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Should I remove iolo technologies' System Mechanic PC TotalCare?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,622
United States Rank #21,000
Reach 0.0038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.99 days
231.93 days >
Average installed length: 121.86 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
14.6.1 5.66%
14.0.1 22.64%
14.0.0 3.77%
12.7.1 15.09%
12.7.0 5.66%
12.5.0 13.21%
12.0.1 7.55%
11.7.1 7.55%
11.5.2 7.55%
11.0.5 1.89%
11.0.3 1.89%
10.8.5 5.66%
9.5.9 1.89%

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iolo technologies' System Mechanic PC TotalCare

What is iolo technologies' System Mechanic PC TotalCare?  (from iolo technologies)

System Mechanic PC TotalCare provides a best-of-breed suite of essential tune-up antivirus antispyware and online backup tools you need to keep your PC optimized protected and running at top speed. It automatically diagnoses and fixes problems boosts overall performance resolves annoying crashes errors and slowdowns b...  Read more

Overview

iolo technologies' System Mechanic PC TotalCare is a program developed by iolo technologies. The most used version is 14.0.1, 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. 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 sysmech.exe. The software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 15.08 MB (15,816,737 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 82% of users of iolo technologies' System Mechanic PC TotalCare come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iolo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic PC TotalCare\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic PC TotalCare\unins000.exe" /log
Estimated size: 15.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iolo technologies' System Mechanic PC TotalCare

Program executable:sysmech.exe
Name:iolo System Mechanic
Path:C:\Program Files\iolo\system mechanic pc totalcare\sysmech.exe
MD5:e02a8ca5d45959b1c6dd415a22bcf569
Additional files:
  • ioloUPHc.exe - iolo URL Protocol Handler
  • ioloPCStatus.exe - iolo PC Status Gadget (iolo PC Status Gadget Setup)
  • GvrMgr.dll - iolo System Mechanic (Process Governor Management DLL)
  • ioloGovernor.exe - iolo Process Governor
  • ioloGovernor64.exe
  • lorraine.dll
  • pl_rsrc_english.dll - Process Governor Resource DLL
  • pl_rsrc_english64.dll
  • SMSystemAnalyzer.exe - iolo System Analyzer
  • SMTrayNotify.exe - iolo System Component
  • UninstallerHook32.dll - iolo System component
  • dvrupdr.dll - iolo Driver Updater
  • SystemGuardAlerter.exe - iolo System Guard (iolo System Guard Alerter)
  • ioloMemoryOptimizer.exe - System Mechanic
  • LiveBoost.exe - iolo LiveBoost
  • ebprofiles32.dll - iolo LiveBoost Component
  • ebprofiles64.dll
  • ioloPGE.dll - iolo Process Governor Component
  • IoloSGCtrl.exe
  • uninst.dll - iolo System Components
  • Delay.exe
  • smhtml.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ioloGovernor64.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named iolo Process Governor.
  • ioloGovernor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named iolo Process Governor.
3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • ioloGovernor64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ioloGovernor' which loads as C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic\ioloGovernor64.exe.
  • ioloGovernor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ioloGovernor' which loads as C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic\ioloGovernor.exe.
  • Delay.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ioloDelayModule' which loads as C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic\delay.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SysMech.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic PC Total Care\SysMech.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ioloGovernor64.exe
Memory:4.11 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011620151%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00043078%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00073123%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,523,167
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:29
70 average
I/O reads/min:33 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:82.64 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove iolo technologies' System Mechanic PC TotalCare?

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Or, you can uninstall iolo technologies' System Mechanic PC TotalCare 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 PC TotalCare, 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 PC TotalCare.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? 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 7 66.04%
Windows 8 20.75%
Windows XP 7.55%
Windows Vista 5.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.09%
Windows 8.1 9.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.55%
Windows 7 Professional 7.55%
Windows 10 Home 3.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  United Kingdom 14.29%
  Australia 1.30%
  Canada 1.30%
  RS 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Dell 28.95%
Acer 10.53%
Toshiba 7.89%
ASUS 7.89%
GIGABYTE 5.26%
Gateway 2.63%
Lenovo 2.63%
Sony 2.63%
Common models
Notebook W54XTU 5.77%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L770 1.92%
MSI MS-7850 1.92%
HP-Pavilion KQ497AA-ABA m... 1.92%
HP EliteBook 2530p 1.92%
HP 625 1.92%

About (from iolo technologies, LLC)

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

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