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Should I remove USB Guardian?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,906
Reach 0.0124%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.81 days
112.35 days >
Average installed length: 59.03 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.2.0.0 1.72%
4.1.0.0 2.30%
4.0.0.0 3.45%
3.9.0.0 7.47%
3.8.0.0 8.62%
3.7.0.0 4.02%
3.6.0.0 10.92%
3.5.0.0 12.64%
3.4.0.0 8.05%
3.3.0.0 6.90%
3.2.0.0 9.77%
3.1.0.0 1.15%
3.0.0.0 0.57%
2.9.0.0 3.45%
2.8.0.0 1.15%
2.7.0.0 1.15%
2.6.0.0 0.57%
2.5.0.0 2.87%
2.4.0.0 6.90%
2.3.0.0 1.15%
2.1.0.0 0.57%
2.0.0.0 0.57%
1.9.0.0 1.15%
1.6.0.0 0.57%
1.5.0.0 0.57%
1.4.0.0 1.15%
1.3.0.0 0.57%

USB Guardian

What is USB Guardian?  (from USB-Guardian.com)

USB Guardian is a special software application which prevents your computer to get infected with nasty viruses an worms like Conficker (aka Downandup, Downadup and Kido!) which have spread already to over 9 milion computers. USB Guardian allows you to safely enjoy file sharing using just an USB thumbdrive for copyin...  Read more

Overview

USB Guardian is a program developed by USB-Guardian.com. The most used version is 3.5.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is usb guardian.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.85 MB (1,939,273 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 19% of users of USB Guardian come from Iran, it is also popular in MA and Egypt.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usb-guardian.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\USB Guardian
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\USB Guardian\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by USB Guardian

Program executable:usb guardian.exe
Name:USB Guardian
Path:C:\Program Files\usb guardian\usb guardian.exe
MD5:fe5f3fd177180342d3169106324a7c27
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - USB Guardian

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • USB Guardian.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'USB Guardian' and executes as C:\Program Files\USB Guardian\USB Guardian.exe.

How do I remove USB Guardian?

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

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#19,906

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.82%
Windows 8 22.41%
Windows XP 9.20%
Windows Vista 0.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 45.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.25%
Windows 7 Professional 8.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.51%
Windows 8 Pro 2.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.23% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 19.23%
  MA 12.82%
  Egypt 12.82%
  DZ 8.97%
  United States 4.49%
  Indonesia 4.49%
  IQ 3.85%
  Italy 3.21%
  Saudi Arabia 3.21%
  United Kingdom 1.92%
  Turkey 1.92%
  Vietnam 1.92%
  Mexico 1.92%
  SY 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.71%
Dell 19.38%
GIGABYTE 13.18%
Acer 13.18%
ASUS 10.85%
Toshiba 8.53%
Lenovo 6.98%
Sony 2.33%
American Megatrends 1.55%
Compaq 1.55%
Sahara 0.78%
Common models
HP Compaq dc7900 Converti... 3.25%
LENOVO 20354 3.25%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.44%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.44%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.63%

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