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Should I remove CardScan?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,492
United States Rank #21,593
Reach 0.0043%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 374.60 days
897.29 days >
Average installed length: 471.46 days


9.0 100.00%

CardScan 9.0


CardScan 9.0 is a program developed by Sanford, L.P. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 22 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 73% of users of CardScan come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cardscan.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CardScan\CardScan\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{ECAFA3D1-9311-4616-9A7D-B9732E751BA3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by CardScan 9.0

  • cs.exe - CardScan (CardScan Program)
  • appinfo.dll - Application Information DLL
  • BayesCat.dll - Bayesian Categorization Engine
  • CardScanAgent.exe - Scanning Agent
  • cat.dll - CardScan Classification Engine
  • condmgr.dll (by PalmSource, Inc) - HotSync(R) Manager, Palm OS Desktop (Palm Shared Library)
  • corexpkg.dll - Stub DLL for Packages Resources
  • corexsys.dll - Stub DLL for Sys Resources
  • crxsetup.dll - CardScan Setup Library
  • CSABConfig.dll - CardScan Address Book Configure
  • csconcfg.exe - CardScan PalmPilot Conduit Configuration
  • cscond2.dll - CardScan Address Conduit for Palm Computing Devices
  • cspreload.exe - CardScan OCR Preload Utility
  • datatr32.dll - Data Transfer Object
  • lcppn411.dll
  • LNTrans.dll - Lotus Notes Translator
  • nbc.dll - CardScan Naive Bayes Classifier
  • npass.dll - Multi-pass OCR Driver
  • ocr.dll - Scansoft OCR Engine Driver
  • oscallnt.dll - OS Calls Library
  • userdata.dll (by PalmSource, Inc) - HotSync® Manager, Palm OS Desktop (Palm OS Desktop Shared Library)
  • versit.dll - vCard Support DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CardScanAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CardScanAgent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CardScan\CardScan\CardScanAgent.exe".

How do I remove CardScan?

You can uninstall CardScan 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 CardScan 9.0, 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 CardScan.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 7%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.35%
Windows 10 30.59%
Windows XP 7.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 34.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.06%
Windows 8.1 7.06%
Windows 10 Home 4.71%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.73%
  Canada 8.26%
  Australia 2.48%
  United Kingdom 2.48%
  Switzerland 1.65%
  Germany 1.65%
  Netherlands 1.65%
  Saudi Arabia 1.65%
  United Arab Emirates 0.83%
  Belgium 0.83%
  Spain 0.83%
  India 0.83%
  Italy 0.83%
  Malaysia 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.53%
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Lenovo 15.79%
Intel 2.63%
Sony 2.63%
ASUS 2.63%
Toshiba 1.32%
Samsung 1.32%
Acer 1.32%
American Megatrends 1.32%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6510 2.47%
Hewlett-Packard 23-d027c 2.47%
HP Pavilion TS 14 Noteboo... 2.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.47%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.47%


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