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VersionDistribution
2007 100.00%

"Bertelsmann Chronik 2008"

Overview

"Bertelsmann Chronik 2008" is a software program developed by USM - Bertelsmann Chronik 2008. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 57% of users of "Bertelsmann Chronik 2008" come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usm.de/service
Installation folder: C:\Anwendungen\Chronik2008
Uninstaller: C:\ANWEND~1\CHRONI~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\ANWEND~1\CHRONI~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)

Program filesFiles installed by "Bertelsmann Chronik 2008"

  • chronik.exe (by Macromedia) - Director MX 2004 (Macromedia Projector)
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

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  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 "Bertelsmann Chronik 2008", 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 "Bertelsmann Chronik 2008".

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 11%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 57.14%
  United States 35.71%
  Austria 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 42.86%
Sahara 14.29%
Packard Bell 14.29%
GIGABYTE 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Common models
PACKARD BELL BV IMEDIA X4... 12.50%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 12.50%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 12.50%
Medion WIM 2030 12.50%
MEDION E7214 12.50%
Gigabyte P67A-UD3-B3 12.50%

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