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Should I remove Faronics Insight Student?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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7.81.2331.7810 7.14%
7.80.2316.7800 28.57%
7.73.2289.7730 7.14%
7.73.2288.7730 35.71%
7.71.2264.7710 7.14%
7.63.2240.7630 7.14%
7.60.2217.7600 7.14%

Faronics Insight Student

What is Faronics Insight Student?  (from Faronics)

Faronics Insight is an effective classroom management tool that helps teachers create a better learning experience, while helping IT professionals manage and support multiple labs with ease. Regain control of your classroom with Faronics Insight. Now you can monitor all user activity from the convenience of your own w...  Read more


Faronics Insight Student is a software program developed by Faronics. The most common release is 7.73.2288.7730, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 6.61 MB (6,934,329 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 76% of users of Faronics Insight Student come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.faronics.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\faronics\insight
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Faronics\Insight\lsklremv.exe
Estimated size: 6.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Faronics Insight Student

  • LskHelper.exe - LskHelper Application
  • lskHlpr64.exe - LskHlpr64 Application (LskHlpr6 Application)
  • Lsk_Run.exe - Lsk_Run Application
  • LskDetectStart.dll - LskDetectStart
  • fraStudent.dll - Insight (Insight Student)
  • fraUninst.dll - Insight Uninstall
  • lsk_vol.dll - Lsk_Vol
  • lsklremv.exe
  • student.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • student.exe runs as a service named 'Insight Student Service' (LanSchoolStudent).
  • LskHelper.exe runs as a service named 'Insight Helper Service' (LanSchoolHelper).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • student.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Teacher' which loads as C:\Program Files\Faronics\Insight\student.exe.

How do I remove Faronics Insight Student?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 8 21%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.57%
Windows 8 21.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.86%
Windows 7 Enterprise 35.71%
Windows 10 Home 7.14%
Windows 8.1 7.14%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.19%
  Canada 19.05%
  Brazil 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Lenovo 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
American Megatrends 7.14%
Apple 7.14%
Sony 7.14%
Common models
HP Compaq 8200 Elite CMT ... 7.69%
Dell OptiPlex 760 7.69%
Apple Inc. Macmini7,1 7.69%
Sony SVS15125CXW 7.69%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 7.69%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 AIO 7.69%


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