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PerfectDisk 12 Professional for Networks

What is PerfectDisk 12 Professional for Networks?

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

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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 2.15 MB (2,252,800 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.raxco.com
Help link: links.raxco.com/go.rax?id=PD12_Support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\raxco\perfectdisk\defragfs
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A3D5B54A-9792-404F-AE8B-BDA961EBA58E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PerfectDisk 12 Professional for Networks

  • AutoUpdGui.exe - PerfectDisk 12 (Auto Update Gui)
  • chartdir50.dll (by Advanced Software Engineering Limited) - ChartDirector (ChartDirector DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • PDAgent.exe - PDAgent Module
  • PDAgentS1.exe - PDAgentS1 Module
  • PDCmd.exe - PDCmd
  • PDElevationWorker.exe - PDElevationWorker Module
  • PDFsPerf.dll - PerfectDisk (PerfectDisk WriteRight Performance Counters DLL)
  • PDVmGuest.dll - PerfectDisk Virtual library
  • PDVmGuestPS.dll
  • 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))
  • sqlceoledb35.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft SQL Server Compact (OLEDB Provider (32-bit))
  • sqlceqp35.dll (by Microsoft) - Query Processor (32-bit)
  • sqlcese35.dll - Storage Engine (32-bit)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • PDAgent.exe runs as a service named 'PDAgent' (PDAgent) "This service controls PerfectDisk's scheduling and remote communication.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PDAgent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk\PDAgent.exe'.

How do I remove PerfectDisk 12 Professional for Networks?

Quickly and completely remove PerfectDisk 12 Professional for Networks 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 12 Professional for Networks 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 12 Professional for Networks, 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 12 Professional for Networks.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Brazil 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Sony 33.33%
Common models
Sony VPCF111FB 33.33%
Dell Latitude E6430 33.33%
Dell Latitude E6420 33.33%

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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