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Should I remove Orion File Recovery Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,404
United States Rank #11,943
Reach 0.0227%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.23 days
360.84 days >
Average installed length: 189.59 days


1.11 29.02%
1.10 4.91%
1.09 25.89%
1.08 1.12%

Other programs by NCH Software

Orion File Recovery Software

What is Orion File Recovery Software?  (from NCH Software)

Orion searches for deleted files on your hard drive, or any external or portable drive connected to your computer. Files that are not overwritten can either be recovered or completely overwritten. Orion file recovery software has a wizard to guide you through the search process. You can narrow your search based on loca...  Read more


Orion File Recovery Software is a software program developed by NCH Software. The most common release is 1.11, with over 73% of all installations currently using this version. 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 orion.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 784.39 KB (803,217 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 48% of users of Orion File Recovery Software come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com/data-recovery/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Orion
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Orion\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 784.39 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Orion File Recovery Software

Program executable:orion.exe
Orion File Recovery Software
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\orion\orion.exe
Additional files:
  • orionsetup_v1.02.exe - Orion (Orion File Recovery Software)
  • orionsetup_v1.03.exe
  • orionsetup_v1.04.exe
  • orionsetup_v1.05.exe
  • orionsetup_v1.06.exe
  • orionsetup_v1.07.exe
  • orionsetup_v1.08.exe
  • orionsetup_v1.09.exe
  • orionsetup_v1.10.exe
  • orionsetup_v1.11.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • orionsetup[1]_v1.01.exe
  • orionsetup_v1.00.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • orion.exe is scheduled as a task named 'OrionSevenDays'.

How do I remove Orion File Recovery Software?

You can uninstall Orion File Recovery Software 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 Orion File Recovery Software, 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 Orion File Recovery Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.79%
Windows 10 29.84%
Windows XP 8.69%
Windows Vista 4.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.71%
Windows 7 Professional 10.79%
Windows 10 Home 8.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.54%
Windows 8.1 5.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.27%
  India 7.10%
  United Kingdom 5.83%
  Canada 2.91%
  Germany 2.73%
  Australia 2.37%
  Italy 2.19%
  Israel 2.00%
  Belgium 1.64%
  Netherlands 1.46%
  France 1.28%
  South Africa 1.09%
  Brazil 1.09%
  United Arab Emirates 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.77%
Dell 21.40%
Acer 15.44%
ASUS 10.18%
Toshiba 7.37%
Intel 3.86%
Lenovo 3.51%
Samsung 2.46%
NEC 1.05%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.57%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.57%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.86%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.14%
HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook PC 2.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.14%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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