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Should I remove PC Optimizer Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
43% remove it57% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,444
United States Rank #7,279
Reach 0.0445%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.83 days
732.39 days >
Average installed length: 384.82 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.4.0.7 4.58%
6.3.0.1 1.96%
6.2.6.6 11.11%
6.2.5.2 3.27%
6.2.4.2 16.34%
6.2.3.2 1.31%
6.2.2.4 4.58%
6.2.0.4 2.61%
6.2.0.2 1.31%
6.1.8.6 1.31%
6.1.8.1 1.31%
6.1.7.6 0.65%
6.1.7.4 5.88%
6.1.6.6 8.50%
6.1.5.6 1.31%
6.1.4.5 12.42%
6.1.4.4 11.11%
6.1.2.5 3.27%
6.1.0.9 0.65%
6.0.9.4 0.65%
6.0.9.1 1.96%
6.0.5.4 1.96%
6.0.5.3 0.65%
6.0.0.4 0.65%
5.0.8.8 0.65%

Typically installed together

PC Optimizer Pro

What is PC Optimizer Pro?  (from PC Optimizer Pro)

PC Optimizer Pro is a comprehensive software application which, apart from protecting your privacy and managing your system startup, combats a variety of PC-envy factors. PC Optimizer Pro is multilingual, multi-utility software suite.

Overview

PC Optimizer Pro is a software program developed by PC Optimizer Pro. The most common release is 6.2.4.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named pcoptimizerpro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 15.06 MB (15,787,974 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 64% of users of PC Optimizer Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.twekingtools.com/PC Optimizer Pro
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Optimizer Pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PC Optimizer Pro\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 15.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Optimizer Pro

Program executable:pcoptimizerpro.exe
Name:PCOptimizerPro
TWEAK REPAIR ENHANCE & PROTECT
Path:C:\Program Files\pc optimizer pro\pcoptimizerpro.exe
MD5:1858a67184c1410e2839ab85341304a5
Additional files:
  • PCOptProCtxMenu.dll (by Tweaking Tools Inc) - PC Optimizer Pro Context Menu (TWEAK REPAIR ENHANCE & PROTECT)
  • StartApps.exe (by Tweaking Tools) - Boosting for Main Application (Starting up the applicaiton)
  • PCOptProTrays.exe (by Tweaking Tools Inc) - PC Optimizer Pro Tray Alert
  • UpdatesDll.dll (by Tweaking Tools Inc) - Pc Optimizer Pro Updates (Updates)
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • PCOptProCtxMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PCProCtxMenu' with a class of {203ABD21-41F1-4F1B-BAE3-D6A89A90D239}.
Scheduled Task
  • StartApps.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC Optimizer Pro64 Scan' (runs weekly on Thursdays at 11:00 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • StartApps.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PC Optimizer Pro64 startups.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • StartApps.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PC Optimizer Pro' which loads as "C:\Program Files\PC Optimizer Pro\StartApps.exe" -s.
Network connections
  • PCOptimizerPro.exe connects to 204.232.160.194 (port 80).
  • PCOptimizerPro.exe connects to 204.232.160.194 (port 80).
  • PCOptProTrays.exe connects to 204.232.160.194 (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

PCOptProTrays.exe
Memory:3.68 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0407208749%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.03791576%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00280511%
0.015104% average
PCOptimizerPro.exe
Memory:27.2 MB
Total CPU:0.0002123001%
Kernel CPU:0.00009292%
User CPU:0.00011938%
CPU cycles/sec:581,367
I/O reads/min:322 Bytes
I/O writes/min:246 Bytes

How do I remove PC Optimizer Pro?

Quickly and completely remove PC Optimizer 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 Optimizer 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 Optimizer 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 Optimizer Pro.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 43%
Keep it 57%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.16%
Windows XP 11.76%
Windows Vista 8.50%
Windows 8 4.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.23%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.90%
  Iran 6.34%
  United Kingdom 2.93%
  MA 1.95%
  Colombia 1.95%
  Australia 1.95%
  DZ 1.95%
  Indonesia 1.95%
  Spain 1.95%
  Canada 1.46%
  Brazil 0.98%
  France 0.98%
  Mexico 0.98%
  Germany 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.65%
Acer 19.72%
Dell 15.49%
ASUS 9.86%
GIGABYTE 6.34%
Toshiba 5.63%
Lenovo 4.23%
Samsung 3.52%
Sony 3.52%
American Megatrends 1.41%
Apple 1.41%
Intel 1.41%
Common models
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.27%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.27%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.52%
HP ProBook 4530s 1.52%
Acer Aspire 5735 1.52%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.52%

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