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PC Tools Registry Mechanic

What is PC Tools Registry Mechanic?

This is a PC 'cleaner' applicaion that is supposed to speed up a computer by removing invalid registry entries as well as provides some additional utilities.

About  (from PC Tools Software)

Registry Mechanic is an advanced registry cleaner for Windows that can safely clean and repair problems with your registry in a few simple mouse clicks! Easily fix problems with the Windows registry that are a common cause of crashes and errors. By using a registry cleaner regularly and fixing your registry your system...  Read more

Overview

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). The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 19.52 MB (20,463,909 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PC Tools Registry Mechanic
URL: www.pctools.com/registry-mechanic
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Tools Registry Mechanic
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Tools Registry Mechanic\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\PC Tools Registry Mechanic\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 19.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Tools Registry Mechanic

  • install.exe - PC Tools Installer for Registry Mechanic
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D421D11A-6221-4BF6-8F93-2187C1DFFE7D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PC Tools Registry Mechanic?

Quickly and completely remove PC Tools Registry Mechanic 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 Tools Registry Mechanic 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 Tools Registry Mechanic, 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 Tools Registry Mechanic.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 7 17%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
75.00%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Brazil 8.33%
  Latvia 8.33%
  United Kingdom 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion 061 ED904AA-A... 33.33%
HP EliteBook 8760w 33.33%
Dell Inspiron 560 33.33%

About PC Tools Software

PC Tools, a subsidiary of Symantec Corporation, develops security utilities for consumers and enterprises whose products include Spyware Doctor which provides spyware protection to secure Windows personal computers, Registry Mechanic, a registry cleaner to fix Windows errors, PC Tools AntiVirus which offers protection against virus infections and File Recover, which recovers files from hard drives, floppy drives, and fixed media.
Publisher URL: www.pctools.com

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