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Should I remove Packard Bell ScreenSaver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #2,735
United States Rank #12,927
Reach 0.2213%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.22 days
448.76 days >
Average installed length: 235.79 days


1.3.2009.1217 0.02%
1.2.2009.1217 0.96%
1.1.2010.0111 0.09%
1.1.2009.1222 0.18%
1.1.2009.1217 0.11%
1.1.1025.2010 8.23%
1.1.0915.2011 21.85%
1.1.0915.2010 5.16%
1.1.0825.2010 9.63%
1.1.0811.2010 8.64%
1.1.0806.2010 11.76%
1.1.0602.2010 0.18%
1.1.0513.2010 2.82%
1.1.0506.2010 1.49%
1.1.0414.2010 9.03%
1.1.0407.2010 0.48%
1.1.0330.2010 4.10%
1.1.0328.2011 0.02%
1.1.0225.2011 9.81%
1.1.0209.2011 0.44%
1.1.0124.2011 3.30% 0.02% 0.21% 0.07% 0.05% 0.18%

Packard Bell ScreenSaver

What is Packard Bell ScreenSaver?

The Packard Bell ScreenSaver program is included by default with most new Packard Bell computers.


Packard Bell ScreenSaver is a software program developed by Packard Bell. The most common release is 1.1.0915.2011, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named run_Packard Bell.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.03 MB (2,127,650 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 22% of users of Packard Bell ScreenSaver come from Germany, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.packardbell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Screensaver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Screensaver\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Packard Bell ScreenSaver

Program executable:run_Packard Bell.exe
Name:run_NB Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Screensaver\run_Packard Bell.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Packard Bell Screensaver (Packard Bell Screensaver.exe)
  • NBRegNTUser.exe - NBRegNTU Application
  • UnloadRegNTUser.exe - UnloadRe Application
  • VistaGetS3S4Reg.exe - VistaGet Application
  • XPGetS3S4Reg.exe - XPGetS3S Application
  • run_Packard Bell.exe - run_NB Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run Once)
  • run_Packard Bell.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'ScrSav' which loads as C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Screensaver\run_Packard Bell.exe /default.

How do I remove Packard Bell ScreenSaver?

You can uninstall Packard Bell ScreenSaver 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 Packard Bell ScreenSaver, 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 Packard Bell ScreenSaver.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.70%
Windows 10 12.72%
Windows Vista 1.08%
Windows XP 0.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 76.56%
Windows 10 Home 11.09%
Windows 7 Starter 5.75%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.51% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 21.51%
  France 17.34%
  United Kingdom 11.59%
  Italy 9.35%
  United States 5.29%
  Netherlands 5.16%
  Spain 5.00%
  Sweden 3.97%
  Belgium 3.40%
  DK 2.53%
  Norway 2.30%
  Turkey 1.37%
  Russia 1.32%
  Finland 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.90%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TS1... 8.56%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 8.49%
Packard Bell EasyNote LS1... 5.19%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 4.03%
Packard Bell dot s 3.38%
Packard Bell EasyNote TS4... 3.18%

About Packard Bell

Packard Bell is a computer manufacturer and a subsidiary of Acer. Packard Bell shares products with Gateway, both owned by Acer.
Publisher URL: www.packardbell.com


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