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What percent of users and experts removed it?
44% remove it56% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,181
United States Rank #9,579
Reach 0.0365%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.34 days
275.47 days >
Average installed length: 144.74 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.1.4.1 17.47%
6.1.4.0 12.18%
6.1.3.2 0.23%
6.1.3.1 1.15%
6.1.2.1 68.97%

RegistryBooster

What is RegistryBooster?

This is a PC 'cleaner' applicaion that is supposed to speed up a computer by removing invalid registry entries as well as provides some additional utilities.

About  (from Uniblue Systems Ltd)

RegistryBooster improves your PC by optimizing your registry in two distinct ways. After scanning for obsolete and harmful entries, RegistryBooster will clean and fix your registry, removing errors and improving your computer's processing efficiency. RegistryBooster can also defragment your registry by re-ordering in...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 6.1.2.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is registrybooster.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 56.25 MB (58,981,742 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Uniblue Systems Limited
URL: www.uniblue.com/support
Help link: www.uniblue.com/support/manuals
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 56.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RegistryBooster

Program executable:registrybooster.exe
Name:RegistryBooster
Uniblue RegistryBooster
Path:C:\Program Files\uniblue\registrybooster\registrybooster.exe
MD5:b0cf1048af0e63199eaab9139077177e
Additional files:
  • rb_track_install.exe - RegistryBooster Install Tracker (Uniblue RegistryBooster Install Tracker)
  • move_serial.exe - RegistryBooster Serial Mover (Uniblue RegistryBooster Serial Mover)
  • rb_move_serial.exe
  • rb_decryptor.exe - RegistryBooster Decryptor (Uniblue RegistryBooster Decryptor)
  • rbnotifier.exe - RegistryBooster Notifier (Uniblue RegistryBooster Notifier)
  • rbmonitor.exe - RegistryBooster Monitor (Uniblue RegistryBooster Monitor)
  • rb_ubm.exe - RegistryBooster ubm (Uniblue RegistryBooster ubm)
  • thirdpartyinstaller.exe - thirdpartyinstaller (Uniblue Third Party Installer)
  • Launcher.exe - Uniblue Launcher
  • registryboosterplc.exe - Uniblue RegistryBooster Setup
  • cache.dll
  • cwebpage.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • registrybooster.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RegistryBooster Maintenance' (runs daily at 08:50).
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF837C63-E8E7-4F56-8B51-927C5D3C7356}' (runs on registration).
  • rbmonitor.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\RegistryBooster.job'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • registrybooster.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RegistryBooster.
  • rbmonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named rbmonitor.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Launcher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'RegistryBooster' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster\launcher.exe" delay 20000.
  • registrybooster.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Uniblue RegistryBooster 2009' and executes as C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster\RegistryBooster.exe /S.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • Launcher.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'RegistryBooster' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster\launcher.exe" -w.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster\unins000.exe'.
  • registrybooster.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster\registrybooster.exe'.
  • rbmonitor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster\rbmonitor.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

rbnotifier.exe
Memory:28.68 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000676731%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000255%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006512%
0.015104% average
rbmonitor.exe
Memory:14.52 MB
Total CPU:0.0125791779%
Kernel CPU:0.00352476%
User CPU:0.00905442%
CPU cycles/sec:25,452
I/O reads/min:6.8 KB
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes

How do I remove RegistryBooster?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 44%
Keep it 56%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.60%
Windows 8 14.25%
Windows XP 10.80%
Windows Vista 10.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.23%
Windows 7 Professional 12.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.67%
Windows 8.1 5.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.73%
  Germany 9.09%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  France 3.60%
  Netherlands 3.41%
  Austria 2.65%
  Australia 2.46%
  Sweden 2.46%
  Canada 2.46%
  Italy 2.27%
  Belgium 2.08%
  DK 1.89%
  Brazil 1.33%
  Switzerland 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.54%
Dell 26.58%
Acer 16.03%
GIGABYTE 7.59%
ASUS 5.06%
Intel 4.22%
Medion 3.80%
Lenovo 2.11%
Toshiba 2.11%
Samsung 1.69%
American Megatrends 1.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.96%
Dell XPS 8300 2.22%
Hewlett-Packard CQ2925EF 2.22%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 2.22%

About Uniblue Systems Ltd

Uniblue is a developer of software utilities, designed to improve performance to PC users and is one of the biggest software companies with products which include RegistryBooster, SpeedUpMyPC, DriverScanner and PowerSuite.
Publisher URL: www.uniblue.com

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