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1.4.1 66.67%
1.4 33.33%

Shutdown Automaton


Shutdown Automaton is a software program developed by Giannikos. The most common release is 1.4.1, 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 Shutdown Automaton 1.4.exe. The setup package is about 2.01 MB (2,112,000 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Shutdown Automaton come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sourceforge.net/projects/shutdownauto
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Giannikos\Shutdown Automaton\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{0C9379D8-CEDE-4392-BF68-36C9561976DC}\shutdown_automaton_1.4.exe /x {0C9379D8-CEDE-4392-BF68-36C9561976DC}
Estimated size: 2.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shutdown Automaton

Program executable:Shutdown Automaton 1.4.exe
Name:Shutdown Automaton
Path:C:\Program Files\Giannikos\Shutdown Automaton\Shutdown Automaton 1.4.exe
Additional files:
  • Shutdown Automaton 1.4.exe - Shutdown Automaton
  • Shutdown Automaton 1.4.1.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Shutdown Automaton 1.4.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ShutdownAutomaton' and executes as C:\Program Files\Giannikos\Shutdown Automaton\Shutdown Automaton 1.4.exe.

How do I remove Shutdown Automaton?

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

Win XP 33%
Win 8 33%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 8.1 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Sweden 16.67%
  United Kingdom 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%


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