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Screen Ruler

Overview

Screen Ruler is a software program developed by grafio. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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. The primary executable is named Screen Ruler.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 938.3 KB (960,820 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 87% of users of Screen Ruler come from the United States, it is also popular in BG and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Screen Ruler
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Screen Ruler\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 938.3 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Screen Ruler

Program executable:Screen Ruler.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Screen Ruler\Screen Ruler.exe
MD5:5a42370a885e2629a7c46bf743ce9cc9
Additional files:
  • Screen Ruler.exe (by Opera Software) - Opera Internet Browser
  • OUniAnsi.dll
  • uninstall.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Screen Ruler.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8EC32E7-4851-455D-A502-A8CACEAE1E41}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Screen Ruler.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Screen Ruler.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

How do I remove Screen Ruler?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 50%
Win 8 17%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.67%
  BG 6.67%
  Germany 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Sahara 16.67%
Medion 16.67%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7646 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 20.00%
HP Pavilion dm3 Notebook ... 20.00%
HP Compaq dx7400 Microtow... 20.00%
Compaq Presario 061 EL445... 20.00%

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