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6% remove it94% keep it
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1.0.20 65.22%
1.0.5 34.78%

Celestron SkyScout


Celestron SkyScout is a program developed by Celestron. The most used version is 1.0.20, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 3 files and is usually about 31.88 MB (33,426,952 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 66% of users of Celestron SkyScout come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Celestron.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\celestron\skyscout
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Celestron\SkyScout\UnInstall_SkyScout.exe
Estimated size: 31.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Celestron SkyScout

  • SkyScout.exe - SkyScout
  • SkyScout.dll - ScoutDriver

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SkyScout.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{73BB47F8-25A4-42CC-8CFD-BA3777CCB8BD}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Celestron SkyScout?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8 4%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.87%
Windows Vista 21.74%
Windows XP 13.04%
Windows 8 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.74%
Windows 7 Professional 17.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.04%
Windows 8 Pro 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.79%
  United Kingdom 13.16%
  Germany 10.53%
  Australia 2.63%
  Sweden 2.63%
  PR 2.63%
  Canada 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
ASUS 15.79%
American Megatrends 15.79%
Intel 10.53%
Sony 10.53%
Acer 10.53%
Medion 5.26%
Gateway 5.26%
Dell 5.26%
Common models
Sony VGN-FW31ZJ 6.25%
Sony VGN-FE11H 6.25%
Sony PCV-RS430G(UC) 6.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.25%
HP-Pavilion NY553AA-ABA e... 6.25%


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