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What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,931
United States Rank #20,981
Reach 0.0189%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.32 days
540.40 days >
Average installed length: 283.94 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.00.067 15.41%
8.00.065 15.79%
8.00.064 3.01%
8.00.063 3.38%
8.00.058 1.13%
8.00.056 6.02%
8.00.054 0.38%
8.00.050 0.75%
8.00.048 4.89%
8.00.046 0.75%
8.00 6.02%
7.00.347 15.79%
7.00.337 1.50%
7.00.046 5.26%
7.00.042 1.50%
7.00.040 1.88%
7.00.035 3.38%
7.00.034 0.38%
7.00.031 6.77%
6.00.34 3.01%
6.00.29 0.75%
6.0.26 0.75%
6.0 1.13%
5.0 0.38%

Typically installed together

PerfectDisk

What is PerfectDisk?  (from Raxco Software)

Every time you use your computer, even when it's brand new, the files on your PC or laptop will continuously become fragmented. This means that these files are split into millions of pieces, and this occurs even more so when you go to add, modify and delete them. So when you go to access a file--even just to read it--i...  Read more

Overview

PerfectDisk is a program developed by Raxco Software. The most used version is 8.00.065, 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 main program executable is PerfectDisk.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 18.35 MB (19,241,102 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 38% of users of PerfectDisk come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Raxco.com
Help link: www.raxco.com/support/windows
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{212F5777-1190-4DEF-8E4D-6B2F313B45E7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.35 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PerfectDisk

Program executable:PerfectDisk.exe
Name:PerfectDisk Module
Path:C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk\PerfectDisk.exe
MD5:8a8eb936d52bdd1eb2d205dfe277a33f
Additional files:
  • PDLangGM.dll - Raxco Software, Inc. PDLangGM (PerfectDisk German Language Library)
  • PDExchange.exe - PD PDExchange Module
  • PerfectDisk.exe - PerfectDisk Module
  • PDEngine.exe - PDEngine Module
  • PDSnapIn.dll - PDSnapIn Module
  • PDAgent.exe - PDAgent Module
  • PDCmd.exe - PerfectDisk (PDCmd)
  • PDCommon.dll - PerfectDisk Common Library
  • PDEngineps.dll - PDEngine Proxy
  • PDExchangePS.dll - PDExchange Proxy
  • PDLangEN.dll - PerfectDisk English Language Library
  • pduiocx.dll - PDUiOcx Module
  • PDUtils.dll - PDUtils Module
  • PDUICommon.dll - PDUICommon Dynamic Link Library
  • PDUICommonpd.dll
  • PDDb.dll - PDDb Dynamic Link Library
  • PDDbDO.dll
  • QtCore4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Trolltech ASA)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 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.".
  • PDExchange.exe runs as a service named 'PDExchange' (PDExchange) "PerfectDisk Exchange Data Store defrag engine.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

PDEngine.exe
Memory:2.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002524942%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00017316%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007933%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:5
70 average
PDAgent.exe
Memory:2.43 MB
Total CPU:0.0013036649%
Kernel CPU:0.00066503%
User CPU:0.00063863%
Switches/sec:1

How do I remove PerfectDisk?

Quickly and completely remove PerfectDisk 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 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, 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.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 76%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 82.71%
Windows Vista 11.65%
Windows 7 5.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 82.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.03%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.89%
Windows 7 Professional 1.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.50% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 37.50%
  United States 22.57%
  Taiwan 15.63%
  United Kingdom 3.47%
  Hong Kong 2.08%
  Hungary 2.08%
  France 2.08%
  Italy 1.74%
  Switzerland 1.39%
  Belgium 1.04%
  Finland 1.04%
  Croatia 1.04%
  Argentina 0.69%
  Austria 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 18.40%
GIGABYTE 16.00%
Intel 16.00%
Dell 14.40%
Sahara 12.80%
Acer 7.20%
Medion 6.40%
MSI 2.40%
Toshiba 1.60%
Compaq 1.60%
Hewlett-Packard 1.60%
ASUS 1.60%
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MEDIONPC MS-7012 2.46%
Micro-Star MS-7529 2.46%
VIAK8_ AWRDACPI 2.46%

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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