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What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
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Average installed length: 532.47 days

USB Virus Scan 2.3

What is USB Virus Scan?  (from USB Virus International)

Currently, USB storage drive is a common source of infection with potentially dangerous content, and malicious
propagate so quickly that antivirus companies have to release updates as quickly as possible to minimize the
amount of time that users will potentially be at risk. Unfortunately, many antivirus companies...  Read more


USB Virus Scan 2.3 is a program developed by USB Virus International. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is USBScan.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 2.7 MB (2,828,034 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 10% of users of USB Virus Scan come from India, it is also popular in MA and Brazil.
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: USB Virus Scan
URL: www.USBVirus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\USBScan\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\USBScan\unins000.exe"
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 2.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by USB Virus Scan 2.3

Program executable:USBScan.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\USBScan\USBScan.exe
Additional files:
  • kernel.dll
  • svighost.dll
  • USBScan.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • USBScan.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'USBScan.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\USBScan\USBScan.exe -Hide.

How do I remove USB Virus Scan?

Quickly and completely remove USB Virus Scan 2.3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall USB Virus Scan 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 USB Virus Scan 2.3, 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 USB Virus Scan.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.10%
Windows XP 17.95%
Windows 8 11.54%
Windows Vista 5.13%
Windows Server 2003 1.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 44.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.88%
Windows 7 Professional 7.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.90%
Windows 7 Starter 3.90%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

9.59% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 9.59%
  MA 8.22%
  Brazil 6.85%
  Taiwan 6.85%
  United States 5.48%
  SY 5.48%
  Philippines 4.11%
  Iran 4.11%
  Turkey 4.11%
  Thailand 2.74%
  France 2.74%
  DZ 2.74%
  BD 2.74%
  YE 2.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.30%
Dell 21.28%
Acer 17.02%
Toshiba 10.64%
ASUS 4.26%
Intel 4.26%
American Megatrends 2.13%
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