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Should I remove Nexlink Recovery Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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Very good
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #20,872
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1.2.21 72.22%
1.2.19 16.67%
1.2.17 5.56%
1.1.59 5.56%

Nexlink Recovery Center


Nexlink Recovery Center is a software program developed by SoftThinks. The most common release is 1.2.21, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named grc_vista.exe. The setup package generally installs about 57 files and is usually about 26.03 MB (27,297,760 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Nexlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SMINST
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0F9B474C-B65A-427E-A3A6-9B7460ED14D9}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 26.03 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Nexlink Recovery Center

Program executable:grc_vista.exe
Name:SoftThinks Recovery Center
Path:C:\Program Files\sminst\grc_vista.exe
Additional files:
  • DefragVolumeDLL.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique DefragVolumeDLL (DefragVolumeDLL DLL)
  • DLL_INSTALL.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique DLL_INSTALL (DLL_INSTALL DLL)
  • DSkUtil.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique DSkUtil (DSkUtil DLL)
  • dom.dll - DeleteRP Application (DeleteRP MFC Application)
  • STFileArray.dll - SoftThinks Framework (STFileArray Dynamic Link Library)
  • CSTError.dll - SOFTTHINKS CSTError (CSTError)
  • Remind.exe - Recovery_Reminder
  • STCasperM.dll - STCasperM Library
  • STDisks.dll - STDisks Library
  • FDSoftThinks.dll - FDSoftthinks (SoftThinks Burning engine)
  • STLibXml.dll - Xml Library
  • STImageM.dll - STImageM (SoftThinks Disk Image Manager)
  • mbr.dll (by XSS; Ulf Loesche) - XSS Preinstall Environment MBR installation (MBRInst)
  • STCrypto.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique STCrypto
  • STNLS.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique STNLSDll
  • STISOGH.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique STISOGH (STISOGH DLL)
  • AutoRunC.dll - Bibliothèque de liens dynamiques AutoRun (AutoRunC)
  • RMCCpn.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique RMCCpn (RMCCpn DLL)
  • STISO.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique STISO (STISO DLL)
  • PSTVdsDisk.dll - PSTVdsDisk Dynamic Link Library
  • PSTImage.dll - PSTImage Dynamic Link Library
  • STMsXml.dll - STMsXml Dynamic Link Library
  • STODDIM.dll - STODDIM Dynamic Link Library
  • SkinMagic.dll (by Appspeed) - Appspeed SkinMagic Toolkit (SkinMagic Toolkit)
  • SkinMagicU.dll (by Appspeed)
  • STCoreXml.dll - STXml Dynamic Link Library
  • STLog.dll - STLog Dynamic Link Library
  • STODD.dll - STODD Dynamic Link Library
  • Launcher.exe (by soft thinks) - soft thinks Launcher (Launcher)
  • RecDev.dll (by Engelmann Media GmbH) - RecDev Application (CD/DVD Recording Engine)
  • FCRCChk.dll - Library FCRCChk
  • libxml2.dll - LibXML Parser
  • ShellvRTF.dll (by XSS) - XSS ShellvRTF (ShellvRTF)
  • ShellvRTF64.dll (by XSS)
  • SplitDll.dll (by ST) - ST SplitDll (SplitDll)
  • STFiles.dll - STFiles (STFiles DLL)
  • SoftCore.dll
  • STArchive.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • Launcher.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Launcher' which loads as C:\Program Files\SMINST\Launcher.exe.

How do I remove Nexlink Recovery Center?

You can uninstall Nexlink Recovery Center 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 Nexlink Recovery Center, 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 Nexlink Recovery Center.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.78%
Windows 10 18.52%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 61.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.81%
Windows 10 Pro 12.96%
Windows 10 Home 5.56%
Windows 7 Starter 1.85%
Windows Vista Business 1.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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