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Should I remove Pop-Up Scanner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
2.2.0.1000 100.00%

Pop-Up Scanner

Overview

Pop-Up Scanner is a program developed by Panicware. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7. While about 80% of users of Pop-Up Scanner come from the United States, it is also popular in Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.panicware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panicware\Pop-Up Scanner
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)

Program filesFiles installed by Pop-Up Scanner

  • Popupscn.exe - Pop-Up Scanner
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Pop-Up Scanner?

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

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Dell
 
OS VERSIONS
Win XP 50%
Win 7 50%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Poland 20.00%

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