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Should I remove ALLDATA Repair?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,828
United States Rank #9,251
Reach 0.0171%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 49.77 days
788.55 days >
Average installed length: 414.32 days


U0209 0.42%
9.90.1000 8.75%
9.80.1002e 0.42%
10.53.1000.801 0.42%
10.53.1000.702 0.42%
10.53.1000.602 2.08%
10.53.1000.601 1.25%
10.53.1000.504 1.25%
10.53.1000.402 1.67%
10.53.1000.204 1.25%
10.53.1000.101 13.33%
10.53.1000.1001 0.42%
10.52.1000.402 2.08%
10.52.1000.401 0.42%
10.52.1000.304 0.42%
10.52.1000.303 0.83%
10.52.1000.106 5.00%
10.51.1000.307 0.42%
10.51.1000.202 3.75%
10.51.1000.101 1.67%
10.50.1000.100 7.08%
10.40.1000.901 0.42%
10.40.1000.003 20.83%
10.30.1003.004 2.08%
10.20.1001.004 4.17%
10.10 14.58%
10.00.1002c 4.58%


What is ALLDATA Repair?  (from ALLDATA)

With ALLDATA Repair, you have instant access to a single source of accurate, up-to-date OE-direct diagnosis, repair, and maintenance information. Available online 24/7 and automatically updated, our huge database offers you information covering more than 33,000 engine-specific vehicles. Repair procedures, diagrams and ...  Read more


ALLDATA Repair is a program developed by ALLDATA. The most used version is 10.40.1000.003, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is ace.exe. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 64.47 MB (67,600,000 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 85% of users of ALLDATA Repair come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alldata.com/repair
Installation folder: C:\ALLDATAW
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{73090A5A-E0C0-4E0B-A320-E183877061A5}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -uninst -remov
Estimated size: 64.47 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ALLDATA Repair

Program executable:ace.exe
Name:ALLDATA for Windows
ALLDATA for Windows Application
Additional files:
  • DiscCopyUtility.exe - ALLDATA Disc Copy Support Utility Application (ALLDATA Disc Copy Utility Application)
  • CatalogSupportUtility.exe - ALLDATA Catalog Support Utility Application
  • DiscCopy.exe - DiscCopy (Disc Copy Utility - Second Iteration)
  • PC_Checker.exe - CUST (Customer Utility for System Testing)
  • ADiShopConfigDLL.dll (by AutoZone/ALLDATA) - AutoZone/ALLDATA iShop Config DLL
  • adiShop.exe (by AutoZone/ALLDATA) - AutoZone/ALLDATA iShop Server
  • AllParts.dll - AllParts Dynamic Link Library (AllParts DLL)
  • ADiShopVehicleServer.exe - ADiShopVehicleServer Module
  • ADiShopClient.exe - ADiShopClient Application (ADiShopClient MFC Application)
  • ProductSecurity.dll - ProductSecurity Module
  • whatsnew.exe (by Macromedia) - Shockwave Flash (Macromedia Flash Player 8.0 r22)
  • ADiShopConfig.exe (by AutoZone) - ADiShopConfig (iShop Server Configuration Utility)
  • Widge60.dll (by Simple Software) - WinWidgets (WinWidgets core 32-bit dynamic link library)
  • SetOpt.exe - Set_Opt
  • CP30FW.DLL
  • prosvga.dll
  • provga.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Ace.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B1A007E8-D32D-4DD7-9461-186D02DC6250}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Ace.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\ALLDATAW\Ace.exe'.
  • adiShop.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\ALLDATAW\adiShop.exe'.

How do I remove ALLDATA Repair?

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

Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.50%
Windows 8 22.08%
Windows XP 12.92%
Windows Vista 7.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.61%
Windows 7 Professional 8.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.72%
Windows 8 4.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.76%
  Canada 4.99%
  Mexico 1.11%
  United Kingdom 0.83%
  PR 0.83%
  Chile 0.55%
  Sweden 0.55%
  Finland 0.55%
  South Africa 0.55%
  LY 0.28%
  MA 0.28%
  Argentina 0.28%
  Hungary 0.28%
  Saudi Arabia 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.39%
Hewlett-Packard 28.66%
Acer 15.29%
Toshiba 8.28%
ASUS 2.55%
Lenovo 2.55%
Gateway 1.91%
MSI 1.27%
Medion 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.36%
Dell Inspiron M5040 2.52%
Gateway NV53 2.52%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite P105 1.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.68%


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