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Should I remove Verizon Call Assistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,881
United States Rank #23,891
Reach 0.0021%


2.7.81 2.44%
2.7.79 87.80%
2.7.70 9.76%

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Verizon Call Assistant


Verizon Call Assistant is a program developed by Verizon. The most used version is 2.7.79, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is vzcallassistant.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 8.01 MB (8,395,139 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.verizon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\verizon\callassistant
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Verizon\CallAssistant\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 8.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Call Assistant

Program executable:vzcallassistant.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\verizon\callassistant\vzcallassistant.exe
Additional files:
  • Core.dll - VZ Client
  • CoreApp.dll
  • VZClientClock.dll
  • AES128.dll
  • MediaPlayer.dll
  • RSAEncrypt.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • vzCallAssistant.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF296C61-082B-4737-A223-9167FA638FB9}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • vzCallAssistant.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CallAssistant' and executes as C:\Program Files\Verizon\CallAssistant\vzCallAssistant.exe.

How do I remove Verizon Call Assistant?

You can uninstall Verizon Call Assistant 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 Verizon Call Assistant, 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 Verizon Call Assistant.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 10%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.29%
Windows Vista 21.95%
Windows XP 9.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.14%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Toshiba 8.57%
Acer 8.57%
Lenovo 8.57%
Gateway 5.71%
ASUS 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Apple 2.86%
Sony 2.86%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 5.71%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.71%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.71%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 2.86%
TOSHIBA Satellite E205 2.86%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.86%

Publisher URL: www.verizon.com


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