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3% remove it97% keep it
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Recovery Commander 3


Recovery Commander 3 is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. 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 primary executable is named rc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 40 files and is usually about 11.3 MB (11,846,912 bytes). The installed file MXUPDATE.dll 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 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 88% of users of Recovery Commander 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Lithuania and Panama.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vcom\recovery commander
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1406DDAE-6D19-4D6C-B5A2-EAAD539E5ECC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.3 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Recovery Commander 3

Program executable:rc.exe
Name:Recovery Commander
Recovery Commander 3
Path:C:\Program Files\vcom\recovery commander\rc.exe
Additional files:
  • APResource.dll - Recovery Commander (APResource)
  • CREATECHECKPOINTENGINE.dll - CreateCheckpointEngine Module
  • errhook.dll - Error Tracker Window Hook
  • ETRACK.exe - Track Error Messages
  • ISMAGIC.exe - IStorageMagic storage file editor.
  • MXDLGSUP.dll - Dialog Support
  • MXPropRC.dll - Global Settings UI RC
  • mxsave.exe - Makes a backup of critical system files.
  • MXSMRT.dll - MXSmrt Module
  • MXUPDATE.dll - EasyUpdate
  • MXUSCHED.dll - Scheduler UI
  • REMsgs.dll - REMsgs
  • TASKMGR.exe - TaskMgr
  • TSCookie.exe - TSCookie
  • WinHook.dll - Recovery Commander execution hook DLL
  • CHECKPOINTTASK.dll - CheckpointTask
  • CREATECHECKPOINTUI.dll - CreateCheckpointUI
  • ERRORUI.dll - My Tool
  • MXNOTIFY.dll - COM communication component
  • MXPM.dll - Property Manager (OLE Storage)
  • MXR.dll - Recorder
  • MXRescue.dll - Rescue Disk
  • MXSCHED.dll - Scheduler
  • MXTASK.exe - The background task server
  • mxur.dll - Event Log Viewer
  • RESTORECHECKPOINTUI.dll - RestoreCheckpointUI
  • RTFCtrl.dll - RTF Control
  • TaskCtrl.dll - MXTask Controller
  • MXSMRTUI.dll - MXSmrtUI
  • MXExHand.dll
  • mxhc.dll
  • MXLC.dll
  • MxTreeCt.dll
  • TaskHelper.exe
  • vc6-re300l.dll
  • W16Int13.dll
  • W32Int13.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MXTASK.exe runs as a service named 'Recovery Commander Task Manager' (Recovery Commander Task Manager).

How do I remove Recovery Commander 3?

Quickly and completely remove Recovery Commander 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Recovery Commander 3 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 Recovery Commander 3, 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 Recovery Commander 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.46%
  Lithuania 3.85%
  Panama 3.85%
  Thailand 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Sony 20.00%
Dell 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Common models
Sony VPCZ21TGX 10.00%
Sony SVL24115FGB 10.00%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 10.00%
HP-Pavilion NY620AA-ABA p... 10.00%
HP-Pavilion KQ436AA-ABA I... 10.00%
HP-Pavilion FQ574AA-ABA m... 10.00%

About (from Avanquest Software)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.avanquest.com


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