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Should I remove NirSoft RegScanner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,507
United States Rank #12,627
Reach 0.0156%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.64 days
276.98 days >
Average installed length: 145.53 days

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NirSoft RegScanner

What is NirSoft RegScanner?  (from NirSoft)

RegScanner is a small utility that allows you to scan the Registry, find the desired Registry values that match to the specified search criteria, and display them in one list. After finding the Registry values, you can easily jump to the right value in RegEdit, simply by double-clicking the desired Registry item. You c...  Read more


NirSoft RegScanner is a software program developed by NirSoft. The primary executable is named RegScanner.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.44 MB (1,506,557 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 61% of users of NirSoft RegScanner come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nirsoft.net/utils/regscanner.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NirSoft\RegScanner
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NirSoft\RegScanner\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 1.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NirSoft RegScanner

Program executable:RegScanner.exe
Registry Scanner
Path:C:\Program Files\NirSoft\RegScanner\RegScanner.exe
Additional files:
  • RegScanner.exe - RegScanner (Registry Scanner)
  • uninst.exe

How do I remove NirSoft RegScanner?

You can uninstall NirSoft RegScanner 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 NirSoft RegScanner, 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 NirSoft RegScanner.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.62%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows XP 14.94%
Windows Vista 8.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.03%
Windows 7 Professional 13.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.13%
Windows 10 Home 6.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.71%
  United Kingdom 7.05%
  Germany 4.28%
  Canada 4.03%
  Italy 2.27%
  Australia 2.02%
  France 1.51%
  Netherlands 1.51%
  Brazil 1.01%
  Spain 1.01%
  Russia 1.01%
  Austria 0.76%
  Belgium 0.76%
  Indonesia 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Acer 8.33%
ASUS 7.74%
American Megatrends 5.95%
Lenovo 5.95%
Intel 2.98%
Toshiba 2.38%
Sahara 1.79%
Sony 1.79%
Samsung 1.19%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.63%
Dell Vostro 200 2.78%
ASUSTeK X551MA 1.85%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 1.85%
Compaq-Presario NP185AA-A... 1.85%
Gigabyte M68M-S2P 1.85%

About (from NirSoft)

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.
Publisher URL: www.nirsoft.net


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