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Should I remove iPod Reset Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,393
United States Rank #29,919
Reach 0.0029%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.4.71 90.24%
1.0.2.276 4.88%
1.0.0.188 4.88%

iPod Reset Utility

What is iPod Reset Utility?

Use iPod Reset Utility to restore the following iPod models back to their factory settings when iTunes is unable to do so. The process completely erases all music and data and reinstalls the iPod software.

About  (from Apple)

Use iPod Reset Utility if the iPod will not play music, and cannot be restored using iTunes. iPod shuffle (1st generation) is identified as a device in "Recovery mode." iPod shuffle (2nd generation) is identified as a "USB DFU device." iPod is not recognized by iTunes, but is visible in My Computer or in Device Manager...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 1.0.4.71, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 iPodResetUtility.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 5.32 MB (5,576,668 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.apple.com/kb/ht1238
Help link: www.apple.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iPod\iPod Reset Utility\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{20ED157B-1A84-4DF7-945E-4951A38A9CBA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by iPod Reset Utility

Program executable:iPodResetUtility.exe
Name:iPod Reset Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\iPod\iPod Reset Utility\iPodResetUtility.exe
MD5:449ecbe5f7348e41a8a198ff5427af1a
Additional files:
  • iPodResetUtility.exe - iPod Reset Utility
  • res.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • iPodResetUtility.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FB37509C-BE3D-44D6-87F5-D1E54E22CB04}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove iPod Reset Utility?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 68%
Win 7 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#38,393

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 75.61%
Windows 7 17.07%
Windows 8 7.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 77.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 10 Pro 2.78%
Windows 7 Professional N 2.78%
Windows 7 Professional 2.78%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.18%
  Australia 6.12%
  Canada 6.12%
  India 4.08%
  Ireland 4.08%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  South Africa 2.04%
  Dominican Republic 2.04%
  Indonesia 2.04%
  Philippines 2.04%
  Estonia 2.04%
  Germany 2.04%
  Croatia 2.04%
  Turkey 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.84%
Hewlett-Packard 16.22%
American Megatrends 13.51%
GIGABYTE 5.41%
Intel 5.41%
Sahara 5.41%
Gateway 5.41%
Sony 2.70%
Lenovo 2.70%
ASUS 2.70%
Acer 2.70%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 7.41%
LENOVO INVALID 3.70%
LENOVO 433336U 3.70%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 3.70%
Gigabyte H55M-UD2H 3.70%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 3.70%

About Apple

Apple designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer programs, and personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.apple.com

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