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Should I remove Innova OBD PC-Link?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,161
United States Rank #7,372
Reach 0.0237%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 106.24 days
911.23 days >
Average installed length: 478.78 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.3.12 0.60%
2.3.9 7.23%
2.3.8 0.30%
2.3.7 1.51%
2.2.7 53.92%
1.2.14.0 17.77%
1.1.7 18.37%
1.0.10.14 0.30%

Typically installed together

Innova OBD PC-Link

Overview

Innova OBD PC-Link is a software program developed by Innova Electronics. The most common release is 2.2.7, 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. 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 primary executable is named Innova.exe. The setup package generally installs about 91 files and is usually about 53.16 MB (55,745,313 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 86% of users of Innova OBD PC-Link come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and LY.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.innova.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Innova OBD PC-Link\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{55F7F5FE-EAEC-44F1-969F-D63CFDC0EBB8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 53.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Innova OBD PC-Link

Program executable:Innova.exe
Name:Innova PC Link
PCLink Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Innova OBD PC-Link\Innova.exe
MD5:fa63618dbf10d921c7e8ee711e85ccdb
Additional files:
  • Innova.PCLink.Extensions.dll - Innova PC Link Extensions
  • Innova.PCLink.ViewModel.dll - PCLink.ViewModel
  • Innova.PCLink.Services.dll - PCLink.Services
  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll - NotifyIcon WPF (NotifyIcon for WPF)
  • Innova.exe - Innova PC Link
  • Innova.PCLink.Common.dll - PCLink.Common
  • Innova.PCLink.DAOInterface.dll - DAO Interface
  • AESEncrypter.dll - AESEncrypter
  • Innova.PCLink.Model.dll - PCLink.Model
  • Innova.PCLink.View.dll - PCLink.View
  • Innova.PCLink.Resource.dll - Resources
  • Innova.PCLink.Resources.dll
  • Innova.PCLink.Entity.dll - Entity
  • Innova.Resources.dll - Innova
  • JOBD.Resources.dll - PCLink (JOBD)
  • Innova.PCLink.DAO.dll - DAO
  • Innova.Core.dll - Innova Core
  • Innova.DataDefinition.dll - Vehicle Data Library
  • Innova.Device.USBHIDLibrary.dll - Innova USB HID Device Library
  • Innova.DTO.dll - Innova Data Transfer Objects
  • Innova.Enums.dll - Innova Enumerations
  • Innova.Infrastructure.Core.dll - Core
  • Innova.IO.dll - Innova IO
  • Innova.ORM.dll - Innova Object Relational Mapping
  • Innova.Security.dll - Innova Security
  • Innova.StaticData.dll - Innova Static Data
  • Innova.Utilities.Encoding.dll - Innova.Utilities.Encoding
  • Innova.Utilities.Shared.dll - Innova.Utilities.Shared
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.Common.dll
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.Configuration.dll
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.Converters.dll
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.DeviceAccess.dll
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.dll
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.Entities.dll
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.Enums.dll
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.Exceptions.dll
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.Managers.dll
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.Parsing.dll
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.Structures.dll - VDL
  • Innova.VehicleDataLib.USBHIDLibrary.dll
  • Innova.WPF.dll - Innova WPF
  • Innova2.DataDefinition.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.Common.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.Configuration.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.Converters.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.DeviceAccess.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.Entities.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.Enums.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.Exceptions.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.Managers.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.Parsing.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.Structures.dll
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.USBHIDLibrary.dll
  • ChilkatDotNet4.dll (by Chilkat Software) - Chilkat .NET Class Library, V4.0 .NET Framework (Chilkat .NET 4.0 Framework Assembly)
  • Innova2.VehicleDataLib.Interfaces.dll - Innova2.DataDefinition.Interfaces
  • C1.WPF.C1Chart.dll (by ComponentOne) - ComponentOne C1Chart for WPF (C1.WPF.C1Chart)
  • C1.WPF.C1Report.dll (by ComponentOne) - ComponentOne Reports for WPF
  • Innova.Definitions.dll - Innova DTC Library
  • Innova.UpgradeLib.dll - Innova.UpgradeLib

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Innova.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5495205B-5A26-497D-B1E9-010323849395}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Innova.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Innova OBD PC-Link' and executes as C:\Program Files\Innova OBD PC-Link\Innova.exe.

How do I remove Innova OBD PC-Link?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 8.1 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.77%
Windows 8 18.67%
Windows Vista 7.23%
Windows XP 6.02%
Windows 8.1 0.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.03%
Windows 7 Professional 11.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.06%
Windows 8.1 5.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.85%
  Canada 13.18%
  LY 0.19%
  Lebanon 0.19%
  New Zealand 0.19%
  Netherlands 0.19%
  JO 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.40%
Dell 25.23%
Acer 11.93%
Toshiba 8.72%
ASUS 8.26%
GIGABYTE 4.59%
Lenovo 2.29%
Intel 1.83%
Gateway 1.38%
American Megatrends 1.38%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.86%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.47%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.78%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.08%

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