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5% remove it95% keep it
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Average installed length: 148.09 days

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Drive Rescue 1.9

What is Drive Rescue?  (from Alexander Grau)

Drive Rescue is a program for exploring your hard disk, and locating lost files on it. The idea for this program originated from processing a disk with Scandisk--which suddenly contained no data. Since off-the-shelf Windows methods could not recover any of it, this program was successfully created, to find important in...  Read more


Drive Rescue 1.9 is a software program developed by Alexander Grau. The primary executable is named rescue.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.63 MB (1,708,142 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 36% of users of Drive Rescue come from Italy, it is also popular in France and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: home.nexgo.de/christian_grau/rescue/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\drive rescue
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Drive Rescue\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Drive Rescue 1.9

Program executable:rescue.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\drive rescue\rescue.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller

How do I remove Drive Rescue?

You can uninstall Drive Rescue 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 Drive Rescue 1.9, 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 Drive Rescue.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.00%
Windows 10 26.00%
Windows XP 17.00%
Windows Vista 6.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.58%
Windows 7 Professional 14.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.56%
Windows 10 Pro 9.05%
Windows 10 Home 5.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.64% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 35.64%
  France 14.36%
  United States 13.37%
  Germany 4.46%
  Poland 2.97%
  United Kingdom 2.97%
  Taiwan 2.48%
  Czech Republic 2.48%
  Australia 1.98%
  Mexico 1.98%
  Spain 1.98%
  Canada 1.98%
  Peru 1.98%
  Russia 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.30%
Hewlett-Packard 19.30%
Acer 14.91%
ASUS 14.04%
Intel 8.77%
American Megatrends 6.14%
Toshiba 4.39%
Samsung 1.75%
Common models
Dell XPS 18 1.98%
Dell Vostro 3700 1.98%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 1.98%
Gigabyte P35-DS3 1.98%
HP Pavilion 14 Notebook P... 1.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.98%


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