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DirectLink & Centurion


DirectLink & Centurion is a program developed by TechnoResearch. The most used version is 6.5.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 44.65 MB (46,815,601 bytes). CE Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\technoresearch
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TechnoResearch\uninst.exe {DBAE9442-A307-46A1-91AB-8CC3D806E1DC}
Estimated size: 44.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DirectLink & Centurion

  • CE Updater.exe - TechnoResearch Inc. Software Updater (Software Updater (Release x86))
  • DL Updater.exe
  • centurion.exe - TechnoResearch Inc.
  • DirectLink Software Updater.exe - Software Updater
  • DirectLink.exe - Direct-Link
  • uninst.exe (by National Instruments) - National Instruments MDF (MDF Uninstaller)
  • AntiEmulator.dll (by SafeNet, Inc) - SafeNet AntiEmulator (AntiEmulator library to detect emulator software)
  • CDRVDL32.DLL (by Willies Computer Software Co.(WCSC)) - COMM-DRV (COMM-DRV Low Level DLL)
  • CDRVHF32.DLL (by Willies Computer Software Co.(WCSC)) - COMM-DRV High Level Function DLL
  • CDRVXF32.DLL - COMM-DRV File Transfer DLL
  • cviogl.dll (by National Instruments) - LabWindows/CVI (LabWindows/CVI OpenGL 3D Plotting Library)
  • DaqX.dll
  • FieldExUtil.exe (by SafeNet) - Sentinel SuperPro
  • FTD2XX.dll (by FTDI Ltd) - FTDIChip CDM Drivers (FTD2XX library)
  • mesa.dll - MESAGL32.DLL (mesa32 3D Graphics Library)
  • TR Live Remote.exe (by TeamViewer)
  • USafe32.DLL (by Rainbow Technologies) - usafe32
  • USB Hardware Key Driver.exe (by SafeNet) - Sentinel System Driver Installer 7.5.1

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • centurion.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BC9FD5DD-D701-40D8-B4DD-8C2930FC7B9F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove DirectLink & Centurion?

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Or, you can uninstall DirectLink & Centurion 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 DirectLink & Centurion, 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 DirectLink & Centurion.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

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 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%


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