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Should I remove Cox PC HealthCheck?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
47% remove it53% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,802
United States Rank #12,114
Reach 0.0080%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.40 days
306.92 days >
Average installed length: 161.26 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Other programs by PlumChoice, Inc

Cox PC HealthCheck


Cox PC HealthCheck is a software program developed by PlumChoice, Inc. 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 DesktopClient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 17.02 MB (17,848,274 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: Coxtechsolutions.com
Help link: myaccount.cox.net/internettools/support.cox
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cox, Inc\Cox PC HealthCheck\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D2B13DDA-5AAC-4426-96C8-11CE4E8C3656}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cox PC HealthCheck

Program executable:DesktopClient.exe
Name:Desktop Client
Path:C:\Program Files\Cox, Inc\Cox PC HealthCheck\DesktopClient.exe
Additional files:
  • CLISharedInterfaces.dll - SAFElink Desktop (CLISharedInterface Dynamic Link Library)
  • OpsBridge.dll - OpsBridge Dynamic Link Library
  • AgentBase.dll - Desktop Client (AgentBase)
  • AgentUtil.dll - AgentUtil
  • DesktopClient.exe
  • DesktopClientRes.dll - COX
  • DiscoveryTool.exe - Discovery Tool
  • PartnerLibrary.dll - PartnerLibrary
  • PCMonitoringService.exe - PCMonitoringService
  • PCMonLib.dll - PCMonLib
  • PCMonShared.dll - PCMonShared
  • CommonUtil.dll - CommonUtil
  • COXExt.dll - COXExt
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • MD4SALib.dll (by OPSWAT) - MetaDefender for Secure Access (MD4SALib Dynamic Link Library)
  • DevComponents.DotNetBar2.dll (by DevComponents.com) - DevComponents.DotNetBar
  • DiscoveryUtility.dll - DiscoveryUtility
  • AVManagerUnified.dll (by OPSWAT) - OESIS Local (AVManagerUnified Module)
  • CoreUtils.dll - CoreUtils Library
  • FWManager.dll - FWManager Module
  • Impl_AntivirusLib.dll - Implementation Support
  • Impl_BackupClientLib.dll
  • Impl_BrowserLib.dll
  • Impl_FirewallLib.dll
  • Impl_SoftwareProductLib.dll - Impl_SoftwareProduct Dynamic Link Library
  • OESISCore.dll - OESISCore Library
  • omsRemote.dll - Metascan® (Metascan Remote Client)
  • AgentBase.XmlSerializers.dll
  • CustomActions.dll
  • OpsMD4SAWrapper.dll
  • SmartDisk.dll
  • WlanBridge.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PCMonitoringService.exe runs as a service named 'COX Communications Monitoring Service' (COX CommunicationsMonitoringService) "Alert Monitoring Service".

How do I remove Cox PC HealthCheck?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 47%
Keep it 53%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.25%
Windows 8 25.89%
Windows Vista 9.82%
Windows XP 8.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.04%
Windows 8.1 8.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.04%
Windows 7 Professional 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.24%
Hewlett-Packard 37.80%
Acer 9.76%
Toshiba 6.10%
Sony 2.44%
Gateway 2.44%
Alienware 1.22%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1210 3.06%
Dell Inspiron 560s 3.06%
Dell Inspiron 545 2.04%
Dell XPS 8300 2.04%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.04%
Sony VPCSE190X 2.04%


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