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Should I remove Pin It?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,893
United States Rank #7,431
Reach 0.0287%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.60 days
227.22 days >
Average installed length: 119.39 days


0.0.4 53.06%
0.0.3 46.94%

Pin It


Pin It is a program developed by Pinterest. The most used version is 0.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is AutoUpdater.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.22 MB (1,275,326 bytes). AutoUpdater.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 76% of users of Pin It come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinterest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pinterest\Pin It\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Pinterest\Pin It\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pin It

Program executable:AutoUpdater.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Pinterest\Pin It\AutoUpdater.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoUpdater.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AutoUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PinItAutoUpdate' (runs daily at 5:00 PM).

How do I remove Pin It?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.93%
Windows 8 34.11%
Windows Vista 4.66%
Windows XP 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.27%
Windows 8.1 23.91%
Windows 7 Professional 7.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.50%
Windows 8 2.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.39%
  United Kingdom 5.36%
  Belgium 4.17%
  Canada 3.97%
  Australia 2.58%
  France 1.19%
  Sweden 0.79%
  Netherlands 0.79%
  Spain 0.60%
  Austria 0.40%
  New Zealand 0.40%
  Romania 0.40%
  DK 0.40%
  Slovenia 0.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.43%
Dell 24.41%
Acer 12.99%
Toshiba 12.60%
ASUS 5.51%
Intel 1.97%
Lenovo 1.97%
Samsung 1.97%
Sony 1.57%
Medion 0.79%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.19%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.99%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.40%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.40%


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