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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #40,681
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2.2.0 83.57%
2.1.0 15.00%
2.0.0 1.43%

XING Outlook Connector


XING Outlook Connector is a software program developed by XING. The most common release is 2.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 xingoscupdate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 2.33 MB (2,438,766 bytes). The installed file xingoscupdate.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 10. While about 64% of users of XING Outlook Connector come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xing.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\XING\XING Outlook Connector\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2BF0E866-49B1-4944-87DA-2CB66D7FE119}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.33 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by XING Outlook Connector

Program executable:xingoscupdate.exe
Name:XING Outlook Connector
xingoscupdate 2.2.0 © XING, Inc, 2013
Path:C:\Program Files\XING\XING Outlook Connector\xingoscupdate.exe
Additional files:
  • Xing.OSC.dll (by XING AG) - XING Outlook Social Connector (XING OSC)
  • XingSocial.exe (by XING AG) - XING Contact Recommendations

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • XingSocial.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Xing Social Recommendations x64' (runs monthly on Mondays at 14:56).
  • xingoscupdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'xingoscupdate' (runs monthly on Saturdays at 12:00).

How do I remove XING Outlook Connector?

You can uninstall XING Outlook Connector 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 XING Outlook Connector, 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 XING Outlook Connector.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.06%
Windows 10 46.81%
Windows XP 1.42%
Windows Vista 0.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 21.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.71%
Windows 8.1 10.71%
Windows 10 Home 8.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.89% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 63.89%
  United States 15.97%
  Austria 5.56%
  Switzerland 4.86%
  France 1.39%
  Spain 1.39%
  Singapore 0.69%
  Australia 0.69%
  India 0.69%
  Greece 0.69%
  BD 0.69%
  Romania 0.69%
  Croatia 0.69%
  Turkey 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.21%
Acer 18.09%
Hewlett-Packard 17.02%
Lenovo 15.96%
ASUS 10.64%
Samsung 9.57%
Medion 4.26%
Sony 1.06%
Common models
ASUSTeK K95VJ 1.87%
Dell Inspiron 7720 1.87%
MEDION MS-7797 1.87%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 1.87%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.87%
ASUSTeK G75VX 1.87%


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