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Should I remove Geek Tech Tool Box?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
29% remove it71% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #14,414
United States Rank #7,764
Reach 0.0249%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.16 days
34.09 days >
Average installed length: 17.91 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.1.4.0 58.14%
3.1.0.0 41.86%

Geek Tech Tool Box

What is Geek Tech Tool Box?  (from Geek Tech)

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Overview

Geek Tech Tool Box is a program developed by Geek Tech. The most used version is 3.1.4.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 main program executable is geektechtoolbox.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 11.57 MB (12,127,580 bytes). HandleUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 90% of users of Geek Tech Tool Box come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Portugal.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.geektech.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Geek Tech\Geek Tech Tool Box
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Geek Tech\Geek Tech Tool Box\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 11.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Geek Tech Tool Box

Program executable:geektechtoolbox.exe
Name:Geek Tech Tool Box
Path:C:\Program Files\geek tech\geek tech tool box\geektechtoolbox.exe
MD5:ad5b9e4b207ed68f9a351121636e0115
Additional files:
  • MyResources.dll - Geek Tech Tool Box
  • uninstall.exe
  • ExtensionManager.dll - Extensio Dynamic Link Library
  • SandBoxer.dll (by ParetoLogic) - SandBoxer Module
  • HandleUpdate.dll - HandleUpdate
  • 7ZipDLL.dll
  • LiteUnzip.dll - Extract the contents from a ZIP archive
  • LiteZip.dll - Create a ZIP archive

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • geektechtoolbox.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Geek Tech Tool Box_sch_BBC7CD9A-7C67-11E3-8A04-001143157F5B' (runs weekly on Mondays at 7:00 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • geektechtoolbox.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Geek Tech Tool Box Startup.

How do I remove Geek Tech Tool Box?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 29%
Keep it 71%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.95%
Windows XP 17.44%
Windows 8 11.63%
Windows Vista 6.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.65%
Windows 7 Professional 8.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.06%
Windows 8 4.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Canada 9.23%
  Portugal 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.67%
Hewlett-Packard 30.67%
ASUS 8.00%
Acer 8.00%
Toshiba 6.67%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Compaq 2.67%
Lenovo 2.67%
Gateway 1.33%
GIGABYTE 1.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.11%
Dell Studio XPS 1640 2.74%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1360t 2.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.74%
ASUSTeK K55A 2.74%
Dell XPS 8500 2.74%

comments2 comments

user comment
user comment
Bob6 months ago
Multiple issues with Geek Tool box, and have the same experience as Sadie when attempting unistall
user comment
Sadie7 months ago
Will not uninstall just hangs