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7.0.401.3 55.56%
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MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012

What is MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012?  (from MAGIX AG)

The high-performance all-round solution for speeding up your PC MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 is the reliable solution for maintaining and speeding up your computer. Automatic optimization ensures that problems and weaknesses with the system are identified and fixed in one step. What is more, the integrated driver and s...  Read more


MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 is a program developed by MAGIX AG. The most used version is 7.0.401.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 tuningstart.exe. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 101.44 MB (106,366,680 bytes). MXDriverUpdate.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 8. While about 72% of users of MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.magix.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MAGIX\PC_Check_Tuning_2012\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MAGIX\PC_Check_Tuning_2012\PC_Check_Tuning_2012_setup.exe"
Estimated size: 101.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012

Program executable:tuningstart.exe
Name:MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012
Path:C:\Program Files\magix\pc_check_tuning_2012\tuningstart.exe
Additional files:
  • MagixOFA-fr.dll - MAGIX Album en ligne DLL (Online Services DLL Unicode Version (internal))
  • MXCockpit.dll - MAGIX PC Check & Tuning (MXCockpit)
  • MXDefragCheck.dll
  • MXDriverUpdate.dll - MXDriverUpdate DLL
  • MXMyPC.dll - MXMyPC DLL
  • MXPerformanceIndex.dll - MXPerformanceIndex DLL
  • MXPIndex.dll - MXPIndex DLL
  • MXPower.dll
  • MXRegistryCleaner.dll
  • MXSoftUpdate.dll - MAGIX Software Update
  • MXStartUp.dll - MXStartUp.dll - PC Check & Tuning
  • MXUninstallManager.dll - MAGIX Uninstall Manager DLL
  • MXWinSettings.dll - MAGIX WinSettings DLL
  • PCCT_Undo.exe - PCCT_Undo
  • MagixOfa.exe - MagixOfa Helper-Module
  • MagixOFA_u.dll - MAGIX Online Album DLL
  • MagixOFA-de.dll
  • MagixOFA-es.dll - MAGIX Álbum Online DLL
  • VistaCooperation_u_vc9.DLL - MAGIX VistaCooperation (VistaCooperation)
  • MxAutoUpdate_u.dll - MAGIX AutoUpdate DLL
  • MXGesture.DLL - MAGIX Gesture DLL
  • MXSAS.exe - PC Check & Tuning (Anwendung MXSAS)
  • eModeUpgradeDlg.dll - eModeUpgradeDlg
  • MxDefragControl.dll - MxDefragControl
  • MXMB.dll - MAGIX MXMB.dll (MXMB DLL)
  • MxSMARTViewer.dll - MxSMARTViewer
  • MxSetupRes.dll - MxSetupRes (Common Setup Resources)
  • MXCleanerDll.dll - MXCleanerDll Dynamic Link Library (MXCleanerDll DLL)
  • MXTuningHistory.dll - MXTuningHistory DLL
  • MXPowrProf.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TuningStart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A8D56734-1D50-4F09-8879-CC66D37039E4}' (runs on registration).
  • MXSAS.exe runs as a service named 'MAGIX StartUp Analyze Service' (MAGIX StartUp Analyze Service) "The MAGIX Systemstart Analysis Service documents the system start so MAGIX PC Check & Tuning can optimize it.".

How do I remove MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012?

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Or, you can uninstall MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 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 MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012, 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 MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.95%
Windows 8 9.52%
Windows XP 6.35%
Windows Vista 3.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows 7 Professional 12.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.35%
Windows 8 3.17%
Windows 8.1 3.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.31% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 72.31%
  United States 6.15%
  Austria 4.62%
  Switzerland 4.62%
  France 4.62%
  Italy 3.08%
  Belgium 1.54%
  Spain 1.54%
  Netherlands 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 35.71%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Medion 14.29%
Toshiba 4.76%
Sahara 2.38%
Lenovo 2.38%
Dell 2.38%
Alienware 2.38%
Common models
Packard Bell imedia S3850 11.76%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard CQ2925EF 3.92%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite CMT ... 3.92%
HP 620 1.96%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1425eg 1.96%

Publisher URL: www.magix.com


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