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Should I remove iolo technologies' System Mechanic 5?

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United States Rank #30,710
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iolo technologies' System Mechanic 5

What is iolo technologies' System Mechanic 5?  (from iolo technologies)

System Mechanic Free keeps your PC running at peak performance and stability with advanced PC optimization, repair and maintenance features. Using 7 safe and effective tools, its exclusive patented technology fixes registry problems, defrags hard drives, cleans up junk files, accelerates downloads, boosts Windows speed...  Read more

Overview

iolo technologies' System Mechanic 5 is a program developed by iolo technologies. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is SysMech5.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 13.33 MB (13,976,619 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 77% of users of iolo technologies' System Mechanic 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iolo.com/promo/smfree
Help link: www.iolo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\iolo\SYSTEM~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\iolo\SYSTEM~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 13.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iolo technologies' System Mechanic 5

Program executable:SysMech5.exe
Name:System Mechanic ®
Path:C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 5\SysMech5.exe
MD5:5b2a079d7226f7b31603ef04ddfc8652
Additional files:
  • ContextDefrag.dll - Context Defrag for System Mechanic (see www.iolo.com for more details) (System Mechanic Context Menu Defrag)
  • IEContextMenuForPS.dll - System Mechanic ® (iolo IE context menu COM server)
  • PopupStopper.exe
  • SMUtilityBar.exe - iolo System Mechanic Utility Bar
  • StartupGuard.exe
  • SysMech5.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Startup Files (User Run)
  • StartupGuard.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'System Mechanic Startup Guard' and executes as "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 5\StartupGuard.exe".
  • SMUtilityBar.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'iolo System Mechanic Utility Bar' and executes as "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 5\SMUtilityBar.exe".
  • PopupStopper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'System Mechanic Popup Stopper' and executes as "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 5\PopupStopper.exe".
  • SysMech5.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'System Mechanic Registry Compact Handler' and executes as "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 5\SysMech5.exe" /PERSISTREGCOMPACT.

How do I remove iolo technologies' System Mechanic 5?

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Or, you can uninstall iolo technologies' System Mechanic 5 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 iolo technologies' System Mechanic 5, 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 iolo technologies' System Mechanic 5.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 38%
Win 7 4%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 45.83%
Windows 7 41.67%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 45.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.17%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.33%
Windows Vista Ultimate 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.14%
  Australia 8.57%
  Canada 2.86%
  Egypt 2.86%
  Poland 2.86%
  Qatar 2.86%
  RS 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.29%
Acer 17.65%
Toshiba 11.76%
Lenovo 11.76%
Sony 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard 5.88%
Gateway 5.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 4.76%
TOSHIBA Qosmio F45 4.76%
Sony VPCEG1BFX 4.76%
NVIDIA AWRDACPI 4.76%
LENOVO 2767CZ7 4.76%
LENOVO 10A6A00F05 4.76%

About (from iolo technologies, LLC)

Founded in 1998, iolo technologies, LLC (www.iolo.
Publisher URL: www.iolo.com

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