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Pctechclinic Inc

What is Pctechclinic Inc?  (from PC Tech Clinic)

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Overview

Pctechclinic Inc is a software program developed by PC Tech Clinic. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named ServiceManager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 12.21 MB (12,808,130 bytes). The installed file Updater.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 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Pctechclinic Inc
URL: pctechclinic.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pctechclinic Inc\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9733D09A-6718-41B9-A0E0-30B2AE2F5A03}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.21 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Pctechclinic Inc

Program executable:ServiceManager.exe
Name:ServiceManager
Path:C:\Program Files\Pctechclinic Inc\ServiceManager.exe
MD5:1e063b2b87397fce66c9802e03fa91e8
Additional files:
  • OpenAccess.exe - Pctechclinic Inc (Pctechclinic Inc desktop client)
  • Interop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ShockwaveFlashObjects'.
  • CBFSNet.dll (by EldoS) - Callback File System (TM) (Callback File System .NET API)
  • ExplorerExtensions.dll (by Livedrive Internet Ltd) - Livedrive desktop client (Livedrive explorer extensions)
  • isxdl.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL (Download DLL)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 1.1)
  • Extensions.dll (by Livedrive Internet Ltd) - Livedrive (Explorer extensions for Livedrive)
  • OnlineFileHandler.exe - Livedrive online file handler
  • AlphaFS.dll - AlphaFS
  • AxInterop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll
  • Localisation.dll
  • ManageUsers.exe
  • Native.dll
  • Updater.exe
  • VSSService.exe
  • ControlPanel.exe (by Microsoft) - Livedrive.ControlPanel
  • ServiceManager.exe (by Microsoft) - ServiceManager
  • SQLite.Interop.dll (by Robert Simpson, et al) - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Assembly)
  • sqlite3.exe
  • System.Data.SQLite.DLL (by http://system.data.sqlite.org/) - System.Data.SQLite Core

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • Extensions.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'LivedriveBackgroundContextMenu' with a class of {005C2E48-BD95-4F38-8FD9-9E4CB7C78D2A}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • ExplorerExtensions.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'BrowserHelper Class' with the class of {EDF48A39-1442-463F-9F4E-F376A78D034A}.
Service
  • VSSService.exe runs as a service named 'Pctechclinic Inc VSS Service' (Pctechclinic IncVSSService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • OpenAccess.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Livedrive' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Pctechclinic Inc\OpenAccess.exe" /setup.

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  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 Pctechclinic Inc, 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 Pctechclinic Inc.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

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OS VERSIONS
Win 8 83%
Win 7 (SP1) 17%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 83.33%
Windows 7 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.00%
Windows 10 Home 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%

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 80.00%
Dell 20.00%
Common models
MSI MS-7309 16.67%
HP HP Notebook 16.67%
HP 15 Notebook PC 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 23se-d394 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 110-406 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 3521 16.67%

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