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Should I remove FIXER1?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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FIXER1 is a program developed by New Horizon DataSys. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is Shield.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 73.62 MB (77,195,688 bytes). 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

URL: www.horizondatasys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\shield
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Shield\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 73.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FIXER1

Program executable:Shield.exe
Shield baseline
Path:C:\Program Files\shield\Shield.exe
Additional files:
  • NetReg.exe (by Rogev LTD (Israel)) - FIXER1 (Network register)
  • ShdApi.dll (by Rogev LTD (Israel)) - Shield Api library
  • ShdCmd.exe - Shield command line program
  • ShdExt.dll - Shield shell extension
  • ShdIdle.dll - Shield idle inspection
  • ShdPub.dll - Shield public library
  • ShdServ.exe - Shield COM Service
  • ShdTray.exe - Shield Tray
  • ShdUI.dll - Shield UI library
  • ShdVss.dll - Vss Creator
  • Shield.exe - Shield baseline
  • Uninstall.exe - Shield uninstaller
  • ShdServPS.dll
  • ShieldClnt.exe
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • mfc90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • mfc90u.dll
  • msvcp90.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • symsrv.dll - Symbol Server

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ShdExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ShdExt' with a class of {4ED6CF18-A58C-436A-A52C-C507DAD7DE24}.
2 Services
  • ShieldClnt.exe runs as a service named 'Shield Client Service' (ShieldClientService).
  • ShdServ.exe runs as a service named 'ShdServ' (ShdServ).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ShdTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Shield' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Shield\shdtray.exe".

How do I remove FIXER1?

You can uninstall FIXER1 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 FIXER1, 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 FIXER1.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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