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The Maxifier


The Maxifier is a software program developed by Gary Smith. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named The Maxifier.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 59% of users of The Maxifier come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: [email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\The Maxifier
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{44B722FB-1ADA-492E-9802-C364CBE322A4}\Install The Maxifier.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE

Program filesFiles installed by The Maxifier

Program executable:The Maxifier.exe
Name:The Maxifier
Path:C:\Program Files\The Maxifier\The Maxifier.exe
Additional files:
  • The Maxifier.exe - The Maxifier
  • HotkeyControl.dll (by exscape) - HotkeyControl

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • The Maxifier.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BCCA17B4-2BFC-4AF6-8D52-893137B390DD}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • The Maxifier.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'The Maxifier' and executes as "C:\Program Files\The Maxifier\The Maxifier.exe".

How do I remove The Maxifier?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
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 7 72.73%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows Vista 2.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.73%
Windows 7 Professional 15.91%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 15.91%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.26%
  United Kingdom 9.26%
  Australia 7.41%
  Germany 7.41%
  Canada 5.56%
  France 3.70%
  Austria 1.85%
  Spain 1.85%
  New Zealand 1.85%
  Thailand 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.35%
Dell 11.76%
Intel 8.82%
ASUS 8.82%
Acer 8.82%
Medion 5.88%
MSI 2.94%
Lenovo 2.94%
Alienware 2.94%
American Megatrends 2.94%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.90%
Hewlett-Packard h9-1355 6.90%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1012c 3.45%
Gigabyte Z68MA-D2H-B3 3.45%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.45%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5 3.45%


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