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Should I remove HouseCall for Home Networks?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,330
United States Rank #17,462
Reach 0.0050%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.68 days
86.59 days >
Average installed length: 45.50 days


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2.1.1234 3.03%
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2.1.1199 8.08%
2.1.1183 13.13%
2.1.1175 5.05% 7.07%
2.0.1115 2.02% 40.40% 3.03% 2.02%

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HouseCall for Home Networks


HouseCall for Home Networks is a software program developed by Trend Micro. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The primary executable is named DRScanner.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files. The installed file DrsUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 85% of users of HouseCall for Home Networks come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\DRScanner
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\DRScanner\DRScanner.exe" -U

Program filesFiles installed by HouseCall for Home Networks

Program executable:DRScanner.exe
Name:Trend Micro DiamondRingScanner
HouseCall for Home Networks
Additional files:
  • AsSdk.dll - Trend Micro Troubleshooting Tool (Trend Micro Air Support)
  • DRScanner.exe - Trend Micro DiamondRingScanner (HouseCall for Home Networks)
  • DrsTool.exe - Support Tool
  • DrsUpdate.exe
  • Shortcut.exe - Shortcut
  • aucfg.json
  • config.json
  • GA.Json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DRScanner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DRScanner Startup.

How do I remove HouseCall for Home Networks?

You can uninstall HouseCall for Home Networks 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 HouseCall for Home Networks, 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 HouseCall for Home Networks.

Win 10 79%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 78.79%
Windows 7 20.20%
Windows Vista 1.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 49.49%
Windows 10 Pro 17.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.10%
Windows 7 Professional 7.07%
Windows 8.1 5.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.71%
  Australia 3.82%
  Canada 1.27%
  France 1.27%
  Norway 1.27%
  Argentina 0.64%
  Austria 0.64%
  Germany 0.64%
  Egypt 0.64%
  Spain 0.64%
  Finland 0.64%
  United Kingdom 0.64%
  Indonesia 0.64%
  Italy 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.92%
Acer 19.23%
Hewlett-Packard 17.95%
Toshiba 11.54%
Lenovo 10.26%
Intel 5.13%
Samsung 2.56%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 570 3.45%
Gigabyte H55M-USB3 3.45%
Dell Inspiron 3847 3.45%
Dell Inspiron 3646 2.30%
ASUS All Series 2.30%
Dell XPS 8700 2.30%

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro is a software security company that developes the Titanium Internet Security, Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security, OfficeScan, and other security products and services.
Publisher URL: www.trendmicro.com


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