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PC Optimizer Buddy


PC Optimizer Buddy is a software program developed by RST Technologies. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 17.59 MB (18,449,557 bytes). The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.
  • Starts automatically

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Optimizer Buddy\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FF5C6FAF-3022-4440-A63B-33C1B071E4D6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PC Optimizer Buddy

  • updater.exe - PC Optimizer Buddy (updater 2.5.0, 2013)
  • PCOptimizerBuddy.exe - PCOptimizerBuddy (PC Optimizer Buddy)
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • Microsoft.Deployment.WindowsInstaller.dll (by Outercurve Foundation) - Windows Installer XML Toolset
  • ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit.dll (by Component Factory) - Krypton Toolkit (ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit)
  • Uninst000.CA.dll - CustomAction
  • Uninst000.dll
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • Logging.dll - Logging
  • Helper.dll - Helper
  • Splash.exe - Splash
  • Setup.dll - Setup
  • bo.dll - bo
  • InstAct.exe - InstAct
  • SplashScreen.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PCOptimizerBuddy.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PCOptimizerBuddy_Start.

How do I remove PC Optimizer Buddy?

Quickly and completely remove PC Optimizer Buddy 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 Optimizer Buddy 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 Optimizer Buddy, 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 Optimizer Buddy.

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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