGP Picture Finder Resources en-us

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstaller.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{632AE733-5C40-4230-A745-C3A44DD1040E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • anotify.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HostManager' which loads as C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1284589776\ee\AOLSoftware.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.13 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0462343502%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02125447%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02497988%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,267,555
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:32.89 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:617 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Uninstall AOL Emergency Connect Utility?

You can uninstall Uninstall AOL Emergency Connect Utility 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 Uninstall AOL Emergency Connect Utility 1.0, 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 Uninstall AOL Emergency Connect Utility.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.93%
Windows Vista 26.68%
Windows XP 12.17%
Windows 10 5.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.96%
Windows 7 Professional 5.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.53%
Windows 10 Home 2.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.04%
  United Kingdom 1.30%
  Iran 0.63%
  Germany 0.58%
  France 0.18%
  Spain 0.18%
  Canada 0.18%
  Australia 0.09%
  Mexico 0.09%
  Nicaragua 0.04%
  Chile 0.04%
  Singapore 0.04%
  Colombia 0.04%
  UA 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.42%
Hewlett-Packard 37.64%
Toshiba 9.35%
Acer 5.90%
Intel 2.45%
Gateway 1.89%
American Megatrends 0.78%
Sahara 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.95%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.41%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.23%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.87%
Dell Inspiron 546 2.87%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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