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Should I remove Laplink PCmover Express for Windows XP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,559
United States Rank #15,734
Reach 0.0114%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.84 days
201.66 days >
Average installed length: 105.96 days


8.20.636 21.43%
8.20.635 78.57%

Laplink PCmover Express for Windows XP

What is Laplink PCmover Express for Windows XP?  (from Laplink Software)

PCmover is the ONLY software that automatically transfers or restores all selected files, settings, user profiles, and even programs from an old PC to a new one, or old operating system to a new one. Transfer everything across a Laplink High-Speed Ethernet cable, wireless or wired network, or Laplink USB Transfer Cable...  Read more


Laplink PCmover Express for Windows XP is a software program developed by Laplink Software. The most common release is 8.20.635, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 52 files and is usually about 77.12 MB (80,867,743 bytes). 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 57% of users of Laplink PCmover Express for Windows XP come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.laplink.com/pcmoverexpressxpeol
Help link: www.laplink.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{01C41C3F-EA8F-4F84-9C21-9564ED195131}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 77.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Laplink PCmover Express for Windows XP

  • PcmBrand.dll - PcmBrand Dynamic Link Library (PCmover Personality DLL)
  • PCmoverLog.exe - PCmoverLog Application (PCmover Log Manager)
  • USBDriverSetup11.exe - USBDriversLite (Setup Launcher)
  • Contracts.dll - PCmover (Contracts)
  • CookieMerge.exe - CookieMerge
  • copypwd.dll
  • copypwd.exe
  • CopyPwd64.dll
  • cppwdsvc.exe
  • CpPwdSvc64.exe
  • DeferredUser.exe
  • DlMgr.exe - Laplink Download and Setup Manager
  • DownloadContracts.dll - DownloadContracts
  • DownloadManager.dll - DownloadManager
  • DownloadProxies.dll - DownloadProxies
  • Hosts.WPF.exe - Hosts.WPF
  • LaunchDl.exe - Launch DlMgr
  • MapiFix.exe - MAPI Fix
  • MapiFix64.exe
  • MenuModule.dll - MenuModule
  • PCmBrandUI.dll - PcmBrandUI_Pro
  • PcmCom.dll - PCmover COM Support
  • PCmover.exe
  • PCmover.Infrastructure.dll - PCmover.Infrastructure
  • PcmoverManager.dll - PcmService
  • PcmService.exe - Hosts.Service
  • ShLnk64.exe - 64-bit Shell Link Server
  • SpDiskTreeMgr.dll - Disk Tree Manager
  • SpIniTreeMgr.dll - INI File Tree Manager
  • SpRegTreeMgr.dll - Registry Tree Manager
  • LaunchSt.exe - LaunchSt Application (LaunchSt MFC Application)
  • Report.exe - Report
  • LoadProfile.exe
  • USBDetect.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • PcmService.exe runs as a service named 'PCmover Service' (PCmoverService) "Enables PCmover functionality. If this service is stopped or disabled, PCmover will fail to start.".
  • LoadProfile.exe runs as a service named 'LL LoadProfile Temporary Service' (LL LoadProfile Temporary Service).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PCmover.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\PCmover.exe'.

How do I remove Laplink PCmover Express for Windows XP?

You can uninstall Laplink PCmover Express for Windows XP 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 Laplink PCmover Express for Windows XP, 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 Laplink PCmover Express for Windows XP.

Win 10 39%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 39.29%
Windows 7 33.04%
Windows XP 25.45%
Windows Vista 2.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 24.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.36%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Windows 10 Home 7.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.64%
  Germany 19.23%
  Canada 5.94%
  United Kingdom 4.20%
  Italy 1.75%
  Belgium 1.05%
  France 1.05%
  Australia 1.05%
  Netherlands 1.05%
  Uruguay 0.70%
  Finland 0.70%
  Sweden 0.70%
  Austria 0.70%
  DK 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.03%
Hewlett-Packard 25.68%
ASUS 7.43%
Acer 7.43%
Medion 7.43%
Toshiba 6.08%
Intel 6.08%
Lenovo 5.41%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Sahara 2.03%
Gateway 1.35%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 700-159 2.59%
Dell Inspiron 660s 2.59%
Dell Inspiron 5537 2.59%
Dell Dell DM061 1.72%
Dell Inspiron 3847 1.72%
Dell XPS 8700 1.72%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com


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