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FAST Resources


FAST Resources is a software program developed by University of Illinois. 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 setup package is about 217.91 MB (228,497,312 bytes) when donwloaded. 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 98% of users of FAST Resources come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.farmdoc.uiuc.edu/fasttools
Installation folder: C:\windows\fast resources
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\FAST Resources\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\FAST Resources\unFAST.xml"
Estimated size: 217.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FAST Resources

  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 7.0 Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F79FA80B-1467-44F5-A370-C61E2FD060FF}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove FAST Resources?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 8 11.54%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows XP 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.15%
Windows 7 Professional 26.92%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.83%
  United Kingdom 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 44.00%
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Acer 12.00%
Lenovo 8.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Intel 4.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 4.17%
LENOVO 4313CTO 4.17%
LENOVO 2958 4.17%
HP-Pavilion NY638AA-ABA p... 4.17%
HP-Pavilion NP200AA-ABA a... 4.17%
Hewlett-Packard p6710f 4.17%


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