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Should I remove iolo technologies' Search and Recover?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,627
United States Rank #12,524
Reach 0.0115%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.67 days
454.81 days >
Average installed length: 238.97 days


5.7.2 25.11%
5.4.12 34.98%
5.4.11 4.48%
5.4.5 6.28%
5.4.4 8.07%
5.4.2 8.07%
5.4.1 0.90%
5.4.0 4.93%
5.2.0 0.45%
5.1.0 2.24%
5.0.8 0.90%
5.0.6 1.79%
5.0.2 1.35%
5.0.0 0.45%

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iolo technologies' Search and Recover

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

Accidentally deleted photos, files, songs, email or videos, lost even years ago, can be safely recovered with a single click. Using the wrong recovery software can damage data, reducing your chances of success.
Search and Recover's powerful technology rescues items other products miss. Recovers from all digital med...  Read more


iolo technologies' Search and Recover is a program developed by iolo technologies. The most used version is 5.4.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is searchandrecover.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 8.24 MB (8,639,269 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 79% of users of iolo technologies' Search and Recover come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iolo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iolo\Search and Recover\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\iolo\Search and Recover\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iolo technologies' Search and Recover

Program executable:searchandrecover.exe
Name:iolo Search and Recover
Path:C:\Program Files\iolo\search and recover\searchandrecover.exe
Additional files:
  • DriveImageService.exe - Search and Recover® (Disk Image Service for Search and Recover)
  • FileTerminator.dll - File Terminator for Search and Recover (see www.iolo.com for more details)
  • StreamServer.exe - Stream Server for Search And Recover
  • DiskImageService.exe
  • uninst.dll - iolo System Components
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • srdll.dll
  • srhtml.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • FileTerminator.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FileTerminator' with a class of {EBDF1F20-C829-1010-8233-0020AFCE97A9}.

How do I remove iolo technologies' Search and Recover?

Quickly and completely remove iolo technologies' Search and Recover from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall iolo technologies' Search and Recover 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 technologies' Search and Recover, 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 technologies' Search and Recover.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.50%
Windows 10 29.60%
Windows Vista 8.52%
Windows XP 5.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.64%
Windows 10 Home 11.36%
Windows 7 Professional 8.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.73%
Windows 8.1 7.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.53%
  United Kingdom 4.81%
  Canada 3.21%
  Germany 3.21%
  Belgium 1.92%
  Australia 1.60%
  Israel 1.60%
  Netherlands 1.60%
  Poland 0.64%
  Greece 0.32%
  Indonesia 0.32%
  South Africa 0.32%
  Sweden 0.32%
  Taiwan 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.92%
Hewlett-Packard 29.61%
Acer 16.45%
Toshiba 5.26%
Intel 3.95%
American Megatrends 1.97%
Apple 1.32%
ASUS 1.32%
Medion 1.32%
Alienware 0.66%
Lenovo 0.66%
Common models
Dell Inspiron One 2305 8.46%
Gateway NV77H 3.85%
Hewlett-Packard p6610f 2.31%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.31%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.31%
ASUSTeK V-P8H67E 1.54%

About (from iolo technologies, LLC)

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


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