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Should I remove Windstream Support Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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United States Rank #20,068
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Windstream Support Center


Windstream Support Center is a program developed by Windstream Communications. 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 software installer includes 10 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.windstream.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windstream support center\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Windstream Support Center\\uninstall.exe" /vendorId=Windstream /full=true

Program filesFiles installed by Windstream Support Center

  • Uninstall.exe - Windstream Support Center (Windstream Support Center installer)
  • MAConfigure.exe
  • npMotive.dll - Windstream Plug-in (Windstream Plug-in for Mozilla Browsers)
  • ipworksssl9.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! SSL C++ Edition Version 9.0 (IP*Works! SSL V9)
  • MAHostService.exe (by Alcatel-Lucent) - MAHostService
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft)
  • node.exe (by Joyent, Inc) - Node.js (Evented I/O for V8 JavaScript)
  • pcBrowser.exe (by Telstra) - McciBrowser (mcci+McciBrowser)
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • npMotive.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Windstream Plug-in' with a plugin key of '@Motive.com/NpMotive,version=1.0' for all users of the PC.
  • MAHostService.exe runs as a service named 'Windstream MAHostService' (Windstream MAHostService) "Windstream Management Agent Host Service".

How do I remove Windstream Support Center?

Quickly and completely remove Windstream Support Center from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windstream Support Center 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 Windstream Support Center, 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 Windstream Support Center.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Windstream Support Center you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.76%
Windows 8 35.71%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Windows XP 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.62%
Windows 8.1 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 9.52%
Windows 8.1 Connected 9.52%
Windows 7 Professional 4.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.76%

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?
Hewlett-Packard 35.90%
Dell 28.21%
Acer 17.95%
Toshiba 7.69%
Lenovo 5.13%
ASUS 5.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
Dell Inspiron 570 4.76%
HP Stream Notebook PC 11 4.76%
HP ProBook 4545s 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.38%


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