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8.20.635 93.44%

Laplink PCmover Image Assistant

What is Laplink PCmover Image Assistant?  (from Laplink Software)

PCmover Image Assistant is the only software
capable of restoring an old image or the contents of an actual hard drive to a new PC
without overwriting anything. Using the Image Assistant Wizard, select the programs,
?les, and settings that you want to restore to your new PC.


Laplink PCmover Image Assistant is a program developed by Laplink Software. The most used version is 8.20.635, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 29 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 81% of users of Laplink PCmover Image Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Laplink.com
Help link: www.laplink.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{880C0A42-B220-4136-AC91-A19A6C9B17B9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Laplink PCmover Image Assistant

  • PcmBrand.dll - PcmBrand Dynamic Link Library (PCmover Personality DLL)
  • PCmoverLog.exe - PCmoverLog Application (PCmover Log Manager)
  • USBDriverSetup11.exe - USBDriversLite (Setup Launcher)
  • CookieMerge.exe - PCmover (CookieMerge)
  • copypwd.dll
  • copypwd.exe
  • CopyPwd64.dll
  • cppwdsvc.exe
  • CpPwdSvc64.exe
  • DeferredUser.exe
  • DlMgr.exe - Laplink Download and Setup Manager
  • LaunchDl.exe - Launch DlMgr
  • LaunchSt.exe - Launch ST
  • MapiFix.exe - MAPI Fix
  • MapiFix64.exe
  • PCmover.exe
  • RegSvc.exe
  • ShLnk64.exe - 64-bit Shell Link Server
  • SpDiskTreeMgr.dll - Disk Tree Manager
  • SpIniTreeMgr.dll - INI File Tree Manager
  • SpRegTreeMgr.dll - Registry Tree Manager
  • USBDetect.dll
  • Report.exe - Report
  • LoadProfile.exe
  • PinTaskBar.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • CpPwdSvc64.exe runs as a service named 'CopyPwd Service' (CpPwdSvc).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PCmover.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\tools\Laplink PCmover\PCmover.exe'.

How do I remove Laplink PCmover Image Assistant?

You can uninstall Laplink PCmover Image Assistant 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 Image Assistant, 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 Image Assistant.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.82%
Windows 10 42.62%
Windows Vista 3.28%
Windows XP 3.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.07%
Windows 8.1 11.48%
Windows 7 Professional 9.84%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 8.20%
Windows 10 Home 8.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.32%
  United Kingdom 5.49%
  Germany 3.30%
  Belgium 2.20%
  Switzerland 2.20%
  Australia 1.10%
  New Zealand 1.10%
  Croatia 1.10%
  Canada 1.10%
  Italy 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.51%
Dell 20.75%
Acer 13.21%
ASUS 5.66%
Toshiba 3.77%
Medion 3.77%
Sony 1.89%
Samsung 1.89%
MSI 1.89%
Lenovo 1.89%
Intel 1.89%
American Megatrends 1.89%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 3.77%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 3.77%
HP 23-q110 3.77%
Hewlett-Packard SLIC-CPC 3.77%
Toshiba PX30t 3.77%
Sony VPCEB42FX 1.89%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com


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