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Should I remove OBD-PC Link?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,493
United States Rank #15,555
Reach 0.0064%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.01.0000 12.22%
2.00.0000 1.11%
1.34.0000 37.78%
1.33.0000 33.33%
1.32.0000 12.22%
1.30.0000 3.33%

OBD-PC Link

Overview

OBD-PC Link is a program developed by Innova Electronics. The most used version is 1.34.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is obdstart.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 55.99 MB (58,706,215 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 85% of users of OBD-PC Link come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iequus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OBD-PCLink\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C6CA7744-DA0F-4AB4-87DA-FF82AC1285E5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 55.99 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by OBD-PC Link

Program executable:obdstart.exe
Name:OBD-PC Link
Path:C:\Program Files\OBD-PCLink\obdstart.exe
MD5:a47708f81d6732daf038ad594a1f7b34
Additional files:
  • Subs2.dll
  • UartWr.dll
  • UsbWr.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • obdstart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C0D02012-8C6F-4E1E-B7D2-3B9439FF528A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove OBD-PC Link?

Quickly and completely remove 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 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 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 OBD-PC Link.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#27,493
 
REACH
~0.01%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.89%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 8 15.56%
Windows XP 8.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.85%
Windows 7 Professional 15.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.87%
Windows 8.1 7.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.40%
  Canada 7.30%
  United Kingdom 2.19%
  Dominican Republic 0.73%
  Belgium 0.73%
  Mexico 0.73%
  BS 0.73%
  PR 0.73%
  Spain 0.73%
  Italy 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 33.33%
Acer 9.09%
GIGABYTE 4.55%
ASUS 4.55%
Sony 4.55%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Lenovo 1.52%
Toshiba 1.52%
Samsung 1.52%
Common models
Dell Dell DXP061 3.95%
HP-Pavilion BK170AA-ABA H... 2.63%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 1.32%
Dell OptiPlex 780 1.32%
Dell Latitude E5520 1.32%

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