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Background Optimizer

What is Background Optimizer?  (from Nikolai Kurkov)

Background Optimizer is an easy-to-use tweaker that can boost your computer performance by defragmentation, clean it from junk and do antivirus check. Background Optimizer automatically optimizes computer while it's idle. For example, you got distracted: went for lunch, having some tea, having a smoke break. Computer i...  Read more

Overview

Background Optimizer is a program developed by Nikolai Kurkov. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is Optimizer.exe. The setup package is about 6.97 MB (7,313,556 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of Background Optimizer come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.b-optimizer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sys\Ottimizzazione\Background Optimizer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Sys\Ottimizzazione\Background Optimizer\Background Optimizer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Background Optimizer

Program executable:Optimizer.exe
Name:Background Optimizer
Background Optimization
Path:C:\Program Files\Sys\Ottimizzazione\Background Optimizer\Optimizer.exe
MD5:7f1cbbc1b918faa111304af79df7fb58
Additional files:
  • IssSurvey.dll (by http://Raz-Soft.com) - InnoSurvey (Uninstall Survey Extension For Inno Setup)
  • Optimizer.exe - Background Optimizer (Background Optimization)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Optimizer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Background Optimizer' and executes as C:\Program Files\Background Optimizer\Optimizer.exe /tray.

How do I remove Background Optimizer?

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

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Sony
 
OS VERSIONS
Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Italy 14.29%
  Russia 14.29%

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