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1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,589
United States Rank #8,771
Reach 0.0197%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.80 days
289.03 days >
Average installed length: 151.86 days


10.00.641 1.81%
10.00.639 15.52%
8.20.636 34.66%
8.20.635 2.89%
8.00.631.0 44.77%
8.00.630.0 0.36%

Laplink PCmover Professional

What is Laplink PCmover Professional?  (from Laplink Software)

PCmover is the ONLY software that automatically transfers or restores all selected files, settings, user profiles, and even programs from an old PC to a new one, or old operating system to a new one. Transfer everything across a Laplink High-Speed Ethernet cable, wireless or wired network, or Laplink USB Transfer Cable...  Read more


Laplink PCmover Professional is a software program developed by Laplink Software. The most common release is 8.00.631.0, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 78.76 MB (82,583,120 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of Laplink PCmover Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Laplink.com/de
Help link: www.laplink.com/de/support/individual.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A519B6CE-9EDF-451A-B626-C3F8D2C9BFC2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 78.76 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Laplink PCmover Professional

  • PcmBrand.dll - PcmBrand Dynamic Link Library (PCmover Personality DLL)
  • PCmoverLog.exe - PCmoverLog Application (PCmover Log Manager)
  • USBDriverSetup11.exe - USBDriversLite (Setup Launcher)
  • AppInv.exe - PCdefense
  • CookieMerge.exe - PCmover (CookieMerge)
  • copypwd.dll
  • copypwd.exe
  • CopyPwd64.dll
  • cppwdsvc.exe
  • CpPwdSvc64.exe
  • DeferredUser.exe
  • DlMgr.exe - Laplink Download and Setup Manager
  • LaunchDl.exe - Launch DlMgr
  • LaunchSt.exe - Launch ST
  • MapiFix.exe - MAPI Fix
  • MapiFix64.exe
  • Offers.exe - Third Party Offers
  • PCmover.exe
  • RegSvc.exe
  • Report.exe
  • ShLnk64.exe - 64-bit Shell Link Server
  • SpDiskTreeMgr.dll - Disk Tree Manager
  • SpIniTreeMgr.dll - INI File Tree Manager
  • SpRegTreeMgr.dll - Registry Tree Manager
  • USBDetect.dll
  • LoadProfile.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • CpPwdSvc64.exe runs as a service named 'CopyPwd Service' (CpPwdSvc).
Startup File (User Run)
  • LaunchSt.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'StartUp This' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\LaunchSt.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LaunchDl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Laplink DlMgr' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\LaunchDl.exe" "C:\ProgramData\Laplink\PCmover\DlMgr 3.xml".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PCmover.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\ProgrammeP\PCmover\PCmover.exe'.

How do I remove Laplink PCmover Professional?

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

Win 8 60%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 59.93%
Windows 7 33.57%
Windows XP 4.33%
Windows Vista 1.81%
Windows 8.1 0.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 27.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.36%
Windows 10 Home 13.45%
Windows 7 Professional 9.45%
Windows 8 6.55%
Windows 10 Pro 6.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.34%
  Germany 8.98%
  United Kingdom 3.40%
  Canada 2.18%
  France 1.21%
  Australia 0.73%
  Switzerland 0.49%
  DK 0.49%
  Italy 0.49%
  Belgium 0.24%
  Greece 0.24%
  Austria 0.24%
  New Zealand 0.24%
  Israel 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.14%
Dell 36.74%
Medion 6.05%
Toshiba 4.65%
ASUS 3.72%
Lenovo 2.79%
Acer 2.79%
Alienware 0.93%
MSI 0.93%
Intel 0.93%
Sony 0.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 6.71%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.27%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.66%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.66%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 3.05%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.44%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com


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