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Should I remove PC App Store?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
35% remove it65% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,839
United States Rank #14,007
Reach 0.1101%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.63 days
48.05 days >
Average installed length: 25.25 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.14.2.2879 0.26%
3.13.5.2742 0.26%
3.11.3.2129 2.10%
3.11.2.1990 3.15%
3.8.6.1313 0.52%
3.6.0.3 0.26%
3.6.0.2 0.26%
3.5.0.2 22.83%
3.4.0.16 33.86%
3.4.0.15 7.09%
3.4.0.14 14.44%
3.4.0.10 8.14%
3.4.0.3 6.82%

PC App Store

What is PC App Store?

The PC App Store is automatically installed as a separate program with various Baidu products such as PC Faster. The store allows the user to browse through a catalog of software product and download and install them on the user's PC.

Overview

PC App Store is a software program developed by Baidu. The most common release is 3.4.0.16, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named pcappstore.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 15.35 MB (16,096,479 bytes). The installed file softmgr_update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 25% of users of PC App Store come from Brazil, it is also popular in Germany and Thailand.
PC App Store has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\baidu security\pc app store\3.4.0.3
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Baidu Security\PC App Store\3.4.0.3\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 15.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC App Store

Program executable:pcappstore.exe
Name:Baidu PC App Store
Path:C:\Program Files\baidu security\pc app store\3.4.0.3\pcappstore.exe
MD5:32738ccf072a956c4faee3d73de86b0a
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - PC App Store (Setup/Uninstall)
  • Updater.exe - Baidu PC App Store (Baidu PC Faster Updater)
  • AppLogReporter.exe - Log Reporter
  • appstore_sync.exe
  • AppStoreUtilExe.exe
  • BugReporter.exe - Bug Reporter
  • softmgr_update.exe
  • update_tools.exe
  • UpdatePopUp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Updater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Baidu Security\PC App Store\3.4.0.16\Updater.exe'.
  • AppLogReporter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Baidu Security\PC App Store\3.4.0.16\AppLogReporter.exe'.

How do I remove PC App Store?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 35%
Keep it 65%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#5,839

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.50%
Windows 8 14.17%
Windows XP 13.39%
Windows Vista 3.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.01%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.49%
Windows 7 Professional 7.67%
Windows 8 Pro 6.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.14% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 25.14%
  Germany 15.95%
  Thailand 14.86%
  United States 10.81%
  Indonesia 6.22%
  Egypt 3.24%
  Saudi Arabia 1.89%
  South Africa 1.62%
  Portugal 1.62%
  Croatia 1.62%
  Austria 1.35%
  United Arab Emirates 1.35%
  Italy 1.35%
  Belgium 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.79%
Hewlett-Packard 21.22%
Dell 11.25%
ASUS 9.32%
Lenovo 8.04%
GIGABYTE 6.11%
Samsung 5.79%
Medion 3.22%
Toshiba 2.89%
American Megatrends 2.25%
Sony 1.93%
Compaq 1.29%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.29%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 0.96%
Positivo Positivo Mobile 0.96%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 0.96%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 0.96%

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taleblou2 months ago
I have not found any bundles with this software and baidu pc faster that this comes with. Both have been installed clean and from the official web site.