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6% remove it94% keep it
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Belarc Advisor 8.5a


Belarc Advisor 8.5a is a program developed by Belarc. 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 is about 6.23 MB (6,533,742 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 74% of users of Belarc Advisor come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.belarc.com
Help link: www.belarc.com/download.html#faq
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\INSTALL.LOG"
Estimated size: 6.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Belarc Advisor 8.5a

  • BelarcAdvisor.exe - Advisor (Belarc Advisor Computer Inventory)
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6768D28E-B6AC-49C5-988D-1DD310504E28}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Belarc Advisor?

You can uninstall Belarc Advisor 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 Belarc Advisor 8.5a, 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 Belarc Advisor.

Win 10 76%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.61%
Windows 7 20.31%
Windows XP 1.80%
Windows Vista 1.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 43.44%
Windows 10 Pro 25.19%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.74%
Windows 7 Professional 7.97%
Windows 8.1 3.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.40%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Australia 1.86%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  Canada 1.67%
  Germany 1.48%
  Italy 1.48%
  France 1.11%
  Finland 0.93%
  Switzerland 0.74%
  Spain 0.56%
  Sweden 0.56%
  Hong Kong 0.37%
  India 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.69%
Dell 22.63%
Acer 11.11%
ASUS 9.05%
Toshiba 6.58%
Lenovo 5.35%
Medion 3.70%
Intel 1.65%
Samsung 1.23%
Gateway 0.82%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 3.66%
ASUS All Series 3.05%
Dell Inspiron 3847 3.05%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1170t 3.05%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.44%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1203 2.44%


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