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Should I remove eScan Internet Security for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,712
United States Rank #43,249
Reach 0.0116%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.22 days
537.40 days >
Average installed length: 282.36 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
14.0.1400.1831 2.47%
14.0.1400.1789 1.23%
14.0.1400.1785 4.32%
14.0.1400.1780 1.85%
14.0.1400.1771 2.47%
14.0.1400.1722 1.23%
14.0.1400.1700 4.32%
14.0.1400.1688 0.62%
14.0.1400.1640 1.85%
14.0.1400.1622 1.85%
14.0.1400.1602 0.62%
14.0.1400.1572 0.62%
14.0.1400.1540 1.23%
14.0.1400.1485 0.62%
14.0.1400.1457 0.62%
14.0.1400.1381 1.23%
11.0.1400.1831 1.23%
11.0.1400.1789 0.62%
11.0.1400.1785 1.85%
11.0.1400.1780 0.62%
11.0.1400.1771 1.85%
11.0.1400.1770 0.62%
11.0.1400.1700 1.85%
11.0.1400.1640 2.47%
11.0.1400.1632 1.23%
11.0.1400.1622 3.09%
11.0.1400.1540 0.62%
11.0.1400.1486 0.62%
11.0.1139.998 1.23%
11.0.1139.969 0.62%
11.0.1139.953 1.23%
11.0.1139.945 0.62%
11.0.1139.916 0.62%
11.0.1139.828 0.62%
11.0.1139.1831 0.62%
11.0.1139.1785 1.85%
11.0.1139.1780 0.62%
11.0.1139.1771 0.62%
11.0.1139.1770 1.23%
11.0.1139.1700 4.94%
11.0.1139.1640 9.88%
11.0.1139.1632 0.62%
11.0.1139.1622 4.94%
11.0.1139.1602 4.94%
11.0.1139.1558 0.62%
11.0.1139.1540 1.85%
11.0.1139.1277 6.79%
11.0.1139.1229 3.70%
11.0.1139.1210 1.85%
11.0.1139.1139 1.85%
11.0.1139.1113 1.23%
53 versions

eScan Internet Security for Windows

Overview

eScan Internet Security for Windows is a program developed by MicroWorld Technologies. The most used version is 11.0.1139.1640, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is DPInst.exe. The software installer includes 266 files and is usually about 886.4 KB (907,669 bytes). BDUPDATE.DLL is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 58% of users of eScan Internet Security for Windows come from India, it is also popular in the United States and BD.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\eScan\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\eScan\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 886.4 KB

Program filesFiles installed by eScan Internet Security for Windows

Program executable:DPInst.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\DIFX\198a84b0eb590201\DPInst.exe
MD5:3ad86c4f3bd1432abfae46e8dffc697d
Additional files:
  • BACKUP.10369617.mwavscan.exe - MicroWorld AntiVirus Toolkit Utility (MWAV) (MicroWorld Anti Virus & Spyware Toolkit Utility)
  • BACKUP.11472372.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.14847019.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.14881321.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.15501688.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.21685473.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.38602013.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.39006658.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.39826261.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.45265535.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.58941763.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.95536441.mwavscan.exe
  • ESCANMX2.SYS - eScan Monitor Extension for Windows
  • ESCANMXN.SYS
  • ESCANMXX.SYS
  • BACKUP.10680588.launch.exe - eScan/MailScan/ X-Spam for Windows (MailScan Dispatcher Launcher)
  • BACKUP.10818454.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.15027797.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.16818001.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.16903291.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.30678911.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.51330791.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.52061989.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.70338419.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.99029051.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.11190546.wgwin.exe - MicroWorld Downloader using WGET (WGetWin for Windows)
  • BACKUP.14950535.wgwin.exe
  • BACKUP.16663453.wgwin.exe
  • BACKUP.25294191.wgwin.exe
  • BACKUP.39641051.wgwin.exe
  • BACKUP.53898861.wgwin.exe
  • BACKUP.66300831.wgwin.exe
  • BACKUP.94635611.wgwin.exe
  • BACKUP.97665248.wgwin.exe
  • BACKUP.13497554.killproc.exe - eScan/MailScan/ X-Spam/eConceal (Process Terminator)
  • BACKUP.14027110.killproc.exe
  • BACKUP.11294234.inst_tspx.exe - eScan/MailScan/eConceal/X-Spam (TSP Installer for Windows)
  • BACKUP.11846855.frights.exe - eScan/MailScan/X-Spam/eConceal (Folder Rights)
  • BACKUP.12270443.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.13108101.inst_tspx.exe
  • BACKUP.13666447.frights.exe
  • BACKUP.14176008.frights.exe
  • BACKUP.14654951.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.16515571.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.20919865.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.48059307.frights.exe
  • BACKUP.48246028.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.63165131.frights.exe
  • BACKUP.78276491.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.87162910.frights.exe
  • BACKUP.96768251.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.98687521.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.99289213.inst_tsp.exe
  • frights.exe
  • inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.14988234.msg.exe - eScan/MailScan/XSpam/eConceal (Message Display Unit)
  • debuginf.exe - eScan / MailScan / eConceal (Debug Information)
  • BACKUP.11043280.test2.exe - MWAV/eScan/MailScan/X-Spam (eScan - Suspicious Application Verifier)
  • BACKUP.11074785.test2.exe
  • BACKUP.12018238.test2.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • escanshx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'eScanShellExt' with a class of {66B1FB35-3BDD-45A3-9035-E178E6D8CED9}.
  • BACKUP.53024154.escanshx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'eScanShellExt' with a class of {66B1FB35-3BDD-45A3-9035-E178E6D8CED9}.
  • escans64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'eScanShellExt' with a class of {66B1FB35-3BDD-45A3-9035-E178E6D8CED9}.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CLEANUP.EXE is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named eScanCleanup.
Service
  • econser.exe runs as a service named 'eConServ' (EconService) "eScan Firewall Service - "Digital Fortress For Your Computer"".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CLEANUP.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'eScan CleanUp' which loads as C:\Program Files1\eScan\Cleanup.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • escanpro.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\eScan\ESCANPRO.EXE'.
  • DOWNLOAD.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eScan\DOWNLOAD.EXE'.

How do I remove eScan Internet Security for Windows?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? 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 65.43%
Windows 8 16.05%
Windows XP 14.81%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.72%
Windows 7 Professional 15.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.81%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.79%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.71% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 57.71%
  United States 13.14%
  BD 9.71%
  Iran 2.29%
  South Africa 2.29%
  Australia 1.71%
  Sri Lanka 1.71%
  LY 1.71%
  NP 1.71%
  France 1.14%
  Jamaica 0.57%
  New Zealand 0.57%
  Russia 0.57%
  RW 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.67%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 22.50%
Intel 9.17%
Lenovo 6.67%
ASUS 4.17%
GIGABYTE 3.33%
American Megatrends 1.67%
Toshiba 0.83%
Common models
Dell Dell System Inspir... 3.67%
Acer Veriton Series 3.67%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.75%
HP ENVY Sleekbook 4 2.75%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 2.75%
Intel DG41WV 2.75%

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