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Should I remove KC Softwares Startup Sentinel?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #19,572
United States Rank #14,438
Reach 0.0128%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.55 days
45.74 days >
Average installed length: 24.03 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.6.3.16 3.89%
1.6.2.15 5.00%
1.6.1.14 3.89%
1.6.0.13 23.89%
1.5.1.12 2.78%
1.5.0.11 1.11%
1.4.1.10 3.33%
1.4.0.9 7.22%
1.3.0.8 5.00%
1.2.0.7 16.67%
1.1.0.6 7.22%
1.0.0.5 7.22%
0.4.0.4 5.00%
0.3.0.3 3.89%
0.2.0.2 2.78%
0.1.0.1 1.11%

KC Softwares Startup Sentinel

What is KC Softwares Startup Sentinel?  (from KC Softwares)

Startup Sentinel (a.k.a. SuS) makes your PC startup faster and more secure by giving you full control on loaded software. Every single program added to your startup sequence is detected on the fly and can be approved, rejected or blacklisted (for further automatic rejection by SuS).

Overview

KC Softwares Startup Sentinel is a program developed by KC Softwares. The most used version is 1.6.0.13, 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. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 2.1 MB (2,204,644 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 59% of users of KC Softwares Startup Sentinel come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kcsoftwares.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\KC Softwares\Startup Sentinel\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\KC Softwares\Startup Sentinel\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by KC Softwares Startup Sentinel

  • sus.exe - Startup Sentinel (Make startup faster and more secure)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • sus.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Startup Sentinel' and executes as C:\Program Files\KC Softwares\Startup Sentinel\sus.exe /minimized.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • sus.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Startup Sentinel' which loads as C:\Program Files\KC Softwares\Startup Sentinel\sus.exe /minimized.

How do I remove KC Softwares Startup Sentinel?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 7 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.56%
Windows 8 38.33%
Windows XP 7.78%
Windows Vista 3.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Windows 10 Home 12.22%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.78%
Windows 8.1 7.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.95%
  France 5.24%
  Canada 4.80%
  United Kingdom 3.06%
  Italy 2.62%
  Germany 2.62%
  Hungary 2.18%
  Poland 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Australia 1.31%
  New Zealand 1.31%
  Finland 1.31%
  India 1.31%
  Brazil 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.55%
Dell 24.49%
Acer 16.33%
GIGABYTE 12.24%
Lenovo 7.14%
ASUS 3.06%
Toshiba 3.06%
Sahara 2.04%
Samsung 2.04%
Intel 1.02%
MSI 1.02%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.86%
Compaq-Presario NP185AA-A... 1.90%
Dell Vostro 270 1.90%
LENOVO 10181 1.90%
ASUSTeK K53E 1.90%
Dell XPS 8300 1.90%

About (from KC Softwares)

We develop and distribute user-friendly software designed to ease your computer life.
Publisher URL: www.kcsoftwares.com

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