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Linksys Surveillance Utility

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Linksys Surveillance Utility is a program developed by Linksys. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 3.84 MB (4,026,424 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 70% of users of Linksys Surveillance Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Linksys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Linksys\Linksys Surveillance Utility
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C
Estimated size: 3.84 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Linksys Surveillance Utility

  • NetCfg.dll - NetCfg Dynamic Link Library (NetCfg DLL)
  • Monitor.exe - Monitor Setup Application
  • CfgContainer.exe - CfgContainer Application
  • FileFinder.exe - FileFinder Application
  • NetCamPlayer11gv2.ocx - NetCamPlayer11gv2 (NetCamPlayer11gv2 ActiveX Control Module)
  • Recorder.exe - Recorder (Recorder Setup)
  • rec_analyze.exe - asf_analyze Application (asf_analyze MFC Application)
  • setup.exe (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield (R)
  • Convert.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Recorder.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Recorder.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Linksys\Linksys Surveillance Utility\Recorder.exe.
  • Monitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Monitor.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Linksys\Linksys Surveillance Utility\Monitor.exe.

How do I remove Linksys Surveillance Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Linksys Surveillance Utility from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Linksys Surveillance Utility 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 Linksys Surveillance Utility, 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 Linksys Surveillance Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 41.18%
Windows 10 35.29%
Windows XP 17.65%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.65%
Windows 10 Home 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.70%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Brazil 3.03%
  Thailand 3.03%
  France 3.03%
  Israel 3.03%
  Germany 3.03%
  DK 3.03%
  United Arab Emirates 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Sony 12.50%
Dell 6.25%
Alienware 6.25%
MSI 6.25%
Common models
LENOVO 4751 12.50%
Sony VGN-AR520E 6.25%
Sony SVP13217PBS 6.25%
MSI MS-7758 6.25%
LENOVO Invalid 6.25%
LENOVO 90BG003JUS 6.25%

Publisher URL: www.linksys.com


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