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Should I remove Reg Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #44,466
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Reg Tool

What is Reg Tool?

Reg Tool is a PC optimization program that is supposed to increase the speed of computer by removing invalid entries the computer's registry. The trial version will perform a scan and identify issues while the user will need to unlock the software for a yearly auto-renewing subscription charge.


The most used version is 2.8.3678, 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 main program executable is Reg Tool.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 36.04 MB (37,791,722 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Reg Tool.
Reg Tool.exe (0906f0fbe9602c9e6935e47e148be940) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir TR/Fake.RegTool
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7152 Trojan.Fake.RegTool

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.regtool.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Reg Tool\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CA866666-1E10-4CEE-A8EB-F597E93168DA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 36.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Reg Tool

Program executable:Reg Tool.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Reg Tool Application
Reg Tool
Path:C:\Program Files\Reg Tool\Reg Tool.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Reg Tool.exe - Reg Tool Application (Reg Tool)
  • defrag.dll (by J.C. Kessels) - JkDefrag (JkDefrag - disk defragmentation and optimization tool)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Reg Tool.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Reg Tool Scan' (runs daily at 12:00 PM).

How do I remove Reg Tool?

Quickly and completely remove Reg Tool 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 Reg Tool 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 Reg Tool, 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 Reg Tool.
  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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Win Vista (SP2) 64%
Win Vista (SP1) 7%
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 71.43%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 7 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows Vista Ultimate 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.92%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  Canada 7.69%
  Norway 3.85%
  Australia 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.46%
Dell 30.77%
Toshiba 15.38%
Lenovo 7.69%
Intel 7.69%
Common models
HP-Pavilion FK543AA-A2L a... 8.33%
Dell Studio 1737 8.33%
LENOVO 27469BG 8.33%
HP Pavilion 061 RC647AA-A... 8.33%
Dell Inspiron 530s 8.33%


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