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5.2 100.00%

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Scan Manager 5.2

What is Scan Manager?

Scan Manager 5.2 contains the necessary software and hardware drivers to connect the scanner to the various ScanSoft products.

Overview

Scan Manager 5.2 is a program developed by ScanSoft, Inc. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 751 KB (769,024 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 35% of users of Scan Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.scansoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sync framework\v1.0\runtime\x86
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E0A1559B-9886-11D4-8D06-0050DA284A39}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 751 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Scan Manager 5.2

  • abssm.dll (by Microsoft) - Messenger (Windows Live Messenger Address Book Syncronization Module)
  • contact.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Live Contact Services
  • contactsux.dll - Windows Live Contact User Experience Module
  • custsat.dll - custsat
  • dfsr.dll - Messenger File Replication
  • fsshext.8.5.1302.1018.dll - Messenger File Sharing Shell Extensions
  • htc.dll - Windows Live Call (Windows Live Call Hover to Call Module)
  • invcleanup.exe (by Autodesk)
  • invcleanupres.dll (by Autodesk) - InvCleanupRes
  • lcapi.dll - LC (LC User Agent DLL)
  • lcres.dll - LC Resource DLL
  • livecall.exe
  • lmcdata.dll - Windows Live Messenger Data Module
  • messengerclient.dll - Windows Live Messenger (MessengerClient)
  • msgrapp.8.5.1302.1018.dll - Windows Live Messenger Protocol Handler
  • msgsc.8.5.1302.1018.dll - Windows Live Messenger Service
  • msgslang.8.5.1302.1018.dll - Windows Live Messenger Language Specific Resources
  • msgsres.dll - Windows Live Messenger Non Language Specific Resources
  • msgswcam.dll - Messenger WebCam Library
  • msncore.dll - Microsoft CoreXT (Windows Live Client Code Module)
  • msnmsgr.exe - Windows Live Messenger
  • pcsexeps.dll - Windows Live Call SDK (Windows Live Call SDK Public Stub)
  • psmsong.8.5.1302.1018.dll - Windows Live Messenger Music Status Plugin
  • rtmpltfm.dll - Microsoft Real Time Media Communication Platform (Microsoft Real Time Media Stack)
  • softphone.dll - Windows Live Call Softphone
  • softphoneps.dll - Windows Live Call Softphone Public Stub
  • softphoneres.dll - Ressursmodul for Windows Live Call
  • usnsvc.exe - Messenger Sharing USN Journal Reader Service
  • usnsvcps.dll
  • wmaecdmort.dll
  • wmp8stub.dll
  • wmv9vcm.dll - Windows Media Video 9 VCM

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • usnsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Servicio Lector del diario USN de Carpetas para compartir de Messenger' (usnjsvc) "Servicio instalado por Messenger para habilitar escenarios para compartir".
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • livecall.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programfiler\Windows Live\Messenger\livecall.exe'.
  • msnmsgr.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programfiler\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe'.
  • invcleanup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Inventor 2013\Uninstall Tool\InvCleanup.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

usnsvc.exe
Memory:1.85 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000187822%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000757%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001121%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,434
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Scan Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Scan Manager 5.2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Scan Manager 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 Scan Manager 5.2, 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 Scan Manager.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 51%
Win 7 1%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 54.05%
Windows 7 24.32%
Windows Vista 19.59%
Windows 8 2.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 53.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.84%
Windows 7 Professional 8.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.80%
Windows 8 Pro 1.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.50%
  Germany 21.05%
  Australia 5.85%
  Canada 5.26%
  France 5.26%
  Italy 4.09%
  United Kingdom 2.92%
  Spain 1.75%
  New Zealand 1.75%
  BD 1.17%
  Switzerland 1.17%
  Chile 1.17%
  DK 1.17%
  Israel 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.95%
American Megatrends 18.29%
Intel 14.63%
GIGABYTE 12.20%
Acer 9.76%
Sahara 8.54%
Hewlett-Packard 7.32%
ASUS 2.44%
Medion 2.44%
Toshiba 2.44%
Common models
Dell Dell DXP061 2.06%
Dell Dell DXP051 2.06%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.06%
Acer AOA150 2.06%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.06%
Dell Inspiron 1720 2.06%

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