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What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution
9.1 100.00%

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PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner 9.1

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Overview

PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner 9.1 is a program developed by PC Tools Software. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is PCTSFiles.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 14.46 MB (15,160,041 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 56% of users of PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pctools.com
Help link: www.pctools.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Tools\DMScanning\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Tools\DMScanning\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner 9.1

Program executable:PCTSFiles.exe
Name:PC Tools Security Component
Signed by:PC Tools
Path:C:\Program Files\PC Tools\DMScanning\PCTSFiles.exe
MD5:57820efad852c4875b627a8f7eb2fd80
(From the publisher) “PC Tools Security is a full antivirus and antispyware package designed to protect from known viruses, worms, Trojans and other threats while defending against spyware, adware, bots, keyloggers and other malware. Monitors...”
Additional files:
  • PCTSFiles.exe - PC Tools Security Component
  • PCTSDDLL.dll - PC Tools SD Driver Interface
  • UserModeFileCache.dll - PC Tools UserMode Cache Library (UserMode Dynamic Link Library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • PCTSFiles.exe runs as a service named 'PCTSFileEnum' (PCTSFileEnum).

How do I remove PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner?

Quickly and completely remove PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner 9.1 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner 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 PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner 9.1, 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 PC Tools on-the-fly Scanner.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win XP 9%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.45%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Windows 10 18.18%
Windows XP 18.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 8.1 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.25%
  Brazil 12.50%
  Germany 12.50%
  Netherlands 6.25%
  Egypt 6.25%
  Poland 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 30.00%
Acer 30.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
GIGABYTE 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C850-B3... 11.11%
Positivo MOBILE 11.11%
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 11.11%
LENOVO 0862 11.11%
GBT GBTUACPI 11.11%
ASUSTeK K43SM 11.11%

About PC Tools Software

PC Tools, a subsidiary of Symantec Corporation, develops security utilities for consumers and enterprises whose products include Spyware Doctor which provides spyware protection to secure Windows personal computers, Registry Mechanic, a registry cleaner to fix Windows errors, PC Tools AntiVirus which offers protection against virus infections and File Recover, which recovers files from hard drives, floppy drives, and fixed media.
Publisher URL: www.pctools.com

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