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Should I remove PCMSCAN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,210
United States Rank #19,982
Reach 0.0148%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.00 days
147.61 days >
Average installed length: 77.56 days


2.4.12 69.23%
2.4.10 3.85%
2.4.9 4.33%
2.4.8 6.25%
2.4.5 5.77%
2.4.2 0.48%
2.3.0 1.92%
2.1.1 5.77%
1.4.3 1.92%
1.4.2 0.48%

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PCMSCAN is a program developed by Palmer Performance Engineering. The most used version is 2.4.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 3.6 MB (3,778,560 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 30% of users of PCMSCAN come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.palmerperformance.com
Help link: www.palmerperformance.com/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pcmscan\alerts
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{979B748C-6095-4A5A-BC7B-C15E720529D6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PCMSCAN

  • pcmscan.exe - OBD-II Scan Tool

How do I remove PCMSCAN?

Quickly and completely remove PCMSCAN from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PCMSCAN 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 PCMSCAN, 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 PCMSCAN.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.33%
Windows 8 26.32%
Windows XP 10.53%
Windows Vista 3.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.14%
Windows 7 Professional 8.70%
Windows 10 Home 8.21%
Windows 8.1 6.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.91%
  Italy 10.68%
  Poland 9.40%
  United Kingdom 6.41%
  Canada 5.13%
  Germany 4.70%
  France 3.85%
  Saudi Arabia 2.14%
  Australia 2.14%
  Argentina 1.28%
  Russia 1.28%
  Sweden 1.28%
  DK 1.28%
  Romania 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.51%
Acer 17.61%
ASUS 12.68%
Dell 10.56%
Toshiba 7.75%
Lenovo 2.82%
Samsung 2.11%
Medion 2.11%
American Megatrends 2.11%
Sahara 1.41%
MSI 1.41%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.42%
Acer Aspire 5742Z 3.42%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.71%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.71%


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