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What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 333.89 days
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Average installed length: 393.60 days


3.0d 66.67%
3.0c 11.11%
3.0 22.22%

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iolo technologies' Search and Recover 3

What is iolo technologies' Search and Recover 3?  (from iolo technologies)

Recover lost data from your PC or digital device. Get back missing documents, music, photos, videos, system files, and even entire folders. Rescue deleted email from Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, and other popular email programs. Even recover calendars, contacts, and tasks from Outlook. Search and Recover rescues...  Read more


iolo technologies' Search and Recover 3 is a software program developed by iolo technologies. The most common release is 3.0d, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named searchandrecover.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.98 MB (4,173,967 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 50% of users of iolo technologies' Search and Recover 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iolo.com/sr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iolo\Search and Recover 3\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\iolo\Search and Recover 3\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iolo technologies' Search and Recover 3

Program executable:searchandrecover.exe
Name:Search and Recover
Path:C:\Program Files\iolo\search and recover 3\searchandrecover.exe
Additional files:
  • FileTerminator.dll - File Terminator for Search and Recover (see www.iolo.com for more details) (File Terminator)
  • streamserver.exe - Search and Recover
  • DiskImageService.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • srdll.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}.
Scheduled Task
  • SearchAndRecover.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D81EECA7-5E9C-478F-BBD0-04926520A5D7}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove iolo technologies' Search and Recover 3?

Quickly and completely remove iolo technologies' Search and Recover 3 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall iolo technologies' Search and Recover 3 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 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 iolo technologies' Search and Recover 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 22%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.78%
Windows XP 22.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 35.71%
  India 7.14%
  Canada 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
ASUS 12.50%
Toshiba 12.50%
Intel 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 12.50%
MSI MS-7260 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 12.50%
Gigabyte AM1M-S2H 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 530 12.50%

About (from iolo technologies, LLC)

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


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