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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #23,279
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.42 days
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Average installed length: 301.03 days


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PCMan Combo Novus


PCMan Combo Novus is a program developed by PCMan Team. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is pcman.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 1 MB (1,052,416 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 91% of users of PCMan Combo Novus come from Taiwan, it is also popular in the United States and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: pcman.openfoundry.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pcman combo
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PCMan Combo\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PCMan Combo Novus

Program executable:pcman.exe
Name:PCMan Combo
Path:C:\Program Files\pcman combo\pcman.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe
  • libcurl.dll
  • Migrate.exe
  • msimg32.dll (by # Middle Sea, Mnjul's Intimate Home) - PPKMouseAddon
  • Symbols.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PCMan.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{120EF360-84D5-4DBA-AC36-A4E83ADC6E66}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PCMan.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PCMan Combo\PCMan.exe'.

How do I remove PCMan Combo Novus?

You can uninstall PCMan Combo Novus 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 PCMan Combo Novus, 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 PCMan Combo Novus.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.27%
Windows 10 12.94%
Windows XP 11.53%
Windows Vista 2.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.40%
Windows 7 Professional 9.76%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.69%
Windows 8 3.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.24% of installs come from Taiwan
Which countries install it?
  Taiwan 91.24%
  United States 5.55%
  Hong Kong 0.58%
  Australia 0.44%
  Canada 0.44%
  Japan 0.29%
  United Kingdom 0.22%
  Malaysia 0.22%
  China 0.15%
  Germany 0.15%
  New Zealand 0.15%
  Philippines 0.15%
  Spain 0.07%
  Ireland 0.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 34.63%
Acer 28.84%
Dell 7.92%
Hewlett-Packard 5.67%
Toshiba 3.66%
MSI 3.55%
Lenovo 3.31%
American Megatrends 1.06%
NEC 0.47%
Sony 0.47%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.57%
ASUSTeK K53SV 4.09%
Acer Aspire 5750G 3.13%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.64%
Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H 2.64%
ASUSTeK K55VM 2.40%


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