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Should I remove PerfectDisk 11 Home Premium?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,024
United States Rank #33,099
Reach 0.0022%

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.00.185 80.65%
11.00.184 6.45%
11.00.182 9.68%
11.00.178 3.23%

PerfectDisk 11 Home Premium

What is PerfectDisk 11 Home Premium?

PerfectDisk is a defragmentation utility for Windows that can optimize disk drives with an optimization strategy called SMARTPlacement as well as prevents fragmentation with OptiWrite (detects when Windows is going to fragment files and intelligently redirects I/O to stop the fragmentation).

Overview

The most used version is 11.00.185, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 2.15 MB (2,258,432 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.perfectdisk.com
Help link: www.perfectdisk.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B7607FC8-72AD-486D-B6B7-A402D5876309}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PerfectDisk 11 Home Premium

  • AutoUpd.exe - PerfectDisk 11 (Auto Update)
  • AutoUpdGui.exe - Auto Update Gui
  • AutoUpdPS.dll - AutoUpd Proxy
  • PDAgent.exe - PDAgent Module
  • PDAgentS1.exe - PDAgentS1 Module
  • PDCmd.exe - PDCmd
  • PDElevationWorker.exe - PDElevationWorker Module
  • PDEngine.exe - PDEngine Module
  • PDEnginePS.dll - PDEngine Proxy
  • PDState.dll - Space Management Module
  • PDUtils.dll - PDUtils Module
  • PerfectDisk.exe
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • PDEngine.exe runs as a service named 'PDEngine' (PDEngine) "PerfectDisk's defrag engine".
  • PDAgent.exe runs as a service named 'PDAgent' (PDAgent) "This service controls PerfectDisk's scheduling and remote communication.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

PDAgent.exe
Memory:4.62 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001964242%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012873%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006769%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:12,653,987
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:32 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:9 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove PerfectDisk 11 Home Premium?

Quickly and completely remove PerfectDisk 11 Home Premium from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PerfectDisk 11 Home Premium 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 PerfectDisk 11 Home Premium, 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 PerfectDisk 11 Home Premium.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 3%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.97%
Windows XP 22.58%
Windows Vista 6.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.58%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.68%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.50%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Canada 7.50%
  Luxembourg 5.00%
  France 2.50%
  Finland 2.50%
  Australia 2.50%
  Spain 2.50%
  Germany 2.50%
  DK 2.50%
  Great Britain 2.50%
  Italy 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 12.50%
Acer 8.33%
Medion 8.33%
Alienware 8.33%
Compaq 4.17%
Intel 4.17%
Toshiba 4.17%
GIGABYTE 4.17%
ASUS 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard hp workst... 4.00%
Gateway ML6720 ... 4.00%
HP-Pavilion NY684AA-ABG m... 4.00%
Hewlett-Packard s5740uk 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.00%
FOXCONN M61PMV 4.00%

About (from Raxco Software Inc.)

For over 30 years Raxco Software has developed award-winning defragmentation solutions and performance utilities that improve hard drive and server performance, simplify system administration and help our customers work more efficiently –at home and at the office.
Publisher URL: www.raxco.com

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