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Should I remove Neat?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,333
United States Rank #1,475
Reach 0.1694%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.85 days
674.02 days >
Average installed length: 354.15 days


VersionDistribution 9.40% 10.72% 11.89% 0.66% 24.23% 3.68% 11.65% 0.45% 9.40% 6.08% 3.98% 0.90% 0.15% 1.86% 1.95% 1.41% 0.72% 0.27% 0.51% 0.09%


What is Neat?  (from The Neat Company)

NeatDesk is a high-speed, duplex desktop scanner and Digital Filing System. Scan receipts, business cards and documents in one batch while the software identifies, extracts and organizes key information. Neat reads and extracts the information from whatever you scan. Receipts become digital records with vendors and amo...  Read more


Neat is a software program developed by The Neat Company. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 primary executable is named neat.exe. The setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 197.19 MB (206,771,916 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 97% of users of Neat come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.neat.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\neat\exec
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Neat\UninstallNeat.exe
Estimated size: 197.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Neat

Program executable:neat.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\neat\exec\neat.exe
Additional files:
  • CynergySystems.Commons.dll - Neat (CynergySystems.Commons)
  • DigitalBP.Database.Scripts.dll - DigitalBP.Database.Scripts
  • ImageCompressionUtility.exe - ImageCompressionUtility
  • MigrationWizard.exe - NeatWorks Data Migration Utility
  • NeatCompany.Common.dll - NeatCompany.Common
  • NeatCompany.NeatWorks.dll - NeatCompany.NeatWorks
  • Interop.QBFC7Lib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'QBFC7Lib'.
  • Interop.QBXMLRPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library QBXMLRPLib
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • Interop.MSMAPI.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSMAPI'.
  • EWSoftware.PDI.Data.dll (by Eric Woodruff) - EWSoftware Personal Data Interchange Library (Personal Data Interchange and Miscellaneous Date Utility Classes)
  • EWSoftware.PDI.dll (by Eric Woodruff)
  • Interop.Office.dll - Assembly imported from type library Office
  • Interop.SQLDMO.dll - Assembly imported from type library SQLDMO
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • Interop.Excel.dll - Assembly imported from type library Excel
  • HtmlAgilityPack.dll (by Simon Mourier) - Html Agility Pack (Html Agility Pack - Release)
  • Iesi.Collections.dll (by NHibernate.org) - Iesi.Collections
  • Lucene.Net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - Lucene.Net (Apache Lucene.Net)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • Antlr3.Runtime.dll - ANTLR3.Runtime.NET
  • AxInterop.MSMAPI.dll
  • AxInterop.SHDocVw.dll
  • BalloonWindow.dll
  • fileaway.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Neat.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DD6B403E-275C-4ADB-9D8F-2F8DC737AF8C}' (runs on registration).
  • ImageCompressionUtility.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{87CF676C-7B0D-48CA-B0C1-99D88E0570A2}' (runs on registration).
  • MigrationWizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AA553E07-24DF-460B-9F89-EBBB3C376EE3}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Neat.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Launch Neatdesk.

How do I remove Neat?

You can uninstall Neat 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 Neat, 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 Neat.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Server 2003 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.75%
Windows 10 36.43%
Windows Vista 4.70%
Windows XP 2.10%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.05%
Windows 7 Professional 13.95%
Windows 8.1 11.15%
Windows 10 Home 9.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.67%
Windows 10 Pro 4.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.26%
  Canada 1.74%
  United Kingdom 0.13%
  Australia 0.09%
  PR 0.07%
  Singapore 0.05%
  Mexico 0.04%
  Norway 0.04%
  New Zealand 0.04%
  Brazil 0.04%
  India 0.04%
  Thailand 0.04%
  Chile 0.04%
  France 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.56%
Dell 31.79%
Toshiba 8.72%
Acer 8.50%
ASUS 6.74%
Lenovo 2.88%
Samsung 2.07%
Intel 0.54%
American Megatrends 0.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.60%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.12%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.15%
Dell XPS 8500 2.76%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1237c 2.76%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.07%

About The Neat Company

The Neat Company manufacturers scanning and software solutions designed to scan documents and export text, images, and data to their customized and third-party programs.
Publisher URL: www.neat.com


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