84,383,818 programs installed

Should I remove Desk Drive?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #48,006
Reach 0.0016%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.8.2 29.03%
1.8.1 16.13%
1.8 25.81%
1.7.2 9.68%
1.6.9 3.23%
1.6.6 3.23%
1.6.1 3.23%
1.3.1 9.68%

Desk Drive

Remove Desk Drive
Powered by Reason Antivirus

Overview

Desk Drive is a program developed by Blue Onion Software. The most used version is 1.8.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is cvhbs.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 11.2 MB (11,739,329 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of Desk Drive come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: blueonionsoftware.com/deskdrive.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\virtualization handler
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{06C265CF-F924-491E-8E6C-288460CB5E30}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Desk Drive

Program executable:cvhbs.exe
Name:Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\virtualization handler\cvhbs.exe
MD5:d75b39340d95100fb9ad109da05b16b0
Additional files:
  • C2RCOMPAT.DLL
  • OFFICEVIRT.EXE
  • C2RICONS.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office 2010 (Microsoft Office 2010 component)
  • CVH.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler
  • CVHSHARED.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler Shared Dll
  • CVHSVC.EXE - Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Service
  • MAPICLIENT.DLL - Microsoft Virtual Office Simple Mapi Proxy Client
  • MAPISERVER.EXE - Microsoft Virtual Office Simple Mapi Proxy Server
  • OWSSuppFactory.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support for Virtual Office
  • OWSSuppPS.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support proxy/stub
  • ProtocolHandlerFactory.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler
  • ProtocolHandlerPS.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler proxy/stub
  • VirtualOWSSuppHost.exe - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Host
  • VirtualOWSSuppHostPS.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Host proxy/stub
  • VirtualOWSSuppManager.exe - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Manager
  • VirtualOWSSuppManagerPS.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Manager proxy/stub
  • VirtualSearchHost.exe - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Host
  • VirtualSearchHostPS.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Host proxy/stub
  • VirtualSearchProtocolHost.exe - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Manager
  • VirtualSearchProtocolHostPS.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Manager proxy/stub

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • CVHBS.EXE is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Microsoft SharePoint Plug-in for Firefox' with a plugin key of '@microsoft.com/SharePoint,version=14.0' for all users of the PC.
5 Scheduled Tasks
  • CVH.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{4B2CEFA1-F1F3-495E-B6D6-0E6740890479}' (runs on registration).
  • CVHBS.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'UpdaterEX' (runs daily at 3:07 PM).
  • C2RICONS.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{C9D0AF2A-4179-4A5C-A53B-BA0FF5C4894F}' (runs on registration).
  • CVHSVC.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{9CCF83FE-C6A1-43D4-AC4A-58785C8D2252}' (runs on registration).
  • OFFICEVIRT.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{3B23BCDA-6BDB-437D-B180-6439CB4337D7}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • CVHSVC.EXE runs as a service named 'cvhsvc' (cvhsvc) "Client Virtualization Handler Service (unlocalized description)".
  • CVHBS.EXE runs as a service named 'McAfee Application Installer Cleanup (0201661432130199)' (0201661432130199mcinstcleanup).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CVH.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler' and executes as C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Virtualization Handler\CVH.EXE.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CVHBS.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MapsGalaxy Search Scope Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files2\MAPSGA~2\bar\1.bin\39srchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

OFFICEVIRT.EXE
Memory:2.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003438751%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00028268%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006119%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:12,092
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:58 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:16 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Desk Drive?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Desk Drive you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 45%
Win 7 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 45.16%
Windows 7 38.71%
Windows XP 9.68%
Windows Vista 6.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 19.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.35%
Windows 10 Home 19.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.68%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Germany 30.56%
  France 5.56%
  Italy 5.56%
  Brazil 2.78%
  Mexico 2.78%
  Austria 2.78%
  Venezuela 2.78%
  Romania 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.00%
Acer 20.00%
GIGABYTE 12.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Dell 8.00%
Medion 8.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Sahara 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.00%
Dell Dell DXP061 8.00%
HP HP Notebook 8.00%
HP 550-160ng 8.00%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 4.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 4.00%

commentsComments

user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.