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3% remove it97% keep it
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PlanetWerks

Overview

PlanetWerks is a software program developed by GreyWyvern. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named PlanetWerks.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.7 MB (1,785,736 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 27% of users of PlanetWerks come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\PlanetWerks
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\PlanetWerks\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 1.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PlanetWerks

Program executable:PlanetWerks.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\PlanetWerks\PlanetWerks.exe
MD5:1be8f8e2758c352280990a170ddd696d
Additional files:
  • PlanetWerks.exe (by Opera Software) - Opera Internet Browser
  • OUniAnsi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PlanetWerks.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E28E5238-9FF8-4110-B84C-0D0F5A85ECBD}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PlanetWerks.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PlanetWerks.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

PlanetWerks.exe
Memory:256.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0476244771%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04139734%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00622714%
0.015104% average

How do I remove PlanetWerks?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.87%
Windows Vista 17.39%
Windows XP 15.94%
Windows 8 5.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.12%
Windows 7 Professional 6.06%
Windows 10 Home 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.40%
  United Kingdom 12.33%
  Canada 6.85%
  Germany 5.48%
  Italy 5.48%
  Hungary 2.74%
  Iran 2.74%
  Netherlands 2.74%
  Russia 2.74%
  Sweden 2.74%
  Slovakia 2.74%
  Austria 1.37%
  Australia 1.37%
  AZ 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Dell 21.43%
American Megatrends 9.52%
Lenovo 7.14%
GIGABYTE 4.76%
Medion 4.76%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5738 5.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.70%
Acer Aspire Z5760 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 1.85%
Acer Aspire X5810 1.85%
Acer Aspire 7736 1.85%

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