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Should I remove BlackArmor Discovery?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,314
United States Rank #11,283
Reach 0.0232%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.39 days
925.94 days >
Average installed length: 486.51 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.40.1041.002 46.32%
1.20.0931.004 51.53%
1.10.0921.009 2.15%

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BlackArmor Discovery

What is BlackArmor Discovery?

The BlackArmor Discovery Software, when installed, will locate (discover) Seagate NAS devices on your current local area network (LAN) segment. The BlackArmor Thin Discovery Client allows you to discover Seagate BlackArmor NAS Servers on your network without the need to install the entire Discovery software package. This may benefit BlackArmor Administrators by allowing them to carry the Discovery tool via a portable and/or flash drive between different systems.

Overview

The most common release is 1.20.0931.004, 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 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 BlackArmor Discovery.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 6.2 MB (6,501,700 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Seagate.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Seagate\BlackArmor Discovery\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B52480BF-CCED-4DD4-8DC2-28BB750D703E}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BlackArmor Discovery

Program executable:BlackArmor Discovery.exe
Name:BlackArmor Discovery
BlackArmor Discovery Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Seagate\BlackArmor Discovery\BlackArmor Discovery.exe
MD5:eefd5c092a460b1f687b20898acd76bc
Additional files:
  • BlackArmor Discovery.exe - BlackArmor Discovery (BlackArmor Discovery Application)
  • RES_French.dll - BlackArmor Discovery Language Package - French
  • RES_German.dll - BlackArmor Discovery Language Package - German
  • RES_Italian.dll - BlackArmor Discovery Language Package - Italian
  • RES_Spanish.dll - BlackArmor Discovery Language Package - Spanish

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BlackArmor Discovery.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6C41D65C-11F2-4360-8968-6B36E4CA559D}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BlackArmor Discovery.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Seagate\BlackArmor Discovery\BlackArmor Discovery.exe'.

How do I remove BlackArmor Discovery?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#14,314

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.47%
Windows 8 17.79%
Windows XP 5.83%
Windows Vista 4.60%
Windows Server 2003 0.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.45%
Windows 7 Professional 27.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.83%
Windows 8.1 4.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.20%
  Germany 13.66%
  Austria 4.63%
  Netherlands 3.90%
  France 3.17%
  Canada 2.44%
  Australia 1.95%
  Belgium 1.71%
  Sweden 1.46%
  Israel 1.46%
  Switzerland 1.22%
  South Africa 0.98%
  India 0.98%
  DK 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.78%
Hewlett-Packard 28.65%
Acer 9.55%
GIGABYTE 8.43%
ASUS 7.30%
Medion 5.06%
Intel 3.37%
American Megatrends 2.25%
Lenovo 2.25%
Samsung 1.69%
Toshiba 1.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.17%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.17%
Dell XPS 8300 2.38%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.38%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 2.38%

About Seagate Technology

Seagate is a manufacturer of hard disk drives and has been a leader in the development of the hard disk drives since releasing the first 5.25-inch hard drive.
Publisher URL: www.seagate.com

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