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Should I remove PC Reviver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
39% remove it61% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,410
United States Rank #29,797
Reach 0.0064%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.07 days
90.67 days >
Average installed length: 47.64 days


VersionDistribution 90.00% 3.33% 5.56% 1.11%

PC Reviver

What is PC Reviver?

The software is a registry 'cleaner' and junk file remover along with other features that include a task manager and uninstaller.

About  (from ReviverSoft)

PC Reviver is a multi-purpose utility that will diagnose errors on your PC, safely repair them, and provide other maintenance and optimization recommendations.
PC Reviver is the trusted and recommended way to restore optimum performance and stability to your PC.


PC Reviver is a program developed by ReviverSoft. The most used version is, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is pcreviver.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 51.25 MB (53,736,850 bytes). update.exe 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 30% of users of PC Reviver come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: ReviverSoft
URL: www.reviversoft.com/pc-reviver
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\reviversoft\pc reviver
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ReviverSoft\PC Reviver\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 51.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Reviver

Program executable:pcreviver.exe
Name:PC Reviver
Path:C:\Program Files\reviversoft\pc reviver\pcreviver.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - PC Reviver
  • update.exe
  • SmartAlertsService.exe - PCR Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PCReviver.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Start PC Reviver for [email protected](logon).
  • SmartAlertsService.exe runs as a service named 'SmartAlertsService' (SmartAlertsService).

How do I remove PC Reviver?

Quickly and completely remove PC Reviver 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 Reviver 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 Reviver, 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 Reviver.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 39%
Keep it 61%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.44%
Windows 8 36.67%
Windows XP 4.44%
Windows Vista 4.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 15.56%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.90%
  United Kingdom 5.15%
  Germany 4.12%
  Canada 4.12%
  Italy 4.12%
  MA 3.09%
  TN 3.09%
  Belgium 3.09%
  France 3.09%
  RS 2.06%
  Australia 2.06%
  India 2.06%
  Sweden 2.06%
  DZ 2.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.94%
Acer 16.67%
Dell 12.50%
ASUS 11.11%
Lenovo 5.56%
Toshiba 4.17%
Samsung 2.78%
Intel 2.78%
Apple 1.39%
MSI 1.39%
Sony 1.39%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.50%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.50%
ASUS All Series 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.50%
LENOVO 20236 1.25%
HP-Pavilion KQ526AA-ARY I... 1.25%

About (from ReviverSoft LLC)

ReviverSoft was founded to provide trusted resources to help you repair, optimize and maintain your computer for optimum performance.
Publisher URL: www.reviversoft.com


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