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9% remove it91% keep it
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1.50 94.12%
1.49 5.88%

Advanced Disk Catalog


Advanced Disk Catalog is a software program developed by ElcomSoft Co. The most common release is 1.50, 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 setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.48 MB (1,552,800 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 40% of users of Advanced Disk Catalog come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elcomsoft.com/adc.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced Disk Catalog
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\ADVANC~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\ADVANC~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 1.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Disk Catalog

  • acddb.dll - ACDDB: freedb wrapper
  • Adc.exe - Advanced Disk Catalog
  • asound.dll - Advanced WAV/MP3/WMA/OGG wrapper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Adc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1D2CF65C-4D96-499A-B979-87D63EF0DD10}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Advanced Disk Catalog?

You can uninstall Advanced Disk Catalog 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Advanced Disk Catalog, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Advanced Disk Catalog.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.17%
Windows 10 22.22%
Windows XP 15.03%
Windows Vista 4.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.13%
Windows 7 Professional 11.84%
Windows 10 Home 7.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.22%
  Italy 8.94%
  United Kingdom 6.15%
  Hungary 5.03%
  France 4.47%
  Canada 3.91%
  Argentina 3.35%
  Australia 2.79%
  Israel 2.79%
  Germany 2.79%
  Brazil 1.68%
  Greece 1.68%
  Spain 1.68%
  BG 1.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.37%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
ASUS 14.29%
Acer 12.09%
American Megatrends 12.09%
Sony 4.40%
Intel 3.30%
Lenovo 2.20%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.13%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 2.08%
Gigabyte GA-MA785GT-UD3H 2.08%
Sony VPCL137FX 2.08%
Sony VPCEB2Z1E 2.08%

About ElcomSoft Co

ElcomSoft developes Windows security and productivity applications for business and private customers.
Publisher URL: www.elcomsoft.com


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