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Countdown timer

Overview

Countdown timer is a program developed by Johan Persson. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is opera.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 296.95 MB of memory. The setup package is about 936.29 KB (958,763 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 Countdown timer come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\zandor\Impostazioni locali\Dati applicazioni\Countdown timer
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\Documents and Settings\zandor\Impostazioni locali\Dati applicazioni\Countdown timer\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 936.29 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Countdown timer

Program executable:opera.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Signed by:Opera Software ASA
Path:C:\Program Files\internet\www\opera\opera.exe
MD5:c5520feb7ad5f6e3692b6de41f6a1a27
Opera is a web browser and Internet suite developed by Opera Software. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, chatting on IRC, downloading...
  • Countdown timer.exe (by Opera Software) - Opera Internet Browser

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Countdown timer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F2F71F25-35DE-4F54-9C4A-739477B0E744}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Countdown timer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

opera.exe
Memory:296.95 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0391181532%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01584699%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02327116%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:36,096,572
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:246
70 average
I/O reads/min:208.73 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:52.31 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Countdown timer?

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Or, you can uninstall Countdown timer 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 Countdown timer, 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 Countdown timer.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Acer
 
OS VERSIONS
Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

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 Home Premium 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%
  Singapore 14.29%

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