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Should I remove Actron Scanning Suite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,643
United States Rank #9,362
Reach 0.0128%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 89.50 days
622.73 days >
Average installed length: 327.20 days


4.000.0025 80.45%
1.3.0 19.55%

Actron Scanning Suite


Actron Scanning Suite is a program developed by Actron. The most used version is 4.000.0025, 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. 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 installer includes 21 files and is usually about 11.27 MB (11,812,618 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 97% of users of Actron Scanning Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spx.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Scanning Suite\Actron\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1956e9f5-6f4b-4fc3-b6f4-5869d06d95e9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Actron Scanning Suite

  • AdbeRdr60_enu_full.exe (by Netopsystems AG) - Netopsystems FEAD Recomposer
  • LaunchPad.exe (by SPX) - LaunchPad
  • PrintCapture.exe (by SPX) - PrintCapture Application (ScanningSuite PrintCapture Component)
  • ScanLoader.exe - ProgramLoader (Device Software Programming Application)
  • ScanToolWizard.dll - ScanToolWizard
  • spxview.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LaunchPad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C19203C1-7CB6-455A-8538-ADD88DDE7FC4}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LaunchPad.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LaunchPad.exe' which loads as C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Scanning Suite\Actron\LaunchPad\LaunchPad.exe /s.

How do I remove Actron Scanning Suite?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.22%
Windows 8 22.78%
Windows Vista 9.44%
Windows XP 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.73%
Windows 7 Professional 10.61%
Windows 10 Home 9.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.38%
Windows 8.1 6.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.78%
  Australia 1.29%
  Canada 0.64%
  Austria 0.32%
  Japan 0.32%
  Poland 0.32%
  United Kingdom 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.10%
Hewlett-Packard 28.10%
Acer 14.88%
Toshiba 12.40%
ASUS 5.79%
Intel 1.65%
Lenovo 1.65%
Gateway 0.83%
Alienware 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.03%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.45%
Dell OptiPlex 320 ... 1.72%
Dell Latitude E6430 1.72%
Gateway NV54 Series ... 1.72%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.72%


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