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Should I remove Drive Vaccine PC Restore Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.0.0.0 50.00%
8.1.0.0 50.00%

Drive Vaccine PC Restore Plus

Overview

Drive Vaccine PC Restore Plus is a program developed by www.horizon-datasys.com. The most used version is 9.0.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is shield.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 19.41 MB (20,352,429 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 57% of users of Drive Vaccine PC Restore Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Turkey.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.horizon-datasys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\shield
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Shield\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 19.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Drive Vaccine PC Restore Plus

Program executable:shield.exe
Name:Shield
Path:C:\Program Files\shield\shield.exe
MD5:1f485e4c4e0f3f1ce7fd27e4a47ebd37
Additional files:
  • OptimizeSpace.dll - OptimizeSpaceDll Dynamic Link Library (OptimizeSpaceDll DLL)
  • HardwareDll.dll - HardwareDll Dynamic Link Library (HardwareDll DLL)
  • schedule.dll - schedule Dynamic Link Library (schedule DLL)
  • ChkInst.dll - ChkInst Dynamic Link Library (ChkInst DLL)
  • traydll.dll - traydll Dynamic Link Library (traydll DLL)
  • webup.dll - webup Dynamic Link Library (webup DLL)
  • SHDSERV.exe - Shield COM Server Module
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall Application (Uninstall MFC Application)
  • NetReg.exe - NetReg Application (NetReg MFC Application)
  • Shdclr.exe - shdclr Application (shdclr MFC Application)
  • locate.dll - Shield (Setup DLL)
  • shieldcmd.exe - Shield Command Application
  • shieldext.exe - Shield Extension Application
  • shieldshell.dll - Shield Shell Module
  • shieldtray.exe - Shield Tray
  • client.dll
  • idle.dll
  • ps.dll
  • shdapi.dll
  • SHDSERVps.dll
  • ShieldClnt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • shieldshell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Eazshell' with a class of {CB0877AB-7E94-4073-8194-6F992D27EFAA}.
2 Services
  • ShieldClnt.exe runs as a service named 'Shield Client Service' (ShieldClientService).
  • SHDSERV.exe runs as a service named 'SHDSERV' (SHDSERV).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • shieldtray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'shield' which loads as C:\Program Files\Shield\shieldtray.exe.

How do I remove Drive Vaccine PC Restore Plus?

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

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Hewlett-Packard
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 25%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Sweden 14.29%
  Turkey 14.29%
  United Kingdom 14.29%

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