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Should I remove Second Nature Screen Saver Update?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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VersionDistribution
4.46 for SP2 100.00%

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Second Nature Screen Saver Update

What is Second Nature Screen Saver Update?  (from Second Nature Software)

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Overview

Second Nature Screen Saver Update is a software program developed by Second Nature 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 34.39 MB (36,059,071 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 82% of users of Second Nature Screen Saver Update come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.secondnaturecd.com/tecsup.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Second Nature
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\SECOND~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\SECOND~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 34.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Second Nature Screen Saver Update

  • Snsicon.exe - Tray Icon Applicaton for Second Nature Screen Savers
  • Second Nature Desktop.exe
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • Second Nature Desktop.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{859E78E8-CEC9-4C06-8DF1-650B73ACE81D}' (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 Second Nature Screen Saver Update?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 13.33%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 10 Home 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.67%
Windows Vista Business 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Canada 4.55%
  France 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Thailand 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.67%
ASUS 20.00%
GIGABYTE 13.33%
Toshiba 6.67%
Sony 6.67%
Acer 6.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 21.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite M645 7.14%
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 7.14%
HP-Pavilion BK139AA-ABA 6... 7.14%
HP Pavilion 061 RC664AA-A... 7.14%
HP HP ENVY m7 Notebook 7.14%

Publisher URL: www.secondnaturecd.com

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