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PC Magazine DiskPie Pro

What is PC Magazine DiskPie Pro?  (from Ziff Davis Media)

DiskPie Pro, the latest premium utility from PC Magazine, to the rescue! With its customizable pie charts, you can visually find your overweight folders, files, and even see what filetypes are eating up your precious drive space. Once you've found your biggest offenders, DiskPie Pro will help you clean your driveā€”and i...  Read more


PC Magazine DiskPie Pro is a software program developed by Ziff Davis Media. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named diskpiepro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 3.07 MB (3,214,538 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 82% of users of PC Magazine DiskPie Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,1614586,00.asp
Help link: www.pcmag.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\DiskPiePro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\DiskPiePro\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Magazine DiskPie Pro

Program executable:diskpiepro.exe
DiskPie Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\pc magazine utilities\diskpiepro\diskpiepro.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • ContMenu.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • DiskPiePro.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DiskPiePro' and executes as "C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\DiskPiePro\DiskPiePro.exe" /m.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove PC Magazine DiskPie Pro?

Quickly and completely remove PC Magazine DiskPie 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 PC Magazine DiskPie 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 PC Magazine DiskPie 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 PC Magazine DiskPie Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows 8 30.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.00%
Windows 7 Professional 15.00%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.14%
  Canada 7.14%
  Spain 7.14%
  South Africa 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.71%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Lenovo 14.29%
American Megatrends 7.14%
Sahara 7.14%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 13.33%
Dell Precision M4600 6.67%
Dell Inspiron 546 6.67%
MSI MS-7678 6.67%
MSI MS-7350 6.67%
LENOVO 3249CTO 6.67%

About Ziff Davis Media

Ziff Davis is a publisher and Internet company that has primarily published computer and technology related magazines, and its growing number of websites, spun off from its magazines, have established Ziff Davis as an Internet Information company.
Publisher URL: www.ziffdavis.com


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