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CA eTrust PestPatrol


CA eTrust PestPatrol is a software program developed by Computer Associates. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 16.27 MB (17,057,258 bytes). The installed file ppdoupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ca.com
Help link: www.pestpatrol.com/Support/default.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust PestPatrol\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{39586F4F-758D-4A92-A5DF-33E9DB9C09D9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CA eTrust PestPatrol

  • LicReg.exe - Computer Associates Licensing and Registration (Licensing and Registration)
  • ppctl.dll - eTrust PestPatrol version 5.0 COM control (eTrust PestPatrol version 5 SDK)
  • cavprod.dll - Computer Associates Anti-Spyware (CA Anti-Spyware Product Resources)
  • cavfrm.dll - Computer Associates Antivirus (CA Antivirus Resource Framework)
  • cavres.dll - CA Antivirus Common Resources
  • PestPatrol5.exe - eTrust PestPatrol (eTrust PestPatrol main graphical user interface)
  • PPActiveDetection.exe - eTrust PestPatrol background protection application
  • ppdoupdate.exe - eTrust PestPatrol Update utility
  • ppv5consumercl.exe - eTrust PestPatrol command line scanner
  • PPV5Updater.exe - eTrust PestPatrol Updater
  • ezavlic.dll - Licensing
  • License.dll (by Cheyenne Software Inc Us) - ARCSERVE (Cheyenne License Library)
  • ShFolder.Exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor)

How do I remove CA eTrust PestPatrol?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 75.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 75.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P205 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 560 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 1545 25.00%
Dell Dimension E521 25.00%

About Computer Associates

CA Technologies (Computer Associates International) is an independent application provider.
Publisher URL: www.ca.com


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