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1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,443
United States Rank #7,196
Reach 0.0806%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.30 days
539.88 days >
Average installed length: 283.67 days

Copernic Desktop Search - Home

What is Copernic Desktop Search - Home?

Copernic Desktop Search is a commercial desktop search utility for the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems. Three versions of the product are made which target different market segments. Copernic Desktop Search performs a search using file names, file contents and metadata based on an index it creates. As items are added, changed or removed from the computer, incremental indexing is performed in the background using idle system resources. The home edition is free for non-commercial use, and does not support network drive indexing, Outlook appointments, tasks, and notes indexing, saved searches and find-as-you-type.

About  (from Copernic)

Copernic Desktop Search Home allows individuals to instantly search their files, e-mails, and e-mail attachments stored anywhere on their PC's hard drive. The application executes subsecond searching of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, Acrobat PDFs, multimedia, etc. You can't seem to find the right email or...  Read more
Overview
  • Starts automatically
  • Integrates into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.copernic.com/en/products/desktop-search/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\copernic desktop search - home
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Copernic Desktop Search - Home\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 29.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Copernic Desktop Search - Home

Program executable:desktopsearch.exe
Name:Copernic Desktop Search - Home
Path:C:\Program Files\copernic desktop search - home\desktopsearch.exe
MD5:7b75b84255e686edede7606bc39d1f3f
(From the publisher) “You can't seem to find the right email or file when you need it? Stop searching and find it with Copernic Desktop Search. Simply install this search tool on your computer or laptop to search your computer's content...”
Additional files:
  • ApplicationComponents.dll - Copernic Desktop Search Application Components
  • DeskbandIntegration301000049.dll - Copernic Desktop Search Deskband Integration
  • DeskbandIntegration302000042.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration302000044.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration302010008.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration302020007.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration302020009.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration303000026.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration304000022.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration304000025.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration304000026.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration305000097.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration305010010.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration306000037.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration306000038.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration306010007.dll
  • DeskbandIntegration307000008.dll
  • ToolbarIntegrations.dll - Copernic Desktop Search Toolbar Integrations
  • SearchPlatformPlugIns-s.dll - Copernic SearchPlatform PlugIns Library
  • ToolbarIntegrationsHelper303000026.dll - Copernic Toolbar Integrations Helper (Toolbar Integrations Helper)
  • DesktopSearchInstaller.exe - Copernic Desktop Search Installer
  • DesktopSearchService.exe - Copernic Desktop Search Service
  • SearchPlatform-s.dll - Copernic SearchPlatform Library
  • DesktopSearchSystem301000049.dll - Copernic Desktop Search System
  • DesktopSearchBand300000074.dll - Copernic Desktop Search Band
  • uninst.exe - Copernic Desktop Search 3
  • DesktopSearchOutlookConnector.exe - Copernic Search Platform (Copernic connector for Microsoft Outlook)
  • SystemActivity.dll - Copernic SystemActivity
  • DeskbandContainer_win32.dll - Deskband Container (Windows library)
  • DeskbandContainer_x64.dll
  • CompoundFile-s_.dll - PKG (CompoundFile reader)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

9 Internet Explorer Bars
  • DeskbandIntegration301000049.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Copernic Desktop Search - Home' with a class of {9C3FCA1F-99E3-48F2-A7F4-DD3931B2F99A}.
  • DeskbandIntegration302020007.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Copernic Desktop Search - Home' with a class of {9C3FCA1F-99E3-48F2-A7F4-DD3931B2F99A}.
  • DeskbandIntegration302000044.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Copernic Desktop Search - Home' with a class of {9C3FCA1F-99E3-48F2-A7F4-DD3931B2F99A}.
  • DeskbandIntegration302020009.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Copernic Desktop Search - Home' with a class of {9C3FCA1F-99E3-48F2-A7F4-DD3931B2F99A}.
  • DeskbandIntegration303000026.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Copernic Desktop Search - Home' with a class of {9C3FCA1F-99E3-48F2-A7F4-DD3931B2F99A}.
  • DeskbandIntegration302000042.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Copernic Desktop Search - Home' with a class of {9C3FCA1F-99E3-48F2-A7F4-DD3931B2F99A}.
  • Plus 3 more
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • DesktopSearchBand300000074.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Copernic Desktop Search - Home' with the class of {968631B6-4729-440D-9BF4-251F5593EC9A}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • DesktopSearchBand300000074.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Copernic Desktop Search - Home' with a class of {968631B6-4729-440D-9BF4-251F5593EC9A}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DesktopSearch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{908543F7-7F0C-48DE-A158-A59A6DE39DD2}' (runs on registration).
  • DesktopSearchService.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Copernic' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DesktopSearchService.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Copernic.
Startup File (User Run)
  • DesktopSearchService.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Copernic Desktop Search - Home' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Copernic Desktop Search - Home\DesktopSearchService.exe" /tray.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • DesktopSearchInstaller.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RegCopernicDesktopSearch2' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Copernic Desktop Search - Home\DesktopSearchInstaller.exe" /REGISTERFILES /BOOTSTRAP.
  • DesktopSearchService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Copernic Desktop Search - Home' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Copernic Desktop Search - Home\DesktopSearchService.exe" /tray.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • DesktopSearchService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Copernic Desktop Search - Home\DesktopSearchService.exe'.
  • DesktopSearch.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Copernic Desktop Search - Home\DesktopSearch.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

desktopsearch.exe
Memory:29.75 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0061604425%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00281410%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00334634%
0.015104% average
DesktopSearchService.exe
Memory:29.63 MB
Total CPU:0.0088895034%
Kernel CPU:0.00475448%
User CPU:0.00413502%

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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 Copernic Desktop Search - Home, 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).
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.02%
Windows 8 12.65%
Windows XP 11.24%
Windows Vista 9.91%
Windows Server 2003 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.91%
Windows 7 Professional 15.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.47%
Windows 8 3.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.10%
  Germany 26.08%
  France 5.64%
  United Kingdom 4.15%
  Belgium 3.05%
  Canada 2.58%
  Israel 2.27%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Brazil 1.80%
  Austria 1.41%
  Switzerland 1.25%
  Italy 1.17%
  Spain 1.02%
  India 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.04%
Hewlett-Packard 19.40%
Acer 11.29%
Medion 10.41%
GIGABYTE 10.05%
ASUS 6.00%
Toshiba 5.11%
Intel 4.59%
Samsung 3.53%
American Megatrends 1.76%
Sahara 1.76%
Lenovo 1.06%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.57%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.11%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.77%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.42%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 2.08%

About (from Copernic Inc.)

Copernic is dedicated to providing its customers the most innovative desktop search technology to optimize their computer utilization by increasing productivity.
Publisher URL: www.copernic.com

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Martinover a year ago
Really helpful, and simple to use.