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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.69 days
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Average installed length: 305.18 days


VersionDistribution 7.69% 7.69% 38.46% 15.38% 7.69% 15.38% 7.69%

CollectIT Service


CollectIT Service is a program developed by SoftWatch. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 8.74 MB (9,162,224 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 39% of users of CollectIT Service come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.softwatch.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\OptimizeIT\CollectIT Service\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 8.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CollectIT Service

  • uninst.exe - CollectIT Service
  • ConfigHandler.dll - ConfigHandler
  • CollectIT.exe - CollectIT
  • CollectITService.exe - CollectITService
  • ServiceHost.exe - ServiceHost
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.WindowsInstaller.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WindowsInstaller'.
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • GlobalCbtHook.dll (by Chris Wilson) - Global CBT Hook Library (Global Hook Library)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • LogHandler.dll - LogHandler
  • JsonFx.dll (by http://jsonfx.net) - JsonFx v2 (JsonFx)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ServiceHost.exe runs as a service named 'CollectIT' (CollectIT).

How do I remove CollectIT Service?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 8 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.62%
Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 8 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 61.54%
Windows 7 Enterprise 23.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.89%
  Australia 11.11%
  Taiwan 5.56%
  Thailand 5.56%
  France 5.56%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Italy 5.56%
  Peru 5.56%
  Singapore 5.56%
  Venezuela 5.56%
  Mexico 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.46%
Lenovo 38.46%
Dell 15.38%
ASUS 7.69%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8470p 15.38%
LENOVO 20078 7.69%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 7.69%
ASUSTeK K43E 7.69%
Dell Latitude E6510 7.69%
Dell Latitude E6330 7.69%


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