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Should I remove DigiCert Discovery?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #41,933
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1.05 85.71%
1.04 4.76%
1.01 9.52%

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DigiCert Discovery


DigiCert Discovery is a software program developed by DigiCert. The most common release is 1.05, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 digicertdiscovery.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.77 MB (1,858,400 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 73% of users of DigiCert Discovery come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and Thailand.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DigiCert
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DigiCert\Discovery\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DigiCert Discovery

Program executable:digicertdiscovery.exe
Name:DigiCert Discovery
Path:C:\Program Files\digicert\discovery\digicertdiscovery.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DigiCertDiscovery.exe runs as a service named 'DigiCert Discovery' (DigiCertDiscovery) "Performs automatic scheduled scans.".

How do I remove DigiCert Discovery?

You can uninstall DigiCert Discovery 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 DigiCert Discovery, 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 DigiCert Discovery.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 28.57%
Windows XP 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 15.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.33%
  Singapore 3.33%
  Thailand 3.33%
  Qatar 3.33%
  Japan 3.33%
  Spain 3.33%
  Slovakia 3.33%
  Malaysia 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.44%
Dell 33.33%
Lenovo 16.67%
ASUS 5.56%
Common models
Parallels Software Intern... 11.11%
LENOVO 4383 5.56%
LENOVO 42404LG 5.56%
LENOVO 3254A15 5.56%
HPE-510y 5.56%
HP Z220 CMT Workstation 5.56%


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