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PC Recovery Center


PC Recovery Center is a software program developed by SoftThinks. The primary executable is named grc_vista.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 27.39 MB (28,717,137 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Nexlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SMINST
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0F9B474C-B65A-427E-A3A6-9B7460ED14D9}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 27.39 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PC Recovery Center

Program executable:grc_vista.exe
Name:SoftThinks Recovery Center
Path:C:\Program Files\sminst\grc_vista.exe
Additional files:
  • DefragVolumeDLL.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique DefragVolumeDLL (DefragVolumeDLL DLL)
  • DLL_INSTALL.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique DLL_INSTALL (DLL_INSTALL DLL)
  • DSkUtil.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique DSkUtil (DSkUtil DLL)
  • dom.dll - DeleteRP Application (DeleteRP MFC Application)
  • STFileArray.dll - SoftThinks Framework (STFileArray Dynamic Link Library)
  • CSTError.dll - SOFTTHINKS CSTError (CSTError)
  • Remind.exe - Recovery_Reminder
  • STCasperM.dll - STCasperM Library
  • STDisks.dll - STDisks Library
  • FDSoftThinks.dll - FDSoftthinks (SoftThinks Burning engine)
  • STLibXml.dll - Xml Library
  • STImageM.dll - STImageM (SoftThinks Disk Image Manager)
  • SplitDll.dll (by ST) - ST SplitDll (SplitDll)
  • AutoRunC.dll - Bibliothèque de liens dynamiques AutoRun (AutoRunC)
  • FCRCChk.dll - Library FCRCChk
  • Launcher.exe (by soft thinks) - soft thinks Launcher (Launcher)
  • libxml2.dll - LibXML Parser
  • mbr.dll (by XSS; Ulf Loesche) - XSS Preinstall Environment MBR installation (MBRInst)
  • MFC71u.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • PSTImage.dll - PSTImage Dynamic Link Library
  • PSTVdsDisk.dll - PSTVdsDisk Dynamic Link Library
  • RecDev.dll (by Engelmann Media GmbH) - RecDev Application (CD/DVD Recording Engine)
  • RMCCpn.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique RMCCpn (RMCCpn DLL)
  • ShellvRTF.dll (by XSS) - XSS ShellvRTF (ShellvRTF)
  • ShellvRTF64.dll (by XSS)
  • SkinMagic.dll (by Appspeed) - Appspeed SkinMagic Toolkit (SkinMagic Toolkit)
  • SkinMagicU.dll (by Appspeed)
  • SoftCore.dll
  • STArchive.dll
  • STCoreXml.dll - STXml Dynamic Link Library
  • STCrypto.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique STCrypto
  • STFiles.dll - STFiles (STFiles DLL)
  • STISO.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique STISO (STISO DLL)
  • STISOGH.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique STISOGH (STISOGH DLL)
  • STLog.dll - STLog Dynamic Link Library
  • STMsXml.dll - STMsXml Dynamic Link Library
  • STNLS.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique STNLSDll
  • STODD.dll - STODD Dynamic Link Library
  • STODDIM.dll - STODDIM Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • Launcher.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Launcher' which loads as C:\Program Files\SMINST\Launcher.exe.

How do I remove PC Recovery Center?

Quickly and completely remove PC Recovery Center 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 Recovery Center 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 Recovery Center, 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 Recovery Center.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 8 17%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 10 Pro 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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