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PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner 9.1


PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner 9.1 is a program developed by PC Tools Software. 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 main program executable is PCTSFiles.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 14.46 MB (15,160,041 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 50% of users of PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pctools.com
Help link: www.pctools.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Tools\DMScanning\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Tools\DMScanning\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner 9.1

Program executable:PCTSFiles.exe
Name:PC Tools Security Component
Signed by:PC Tools
Path:C:\Program Files\PC Tools\DMScanning\PCTSFiles.exe
(From the publisher) “PC Tools Security is a full antivirus and antispyware package designed to protect from known viruses, worms, Trojans and other threats while defending against spyware, adware, bots, keyloggers and other malware. Monitors...”
Additional files:
  • PCTSFiles.exe - PC Tools Security Component
  • PCTSDDLL.dll - PC Tools SD Driver Interface
  • UserModeFileCache.dll - PC Tools UserMode Cache Library (UserMode Dynamic Link Library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PCTSFiles.exe runs as a service named 'PCTSFileEnum' (PCTSFileEnum).

How do I remove PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner?

Quickly and completely remove PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner 9.1 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 Tools on-the-fly Scanner 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 Tools on-the-fly Scanner 9.1, 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 Tools on-the-fly Scanner.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win XP 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 8 Single Language 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 8.1 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Brazil 14.29%
  Germany 14.29%
  Netherlands 7.14%
  Egypt 7.14%
  Poland 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Toshiba 22.22%
ASUS 22.22%
Lenovo 11.11%
Common models
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 12.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850-B3... 12.50%
Acer Aspire X3200 12.50%
Acer Aspire 5810T 12.50%
LENOVO 0862 12.50%

About PC Tools Software

PC Tools, a subsidiary of Symantec Corporation, develops security utilities for consumers and enterprises whose products include Spyware Doctor which provides spyware protection to secure Windows personal computers, Registry Mechanic, a registry cleaner to fix Windows errors, PC Tools AntiVirus which offers protection against virus infections and File Recover, which recovers files from hard drives, floppy drives, and fixed media.
Publisher URL: www.pctools.com


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