74,139,804 programs installed

Should I remove CarMD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,489
United States Rank #6,167
Reach 0.0257%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.07 days
562.55 days >
Average installed length: 295.58 days


4.0.120 22.16% 8.31%
3.1.0 52.63%
3.0.5 8.03%
3.0.3 8.86%



CarMD is a program developed by carmd.com. The most used version is 3.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is CarMD.exe. The software installer includes 61 files and is usually about 7.08 MB (7,425,641 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 97% of users of CarMD come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and PR.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.carmd.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CarMD\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{251C65C0-15FF-4603-98BB-E4A61C7DA424}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.08 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CarMD

Program executable:CarMD.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\CarMD\CarMD.exe
Additional files:
  • Device.dll - DeviceController
  • Innova.OBDUtility.Common.Data.dll - OBDUtilityData (OBD Utility Data)
  • Innova.Configuration.dll - Configuration
  • Innova.OBDUtility.Common.USBHIDLib.dll - USBHIDLib
  • Innova.OBDUtility.Utilities.dll - Utilities
  • Common.dll - Common
  • CarMD.exe - CarMD
  • Dbg.dll - Dbg
  • TData.dll - TesterData
  • UsbHid.dll - UsbHid
  • Utils.dll - Utils
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net Core)
  • Nini.dll (by Brent R. Matzelle) - Nini (Nini for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • DefDll.dll
  • DefDll2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • CarMD.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CarMD' and executes as C:\UserApps\CarMD\CarMD.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CarMD.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CarMD\CarMD.exe'.

How do I remove CarMD?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.05%
Windows 8 17.45%
Windows Vista 12.19%
Windows XP 8.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.42%
Windows 7 Professional 8.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.80%
Windows 8.1 5.57%
Windows 10 Home 4.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.88%
  Canada 1.64%
  PR 0.49%
  NG 0.16%
  Australia 0.16%
  Mexico 0.16%
  BS 0.16%
  GU 0.16%
  United Kingdom 0.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.76%
Dell 33.33%
Acer 13.68%
Toshiba 3.85%
ASUS 3.85%
Lenovo 2.14%
American Megatrends 1.71%
Gateway 1.71%
Sahara 1.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.58%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 3.27%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.27%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.61%
Dell Inspiron 1720 1.96%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 1.96%


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