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Privacy Optimizer


Privacy Optimizer is a program developed by Badosoft. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 51.23 MB (53,715,397 bytes). update.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 51% of users of Privacy Optimizer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.privacyoptimizer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\badosoft\privacy optimizer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Badosoft\Privacy Optimizer\Privacy Optimizer Uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 51.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Privacy Optimizer

  • Privacy Optimizer Uninstaller.exe - Privacy Optimizer Uninstaller
  • AnonymousBrowser.exe - Anonymous Browser (Privacy Optimizer - Anonymous Browser)
  • PrivacyOptimizer.exe - Privacy Optimizer
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-50.dll
  • Awesomium.Core.dll (by Khrona) - Awesomium.NET v1.6.6 (Awesomium.Core v1.6.6)
  • Awesomium.dll (by Khrona) - Awesomium v1.6.5
  • Awesomium.Windows.Controls.Design.dll - Awesomium.Windows.Controls.Design v1.6.6
  • Awesomium.Windows.Controls.dll - Awesomium.Windows.Controls v1.6.6
  • Awesomium.Windows.Forms.dll - Awesomium.Windows.Forms v1.6.6
  • AwesomiumProcess.exe
  • en-US.dll
  • icudt42.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • update.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AnonymousBrowser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{574BF8E5-7924-49B4-88FF-6CCBC5A5671C}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PrivacyOptimizer.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Privacy Optimizer.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PrivacyOptimizer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PrivacyOptimizer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Badosoft\Privacy Optimizer\PrivacyOptimizer.exe" -m.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AnonymousBrowser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Badosoft\Privacy Optimizer\AnonymousBrowser.exe'.
  • PrivacyOptimizer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programs\Badosoft\Privacy Optimizer\PrivacyOptimizer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:12.04 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0602152084%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00177740%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.05843781%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:595
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:23 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Privacy Optimizer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.95%
Windows 8 32.95%
Windows XP 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 7.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.43%
  Germany 10.48%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Canada 2.86%
  France 2.86%
  Netherlands 2.86%
  Belgium 1.90%
  Brazil 1.90%
  Czech Republic 1.90%
  India 1.90%
  Sweden 1.90%
  Austria 0.95%
  Australia 0.95%
  Switzerland 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 26.79%
Acer 10.71%
ASUS 5.36%
Samsung 3.57%
Compaq 1.79%
Apple 1.79%
Alienware 1.79%
American Megatrends 1.79%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.70%
Dell XPS 8500 2.70%
HP Compaq dc7900 Small Fo... 2.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite P870 1.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.35%


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