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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,130
United States Rank #44,347
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VersionDistribution 28.57% 42.86% 2.86% 5.71% 2.86% 2.86% 8.57% 5.71%

PlayUp Tools


PlayUp Tools is a software program developed by PlayUp. The most common release is, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 21.47 MB (22,511,727 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 43% of users of PlayUp Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\google\google sketchup 8
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Google\Google Sketchup 8\uninstallPlayUpTools.exe
Estimated size: 21.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PlayUp Tools

  • alchemyext.dll
  • BugSplatRc.dll (by BugSplat) - BugSplatRc Dynamic Link Library (Crash reporting module, BugSplatRc)
  • collada.dll (by Trimble Navigation Limited) - SketchUp COLLADA Plugin
  • SketchUp.exe (by Trimble Navigation Limited) - SketchUp Application
  • slapi.dll (by Trimble Navigation) - SketchUp (SketchUp SDK DLL (32-bit))
  • ThumbsUp.dll - ThumbsUp (SketchUp Thumbnail Shell Extension)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SketchUp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{01F379E9-DD34-4536-A407-338A08FD7EBE}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SketchUp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SketchUp\SketchUp 2013\SketchUp.exe'.

How do I remove PlayUp Tools?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.57%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows XP 8.57%
Windows Vista 2.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 17.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.57%
Windows 8 Pro 8.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.48%
  Australia 6.52%
  United Kingdom 6.52%
  Germany 6.52%
  Turkey 4.35%
  TN 4.35%
  Spain 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  Belgium 2.17%
  Portugal 2.17%
  United Arab Emirates 2.17%
  France 2.17%
  India 2.17%
  Colombia 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.58%
Hewlett-Packard 16.13%
Dell 12.90%
Alienware 9.68%
Acer 9.68%
American Megatrends 9.68%
Samsung 6.45%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard s5737c 4.17%
Alienware M14xR1 4.17%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 7520 4.17%
Acer Aspire X3990 4.17%
Hewlett-Packard G5320it 4.17%


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