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Should I remove PC Helper 360?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
42% remove it58% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,428
United States Rank #8,511
Reach 0.0332%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.51 days
251.04 days >
Average installed length: 131.90 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.2.4.0 2.80%
3.2.1.0 4.21%
3.2.0.0 2.80%
3.1.1.0 90.19%

PC Helper 360

What is PC Helper 360?

PC Helper is a Windows registry cleaner utility.

About  (from Foresight Software)

No computer is immune to problems. That’s why PC Helper 360 scans your computer’s deepest layers to find and eliminate the source of common computer problems. The Windows Registry is one of the most important parts of a PC. PC Helper 360 scans deep within the registry to remove broken files, malware, and other problems...  Read more

Overview

PC Helper 360 is a program developed by Foresight Software. The most used version is 3.1.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 pch360.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 10.73 MB (11,250,204 bytes). HandleUpdate.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 67% of users of PC Helper 360 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pchelper360.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Foresight Software\PC Helper 360
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Foresight Software\PC Helper 360\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 10.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Helper 360

Program executable:pch360.exe
Name:PC Helper 360
Path:C:\Program Files\foresight software\pc helper 360\pch360.exe
MD5:2464253aa04ac4cb6cad55c59018daa4
Additional files:
  • MyResources.dll - PC Helper 360
  • uninstall.exe
  • ExtensionManager.dll - Extensio Dynamic Link Library
  • SandBoxer.dll (by ParetoLogic) - SandBoxer Module
  • HandleUpdate.dll (by Paretologic) - PGsurfer
  • 7ZipDLL.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pch360.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC Helper 360_sch_80085323-DCA2-11E3-B37C-001E8C925809' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 3:01 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • pch360.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PC Helper 360 Startup.

How do I remove PC Helper 360?

Quickly and completely remove PC Helper 360 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PC Helper 360 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 Helper 360, 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 Helper 360.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.29%
Windows 8 13.55%
Windows Vista 10.75%
Windows XP 8.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.61%
Windows 7 Professional 10.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.64%
Windows 8 5.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.02%
  United Kingdom 18.25%
  Australia 6.32%
  Canada 4.56%
  New Zealand 1.05%
  Germany 0.35%
  Hong Kong 0.35%
  Ireland 0.35%
  Italy 0.35%
  Peru 0.35%
  Slovenia 0.35%
  TN 0.35%
  Turkey 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.67%
Dell 26.00%
Toshiba 15.33%
Acer 11.33%
ASUS 4.67%
GIGABYTE 4.00%
Lenovo 2.00%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Intel 1.33%
Sony 1.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.69%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.91%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.34%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.34%
Acer Aspire V5-571 1.56%

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