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iolo Search and Recover 2

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What is iolo Search and Recover 2?  (from iolo technologies)

Search and Recover's data recovery is intuitive and easy. Step-by-step wizards guide you though most tasks. Robust recovery features combined with bonus tools for system backup and secure file destruction make Search and Recover a comprehensive program for managing critical data. KEY FEATURES: SmartScan ignores irrelev...  Read more


iolo Search and Recover 2 is a program developed by iolo technologies. 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 main program executable is searchandrecover.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 2.85 MB (2,987,617 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 94% of users of iolo Search and Recover 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iolo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iolo\Search and Recover 2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\iolo\SEARCH~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\iolo\SEARCH~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 2.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iolo Search and Recover 2

Program executable:searchandrecover.exe
Name:Search and Recover
Path:C:\Program Files\iolo\Search and Recover 2\searchandrecover.exe
Additional files:
  • FileTerminator.dll - File Terminator for Search and Recover (see www.iolo.com for more details) (File Terminator)
  • DiskImageService.exe
  • streamserver.exe
  • Watchdll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{D124A613-2DCA-41D4-BD97-2AA19C48545C}' (runs on registration).

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Or, you can uninstall iolo Search and Recover 2 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 iolo Search and Recover 2, 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 iolo Search and Recover 2.

Win XP 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 17%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows Vista Business 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.12%
  Hong Kong 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 75.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Common models
soyocomputer K7VM333 20.00%
LENOVO 1143ADU 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 755 20.00%
Dell Inspiron 570 20.00%
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 20.00%

About (from iolo technologies, LLC)

Founded in 1998, iolo technologies, LLC (www.iolo.
Publisher URL: www.iolo.com


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