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Should I remove WinUtilities Free Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
59% remove it41% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,370
United States Rank #12,643
Reach 0.0121%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.55 days
370.35 days >
Average installed length: 194.59 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.0 100.00%

WinUtilities Free Edition 11.0

Overview

WinUtilities Free Edition 11.0 is a software program developed by YL Computing, Inc. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 20.36 MB (21,350,122 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 77% of users of WinUtilities Free Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ylcomputing.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 20.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinUtilities Free Edition 11.0

  • ToolRegBackup.exe (by YL Software) - WinUtilities Registry Backup and Restore
  • ToolFindDuplicate.exe (by YL Software) - WinUtilities Duplicate Files Finder
  • ToolDocProtector.exe - WinUtilities Document Protector
  • ToolSysInfo.exe - WinUtilities System Information
  • Defrag.dll - WinUtilities DiskDefrag Module
  • ToolSafeUninstall.exe - WinUtilities Uninstall Manager
  • ToolMemoryOptimizer.exe - WinUtilities Memory Optimizer
  • ToolProcessSecurity.exe - WinUtilities Process Security
  • ToolRegistryCleaner.exe - WinUtilities Registry Cleaner
  • ToolFixShortcut.exe - WinUtilities Shortcuts Fixer
  • ToolHistoryCleaner.exe - WinUtilities History Cleaner
  • ToolRegistrySearch.exe - WinUtilities Registry Search
  • ToolStartupCleaner.exe - WinUtilities Startup Cleaner
  • ToolRegDefrag.exe - WinUtilities RegistryDefrag
  • ToolSchedule.exe - WinUtilities Task Scheduler
  • ToolSysControl.exe - WinUtilities System Control
  • AppAutoShutdown.exe - WinUtilities Auto Shutdown
  • DiskAnalytics.exe - WinUtilities Disk Analysis
  • ToolFileSplitter.exe - WinUtilities File Splitter
  • ToolSecureDelete.exe - WinUtilities File Shredder
  • ToolWinTools.exe - WinUtilities Windows Tools
  • ToolDiskCleaner.exe - WinUtilities Disk Cleaner
  • ToolBHORemover.exe - WinUtilities BHO Remover
  • ToolFileLock.exe - WinUtilities EXE Protect
  • ToolDiskDefrag.exe - WinUtilities DiskDefrag
  • ToolUndelete.exe - WinUtilities Undelete
  • CloseApps.exe - CloseApps Module (CloseApps)
  • WinUtil.exe - WinUtilities
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • ToolRegistryCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_Registry_Cleaner_D81CDF27E9284402' (runs weekly on Fridays at 12:10 PM).
  • ToolDiskDefrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_DiskDefrag_D81CDF27E9284404' (runs weekly on Fridays at 12:30 PM).
  • ToolDiskCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_Disk_Cleaner_D81CDF27E9284401' (runs weekly on Fridays at 12:00 PM).
  • ToolHistoryCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_History_Cleaner_D81CDF27E9284403' (runs weekly on Fridays at 12:20 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ToolMemoryOptimizer.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MemOptimizer-02BB2F56CB964deb8996194DE7EB5275.

How do I remove WinUtilities Free Edition?

Quickly and completely remove WinUtilities Free Edition 11.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WinUtilities Free Edition 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 WinUtilities Free Edition 11.0, 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 WinUtilities Free Edition.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 27.59%
Windows Vista 6.90%
Windows XP 5.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.34%
Windows 7 Professional 16.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.72%
Windows 8.1 7.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.04%
  Australia 3.06%
  Germany 2.55%
  Netherlands 2.55%
  United Kingdom 2.04%
  Italy 2.04%
  Belgium 1.53%
  Canada 1.53%
  Ireland 1.02%
  Norway 1.02%
  Saudi Arabia 1.02%
  Austria 0.51%
  Switzerland 0.51%
  Croatia 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.29%
Dell 24.14%
Acer 16.09%
ASUS 14.94%
Samsung 4.60%
GIGABYTE 3.45%
Gateway 3.45%
American Megatrends 2.30%
Lenovo 2.30%
Toshiba 2.30%
Apple 1.15%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.77%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.83%
ASUSTeK K53E 1.89%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.89%
MSI MS-7721 1.89%
Acer Aspire 5733Z 1.89%

About (from YL Computing, Inc)

We are one of the original manufacturers and vendors of our software and related products.
Publisher URL: www.ylcomputing.com

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