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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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1.0.4 76.00%
1.0.3 24.00%

Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator

What is Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator?  (from Safer-Networking)

A boot CD can be used to start your computer from a read only medium that will allow malware detection and cleaning that is not influenced by any malware that your running system might be infected with. This is extremely useful when targetting rootkits that are able to hide on the active system; while Spybot is able to...  Read more


Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator is a software program developed by Safer-Networking. The most common release is 1.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named spybotbootcd.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 3.06 MB (3,206,768 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 56% of users of Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safer-networking.org/features/bootcd
Help link: forums.spybot.info
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Safer Networking\Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Safer Networking\Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator

Program executable:spybotbootcd.exe
Name:Spybot - Search & Destroy
Create a bootable CD with Spybot-S&D on it.
Path:C:\Program Files\safer networking\spybot-s&d boot cd creator\spybotbootcd.exe
Additional files:
  • Applications.exe - Application menu for Spybot-S&D Bootable CDs
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator?

You can uninstall Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator 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 Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator, 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 Spybot-S&D Boot CD creator.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win Vista 4%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 10 12.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 4.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.25%
  United Kingdom 12.50%
  Australia 6.25%
  Sweden 6.25%
  Thailand 3.13%
  Belgium 3.13%
  Finland 3.13%
  Croatia 3.13%
  Canada 3.13%
  Italy 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Samsung 9.52%
Acer 9.52%
American Megatrends 9.52%
Toshiba 4.76%
Medion 4.76%
ASUS 4.76%
Common models
Samsung QX310/QX410/QX510... 12.50%
MEDION P7612 6.25%
HP Pavilion 061 EJ172AA-A... 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 6.25%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 6.25%
ECS GeForce 8000 series 6.25%

About (from Safer-Networking Ltd.)

Spybot is maintained by a team of people very dedicated to privacy issues, many of which are working full-time on analysing masses of new threats each week, and the response time from our support team is better than that of many a commercial vendor.
Publisher URL: www.safer-networking.org


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