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Glary Utilities Pro

What is Glary Utilities Pro?

Glary Utilities is a program that contains system tools and utilities to fix, speed up and maintain PCs. The disk cleaner removes junk data from the disks and recovers disk space. The startup manager manages programs which run automatically on startup. Tracks Eraser erases all the traces, evidences, cookies, Internet history and more.

About  (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Glary Utilities Pro is overall system optimizer that provides registry cleaner, disk cleaner, memory optimizer, startup manager, tracks eraser, file undelete, file encrypter and many other practical tools. Its outstanding registry tool is the safest and most efficient one in the market to clean registry and fix registr...  Read more


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 gsd.exe. The setup package generally installs about 35 files and is usually about 18.68 MB (19,592,441 bytes). The installed file webupdate.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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.glarysoft.com/glary-utilities-pro
Help link: www.glaryutilities.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Glary Utilities\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Glary Utilities\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 18.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Glary Utilities Pro

Program executable:gsd.exe
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Path:C:\Program Files\Glary Utilities\gsd.exe
Additional files:
  • cmm.exe - Glary Utilities (Context Menu Manager)
  • common.dll - Common Tasks
  • ContextHandler.dll - Context Menu Handler
  • diskanalysis.exe - Disk Analysis
  • dupefinder.exe - Duplicate Files Finder
  • eff.exe - Empty Folders Finder
  • encryptexe.exe - File Decrypter
  • fileencrypt.exe - File Encrypter and Decrypter
  • filesplitter.exe - File Splitter and Joiner
  • iehelper.exe - Internet Explorer Assistant
  • initialize.exe - Glary Utilities Initialize
  • Integrator.exe
  • joinexe.exe - File Joiner
  • junkcleaner.exe - Disk Cleaner
  • lockdll.dll
  • memdefrag.exe - Memory Optimizer
  • oneclickoptimizer.exe - 1-Click Maintenance
  • procmgr.exe - Process Manager
  • regdefrag.exe - Registry Defrag
  • regrepair.exe - Registry Cleaner
  • shortcutsfixer.exe - Shortcuts Fixer
  • shredder.exe - File Shredder
  • startup.exe - Startup Manager
  • sysinfo.exe - System Information
  • TracksEraser.exe - Tracks Eraser
  • undelete.exe - File Undelete
  • uninstaller.exe - Uninstall Manager
  • webupdate.exe - Glary Utilities Web Updater
  • winstd.exe - Windows Standard Tools
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ContextHandler.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'TVCShellExt' with a class of {4E33A7F5-8083-4C08-9D45-C5CED88F5C04}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • ContextHandler.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Free Realms Installer' with a plugin key of [email protected]/installer,version=1.0.3'.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • initialize.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{65AF22FA-DD9A-4EA0-B553-FFFC0385D3BB}' (runs on registration).
  • gsd.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Glary Utilities'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • initialize.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named GlaryInitialize.
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\memdefrag.exe" /autostart.

How do I remove Glary Utilities Pro?

Quickly and completely remove Glary Utilities Pro 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 Pro 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 Pro, 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 Pro.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Glary Utilities Pro you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 17%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  Iran 15.38%
  Italy 15.38%
  Saudi Arabia 15.38%
  France 7.69%
  Philippines 7.69%
  Egypt 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.18%
ASUS 18.18%
Acer 18.18%
Sony 9.09%
Sahara 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 12.50%
Sony VGN-FW510D 12.50%
MSI MS-7680 12.50%
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H 12.50%
ASUSTeK K40IJ 12.50%
Olidata S.p.A. W622-UK8X 12.50%

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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