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CheckDrive 2016

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CheckDrive 2016 is a software program developed by Abelssoft GmbH. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 primary executable is named checkdrive.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 7.23 MB (7,578,871 bytes). The installed file AbUpdater.dll 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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of CheckDrive 2016 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abelssoft.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CheckDrive\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CheckDrive\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CheckDrive 2016

Program executable:checkdrive.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\checkdrive\checkdrive.exe
Additional files:
  • AbLiteRegistration.dll - AbLiteRegistration
  • AbFlexTransEditor.exe - AbFlexTransEditor
  • AbBugReporter.dll - AbBugReporter
  • AbUpdater.dll - AbUpdater
  • DeviceNotificationService.dll - DeviceNotificationService
  • AbWpfRegistration.dll (by Ascora) - AbWpfRegistration
  • AbSettingsKeeper.dll (by Ascora) - AbSettingsKeeper
  • AbStartManager.dll - AbStartManager
  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll (by hardcodet.net) - NotifyIcon WPF (NotifyIcon for WPF)
  • AbFlexTrans.dll - AbFlexTrans
  • AbScheduler.dll - AbScheduler
  • AbMessages.dll - AbMessages
  • AbSettings.dll - AbSettings
  • Controller.dll - Controller
  • AbCommons.dll - AbCommons
  • AbApi.dll - AbApi
  • AbGui.dll - AbGui

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CheckDrive.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CheckDriveScanSchedule' (runs weekly on Fridays at 14:00).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CheckDrive.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named StartBackgroundguardWithWindows.

How do I remove CheckDrive 2016?

Quickly and completely remove CheckDrive 2016 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CheckDrive 2016 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 CheckDrive 2016, 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 CheckDrive 2016.

Win 10 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.77%
Windows 7 40.38%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 25.49%
Windows 10 Pro 17.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.69%
Windows 7 Professional 13.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.80%
Windows 10 Enterprise 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.12% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 49.12%
  United States 15.79%
  Netherlands 7.02%
  Austria 5.26%
  United Kingdom 3.51%
  Italy 3.51%
  Turkey 3.51%
  Australia 1.75%
  Brazil 1.75%
  Canada 1.75%
  France 1.75%
  Greece 1.75%
  Sweden 1.75%
  Slovenia 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.33%
Medion 23.33%
Dell 13.33%
ASUS 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
Lenovo 6.67%
NEC 3.33%
Common models
MEDION MS-7797 4.76%
ASUS All Series 4.76%
Acer Aspire M7810 2.38%
Acer Aspire E5-771G 2.38%
Acer Aspire E5-511 2.38%

About (from Abelssoft GmbH)

Abelssoft is a business unit of Ascora GmbH and is based in northern Germany.
Publisher URL: www.abelssoft.net


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