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Should I remove IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,706
United States Rank #14,240
Reach 0.0068%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 163.70 days
913.89 days >
Average installed length: 480.18 days

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IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch 2.0

Overview

IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch 2.0 is a software program developed by IOGEAR. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.52 MB (1,598,928 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 90% of users of IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and BZ.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch 2.0

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • AutoPrt.exe
  • hid.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Hid User Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AutoPrt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B399646D-F1D2-4A15-A28F-342EFEF4029A}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AutoPrt.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AP Sharing Switch' which loads as C:\Program Files\IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch\AutoPrt.exe.

How do I remove IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch?

Quickly and completely remove IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch 2.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch 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 IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch 2.0, 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 IOGEAR Auto Printer Sharing Switch.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.32%
Windows 8 17.89%
Windows XP 13.68%
Windows Vista 2.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.43%
Windows 7 Professional 17.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.38%
Windows 8.1 6.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.26%
  Canada 7.14%
  BZ 0.65%
  France 0.65%
  Italy 0.65%
  Netherlands 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.84%
Dell 32.43%
Acer 8.11%
GIGABYTE 6.76%
American Megatrends 5.41%
ASUS 4.05%
Alienware 2.70%
Intel 1.35%
Gateway 1.35%
Common models
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 3.53%
Dell Dell DXP051 2.35%
Dell Dell XPS430 2.35%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.35%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.35%
HP-Pavilion GC676AA-ABA m... 2.35%

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