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Should I remove Downloadcrew UpdateScanner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
55% remove it45% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,479
United States Rank #45,364
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.77 days
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Average installed length: 244.38 days


VersionDistribution 14.29% 76.19% 4.76% 4.76%

Downloadcrew UpdateScanner


Downloadcrew UpdateScanner is a software program developed by Creativemark. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named updatescanner.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 34.69 MB (36,374,835 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 61% of users of Downloadcrew UpdateScanner come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.downloadcrew.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Downloadcrew UpdateScanner\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Downloadcrew UpdateScanner\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 34.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Downloadcrew UpdateScanner

Program executable:updatescanner.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\downloadcrew updatescanner\updatescanner.exe
Additional files:
  • SingleInstanceApp.dll (by http://tellini.info/) - SingleInstanceApp
  • info.tellini.CrashReporter.dll (by http://tellini.info/) - CrashReporter
  • Skybound.Gecko.dll - GeckoFX (Skybound.Gecko)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • UpdateScanner.XmlSerializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • UpdateScanner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DCUpdateScanner' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Downloadcrew UpdateScanner\UpdateScanner.exe".

How do I remove Downloadcrew UpdateScanner?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 28.57%
Windows XP 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 23.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 9.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.52%
Windows 8.1 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.61%
  South Africa 9.09%
  Canada 9.09%
  Australia 6.06%
  Sweden 3.03%
  Netherlands 3.03%
  Croatia 3.03%
  Slovakia 3.03%
  United Kingdom 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.58%
Acer 15.79%
ASUS 15.79%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
Toshiba 10.53%
Lenovo 5.26%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 16.67%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 11.11%
HP-Pavilion KJ307AA-A2L a... 5.56%
LENOVO 4058CTO 5.56%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 5.56%
Acer Aspire 5830T 5.56%


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