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Should I remove OBD2 TekLink?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,815
United States Rank #29,742
Reach 0.0020%


2.02.0000 39.29%
2.01.0000 7.14%
1.01.0000 53.57%

OBD2 TekLink


OBD2 TekLink is a program developed by Innova Electronics. The most used version is 1.01.0000, 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 6 files and is usually about 27.75 MB (29,101,532 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 78% of users of OBD2 TekLink come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and New Zealand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.canobd2.com
Help link: www.canobd2.com/support/DTC_lookup.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OBD2 TekLink\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B95B3D67-924F-4996-9FCB-16E26837F30B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 27.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by OBD2 TekLink

  • obdteklink.exe - OBD2 TekLink
  • Subs.dll
  • BinToDao.exe
  • obdteklink2.exe - OBD2 TekLink 2
  • TekInit.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TekInit.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OBD2_TekLink_Start2.0' which loads as "C:\Program Files\OBD2 TekLink Consumer\TekInit.exe".

How do I remove OBD2 TekLink?

Quickly and completely remove OBD2 TekLink from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall OBD2 TekLink 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 OBD2 TekLink, 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 OBD2 TekLink.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP1) 7%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.57%
Windows Vista 21.43%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows XP 10.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.52%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.41%
Windows 8 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.38%
  Canada 18.92%
  New Zealand 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 56.00%
Dell 24.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Sony 4.00%
Intel 4.00%
Gateway 4.00%
Common models
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Sony SVE15129CGB 4.55%
HP-Pavilion NC747AA-ABA a... 4.55%
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HP-Pavilion GN702AA-ABA a... 4.55%
HP-Pavilion FQ512AA-ABA m... 4.55%


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