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Window Optimizer


Window Optimizer is a software program developed by Digital Light Co. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named WinOptSrv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 188.52 MB (197,678,273 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\winoptfilter
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\winoptfilter\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 188.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Window Optimizer

Program executable:WinOptSrv.exe
Name:Window Optimizer
Path:C:\Program Files\winoptfilter\WinOptSrv.exe
Additional files:
  • winoptclr.exe - Window Optimizer updater
  • winoptclr_.exe
  • WinOptFilter.exe - Window Optimizer
  • WinOptFilter_.exe
  • WinOptSrv.exe
  • WinOptSrv_.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • d3dcompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_47.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D HLSL Compiler for Redistribution
  • ffmpegsumo.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • log4cplusU.dll
  • msvcp120.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr120.dll
  • widevinecdmadapter.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Widevine Content Decryption Module Adapter
  • wow_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • WinOptSrv_.exe runs as a service named 'Window Optimizer2' (winoptfilterservice2).
  • WinOptSrv.exe runs as a service named 'Window Optimizer' (winoptfilterservice).

How do I remove Window Optimizer?

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

Win 8 83%
Win 7 (SP1) 17%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 45%
Keep it 55%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 83.33%
Windows 7 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.00%
Windows 10 Home 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C75D-B 16.67%
LENOVO 80E5 16.67%
HP-Pavilion FQ565AA-ABA a... 16.67%
HP Beats 15 Notebook PC 16.67%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 7547 16.67%


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