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Laplink PCmover Upgrade Assistant

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

Of the 66 Windows 7 upgrade scenarios detailed by Microsoft, only 14 are supported by Windows. As illustrated in this chart, there is no direct upgrade path from Windows XP to Windows 7 without doing a customized installation – for the many XP users out there, this makes upgrading to Windows 7 a complicated task. That’...  Read more

Overview

Laplink PCmover Upgrade Assistant is a software program developed by Laplink Software. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 29 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 89% of users of Laplink PCmover Upgrade Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Laplink.com
Help link: www.laplink.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{EB9E5293-799B-419D-8A63-26D4F821E556}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Laplink PCmover Upgrade Assistant

  • PcmBrand.dll - PcmBrand Dynamic Link Library (PCmover Personality DLL)
  • PCmoverLog.exe - PCmoverLog Application (PCmover Log Manager)
  • USBDriverSetup11.exe - USBDriversLite (Setup Launcher)
  • AppInv.exe - PCdefense
  • DlMgr.exe - PCmover (Laplink Download and Setup Manager)
  • LaunchDl.exe - Launch DlMgr
  • LaunchSt.exe - LaunchSt MFC Application
  • MapiFix.exe - MapiInfo MFC Application
  • Offers.exe - Third Party Offers
  • PCmover.exe
  • Report.exe
  • ShLnk64.exe - 64-bit Shell Link Server
  • SpDiskTreeMgr.dll - Disk Tree Manager
  • SpIniTreeMgr.dll - INI File Tree Manager
  • SpRegTreeMgr.dll - Registry Tree Manager

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • USBDriverSetup11.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{638FC3AB-1179-4799-8DFC-9A2217AE1E18}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • LaunchSt.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'StartUp This' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\LaunchSt.exe".
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 Upgrade Assistant?

Quickly and completely remove Laplink PCmover Upgrade Assistant from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Laplink PCmover Upgrade 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Laplink PCmover Upgrade Assistant, 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 Laplink PCmover Upgrade Assistant.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 9%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows 10 18.18%
Windows XP 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 27.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows 8.1 18.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows Seven Black Editi... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.29%
  Netherlands 7.14%
  France 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 20.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Acer 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Gateway 10.00%
Common models
LENOVO 9637M1G 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 11.11%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard h9-1215t 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 500-164 11.11%
Gateway 7310S ... 11.11%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com

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