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6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #538
United States Rank #1,504
Reach 1.4974%
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.57 days
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Average installed length: 318.87 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

FARO LS 1.1.406.58

What is FARO LS?

This is the software driver and associated device control package for the FARO LS color laser scanner. The software package is included with various FAR) devices and installs the driver as well as various associated software programs to help manage laser scanners settings and options. Although the driver is required, some of the software included can be safely removed.

About  (from FARO Technologies)

The FARO Laser Scanner LS creates 3-D scans which consist of 3-D pixels but with spatial coordinates. They also have an intensity value that results in a black and white picture. Until now it has been difficult and time consuming to add high quality color information to a 3-D laser scan. The new Color Extension of the ...  Read more
  • Starts automatically

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.FARO.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FARO\FARO LS\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{951B0F30-9F1A-4BF6-B3DA-99EB0E917B1C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.64 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FARO LS 1.1.406.58

  • acdcp.dll
  • acdsee.exe (by ACD Systems) - ACDSee
  • baidumusicacc.exe (by Baidu.com)
  • baidumusicctrl.dll (by Baidu.com)
  • bdaucommon.dll (by Baidu.com)
  • bdupdate.exe (by Baidu.com)
  • compatibility.dll (by SIEMENS AG) - Setup (SetupDeinstaller Application)
  • dc120v154_32.dll (by Eastman Kodak Japan) - DC120 SDK Library Win32 Ver.1.54 (DC120V154_32)
  • digitacam.dll
  • digitacap.exe - Digita Capabilites Manager (DigitaCap MFC Application)
  • fotoangelo.exe (by ACD Systems) - ACD Systems Ltd. FotoAngelo (FotoAngelo)
  • fotocanvas.exe (by ACD Systems) - FotoCanvas
  • fotovac.exe - FotoVac Application (FotoVac MFC Application)
  • ifoxdll.dll (by ACD Systems) - ImageFox (ImageFox - Image File Open eXtension)
  • ijl11.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • imagefox.exe (by ACD Systems)
  • intouchclient.dll (by ACD Systems) - ACD Systems, Ltd. InTouchClient (InTouchClient)
  • ldf252.dll
  • license.dll - LicenseDLL_Full Dynamic Link Library (LicenseDLL_Full DLL)
  • lwf214p.dll (by LuraTech GmbH) - LuraWave C-SDK Professional (LuraWave C-SDK Professional DLL)
  • netservicecore.dll (by Baidu.com)
  • picaview.dll (by ACD Systems) - PicaView 32 (PicaView Shell Extension DLL)
  • screencapture.dll (by ACD Systems) - Screen Capture Library (ScreenCapture Library)
  • soundlib.dll
  • spxlib.dll (by ACD Systems) - ACD Systems spxlib (SendPix Client Library SDK)
  • srldetect_cyri_4.5.1.0.dll (by Husdawg) - System Requirements Lab
  • updater.exe (by Ask) - Updater (Ask Updater)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • picaview.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PicaView' with a class of {68f32140-2ca3-11d0-acc1-444553540000}.
Scheduled Task
  • fotovac.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E3D8CFD7-4A49-4413-AE7D-649206A4C9E8}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • updater.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ApnUpdater' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Ask.com\Updater\Updater.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • baidumusicacc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Baidu\BaiduMusicCtrl\\BaiduMusicAcc.exe'.

How do I remove FARO LS?

Quickly and completely remove FARO LS 1.1.406.58 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FARO LS 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 FARO LS 1.1.406.58, 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 FARO LS.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.26%
Windows 8 13.85%
Windows XP 7.21%
Windows Vista 2.53%
Windows Server 2003 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.62%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.20%
Windows 7 Professional 16.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.30%
Windows 8 Pro 3.98%
Windows 8 2.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.33%
  Iran 8.60%
  Italy 5.76%
  Brazil 5.04%
  Taiwan 4.85%
  Germany 2.69%
  Mexico 2.46%
  Spain 2.20%
  Canada 1.99%
  United Kingdom 1.91%
  Turkey 1.89%
  India 1.87%
  Croatia 1.82%
  Australia 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.84%
Dell 16.71%
Acer 14.89%
ASUS 14.34%
Toshiba 5.97%
Lenovo 5.47%
Sony 4.85%
Samsung 3.89%
Intel 2.09%
American Megatrends 2.09%
MSI 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.50%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.15%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.74%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.09%

About FARO Technologies

FARO designs, develops, manufactures software-based three-dimensional measurement and imaging systems.
Publisher URL: www.faro.com


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