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Should I remove ScanGuard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,183
United States Rank #27,941
Reach 0.0019%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.99 days
58.70 days >
Average installed length: 30.84 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.6.19 2.70%
4.3.6 16.22%
4.0.17 2.70%
1.39.36 2.70%
1.39.33 2.70%
1.38.12 2.70%
1.37.85 13.51%
1.36.98 5.41%
1.35.18 2.70%
1.34.8 2.70%
1.33.39 5.41%
1.30.24 2.70%
1.29.15 2.70%
1.27.21 35.14%

ScanGuard

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Overview

The most used version is 1.27.21, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 46 files and is usually about 46.49 MB (48,745,588 bytes). Update.Win.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 90% of users of ScanGuard come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.scanguard.com
Help link: support.scanguard.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ScanGuard
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ScanGuard\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 46.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ScanGuard

  • PasswordExtension.Win.exe - ScanGuard Ultimate Antivirus (ScanGuard Password Vault Browser Assistant)
  • ScanGuard.exe - ScanGuard Ultimate Antivirus User Interface
  • SecurityService.exe - ScanGuard Ultimate Antivirus Service
  • Update.Win.exe - ScanGuard Ultimate Antivirus Software Updater
  • Ibt.Ortc.Api.dll (by IBT) - Open Real Time Connectivity Application Programming Interface. (Ibt.Ortc.Api)
  • Ibt.Ortc.Api.Extensibility.dll (by IBT) - Ibt.Ortc.Api.Extensibility
  • Ibt.Ortc.Plugin.IbtRealTimeSJ.dll - Ibt.Ortc.Plugin.IbtRealTimeSJ
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NetFwTypeLib'.
  • lib_SCAPI.dll (by Protected.net) - Ultimate Antivirus by Protected.net (Antivirus Engine Component)
  • SCAPI.dll (by Protected.net)
  • AviraLib.dll - Ultimate Antivirus by Protected (AviraLib)
  • Engine.Win.dll (by Protected) - Engine
  • SharedDesktop.dll - SharedDesktop
  • SSCore.dll - CoreDesktop
  • avgio.dll (by Avira Operations) - Avira Product Family (On-access scan support for SDK)
  • Utilizr.VPN.Win.dll - Utilizr.VPN.Win
  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll (by hardcodet.net) - NotifyIcon WPF (NotifyIcon for WPF)
  • ShellBrowser.dll (by JAM Software) - ShellBrowser
  • Utilizr.VPN.dll - Utilizr.VPN
  • LinqBridge.dll - LINQBridge
  • Mindscape.Raygun4Net.dll (by Raygun) - Raygun4Net (Raygun4Net2.0)
  • Savapi.NET.dll (by Avira Operations ;) - Savapi.NET
  • uninst.exe - ScanGuard (ScanGuard Ultimate Antivirus Installer)
  • Utilizr.dll - Utilizr
  • Utilizr.OpenVPN.dll - OVPN
  • brand.json
  • DotNetZip.dll - Ionic's Zip Library
  • Ionic.Zip.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • SecurityService.exe runs as a service named 'PC Security Management Service' (SecurityService) "Responsible for managing PC security".

How do I remove ScanGuard?

Quickly and completely remove ScanGuard from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ScanGuard 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ScanGuard, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ScanGuard.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 84%
Win 7 (SP1) 16%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.78%
Windows 7 16.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 54.05%
Windows 10 Pro 10.81%
Windows 8.1 10.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.11%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.41%
Windows 7 Professional 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.66%
  Netherlands 5.17%
  United Kingdom 1.72%
  Sweden 1.72%
  Singapore 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 53.13%
Acer 25.00%
Lenovo 6.25%
Dell 6.25%
Toshiba 3.13%
Medion 3.13%
GIGABYTE 3.13%
Common models
HP 27-a030 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite S955 2.94%
MSI MS-7850 2.94%
MEDION E6224 2.94%
LENOVO 80EU 2.94%
LENOVO 20217 2.94%

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