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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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AyRecovery Lite


AyRecovery Lite is a program developed by Ristom Network. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 shield.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 15.8 MB (16,563,893 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 58% of users of AyRecovery Lite come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ayrecovery.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ayrecovery lite
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AyRecovery Lite\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 15.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AyRecovery Lite

  • HardwareDll.dll - HardwareDll Dynamic Link Library (HardwareDll DLL)
  • ChkInst.dll (by Anyue Technology Co) - AyRecovery Lite (ChkInst DLL)
  • ftclient.dll (by Anyue Technology Co) - ftclient DLL
  • locate.dll - Setup DLL
  • OptimizeSpace.dll - OptimizeSpaceDll DLL
  • schedule.dll - schedule DLL
  • Shdclr.exe - shdclr MFC Application
  • SHDSERV.exe - Shield COM Server Module
  • shieldcmd.exe - Shield Command Application
  • shieldext.exe - Shield Extension Application
  • shieldshell.dll - Shield Shell Module
  • shieldtray.exe - Shield Tray
  • traydll.dll - traydll DLL
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall MFC Application
  • about.exe
  • client.dll
  • guide.exe
  • idle.dll
  • modregnoinfo.exe
  • ps.dll
  • reboot.exe
  • shdapi.dll
  • SHDSERVps.dll
  • shield16.dll
  • shield32.dll
  • ShieldClnt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • shieldshell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Eazshell' with a class of {CB0877AB-7E94-4073-8194-6F992D27EFAA}.
2 Services
  • ShieldClnt.exe runs as a service named 'Shield Client Service' (ShieldClientService).
  • SHDSERV.exe runs as a service named 'SHDSERV' (SHDSERV).

How do I remove AyRecovery Lite?

You can uninstall AyRecovery Lite 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 AyRecovery Lite, 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 AyRecovery Lite.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 14%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows Vista 28.57%
Windows XP 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 28.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.33%
  Germany 16.67%
  France 8.33%
  Israel 8.33%
  United Kingdom 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Medion 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 20.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1011de 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6716f 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv2000 (GA536... 20.00%


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