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Should I remove MapPsuSpace?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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MapPsuSpace is a program developed by The Pennsylvania State University. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 20.03 MB (21,004,288 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: clc.its.psu.edu/DiskSpace/MapPsuSpace
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\spideroak
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D991B489-E928-45AF-AC6F-5C27FB86CF9C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.03 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MapPsuSpace

  • spideroak.exe (by SpiderOak) - SpiderOak (SpiderOak Client Application)
  • w9xpopen.exe
  • windows_dir_watcher.exe
  • mappsuspace.exe (by Penn State University) - MapPsuSpace

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • spideroak.exe is scheduled as a task named 'run SpiderOak backup' (runs daily at 8:30 PM).
Startup File (User Run)
  • spideroak.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SpiderOak' and executes as C:\Program Files\SpiderOak\SpiderOak.exe --windows_startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • spideroak.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SpiderOak\SpiderOak.exe'.

How do I remove MapPsuSpace?

Quickly and completely remove MapPsuSpace from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MapPsuSpace 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 MapPsuSpace, 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 MapPsuSpace.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 26.67%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 13.33%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%
Windows 8.1 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Lenovo 13.33%
Toshiba 13.33%
Alienware 6.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1764 13.33%
Dell Inspiron 1720 6.67%
ASUSTeK K54L 6.67%
Alienware M15x 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 6.67%


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