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Should I remove Reason Core Security?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,762
United States Rank #1,676
Reach 0.3887%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.50 days
132.67 days >
Average installed length: 69.71 days


VersionDistribution 0.98% 0.03% 3.50% 1.61% 1.65% 2.09% 7.24% 2.30% 7.68% 11.12% 6.35% 0.36% 22.34% 21.41% 3.43% 6.56% 0.33% 0.47% 0.55%

Reason Core Security

What is Reason Core Security?

Reason Core Security detects, blocks and removes harmful malware, adware and spyware faster than any other single product on the market. Designed to work hand-in-hand with your existing anti-virus software and find the threats it misses. Reason Core Security's bundle protection prevents you from checking unwanted offers and downloading potentially unwanted programs during the installation of software.

About  (from Reason Software Company)

Detects and removes malware and adware your anti-virus will miss. With the top detection rate in the industry, Reason Core Security quickly detects and removes more than just malware including harmful adware and crapware faster than any other single product. At the core, real-time protection prevents malware, adware an...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 19 files and is usually about 7.76 MB (8,137,884 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.reasoncoresecurity.com
Help link: www.reasoncoresecurity.com/support.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\reason\security
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Reason\Security\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 7.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Reason Core Security

  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll - Reason Core Security (Reason Security Task Scheduler)
  • rsEngine.dll - Reason Security Engine
  • rsEngineHelper.exe - Reason Security Engine Helper
  • rsEngineSvc.exe - Reason Security Engine Service
  • rsEngineSvcI.dll - Reason Security Engine Service Interface
  • rsLggr.dll - Reason Security Logger
  • rsScan.exe - Reason Core Security Scanner
  • rsService.exe - Reason Core Security Service
  • rsUI.exe
  • rsUICtls.dll - Reason Core Security UI Controls
  • rsUtils.dll - Reason Security Utilities
  • Uninstall.exe - Reason Core Security Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • rsUI.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ReasonSecurityScheduledScan' (runs daily at 2:00 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • rsUI.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ReasonSecurityStart.
2 Services
  • rsEngineSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Reason Core Security Engine Service' (rsEngineSvc) "Provides active protection services for Reason Core Security".
  • rsEngineHelper.exe runs as a service named 'Zune Windows Mobile Connectivity Service' (WMZuneComm) "Zune Connectivity for Windows Mobile devices".

Win 10 61%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.72%
Windows 7 35.21%
Windows XP 2.20%
Windows Vista 1.85%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 26.41%
Windows 10 Pro 14.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.72%
Windows 8.1 6.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.63%
  United Kingdom 5.55%
  Italy 3.41%
  Canada 2.51%
  Germany 2.46%
  France 2.43%
  India 2.41%
  Netherlands 2.26%
  Australia 1.46%
  Brazil 1.35%
  Spain 1.18%
  Singapore 0.96%
  DZ 0.82%
  Saudi Arabia 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.99%
Dell 18.91%
Acer 16.24%
ASUS 13.36%
Lenovo 6.74%
Toshiba 6.40%
Samsung 4.57%
Intel 1.02%
MSI 0.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.32%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.25%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.05%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
HP HP Notebook 2.97%

About (from Reason Software Company Inc.)

By applying innovative techniques used to combat malicious software, Reason is able to restore PC performance through a multi-faceted approach that utilizes Reason's deep understanding of both the Windows Operating System as well as the behavior of third-party programs.
Publisher URL: www.builtwithreason.com


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