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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 #43,018
Reach 0.0022%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 53.87 days
294.79 days >
Average installed length: 154.89 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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CA Research


CA Research is a software program developed by CA. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named CA Research.exe. The setup package is about 1.71 MB (1,792,630 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 29% of users of CA Research come from Brazil, it is also popular in Russia and Turkey.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CA Research
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CA Research\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CA Research

  • CAresearch.exe (by CA Research Limited) - CA Research 2013 (CA Research)
  • Uninstall.exe (by CA Research Limited) - CA Research

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CAresearch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CA Research' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CA Research\CAResearch.exe.

How do I remove CA Research?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.10%
Windows 8 9.68%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.26%
Windows 7 Home Basic 22.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.13%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Windows 7 Starter 6.45%
Windows 8 Single Language 6.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 28.57%
  Russia 17.14%
  Turkey 14.29%
  United States 14.29%
  Germany 8.57%
  Poland 5.71%
  Colombia 2.86%
  Spain 2.86%
  France 2.86%
  United Kingdom 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
ASUS 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Toshiba 12.50%
Samsung 8.33%
Sony 4.17%
Sahara 4.17%
Medion 4.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.41%
Positivo Positivo MO... 7.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 3.70%
Sony VPCEH40EB 3.70%

Publisher URL: www.ca.com


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