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Crawler Parental Control

What is Crawler Parental Control?  (from Crawler)

Crawler Parental Control Free for home and office use, Crawler Parental Control monitors and controls user activity on your computer. Easy to use and intuitive, the program lets you control Web browsing, set access rights to software, hide folder content, schedule time limits and much more. It optionally comes with fre...  Read more


Crawler Parental Control is a software program developed by Crawler. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 ParentalControl.exe. The setup package is about 5.81 MB (6,088,192 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of Crawler Parental Control come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.
Crawler Parental Control has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Crawler Inc.
URL: www.crawlerparental.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Parental Control\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Parental Control\ParentalControl.exe /UNINSTALL
Estimated size: 5.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Crawler Parental Control

Program executable:ParentalControl.exe
Name:Parental Control
Crawler Parental Control
Path:C:\Program Files\Parental Control\ParentalControl.exe
  • ParentalControl.exe - Parental Control (Crawler Parental Control)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ParentalControl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ParentalControl' which loads as C:\Program Files\Parental Control\ParentalControl.exe /SERVICE.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ParentalControl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Parental Control\ParentalControl.exe'.

How do I remove Crawler Parental Control?

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

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Brazil 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Netherlands 11.11%
  Slovakia 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Sahara 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 25.00%
NEC Computers Internation... 25.00%
IBM 8187PG5 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 5420 25.00%

About Crawler

Run by Xacti Group Companies Crawler provides toolbar type programs for various Web browsers.
Publisher URL: www.crawler.com


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