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Should I remove MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,236
United States Rank #7,313
Reach 0.0845%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.36 days
128.76 days >
Average installed length: 67.65 days


VersionDistribution 7.00% 30.04% 2.87% 16.62% 43.38% 0.08%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Intel

MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility


MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 12.67 MB (13,284,889 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 35% of users of MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{2301bb34-385a-4a57-877f-c54347957fad}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{2301bb34-385a-4a57-877f-c54347957fad}\xtu-setup-exe.exe" /modify
Estimated size: 12.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility

  • xtu-setup-exe.exe - MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • xtu-setup-exe.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '{2301bb34-385a-4a57-877f-c54347957fad}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{2301bb34-385a-4a57-877f-c54347957fad}\xtu-setup-exe.exe" /burn.log.append "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\MSI_Intel_Extreme_Tuning_Utility_20130901075750.log" /burn.ru.

How do I remove MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility?

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

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 52.36%
Windows 7 47.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.44%
Windows 8.1 12.67%
Windows 7 Professional 10.39%
Windows 10 Pro 4.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.29%
  France 11.61%
  Germany 8.16%
  United Kingdom 4.94%
  Netherlands 3.84%
  Italy 2.82%
  Sweden 2.75%
  Canada 2.35%
  Australia 1.96%
  Poland 1.80%
  Belgium 1.65%
  DK 1.65%
  Norway 1.49%
  Taiwan 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
MSI 34.18%
ASUS 33.09%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 7.64%
Dell 2.18%
Lenovo 1.09%
Samsung 0.73%
Medion 0.36%
Common models
MSI MS-7821 20.29%
MSI MS-7816 9.89%
MSI MS-7917 7.82%
MSI MS-7850 7.57%
MSI MS-7845 7.22%
MSI MS-7817 5.50%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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