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Should I remove Windows Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,346
United States Rank #30,068
Reach 0.0036%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.2.0 100.00%

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Windows Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks

Overview

Windows Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks is a program developed by Microsoft. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.56 MB (2,687,488 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 45% of users of Windows Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\addinforuncfat
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{05487065-50A6-44A4-BEAC-3C1B5EACB0EE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.56 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks

  • unccplext.dll - Add-in for UNC/FAT (UNCFAT UI Implementation)
  • uncfatdms.exe - UNCFAT Directory Monitoring Service
  • uncfatne.dll - UNCFAT Namespace Extension
  • uncfatph.dll - UNCFAT Protocol Handler
  • uncfatres.dll - UNCFAT Protocol Handler Resources

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • uncfatdms.exe runs as a service named 'UNCFAT DMS' (OTFSDMS).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • uncfatdms.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OTFSDMS' which loads as C:\Program Files\AddinForUNCFAT\UNCFATDMS.exe /p.

How do I remove Windows Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks 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 Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks 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 Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks, 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 Desktop Search: Add-in for Files on Microsoft Networks.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.40%
Windows 8 9.30%
Windows Vista 6.98%
Windows XP 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 44.19%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.30%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.98%
Windows 8.1 4.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.10%
  Germany 9.80%
  United Kingdom 7.84%
  Australia 5.88%
  Belgium 3.92%
  Spain 3.92%
  India 3.92%
  Netherlands 3.92%
  United Arab Emirates 1.96%
  Austria 1.96%
  Canada 1.96%
  Switzerland 1.96%
  France 1.96%
  Israel 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.73%
Hewlett-Packard 24.32%
Lenovo 16.22%
American Megatrends 8.11%
GIGABYTE 5.41%
ASUS 5.41%
Alienware 2.70%
Toshiba 2.70%
Packard Bell 2.70%
Intel 2.70%
Common models
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 5.88%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.94%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 2.94%
HP Elite 7500 Series MT 2.94%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF ... 2.94%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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Adamover a year ago
It is safe!