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Should I remove Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #46,982
United States Rank #29,171
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Versions

VersionDistribution
6.00.620.0 100.00%

Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant

Overview

Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant is a program developed by Laplink Software. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is LaunchSt.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 24.15 MB (25,318,395 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 86% of users of Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Laplink.com
Help link: www.laplink.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2B44A7D0-E11B-4080-BA1F-181431967DCF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant

Program executable:LaunchSt.exe
Name:PCmover
LaunchSt MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\LaunchSt.exe
MD5:b0cb5de8d73a81847041a681be109472
Additional files:
  • USBDriverSetup11.exe - USBDriversLite (Setup Launcher)
  • AppInv.exe - PCdefense
  • LaunchSt.exe - PCmover (LaunchSt MFC Application)
  • MapiFix.exe - MapiInfo MFC Application
  • PCmover.exe
  • PCmoverLog.exe - PCmover Log Manager
  • Report.exe
  • ShLnk64.exe - 64-bit Shell Link Server
  • SpDiskTreeMgr.dll - Disk Tree Manager
  • SpIniTreeMgr.dll - INI File Tree Manager
  • SpRegTreeMgr.dll - Registry Tree Manager
  • DbgHelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • ControlCenter.exe
  • CookieMerge.exe
  • LoadProfile.exe
  • USBDetect.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • LaunchSt.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'StartUp This' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\LaunchSt.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PCmover.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\tools\Laplink PCmover\PCmover.exe'.

How do I remove Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant?

Quickly and completely remove Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant 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 Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant, 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 Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 4%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.00%
Windows XP 16.00%
Windows 8 12.00%
Windows Vista 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.11%
  Brazil 2.78%
  Canada 2.78%
  China 2.78%
  Finland 2.78%
  United Kingdom 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.84%
Dell 21.05%
GIGABYTE 15.79%
Toshiba 5.26%
Sony 5.26%
Lenovo 5.26%
Acer 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
Common models
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 14.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 4.76%
Sony VPCL116FX 4.76%
Micro-Star MS-7360 4.76%
Micro-Star 760GM-E51 4.76%
HP-Pavilion GX759AA-ABA a... 4.76%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com

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