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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,696
United States Rank #20,304
Reach 0.0043%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 97.83 days
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Average installed length: 217.61 days


5.0 100.00%

XBC 5.1


XBC 5.1 is a software program developed by XBConnect. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 7.29 MB (7,649,132 bytes). The installed file AppUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 76% of users of XBC come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xbconnect.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\XBC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\XBC\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\XBC\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 7.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XBC 5.1

  • XBC_NS.exe (by TGL Microsystems) - XBConnect
  • npptools.dll (by Microsoft) - NPP Tools Helper DLL
  • AppUpdater.exe
  • i_XBC.exe
  • neXBC.exe (by TGL Microsystems)
  • skinbuilder.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • XBC_NS.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\XBC\XBC_NS.exe'.

How do I remove XBC?

Quickly and completely remove XBC 5.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall XBC 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 XBC 5.1, 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 XBC.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.41%
Windows 8 16.39%
Windows XP 6.56%
Windows Vista 1.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.56%
Windows 7 Professional 3.28%
Windows 8 3.28%
Windows 8.1 3.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.56%
  Canada 8.89%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  France 2.22%
  Netherlands 2.22%
  Colombia 1.11%
  Hong Kong 1.11%
  PR 1.11%
  Portugal 1.11%
  Romania 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.59%
Acer 26.83%
Dell 17.07%
Lenovo 4.88%
ASUS 4.88%
Sony 2.44%
Alienware 2.44%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.69%
ASUS All Series 5.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 1.92%
Alienware M18xR1 1.92%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.92%
Acer Aspire V3-571 1.92%


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