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Should I remove BootRacer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,690
United States Rank #4,840
Reach 0.1292%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.02 days
207.06 days >
Average installed length: 108.80 days


VersionDistribution 1.66% 11.04% 17.94%
4.6.0 31.79%
4.4.5 6.46%
4.3.0 0.06%
4.0.0 21.96%
3.0.0 8.17%
2.2.0 0.88%
2.0.0 0.06%

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What is BootRacer?

BootRacer is a free utility that measures how long it takes your PC to boot up and saves it in an archive. You can use it to compare boot times when you make changes, such as removing programs from your startup file.

About  (from Greatis Software)

BootRacer automatically tests how long Windows takes to start and automatically saves it in a history database. You can analyze it to compare boot times when you install a new program. The cool feature of BootRacer is a realistic measurement of the time taken to get to the Windows desktop. BootRacer gives you a way to ...  Read more


The most used version is 4.6.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is Bootrace.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 6.67 MB (6,990,693 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BootRacer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4B789D12-9AC2-49B1-B374-754A40106069}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.67 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BootRacer

Program executable:Bootrace.exe
BootRacer measures your Windows boot time
Signed by:Greatis Software LLC
Path:C:\Program Files\BootRacer\Bootrace.exe
Additional files:
  • BootLogger.exe - BootRacer (Bootlogger for Windows)
  • Bootrace.exe - BootRacer measures your Windows boot time
  • bootracer_dbc.exe - BootRacer SQL Database Connector
  • BootRacerServ.exe - BootRacer Service
  • Kopija od Bootrace.exe
  • logon7.exe - BootRacer Logon Info
  • readybootexport.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Bootrace.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named BootRacer.
  • BootRacerServ.exe runs as a service named 'BootRacerServ' (BootRacerServ).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Bootrace.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BootRacer measures your Windows boot time' and executes as C:\Program Files\BootRacer\Bootrace.exe.

How do I remove BootRacer?

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

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.00%
Windows 8 27.33%
Windows XP 6.63%
Windows Vista 3.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.26%
Windows 7 Professional 10.93%
Windows 8.1 7.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.70%
  Germany 7.64%
  United Kingdom 6.52%
  Netherlands 4.33%
  Russia 3.11%
  Italy 2.63%
  Canada 2.58%
  France 2.53%
  Brazil 2.04%
  MA 1.95%
  Australia 1.85%
  Belgium 1.56%
  Japan 1.51%
  UA 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.28%
Dell 20.98%
Acer 16.98%
ASUS 10.19%
Toshiba 4.50%
Samsung 4.10%
Lenovo 3.60%
Intel 2.70%
American Megatrends 1.10%
Medion 0.80%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.07%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.59%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.11%
Gigabyte X58-USB3 2.66%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.17%


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