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Should I remove PC Optimizer Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,421
United States Rank #8,363
Reach 0.0332%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.32 days
835.53 days >
Average installed length: 439.01 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.4.0.7 4.21%
6.3.0.1 1.40%
6.2.6.6 12.15%
6.2.5.2 2.34%
6.2.4.2 15.89%
6.2.3.2 1.87%
6.2.2.4 4.21%
6.2.0.4 1.87%
6.2.0.2 1.87%
6.1.8.6 1.87%
6.1.8.1 0.93%
6.1.7.6 0.47%
6.1.7.4 5.61%
6.1.6.6 10.75%
6.1.5.6 1.87%
6.1.5.3 0.47%
6.1.4.5 11.21%
6.1.4.4 11.21%
6.1.2.5 2.34%
6.1.0.9 0.47%
6.1.0.7 1.40%
6.0.9.4 0.47%
6.0.9.1 1.87%
6.0.8.6 0.47%
6.0.5.4 1.40%
6.0.5.3 0.47%
6.0.0.4 0.47%
5.0.8.8 0.47%

Typically installed together

PC Optimizer Pro

What is PC Optimizer Pro?

This is a PC optimization program that is supposed to increase the speed of computer by removing invalid entries the computer's registry. The trial version will perform a scan and identify issues while the user will need to unlock the software for a yearly auto-renewing subscription charge.

About  (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

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).
  • Starts automatically
  • Connects to the Internet

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 - 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}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • StartApps.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC Optimizer Pro Updates' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 11:23 AM).
  • PCOptimizerPro.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC Optimizer Pro64'.
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:10.25 MB
Total CPU:0.2691293243%
Kernel CPU:0.23386036%
User CPU:0.03526896%

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) 68%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.10%
Windows XP 10.28%
Windows Vista 8.41%
Windows 8 4.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.28%
Windows 7 Professional 9.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Iran 5.44%
  United Kingdom 2.38%
  Colombia 1.70%
  Australia 1.70%
  Indonesia 1.70%
  MA 1.36%
  DZ 1.36%
  Spain 1.36%
  Germany 1.36%
  Belgium 1.02%
  IQ 1.02%
  Canada 1.02%
  Brazil 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 20.27%
Acer 18.92%
ASUS 12.84%
Toshiba 8.11%
GIGABYTE 7.43%
Samsung 2.03%
American Megatrends 1.35%
Apple 1.35%
Lenovo 1.35%
Sony 1.35%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.13%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.42%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.71%
GBT AWRDACPI 1.71%
Acer Aspire 5735 1.71%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.71%

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