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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,329
United States Rank #12,336
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 98.65 days
633.50 days >
Average installed length: 332.86 days


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Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite

What is Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite?  (from Paragon Software)

Unique, all-in-one suite to completely protect, maintain and manage your PC. Paragon implemented a completely new engine for all partitioning tasks. The result is a very strong partitioning engine that works generically with all modern hard drive technologies. Create, format, delete, undelete, hide or unhide partition;...  Read more


Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite is a program developed by Paragon Software. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 installer includes 95 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 44% of users of Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ParagonSoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{29258311-EA49-11DE-967C-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite

  • accessiblelib.dll - Paragon System Utilities (A part of Paragon System Utilities)
  • arcverify.exe
  • arcverifylib.dll
  • baselib100.dll
  • biont.dll
  • bluescrn.exe
  • bmw.exe
  • bootcorrect.exe
  • bootcorrectlib.dll
  • chmview.exe
  • clonehdd.exe
  • clonehddlib.dll
  • commctllib.dll
  • complexbackup.exe
  • complexbackuplib.dll
  • copypart.exe
  • copypartlib.dll
  • createonepart.exe
  • createonepartlib.dll
  • createpart.exe
  • createpartlib.dll
  • deletepart.exe
  • deletepartlib.dll
  • difbackuplib.dll
  • emaildirs.dll
  • explauncher.exe
  • fbackup.exe
  • fbackuplib.dll
  • formatpart.exe
  • formatpartlib.dll
  • ftw.exe
  • ftwlib.dll
  • hdm.dll
  • ibackup.exe
  • ibackuplib.dll
  • launcher.exe
  • logsaver.exe
  • logsaverlib.dll
  • managecapsule.exe
  • managecapsulelib.dll
  • mediadirs.dll
  • mergeparts.exe
  • mergepartslib.dll
  • migrateos.exe
  • migrateoslib.dll
  • mydocdirs.dll
  • newos.exe
  • newoslib.dll
  • p_vss_ws03.dll
  • p_vss_ws03_x64.dll
  • p_vss_xp.dll
  • p2vcreatelib.dll
  • plauncher_s.exe
  • prgisoflash.dll
  • qtp-mt334.dll
  • qtwidgets100.dll
  • redistfs.exe
  • redistfslib.dll
  • redistpart.exe
  • redistpartlib.dll
  • resmsg.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • scripts.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Paragon Archive name arc_240713103202161'.
  • schedule_launch.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Paragon Archive name diff_160216142031483' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • schedule_launch.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Paragon Archive name diff_160216142031483.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • launcher.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'HDMLauncher' which loads as C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite\program\launcher.exe.

How do I remove Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite?

You can uninstall Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite 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 Paragon Hard Disk Manager™ 12 Suite, 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 Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.87%
Windows 10 36.45%
Windows XP 3.90%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.36%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.43%
Windows 7 Professional 12.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.06%
Windows 10 Pro 5.70%
Windows 8.1 4.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.94%
  United Kingdom 11.60%
  France 4.39%
  Canada 4.22%
  Australia 4.04%
  Netherlands 2.64%
  Italy 2.11%
  DK 1.93%
  Spain 1.76%
  Romania 1.58%
  Sweden 1.41%
  Greece 1.41%
  Singapore 1.23%
  Belgium 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.81%
Dell 24.60%
Acer 16.13%
ASUS 6.85%
Toshiba 4.44%
Intel 3.63%
Lenovo 3.23%
Samsung 1.61%
Apple 0.81%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.78%
Dell Dell XPS420 4.05%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.05%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite L750 2.03%

About Paragon Software

Paragon Software (aquired by MicroProse) was a video games developer that released titles may platforms including the PC.
Publisher URL: www.paragon-software.com


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