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Should I remove NCP Internet Transporter?

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 #14,190
United States Rank #6,562
Reach 0.0265%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.73 days
236.09 days >
Average installed length: 124.05 days


3.2.03 87.13%
3.2.2 8.19%
3.2.1 4.68%

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NCP Internet Transporter

What is NCP Internet Transporter?  (from National Consumer Panel)

The National Consumer Panel consists of people from all demographic and geographic areas of the United States. By scanning the barcodes on their purchases and completing surveys, panelists' consumer voices make an impact in the marketplace. NCP is an operational joint venture between the two leading consumer insights...  Read more


NCP Internet Transporter is a software program developed by National Consumer Panel. The most common release is 3.2.03, 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. 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 hstrans.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 10.26 MB (10,754,475 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 100% of users of NCP Internet Transporter come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ncponline.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\National Consumer Panel\NCP Internet Transporter
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7CEB5AC4-B6F8-414C-845D-4295C125D17B}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -uninst -removeonly
Estimated size: 10.26 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by NCP Internet Transporter

Program executable:hstrans.exe
Name:NCP Internet Transporter
Path:C:\Program Files\national consumer panel\ncp internet transporter\hstrans.exe
Additional files:
  • InstallLibrary.dll (by ACNielsen) - ACNielsen InstallLibrary (InstallLibrary)
  • xerces-c_2_7.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.7.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.7.0)
  • c4dll.dll
  • CDM_Setup.exe
  • libeay32.dll
  • ssleay32.dll
  • zlib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HSTrans.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C8721E-D9BE-476E-834C-FDB41D3B6BDB}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HSTrans.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MegaPanel' which loads as "C:\Program Files\National Consumer Panel\NCP Internet Transporter\HSTrans.exe".

How do I remove NCP Internet Transporter?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.50%
Windows 8 12.87%
Windows XP 12.28%
Windows Vista 9.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.36%
Windows 8.1 8.19%
Windows 7 Professional 7.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.66%
  Canada 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Dell 26.89%
Acer 21.85%
Toshiba 10.08%
Intel 2.52%
Gateway 2.52%
American Megatrends 1.68%
Common models
Acer Aspire 7741 4.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.42%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.56%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.71%
Equus Computer Systems No... 1.71%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 1.71%


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