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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,090
United States Rank #1,843
Reach 0.2176%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.00 days
648.91 days >
Average installed length: 340.95 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
V6.5L31 0.03%
V6.5L30 1.61%
V6.5L20 0.36%
V6.3L31 0.07%
V6.3L27 2.00%
V6.3L26 0.26%
V6.3L24 2.46%
V6.3L23 0.88%
V6.3L22 0.07%
V6.3L21 0.88%
V6.3L16 0.03%
V6.2L24 4.33%
V6.2L22 1.25%
V6.2L21 1.34%
V6.2L20 0.82%
V6.2L15 0.66%
V6.2L13 0.03%
V6.2L12 0.10%
V6.2L10 0.07%
V6.1L11 2.26%
V6.1L10 0.59%
V6.0L12 1.67%
V6.0L10 2.46%
V5.1L81 0.82%
V5.1L70 0.49%
V5.1L62 13.21%
V5.1L61 1.70%
V5.1L60 1.34%
V5.1L51 2.46%
V5.1L50 3.11%
V5.1L41 6.49%
V5.1L30 10.78%
V5.1L20 2.43%
V5.1L14 0.03%
V5.1L13 0.07%
V5.1L11 3.61%
V5.1L10 0.20%
V5.0L24 0.46%
V5.0L23 0.20%
V5.0L22 0.20%
V5.0L21(Windows7) 0.03%
V5.0L21 8.16%
V5.0L20 1.08%
V5.0L13 0.03%
V5.0L12(Windows7) 0.03%
V5.0L12 1.67%
V5.0L11 0.95%
V4.2L32(Windows7) 0.07%
V4.2L32 2.26%
V4.2L31(Windows7) 0.16%
V4.2L31 3.47%
71 versions

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ScanSnap Manager

What is ScanSnap Manager?

ScanSnap Manager provides controls to specify whether a scan should be processed as a one-sided or two-sided scan, without needing to change settings for a ScanSnap Manager proflie.

Overview

The most common release is v5.1l62, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named pfussmon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 111 files and is usually about 292.48 MB (306,689,508 bytes). The installed file ScanSnapUpdater.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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pfu.fujitsu.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PFU\ScanSnap
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DBCDB997-EEEB-4BE9-BAFF-26B4094DBDE6}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL -removeonly
Estimated size: 292.48 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ScanSnap Manager

Program executable:pfussmon.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\pfu\scansnap\driver\pfussmon.exe
MD5:adbf0674d71deb052c9bc4b06aa5548d
Additional files:
  • PfuSsSct.exe
  • F5bdtmlb.dll - PFU LIMITED Image Library Project (F5BDMLIB.DLL)
  • distortion.dll - PFU Distortio correction dll (DistortionDLL)
  • MonoComp.dll - PFU MH/MR/MMR Library (MonoComp)
  • SsUDownloadCount.exe - ScanSnap Online Update
  • SsUDownloadCount0404.dll
  • SsUDownloadCount0407.dll
  • SsUDownloadCount040C.dll
  • SsUDownloadCount0410.dll
  • SsUDownloadCount0411.dll
  • SsUDownloadCount0412.dll
  • SsUDownloadCount0416.dll
  • SsUDownloadCount0419.dll
  • SsUDownloadCount0804.dll
  • SsUDownloadCount0C0A.dll
  • ScanSnapUpdater.exe
  • ScanSnapUpdater0404.dll
  • ScanSnapUpdater0407.dll
  • ScanSnapUpdater040C.dll
  • ScanSnapUpdater0410.dll
  • ScanSnapUpdater0411.dll
  • ScanSnapUpdater0412.dll
  • ScanSnapUpdater0416.dll
  • ScanSnapUpdater0419.dll
  • ScanSnapUpdater0804.dll
  • ScanSnapUpdater0C0A.dll
  • SsUGatherNotify0404.dll - SsUGatherNotify.exe
  • SsUGatherNotify0407.dll
  • SsUGatherNotify040C.dll
  • SsUGatherNotify0410.dll
  • SsUGatherNotify0411.dll
  • SsUGatherNotify0412.dll
  • ErrorDifusion.dll (by PFU) - PFU ErrorDifusion (ErrorDifusion)
  • SsStartNotice.exe
  • SsStartNotice0404.dll
  • SsStartNotice0407.dll
  • SsStartNotice040C.dll
  • SsStartNotice0410.dll
  • SsStartNotice0411.dll
  • SsStartNotice0412.dll
  • SsStartNotice0416.dll
  • SsStartNotice0419.dll
  • SsStartNotice0804.dll
  • SsStartNotice0C0A.dll
  • SsUUACBridge.dll
  • SsUSetting.exe
  • SsUSetting0404.dll
  • SsUSetting0407.dll
  • SsUSetting040C.dll
  • SsUSetting0410.dll
  • SsUSetting0411.dll
  • SsUSetting0412.dll
  • SsUSetting0416.dll
  • SsUSetting0419.dll
  • SsUSetting0804.dll
  • SsUSetting0C0A.dll
  • SsUWatcher.exe
  • CfgDelete0804.dll - CfgDelete0804 (CfgDelete)
  • SsUCommon.dll - SsUCommon DLL
  • f5bdkNIC.dll (by PFU)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SsUWatcher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ScanSnap OnlineUpdate Watcher' which loads as "C:\Program Files\PFU\ScanSnap\Update\SsUWatcher.exe" -StartOS.

How do I remove ScanSnap Manager?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 8.1 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.17%
Windows 8 27.04%
Windows XP 4.12%
Windows Vista 3.60%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Windows 8.1 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.53%
Windows 7 Professional 27.81%
Windows 8.1 8.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.01%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.48%
  Japan 7.09%
  Germany 3.97%
  Canada 3.83%
  United Kingdom 2.27%
  France 0.67%
  Australia 0.64%
  Italy 0.62%
  Switzerland 0.60%
  Spain 0.55%
  Netherlands 0.55%
  Brazil 0.44%
  Belgium 0.32%
  Taiwan 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.26%
Hewlett-Packard 24.37%
Acer 7.47%
ASUS 6.24%
GIGABYTE 6.00%
Toshiba 4.83%
Lenovo 3.30%
Intel 2.12%
NEC 0.88%
Samsung 0.82%
Sony 0.59%
Sahara 0.59%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 5.18%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.89%
ASUS All Series 3.76%
Dell XPS 8500 2.98%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 2.33%

About (from PFU LIMITED)

Interests are rising for the integrated management of hardcopy and electronic documents as the e-Document Act and the Personal Information Protection Act have been implemented and the Japanese version of the SOX Act is being examined for legislation.
Publisher URL: www.pfu.fujitsu.com

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