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Data Collection System


Data Collection System is a software program developed by Master Meter Systems. 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 setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 101.59 MB (106,525,608 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mastermetersystems.com
Help link: www.mastermetersystems.com/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Masterlink
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0
Estimated size: 101.59 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Data Collection System

  • MLDCS.exe - Masterlink DCS
  • MLVRS.exe - MasterLink VRS
  • Pwstrv2.ocx (by Pepperwhite) - Pepperwhite Street(tm) Map OCX/ActiveX (Pepperwhite Street Map OCX32)
  • DataInst.exe (by Pepperwhite) - Pepperwhite DataInst (DataInst)
  • keycode.dll (by Crystal Decisions) - keycode Module
  • CeConnectFile.ocx (by VBCE.com) - CeConnectFile
  • Check3G.exe (by Greentree Applied Systems) - Check3G
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Console)
  • MDAC_TYP.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor)
  • MSASYNC.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System
  • mscomct2.ocx - Microsoft Common Controls 2 Object Library (Microsoft Common Controls 2 ActiveX Control DLL)
  • mscomm32.ocx - MSComm
  • MSWINSCK.OCX - Microsoft Winsock Control (Microsoft Winsock Control DLL)
  • Windows2000-KB829558-x86-ENU.exe - Self-Extracting Cabinet

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • 7z.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A50C1FF2-DDC3-46B7-B3C0-A223A33F8F84}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Data Collection System?

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

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
Windows 8
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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