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Should I remove PC HealthFix?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,518
United States Rank #18,762
Reach 0.0033%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.68 days
79.11 days >
Average installed length: 41.57 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0 100.00%

PC HealthFix

What is PC HealthFix?

This is a 'registry cleaner' (whose purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry) that is bundled by 3rd-party download managers . Our tests show that it displays hundreds of false/erroneous detections of items that are causing your PC to be slower. PC HealthFix makes no distinction as to the severity of the errors and may erroneously categorize errors as critical with little basis to support it. The program uses a white-label PC cleaner product.

About  (from PC Software,)

PC HealthFix includes advanced performance optimizers, helping you achieve lightning-fast application load times, work faster and make your PC run smoother. Advanced features to remove unused and old entries, including File Extensions, ActiveX Controls, ClassIDs, ProgIDs, Uninstallers, Shared DLLs, Fonts, Help Files, A...  Read more

Overview

Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 pchealthfix.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 7.58 MB (7,947,821 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PC HealthFix.
PCHealthFix.exe (b08ccfe0a5d6ac510176b9a7270b670c) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0624
PC HealthFix has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove PC HealthFix.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PC HealthFix
URL: pchealthfix.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\PC HealthFix
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\PC HealthFix\PCHFUninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 7.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC HealthFix

Program executable:pchealthfix.exe
Name:PC HealthFix
Fixes and Optimizes your Windows PC
Path:C:\ProgramData\pc healthfix\pchealthfix.exe
MD5:73b61ba653fac8cbce66af02c8580f2b
Additional files:
  • PCHFUninstall.exe - PC HealthFix (PC HealthFix Uinstaller)
  • RegSaveRestore.exe - RegSaveRestore

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PCHealthFix.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC HealthFix Malware Alert' (runs daily at 12:00 PM).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PCHealthFix.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PC HealthFix' which loads as C:\ProgramData\PC HealthFix\PCHealthFix.exe.

How do I remove PC HealthFix?

Quickly and completely remove PC HealthFix from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall PC HealthFix 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 PC HealthFix, 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 PC HealthFix.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.57%
Windows 8 27.66%
Windows Vista 12.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.68%
Windows 8.1 19.15%
Windows 8 8.51%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.51%
Windows 7 Professional 6.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.48%
Dell 28.26%
Acer 13.04%
Toshiba 6.52%
Gateway 4.35%
ASUS 2.17%
Samsung 2.17%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 8.51%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.26%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.26%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 2.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.13%

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