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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,556
United States Rank #20,811
Reach 0.0332%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 100.68 days
587.15 days >
Average installed length: 308.50 days

CloneCD

What is CloneCD?

CloneCD is proprietary optical disc authoring software that makes exact, 1:1 copies of music and data CDs and DVDs, regardless of any Digital Rights Management (DRM) restrictions.

About  (from Elaborate Bytes)

CloneCD is the perfect tool to make backup copies of your music and data CDs, regardless of copy protection. CloneCD allows you to copy almost any CD in just a few mouse clicks. Since the release of 5.0, CloneCD is not only able to copy CDs but also all DVD formats, such as DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R Dual La...  Read more

Overview

Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is CloneCD.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 6.29 MB (6,591,290 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elby.ch
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\CloneCD
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\CloneCD\ccd-uninst.exe" /D="C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\CloneCD"
Estimated size: 6.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CloneCD

Program executable:CloneCD.exe
Name:CloneCD
CloneCD Replicator Program
Path:C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\CloneCD\CloneCD.exe
MD5:701a616e7b6ef3a28447407a79b0e69a
Additional files:
  • ElbyCheck.exe - Elaborate Bytes ElbyCheck (ElbyCheck)
  • ElbyCDIO.dll - Elaborate Bytes CDRTools (ElbyCDIO DLL)
  • ElbyCrypt.dll - ElbyCrypt DLL
  • ElbyECC.dll - ElbyECC DLL
  • WriteDVD.dll - WriteDVD Library
  • CCDDriver.dll - Elaborate Bytes CloneCD (CCDDriver DLL)
  • ElbyVCDShell.dll - CloseTray
  • LocaleEditor.exe - CDR-Tools Locale Editor
  • ControlElbyCDIO.exe - CDRTools (ControlElbyCDIO)
  • InstallHelp.dll - InstallHelp
  • CloneCD.exe - CloneCD (CloneCD Replicator Program)
  • CloneCDTray.exe - CloneCD Tray
  • HelpLauncher.exe - HelpLauncher
  • ccd-uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CloneCD.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B546EFFF-92AE-41E6-89D0-216BC15B9052}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • ElbyCheck.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RegKillElbyCheck' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\DVD Region Killer\ElbyCheck.exe" /L RegKill.
  • CloneCDTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CloneCDTray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\CloneCD\CloneCDTray.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • CloneCDTray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SlySoft\CloneCD\CloneCDTray.exe'.
  • CloneCD.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SlySoft\CloneCD\CloneCD.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

CloneCDTray.exe
Memory:1.59 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000524725%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003241%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002006%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:222
8,062,084 average

How do I remove CloneCD?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 42%
Win 8 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 47.10%
Windows 7 41.94%
Windows Vista 7.53%
Windows 8 3.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 47.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.66%
Windows 7 Professional 9.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.68%
Windows 8 Pro 0.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.29% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 36.29%
  Iran 13.61%
  United States 13.40%
  France 2.68%
  MA 2.47%
  United Kingdom 2.06%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  Austria 1.65%
  Italy 1.65%
  Belgium 1.44%
  Brazil 1.44%
  Canada 1.44%
  Spain 1.44%
  Australia 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.17%
GIGABYTE 15.13%
Acer 15.13%
American Megatrends 11.76%
Medion 10.92%
Intel 9.24%
Hewlett-Packard 9.24%
Sahara 5.04%
ASUS 3.36%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.58%
AWARD_ AWRDACPI 2.61%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.61%
INTELR AWRDACPI 2.61%
MEDIONPC AWRDACPI 2.61%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.61%

About Elaborate Bytes

Elaborate Bytes, SlySoft Inc.
Publisher URL: www.elby.ch

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