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Should I remove ChicaPC-Shield?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,700
United States Rank #14,713
Reach 0.1484%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.23 days
36.26 days >
Average installed length: 19.05 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Typically installed together

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ChicaPC-Shield version


ChicaPC-Shield version is a software program developed by ChicaLogic. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named cpcs.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 8.91 MB (9,341,547 bytes). 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 70% of users of ChicaPC-Shield come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: ChicaLogic
URL: www.chicalogic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ChicaLogic\ChicaPC-Shield\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ChicaLogic\ChicaPC-Shield\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ChicaPC-Shield version

Program executable:cpcs.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\chicalogic\chicapc-shield\cpcs.exe
Additional files:
  • cpcsgui.exe - ChicaPC-Shield
  • cpcspt.exe
  • cpcsscheduler.exe
  • cpcsservice.exe
  • mbam.dll
  • mbamcore.dll
  • mbamext.dll
  • mbamnet.dll
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • mbamtoast.dll (by Malwarebytes) - Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  • ssubtmr6.dll (by vbAccelerator) - SSubTmr6 (Subclassing and Timer Assistant, modified for configurable message response, multi control support and bug fixed for timer errors.)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • vbalsgrid6.ocx (by vbAccelerator) - vbAccelerator VB6 SGrid Control 2.0

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • cpcsservice.exe runs as a service named 'CPCSService' (CPCSService) "ChicaPC-Shield service".
  • cpcsscheduler.exe runs as a service named 'CPCSScheduler' (CPCSScheduler) "ChicaPC-Shield scheduler".
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • cpcsgui.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ChicaPC-Shield' which loads as C:\Program Files\ChicaLogic\ChicaPC-Shield\cpcsgui.exe /install /silent.

How do I remove ChicaPC-Shield?

You can uninstall ChicaPC-Shield 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 ChicaPC-Shield version, 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 ChicaPC-Shield.

Win 10 61%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 61.35%
Windows 7 29.99%
Windows Vista 6.91%
Windows XP 1.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 37.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.88%
Windows 8.1 14.76%
Windows 7 Professional 5.72%
Windows 10 Pro 5.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.98% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 69.98%
  United States 9.10%
  Germany 7.42%
  United Kingdom 3.02%
  DK 2.67%
  Belgium 1.48%
  Spain 1.48%
  Netherlands 1.43%
  Switzerland 1.14%
  Austria 0.45%
  Canada 0.30%
  Italy 0.30%
  BG 0.30%
  Norway 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.23%
Acer 24.87%
ASUS 16.92%
Toshiba 6.86%
Dell 6.21%
Lenovo 4.10%
Samsung 3.90%
Medion 1.40%
MSI 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 6.55%
HP HP Notebook 4.51%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.50%
ASUS All Series 3.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.27%


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