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How common is it?
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United States Rank #9,023
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 97.88 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Glary Utilities 5.0

What is Glary Utilities?

Glary is a PC 'optimzer' program that includes a number of tools that are supposed to make your PC run faster.

About  (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Boosts PC speed and fixes frustrating errors, crashes and freezes. Features one-click functionality and easy, automated options. Includes over 20+ system utilities to improve your computer performance. Scans and analyses your PC issues eight times faster and more thoroughly than before.


Glary Utilities 5.0 is a software program developed by Glarysoft Ltd. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named integrator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 28.89 MB (30,295,635 bytes). The installed file AutoUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 48% of users of Glary Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.
Glary Utilities has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.glarysoft.com/glary-utilities
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\glary utilities 5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Glary Utilities 5\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 28.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Glary Utilities 5.0

Program executable:integrator.exe
Name:Glary Utilities
Glary Utilities 5
Path:C:\Program Files\glary utilities 5\integrator.exe
Additional files:
  • BootTime.dll - Glary Utilities 3 (BootTime Dynamic Linked Library)
  • GridMap.ocx - GridMap Control
  • AppMetrics.dll - Glary Utilities (Glarysoft AppMetrics Library)
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Glary Utilities AutoUpdate
  • Backup.dll - Backup Library
  • BottDefrag.dll - BottDefrag Library
  • CheckDisk.dll - CheckDisk Library
  • CheckDisk.exe - Glary Utilities CheckDisk
  • CheckUpdate.dll - CheckUpdate Library
  • CheckUpdate.exe - Glary Utilities CheckUpdate
  • cmm.exe - cmm
  • Config.dll - Config Library
  • Config_Portable.dll
  • ContextHandler.dll - Context Menu Handler
  • CrashReport.dll - Glaysoft Crash Report
  • CrashReport.exe - Glarysoft Crash Report
  • DiskAnalysis.exe - DiskAnalyzsis
  • DiskCleaner.dll - DiskCleaner Library
  • DiskCleaner.exe - Glary Utilities DiskCleaner
  • DiskDefrag.exe - Disk Defragmenter
  • DriverBackup.exe - Driver Backup/Restore
  • dupefinder.exe - Glary Utilities Deperfinder
  • EmptyFolderFinder.exe - EmptyFolderFinder
  • EncryptExe.exe - File Decrypter
  • fileencrypt.exe - File Encrypter and Decrypter
  • FileScanFilter.dll - FileScanFilter Library
  • filesplitter.exe - File Splitter and Joiner
  • FileUndelete.exe - FileUndelete
  • iehelper.exe - Browser Assistant
  • Initialize.exe - Glary Utilities Initialize
  • Integrator_Portable.exe - Glary Utilities 5
  • joinExe.exe - File Joiner
  • languages.dll - Language Library
  • LockDll.dll - LockDll Library
  • Log.dll - Log Library
  • MachineCode.dll - MachineCode Library
  • memdefrag.exe - Memory Defrager
  • Memfiles.dll - Memfiles DLL
  • MemfilesService.exe - MemfilesService
  • CheckDiskProgress.exe - Glary Utilites (Check Disk Progress)
  • gsd.exe - SecurelyDelete (Securely Delete Files)
  • autodll.dll
  • KillProcPath.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ContextHandler.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Glary Utilities 3' with a class of {B3C418F8-922B-4faf-915E-59BC14448CF7}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • DiskDefrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DiskDefrag' (runs daily at 5:00 AM).
  • CheckUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'GlaryUpdate 5' (runs daily at 10:00 AM).
  • Integrator.exe is scheduled as a task named 'GU5SkipUAC'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • DiskDefrag.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Disk Speedup.
  • Initialize.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named GlaryInitialize 5.
Startup File (User Run)
  • memdefrag.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Glary Memory Optimizer' and executes as C:\Program Files\Glary Utilities 5\memdefrag.exe /autostart.

How do I remove Glary Utilities?

Quickly and completely remove Glary Utilities 5.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Glary Utilities 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 Glary Utilities 5.0, 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 Glary Utilities.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 29%
Keep it 71%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.97%
Windows 8 27.41%
Windows XP 7.59%
Windows Vista 6.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.91%
Windows 8.1 14.96%
Windows 7 Professional 13.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.48%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.97%
  France 7.52%
  Italy 5.71%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Canada 4.81%
  Germany 4.21%
  Brazil 1.95%
  Japan 1.95%
  Australia 1.20%
  Croatia 1.05%
  Belgium 0.90%
  Russia 0.90%
  India 0.90%
  Poland 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.92%
Dell 20.71%
Acer 16.27%
ASUS 10.36%
Toshiba 7.69%
Samsung 3.85%
Intel 2.66%
Lenovo 2.07%
American Megatrends 1.78%
MSI 1.18%
Compaq 0.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.91%
HP Compaq dc7600 Converti... 2.45%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.45%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.45%
ASUSTeK X550LA 1.84%
ASUSTeK X750JB 1.84%

About (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Glarysoft Ltd is a professional software developing company aiming multimedia,system and network applications.
Publisher URL: www.glarysoft.com


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