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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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CardRecovery 5.30


CardRecovery 5.30 is a program developed by WinRecovery Software. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is CardRecovery.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 2.4 MB (2,514,232 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 41% of users of CardRecovery come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cardrecovery.com
Help link: www.cardrecovery.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CardRecovery\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CardRecovery\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CardRecovery 5.30

Program executable:CardRecovery.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\CardRecovery\CardRecovery.exe
Additional files:
  • CardRecovery.exe - CardRecovery
  • cardrecovery_setup.exe - Memory Card Data Recovery Software
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • cardrecovery.6.00.build.1012-mpt.exe (by MPT34M) - Activator (cr4cking th3 cod3 4 fun!)
  • Nfo.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0E8DE422-7FE4-4F41-8020-65BB5260E836}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove CardRecovery?

You can uninstall CardRecovery 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 CardRecovery 5.30, 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 CardRecovery.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
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 65.23%
Windows XP 13.41%
Windows Vista 12.05%
Windows 10 9.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.07%
Windows 7 Professional 9.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.26%
Windows 10 Home 1.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.07%
  Iran 10.17%
  United Kingdom 6.14%
  Japan 3.45%
  Germany 3.45%
  Canada 2.88%
  Italy 2.50%
  Turkey 1.92%
  Australia 1.73%
  France 1.54%
  Pakistan 1.54%
  India 1.34%
  Sweden 1.34%
  Netherlands 1.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.28%
Hewlett-Packard 23.51%
Acer 10.36%
ASUS 9.16%
Intel 3.19%
Toshiba 2.79%
NEC 2.39%
American Megatrends 1.99%
Gateway 1.59%
Sony 1.59%
Lenovo 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.55%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.84%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.84%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.84%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.13%


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