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What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,002
United States Rank #18,798
Reach 0.0120%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.56 days
341.02 days >
Average installed length: 179.18 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Quick Search

What is Quick Search?  (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Quick Search is a free local search tool to help users quickly locate files or folders instantly by key words. It is a much faster and easy-to-use alternative to Windows Search. It searches initially when you enter key letters and displays real-time searching results. Quick Search offers a search filter to limit search...  Read more


Quick Search is a software program developed by Glarysoft Ltd. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named quicksearch.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 9.81 MB (10,286,593 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 43% of users of Quick Search come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.glarysoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\glarysoft\quick search
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Glarysoft\Quick Search\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 9.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quick Search

Program executable:quicksearch.exe
Name:Quick Search
Path:C:\Program Files\glarysoft\quick search\quicksearch.exe
Additional files:
  • languages.dll
  • machinecode.dll
  • qsearchsetup.exe
  • QuickSearch.dll - File Search Library
  • ScanFile.dll - ScanFile Library
  • uninst.exe
  • msvcm90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • QuickSearch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{05FC3568-FDA8-4206-B9F5-49D4965E9EFA}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • QuickSearch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Quick Search' which loads as C:\Program Files\Glarysoft\Quick Search\QuickSearch.exe QuickSearch.

How do I remove Quick Search?

You can uninstall Quick Search 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 Quick Search, 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 Quick Search.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.51%
Windows 10 18.57%
Windows XP 8.44%
Windows Vista 5.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.70%
Windows 7 Professional 14.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.51%
Windows 8 4.26%
Windows 8.1 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.86%
  Italy 5.49%
  United Kingdom 5.13%
  France 4.76%
  Canada 3.66%
  Australia 2.56%
  Germany 2.56%
  Japan 2.56%
  Colombia 1.83%
  India 1.83%
  Czech Republic 1.47%
  Spain 1.47%
  Belgium 1.10%
  Iran 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.94%
Dell 16.18%
Acer 16.18%
ASUS 8.82%
Toshiba 5.15%
Intel 3.68%
Lenovo 2.94%
Sahara 2.94%
Samsung 2.94%
American Megatrends 2.21%
Medion 1.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.39%
LENOVO 36852BG 3.39%
ECS G31T-M 2.54%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.54%
ASUSTeK CM6870 1.69%
Dell Latitude E6410 1.69%

About (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Glarysoft Ltd is a professional software developing company aiming multimedia,system and network applications.
Publisher URL: www.glarysoft.com


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