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Should I remove PCmover Free?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,586
United States Rank #38,333
Reach 0.0017%

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.20.635 3.13%
8.00.633.0 31.25%
8.00.631.0 25.00%
7.00.627.0 15.63%
7.00.626.0 25.00%

PCmover Free

What is PCmover Free?

PCmover Free includes a branded version of the Ask.com Toolbar, a web browser extenstion that provides search advertising and results. Upon installation the user is presented with the option to install the Ask toolbar. If accepted, the toolbar will be installed in the user's web browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox) and will modify the home page and search settings.

Overview

The most common release is 8.00.633.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 11.34 MB (11,890,176 bytes).
PCmover Free has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Laplink.com
Help link: www.laplink.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\laplink\pcmover\appprofiles\db
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CB2065E8-067A-4303-8795-F3C53C14CAB6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PCmover Free

  • CookieMerge.exe
  • copypwd.dll
  • copypwd.exe
  • CopyPwd64.dll
  • cppwdsvc.exe
  • CpPwdSvc64.exe
  • DbgHelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DlMgr.exe - PCmover (Laplink Download and Setup Manager)
  • LaunchDl.exe - Launch DlMgr
  • LaunchSt.exe - LaunchSt Application (LaunchSt MFC Application)
  • LoadProfile.exe
  • MapiFix.exe - MapiInfo Application (MapiInfo MFC Application)
  • MapiFix64.exe
  • PcmBrand.dll - PcmBrand Dynamic Link Library (PCmover Personality DLL)
  • PCmover.exe
  • PCmoverLog.exe - PCmoverLog Application (PCmover Log Manager)
  • Report.exe - Report
  • ShLnk64.exe - 64-bit Shell Link Server
  • SpDiskTreeMgr.dll - Disk Tree Manager
  • SpIniTreeMgr.dll - INI File Tree Manager
  • SpRegTreeMgr.dll - Registry Tree Manager
  • USBDetect.dll
  • USBDriverSetup11.exe - USBDriversLite (Setup Launcher)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LaunchDl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Laplink DlMgr' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\LaunchDl.exe" "C:\ProgramData\Laplink\PCmover\DlMgr 0.xml".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PCmover.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\tools\Laplink PCmover\PCmover.exe'.

How do I remove PCmover Free?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 7 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 28.13%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows Vista 9.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.03%
Windows 7 Professional 19.35%
Windows 8.1 12.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.68%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.45%
Windows 8 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.98%
  Germany 21.95%
  United Kingdom 7.32%
  Italy 4.88%
  Switzerland 2.44%
  Australia 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.04%
Dell 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
GIGABYTE 7.41%
Toshiba 7.41%
Medion 7.41%
ASUS 3.70%
Apple 3.70%
Intel 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
American Megatrends 3.70%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 4.00%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C850D-1... 4.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.00%
HP-Pavilion FL321AA-ABD a... 4.00%
HP Pavilion 061 DY150A-AB... 4.00%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 4.00%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com

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