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PC Check & Connect


PC Check & Connect is a software program developed by HiWired. 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.27 MB (2,385,070 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HiWired\PC Check & Connect\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\HiWired\PC Check & Connect\LKI\HiWired.Client.Bootstrap.exe" -maintenance
Estimated size: 2.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PC Check & Connect

  • HiWired.Client.Core.exe - PC Check & Connect (HiWired Client Core Services)
  • HiWired.Client.Desktop.exe
  • HiWired.Client.Host.exe - HiWired Management Host Application
  • HiWired.Client.Instrumentation.dll - Instrumentation and Diagnosting Library
  • omaxResources.dll - HiWired Client Desktop Resources
  • windResources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • HiWired.Client.Core.exe runs as a service named 'HiWired Client Core Service' (HiWiredCore).

How do I remove PC Check & Connect?

Quickly and completely remove PC Check & Connect 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 Check & Connect 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 Check & Connect, 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 Check & Connect.

Win Vista (SP2) 64%
Win XP 7%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 64.29%
Windows 7 28.57%
Windows XP 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 42.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows Vista Home Basic 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%
Windows Vista Business 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 61.54%
Dell 23.08%
Toshiba 7.69%
Gateway 7.69%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 7.69%
HP-Pavilion RQ407AA-ABA a... 7.69%
HP-Pavilion RK576AA-ABA s... 7.69%
HP-Pavilion NP207AA-ABA p... 7.69%
HP-Pavilion KJ379AA-ABA a... 7.69%
HP-Pavilion BT437AA-ABA s... 7.69%


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