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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #48,610
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Versions

VersionDistribution
3.01 Build R2580 12.50%
2.50 Build R2822 87.50%

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TweakMASTER

What is TweakMASTER?  (from Hagel Technologies)

TweakMASTER promotes faster Internet download speeds by carefully and intelligently tweaking numerous key Windows settings to provide a substantially faster Internet experience. It is easy to use and requires no special computer knowledge. No matter what speed you connect at or what other utilities you may have tried, ...  Read more

Overview

TweakMASTER is a program developed by Hagel Technologies. The most used version is 2.50 build r2822, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 tweakmaster.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 11.15 MB (11,687,677 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 84% of users of TweakMASTER come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hageltech.com/tweakmaster/about
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TweakMASTER\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\TweakMASTER\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 11.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TweakMASTER

Program executable:tweakmaster.exe
Name:TweakMASTER PRO
TweakMASTER PRO main module
Path:C:\Program Files\tweakmaster\tweakmaster.exe
MD5:2253c177a1d262442183754257bb59be
Additional files:
  • LinkFox.exe - TweakMASTER PRO (TweakMASTER PRO LinkFox)
  • TMRsrc.dll - TweakMASTER PRO resources DLL
  • TMTray.exe - TweakMASTER PRO Agent
  • TweakBHO.dll - TweakMASTER PRO Browser Helper Object
  • upgrade.exe - TweakMASTER PRO Setup
  • SQLite3.dll - SQLite Database Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • TweakBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TweakMASTER PRO Component' with the class of {7DAAC7DE-9EF0-4FF0-BFA5-AFF3E899054C}.
Scheduled Task
  • TweakMASTER.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C10DFB06-926E-40D7-93F3-CAC6E19508A7}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TMTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TweakMASTER' which loads as "C:\Program Files\TweakMASTER\TMTray.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TMTray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TweakMASTER\TMTray.exe'.

How do I remove TweakMASTER?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by TweakMASTER you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win Vista 13%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Windows Se7en Titan 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.21%
  MA 5.26%
  Australia 5.26%
  United Kingdom 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Toshiba 14.29%
Intel 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 16.67%
HP-Pavilion NY428AA-ABA p... 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv2700 Notebo... 16.67%
Dell Latitude D531 16.67%
Compaq Presario 061 ES010... 16.67%
Acer Aspire X3200 16.67%

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