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PlexTools Professional XL V3.16


PlexTools Professional XL V3.16 is a software program developed by Plextor Europe. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 17.3 MB (18,136,378 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 33% of users of PlexTools Professional XL come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.plextools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Plextor\PTPXL\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{91A1E62C-FC2F-482F-B1A0-DC2E461A78F8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PlexTools Professional XL V3.16

  • PTPXL.exe - PlexTools Professional XL
  • PTPXLICO.exe - TrayIcon Application (TrayIcon MFC Application)
  • Lpng.dll
  • unicows.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PTPXL.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BE005EAF-5DE8-4BC8-BFF1-7E03FAA402E2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PlexTools Professional XL?

Quickly and completely remove PlexTools Professional XL V3.16 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PlexTools Professional XL 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 PlexTools Professional XL V3.16, 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 PlexTools Professional XL.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 6%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.76%
Windows 8 18.18%
Windows XP 6.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 37.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 10 Home 3.13%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.50%
  Belgium 15.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  Austria 5.00%
  Canada 5.00%
  Czech Republic 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Slovakia 5.00%
  Switzerland 2.50%
  China 2.50%
  Hungary 2.50%
  Italy 2.50%
  Poland 2.50%
  Turkey 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 17.39%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
Acer 13.04%
American Megatrends 13.04%
Lenovo 8.70%
Dell 4.35%
Alienware 4.35%
Toshiba 4.35%
ASUS 4.35%
Common models
soyocomputer K7VME 4.55%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 4.55%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 4.55%
MEDION X782X 4.55%


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