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Should I remove Airytec Switch Off?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,346
United States Rank #7,444
Reach 0.0666%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.73 days
552.54 days >
Average installed length: 290.32 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.5.1 8.03%
3.5 2.89%
3.4.2 14.88%
3.4.1 56.75%
3.4 5.14%
3.3.2 2.89%
3.3.1 1.71%
3.3 0.86%
3.2 6.75%
3.1 0.11%

Airytec Switch Off

What is Airytec Switch Off?  (from Airytec)

Switch Off is a lightweight easy-to-use tray-based system utility that could automatically shutdown, suspend or hibernate your system. This could cut your electricity bills and save the Environment by lowering your PC power consumption. It could also disconnect dial-up and VPN connections to cut your internet service b...  Read more

Overview

Airytec Switch Off is a software program developed by Airytec. The most common release is 3.4.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 primary executable is named swoff.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 766.66 KB (785,059 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 41% of users of Airytec Switch Off come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.airytec.com/switch-off
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\airytec\switch off
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Airytec\Switch Off\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 766.66 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Airytec Switch Off

Program executable:swoff.exe
Name:Switch Off
Airytec Switch Off
Path:C:\Program Files\airytec\switch off\swoff.exe
MD5:9562a360673afe165b3f997b17826c2f
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • swoff.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Airytec Switch Off' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • swoff.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SwitchOff.
Service
  • swoff.exe runs as a service named 'Airytec Switch Off - Web Interface' (SwOffWeb) "Provides remote access to Airytec Switchf".
Startup File (User Run)
  • swoff.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Airytec Switch Off' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Airytec\Switch Off\swoff.exe" -auto.

How do I remove Airytec Switch Off?

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

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,346

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.42%
Windows 8 20.86%
Windows XP 8.34%
Windows Vista 4.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.78%
Windows 7 Professional 13.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.97%
Windows 8.1 5.60%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.13%
  United Kingdom 6.13%
  France 5.47%
  DZ 2.55%
  Canada 2.45%
  Italy 2.36%
  Romania 2.26%
  Greece 1.98%
  MA 1.89%
  Russia 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.60%
  Finland 1.60%
  Australia 1.60%
  Sweden 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.07%
Hewlett-Packard 21.09%
Acer 19.34%
ASUS 12.89%
GIGABYTE 10.94%
Toshiba 4.49%
Lenovo 2.34%
Samsung 2.34%
American Megatrends 1.95%
Intel 1.56%
MSI 0.98%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.80%
Dell Inspiron 570 3.80%
GBT AWRDACPI 2.66%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.66%

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