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Labrador is a software program developed by Labrador Solutions. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 822.79 KB (842,537 bytes). The installed file lab_web_update.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 XP and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.labradorsolutions.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Labrador Solutions\Labrador
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Labrador Solutions\Labrador\Uninst_Labrador.exe /U "C:\Program Files\Labrador Solutions\Labrador\Uninst_Labrador.log"
Estimated size: 822.79 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Labrador

  • Labrador Printer Fleet Management.exe - Labrador Printer Fleet Management
  • LabradorBackgroundService.exe - Labrador Background Service
  • lab_web_update.exe (by Lindersoft) - Labrador Web Update Client
  • LabradorServiceUtility.exe - LabradorServiceUtility
  • LabradorCheckBG.exe - LabradorCheckBG
  • LabradorCron.exe - LabradorCron
  • LabradorSNMP.dll (by Hatteras Software Development) - LabradorSNMP
  • Uninst_Labrador.exe (by Lindersoft) - SetupBuilder

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • LabradorCron.exe runs as a service named 'LabradorCronService' (LabradorCronService) "Cron service to update Labrador client".
  • LabradorBackgroundService.exe runs as a service named 'LabradorBGService' (LabradorBGService) "Gathers status of network print devices for the Labrador client.".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • LabradorBackgroundService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Labrador Solutions\Labrador\LabradorBackgroundService.exe'.
  • Labrador Printer Fleet Management.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Labrador Solutions\Labrador\Labrador Printer Fleet Management.exe'.

How do I remove Labrador?

You can uninstall Labrador 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 Labrador, 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 Labrador.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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