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What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 100.00%



ScanSpyware is a software program developed by ScanSpyware.Net. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named ScanSpyware.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 7.24 MB (7,588,535 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 41% of users of ScanSpyware come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.scanspyware.net
Help link: www.scanspyware.net/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ScanSpyware\\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ScanSpyware\\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ScanSpyware

Program executable:ScanSpyware.exe
ScanSpyware (Anti-Spyware)
Path:C:\Program Files\ScanSpyware\\ScanSpyware.exe
Additional files:
  • ScanSpyware.exe - ScanSpyware (ScanSpyware (Anti-Spyware))
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ScanSpyware.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ScanSpyware' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ScanSpyware\\ScanSpyware.exe" -ARS-LAWS.

How do I remove ScanSpyware?

Quickly and completely remove ScanSpyware from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ScanSpyware 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 ScanSpyware, 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 ScanSpyware.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win Vista 6%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 43.75%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 8 18.75%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Windows 8 6.25%
Windows 8 Pro 6.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.91%
  Germany 9.09%
  Canada 9.09%
  Italy 9.09%
  Australia 4.55%
  Japan 4.55%
  Spain 4.55%
  Turkey 4.55%
  Poland 4.55%
  Hungary 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 16.67%
Toshiba 16.67%
Samsung 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P105 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite M70 6.67%
Samsung SQ45S70S 6.67%
Micro-Star MS-7529 6.67%
LENOVO IdeaCentre B305 10... 6.67%


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