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Should I remove Toolwiz Care?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,655
United States Rank #3,454
Reach 0.2673%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.02 days
384.17 days >
Average installed length: 201.85 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.0.0.1200 0.16%
3.1.0.5500 36.39%
3.1.0.5300 6.22%
3.1.0.5200 1.81%
3.1.0.5100 6.38%
3.1.0.5000 6.03%
3.1.0.4000 2.67%
3.1.0.3000 1.12%
3.1.0.2000 2.53%
3.1.0.1000 1.47%
2.1.0.5100 1.28%
2.1.0.5000 3.36%
2.1.0.4700 4.38%
2.1.0.4600 0.48%
2.0.0.4500 7.84%
2.0.0.4400 0.67%
2.0.0.4300 2.69%
2.0.0.4200 0.85%
2.0.0.4100 1.39%
2.0.0.4000 0.77%
2.0.0.3900 1.07%
2.0.0.3800 0.11%
2.0.0.3700 2.37%
2.0.0.3600 0.56%
2.0.0.3500 1.68%
2.0.0.3400 0.13%
2.0.0.3300 0.08%
2.0.0.3200 0.16%
2.0.0.3000 1.68%
2.0.0.2900 0.35%
2.0.0.2800 0.35%
2.0.0.2700 0.24%
2.0.0.2600 0.32%
2.0.0.2500 0.64%
1.0.0.2100 0.16%
1.0.0.1900 0.03%
1.0.0.1800 0.13%
1.0.0.1700 0.05%
1.0.0.1500 0.05%
1.0.0.1300 0.13%
1.0.0.1200 0.05%
1.0.0.900 0.03%
1.0.0.850 0.05%
1.0.0.600 0.16%
1.0.0.536 0.05%
1.0.0.521 0.03%
1.0.0.502 0.05%
1.0.0.473 0.05%
1.0.0.470 0.03%
1.0.0.400 0.05%
1.0.0.260 0.03%
63 versions

Toolwiz Care

What is Toolwiz Care?  (from ToolWiz)

ToolWiz Care is a set of free-of-charge tools designed to speed up your PC and give your system a full range of care. With multi-functional optimization suite, this software provides a collection of tools that includes System Check-up, System Clean-up, System Speed-up, System Fix-up, System Back-up, System Satrtup Opt...  Read more

Overview

Toolwiz Care is a software program developed by ToolWiz. The most common release is 3.1.0.5500, 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. 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 primary executable is named UninstallToolwizCare.exe. The setup package generally installs about 146 files and is usually about 20.25 MB (21,234,877 bytes). 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 34% of users of Toolwiz Care come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Toolwiz.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ToolwizCareFree\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ToolwizCareFree\UninstallToolwizCare.exe" /REMOVE
Estimated size: 20.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Toolwiz Care

Program executable:UninstallToolwizCare.exe
Name:ToolWiz Care
Path:C:\Program Files\ToolwizCareFree\UninstallToolwizCare.exe
MD5:7828309fd6b765bb7632a0fe10db9906
Additional files:
  • ToolwizCares.exe - Toolwiz Care
  • UninstallToolwizCare.exe - ToolWiz Care
  • ToolwizTools.exe - Toolwiz Tool (Toolwiz Background Service.)
  • ToolwizCare.dll
  • ToolwizTool.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ToolwizCares.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7B6929E0-C43F-45CA-B7D3-E53B44DC0A7B}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ToolwizCares.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ToolwizCareFree (3).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ToolwizCares.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Toolwiz Care' and executes as C:\Program Files\ToolwizCareFree\ToolwizCares.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ToolwizTools.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ToolwizCareFree\ToolwizTools.exe'.
  • ToolwizCares.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ToolwizCareFree\ToolwizCares.exe'.
Network connections
  • ToolwizCares.exe connects to 202.108.23.171 (port 80).
  • ToolwizCares.exe connects to 173.193.251.48-static.reverse.softlayer.com (173.193.251.48 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ToolwizCares.exe
Memory:16.88 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003586465%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00027790%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008075%
0.015104% average
ToolwizTools.exe
Memory:63.96 MB
Total CPU:0.0005500196%
Kernel CPU:0.00010917%
User CPU:0.00044085%
CPU cycles/sec:75,867,405
I/O reads/min:262.79 KB
I/O writes/min:176 Bytes

How do I remove Toolwiz Care?

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

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,655

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.18%
Windows 8 25.62%
Windows XP 10.37%
Windows Vista 4.80%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.41%
Windows 7 Professional 9.53%
Windows 8.1 6.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.95%
  Russia 9.11%
  Germany 7.79%
  Italy 6.17%
  United Kingdom 4.61%
  Netherlands 4.26%
  UA 3.06%
  Canada 2.57%
  Brazil 2.47%
  France 1.94%
  Australia 1.89%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Japan 1.22%
  India 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.65%
Acer 19.19%
Dell 18.41%
ASUS 9.35%
GIGABYTE 9.11%
Toshiba 6.28%
Samsung 4.04%
Lenovo 3.36%
Medion 2.24%
American Megatrends 1.70%
Intel 1.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.36%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq CQ... 4.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.60%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.34%
Gateway DX4380G 3.96%
ASUS All Series 3.58%

About (from ToolWiz)

The Toolwiz team is dedicated to provid the world with our innovative and comprehensive FREE(-of-charge) utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.toolwiz.com

comments1 comment

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stevedaearlover a year ago
I love this program. Works just fine with no problemos. I especially like the time-freeze feature.