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Homescan Internet Transporter

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Homescan Internet Transporter is a software program developed by ACNielsen. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named hstrans.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 6.71 MB (7,039,915 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 97% of users of Homescan Internet Transporter come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.homescan.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ACNielsen\Homescan Internet Transporter
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{92BF38A8-5616-4209-87A3-D910B45A1D98}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -uninst -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.71 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Homescan Internet Transporter

Program executable:hstrans.exe
Name:Homescan Internet Transporter
Path:C:\Program Files\acnielsen\homescan internet transporter\hstrans.exe
Additional files:
  • InstallLibrary.dll - ACNielsen InstallLibrary (InstallLibrary)
  • ftcserco.dll (by FTDI) - FTDIChip CDM Drivers (FT2232C VCP CoInstaller)
  • FTDIUNIN.exe - FTDI Uninstaller
  • FTLang.dll (by FTDI) - FTDIChip VCP Drivers (FTLang)
  • ftserui2.dll - FTDI Ports Class Installer
  • c4dll.dll
  • CDM_Setup.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor)
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • FTBUSUI.dll - FTBUSUI Property Page Provider
  • FTD2XX.dll (by FTDI Ltd) - FTD2XX library
  • FTD2XX64.dll (by FTDI Ltd)
  • libeay32.dll
  • SetACL.exe - SetACL (SetACL 2)
  • ssleay32.dll
  • xerces-c_2_7.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.7.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.7.0)
  • zlib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HSTrans.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MegaPanel' which loads as C:\Program Files\ACNielsen\Homescan Internet Transporter\HSTrans.exe.

How do I remove Homescan Internet Transporter?

Quickly and completely remove Homescan Internet Transporter from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Homescan Internet Transporter 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 Homescan Internet Transporter, 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 Homescan Internet Transporter.

Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Win 7 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 33.33%
Windows 7 27.78%
Windows 10 22.22%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 27.78%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 11.11%
Windows 10 Pro 5.56%
Windows 7 Professional 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.88%
  Canada 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 47.06%
Dell 29.41%
Lenovo 5.88%
Compaq 5.88%
American Megatrends 5.88%
Gateway 5.88%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6625f 11.11%
Micro-Star MS-7529 5.56%
LENOVO 10110 5.56%
HP-Pavilion KJ376AA-ABA m... 5.56%
HP-Pavilion GG039AA-ABA a... 5.56%
HP-Pavilion AY747AA-ABA p... 5.56%


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