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Should I remove PCmover Home?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,294
United States Rank #22,850
Reach 0.0129%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 346.77 days
1246.06 days >
Average installed length: 654.71 days


8.00.633.0 2.75%
8.00.631.0 27.84%
7.00.628.0 54.12%
7.00.627.0 4.31%
7.00.626.0 1.57%
6.00.620.0 7.06%
5.00.615.0 1.96%
4.00.612.0 0.39%

PCmover Home


PCmover Home is a program developed by Laplink Software. The most used version is 7.00.628.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 27.18 MB (28,503,802 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 64% of users of PCmover Home come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Laplink.com
Help link: www.laplink.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1B63811F-F4BA-4717-8EF4-6D249F0601B6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 27.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PCmover Home

  • PcmBrand.dll - PcmBrand Dynamic Link Library (PCmover Personality DLL)
  • USBDriverSetup11.exe - Laplink USB Cable Drivers (Setup Launcher)
  • PCmoverLog.exe - PCmoverLog Application (PCmover Log Manager)
  • AppInv.exe - PCdefense
  • DlMgr.exe - PCmover (Laplink Download and Setup Manager)
  • LaunchDl.exe - Launch DlMgr
  • LaunchSt.exe - LaunchSt MFC Application
  • MapiFix.exe - MapiInfo MFC Application
  • Offers.exe - Third Party Offers
  • PCmover.exe
  • Report.exe
  • ShLnk64.exe - 64-bit Shell Link Server
  • SpDiskTreeMgr.dll - Disk Tree Manager
  • SpIniTreeMgr.dll - INI File Tree Manager
  • SpRegTreeMgr.dll - Registry Tree Manager
  • startupthis.exe - StartUp This
  • MapiFix64.exe - MapiInfo Application
  • CookieMerge.exe
  • copypwd.dll
  • copypwd.exe
  • CopyPwd64.dll
  • cppwdsvc.exe
  • CpPwdSvc64.exe
  • LoadProfile.exe
  • USBDetect.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • LaunchSt.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'StartUp This' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover\LaunchSt.exe".
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:\Program Files\Laplink\PCmover1\PCmover.exe'.

How do I remove PCmover Home?

You can uninstall PCmover Home 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 PCmover Home, 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 PCmover Home.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.71%
Windows 10 18.43%
Windows XP 10.20%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.95%
Windows 10 Home 4.37%
Windows 7 Professional 3.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.99% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 63.99%
  United States 27.62%
  United Kingdom 2.10%
  Canada 1.75%
  Australia 0.70%
  Austria 0.70%
  Netherlands 0.70%
  Italy 0.70%
  Thailand 0.35%
  Switzerland 0.35%
  Israel 0.35%
  Czech Republic 0.35%
  Saudi Arabia 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 37.18%
Acer 22.44%
Dell 14.74%
Hewlett-Packard 10.90%
Toshiba 3.85%
Samsung 3.85%
ASUS 3.21%
American Megatrends 2.56%
Intel 1.28%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.44%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.76%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 3.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.40%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.72%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.72%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com


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