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Device Scanner


Device Scanner is a software program developed by Lumension. The primary executable is named DevScan.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 6.68 MB (7,000,136 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 93% of users of Device Scanner come from the United States, it is also popular in Slovenia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lumension.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lumension Security\Device Scanner\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A4FE840D-9B0F-4DE6-B0BA-480CEFA01E6C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.68 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Device Scanner

Program executable:DevScan.exe
Lumension Device Scanner
Path:C:\Program Files\Lumension Security\Device Scanner\DevScan.exe
Additional files:
  • Configuration.dll - Lumension Device Scanner Configuration
  • DevScan.exe - Lumension Device Scanner
  • Networking.dll - Lumension Device Scanner Networking
  • Persistence.dll - Lumension Device Scanner Persistence
  • Reporting.dll - Lumension Device Scanner Reporting
  • Scans.dll - Lumension Device Scanner Scan
  • Utils.dll - Lumension Device Scanner Utils
  • DevScan.vshost.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2010 (vshost-clr2.exe)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Network connections
  • DevScan.vshost.exe connects to ec2-107-23-37-165.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:77.9 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0394600577%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01973510%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01972496%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:227,985,852
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:32.92 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:140.02 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Device Scanner?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  Slovenia 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-A 33.33%
MSI MS-7522 33.33%
ASUSTeK ET2410 33.33%


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