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Should I remove Belarc Advisor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
8.2.7.18 100.00%

Belarc Advisor

What is Belarc Advisor?

Belarc also offers the Belarc Advisor as a free download for personal use. The Belarc Advisor builds a detailed profile of installed software and hardware, missing security patches, anti-virus status, NIST SCAP security configurations (USGCB, FDCC), and displays the results in a Web browser. All of the profile information is kept private on the user's computer and is not sent to any web server.

About  (from Belarc)

The Belarc Advisor builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, network inventory, missing Microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status, security benchmarks, and displays the results in your Web browser. All of your PC profile information is kept private on your PC and is not sent to any web server. Th...  Read more

Overview

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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named BelarcAdvisor.exe.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.belarc.com
Help link: www.belarc.com/download.html#faq
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Belarc\Advisor
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files1\Belarc\Advisor\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files1\Belarc\Advisor\INSTALL.LOG"

Program filesFiles installed by Belarc Advisor

Program executable:BelarcAdvisor.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Belarc\Advisor\BelarcAdvisor.exe
MD5:e5d3b1c1f6587837883b16e09b7e33c5
Additional files:
  • BelarcAdvisor.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F881C818-B482-4061-9C95-F8D0A8DE8A02}' (runs on registration).
  • BelarcAdvisor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EC4F1208-C25D-40A6-8077-26BAD801356F}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BelarcAdvisor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Belarc\Advisor\BelarcAdvisor.exe'.

How do I remove Belarc Advisor?

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

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
100.00%
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

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

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