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Should I remove Premium Booster?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,228
United States Rank #15,082
Reach 0.0164%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.63 days
726.64 days >
Average installed length: 381.80 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.8.0.9900 84.78%
3.6.0.9600 7.83%
3.0.0.9000 4.35%
2.95.0.4500 2.61%
2.8.0.2500 0.43%

Premium Booster

What is Premium Booster?

Premium Booster a Windows registry repair software utility designed to fix potentially damaged registry entries by scanning for entries that point to various
files that are no longer active on the PC.

About  (from Elcor Software)

Premium Booster will take care of your Windows erasing any remaining doubts whether your system performs at its best! It will optimize and compact your registry, cleaning it from trash. Program also provides you with the means to filter out malicious records which will make your Windows more stable than ever before. At...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 3.8.0.9900, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named premiumbooster.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 5.27 MB (5,526,855 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Premium Booster.
PremiumBooster.exe (9c3e505e6ef8c2d0696262b17455e66d) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.CDB
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7253 Heuristic.LooksLike.Win32.Suspicious.N
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.12 TROJ_FAKEALERT.BMH

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.premiumbooster.com
Help link: www.premiumbooster.com/support.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Premium Booster
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Premium Booster\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 5.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Premium Booster

Program executable:premiumbooster.exe
Name:Premium Booster
Premium Booster software to diagnose, cure and optimize your system
Path:C:\Program Files\premium booster\premiumbooster.exe
MD5:efc7cbdaa531e5505dc5d5fbf77b3e83
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Premium Booster GAOTD 3.6.0.9600 Setup
  • Uninstall Premium Booster.exe - Premium Booster Setup Wizard
  • scheduler.exe - Premium Booster's Scheduler

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • scheduler.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pb_scheduler_agent' and executes as C:\Program Files\Premium Booster\scheduler.exe.

How do I remove Premium Booster?

Quickly and completely remove Premium Booster from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Premium Booster 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 Premium Booster, 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 Premium Booster.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.48%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista 12.61%
Windows 8 3.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 2.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.29%
  Germany 17.14%
  France 6.43%
  United Kingdom 4.29%
  Italy 3.21%
  Canada 2.86%
  Poland 2.14%
  Australia 1.79%
  Czech Republic 1.43%
  Belgium 1.07%
  Finland 1.07%
  Austria 1.07%
  Netherlands 1.07%
  DK 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.36%
Dell 17.83%
Acer 14.73%
GIGABYTE 9.30%
Toshiba 8.53%
Sahara 4.65%
Lenovo 3.88%
ASUS 3.88%
Medion 3.88%
Intel 2.33%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Samsung 2.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 1.92%
HP-Pavilion NY469AA-ABA s... 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 1.92%
Unknow Unknow 1.92%

About (from Elcor Software)

The Elcor Software was founded by two software developers Nick Nifontov and Alexander Berezovsky on December, 2001.
Publisher URL: www.elcor.net

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