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Should I remove CA Research?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,340
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 53.87 days
294.79 days >
Average installed length: 154.89 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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CA Research


CA Research is a software program developed by CA. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named CA Research.exe. The setup package is about 1.71 MB (1,792,630 bytes) when donwloaded. 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 24% of users of CA Research come from Brazil, it is also popular in Russia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CA Research
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CA Research\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CA Research

  • CAresearch.exe (by CA Research Limited) - CA Research 2013 (CA Research)
  • Uninstall.exe (by CA Research Limited) - CA Research

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CAresearch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CA Research' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CA Research\CAResearch.exe.

How do I remove CA Research?

You can uninstall CA Research 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 CA Research, 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 CA Research.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.32%
Windows 10 18.42%
Windows XP 2.63%
Windows Vista 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 7 Home Basic 21.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.79%
Windows 10 Home 7.89%
Windows 7 Professional 7.89%
Windows 7 Starter 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.81% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 23.81%
  Russia 23.81%
  Germany 11.90%
  Turkey 11.90%
  United States 11.90%
  Poland 4.76%
  Colombia 2.38%
  Spain 2.38%
  France 2.38%
  United Kingdom 2.38%
  Hong Kong 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 27.59%
Acer 27.59%
Hewlett-Packard 10.34%
Toshiba 10.34%
Samsung 6.90%
Sony 3.45%
Sahara 3.45%
Medion 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.25%
Positivo Positivo MO... 6.25%
ASUSTeK 1225B 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 3.13%

Publisher URL: www.ca.com


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