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Should I remove iolo technologies' System Mechanic Premium?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,673
United States Rank #9,141
Reach 0.0194%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 81.15 days
251.41 days >
Average installed length: 132.10 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
14.0.0 4.00%
12.7.1 17.60%
12.7.0 8.00%
12.5.0 18.40%
12.0.0 12.00%
11.7.1 16.00%
11.7.0 8.80%
11.5.2 10.40%
11.1.2 0.80%
10.8.5 2.40%
10.5.4 1.60%

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iolo technologies' System Mechanic Premium

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

Automatically eliminates startup bottlenecks that can choke the life out of a PC and make Windows take ages to start. Supercharges boot-times and frees up resources for improved overall performance. %3E Memory Mechanic: Reclaims system RAM orphaned by memory leaks and sloppy programs for improved system responsiveness....  Read more

Overview

iolo technologies' System Mechanic Premium is a program developed by iolo technologies. The most used version is 12.5.0, 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 main program executable is sysmech.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 31.99 MB (33,546,184 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 93% of users of iolo technologies' System Mechanic Premium come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iolo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Premium\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Premium\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 31.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iolo technologies' System Mechanic Premium

Program executable:sysmech.exe
Name:iolo System Mechanic
Path:C:\Program Files\iolo\system mechanic premium\sysmech.exe
MD5:cd9c1962f13261b352ba949161c9a04a
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
  • 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)
  • LiveBoost.exe - iolo LiveBoost
  • ebprofiles32.dll - iolo LiveBoost Component
  • ebprofiles64.dll
  • ioloPGE.dll - iolo Process Governor Component
  • uninst.dll - iolo System Components
  • lorraine.dll - iolo system component
  • 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.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • 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 Professional\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.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ioloGovernor64.exe
Memory:3.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0182427882%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01269264%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00555014%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,212,060
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:15
70 average
I/O reads/min:61 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:200 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove iolo technologies' System Mechanic Premium?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Server 2003 1%
 
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 64.80%
Windows 8 23.20%
Windows Vista 6.40%
Windows XP 4.80%
Windows Server 2003 0.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.40%
Windows 7 Professional 13.60%
Windows 8.1 10.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 8 7.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.93%
  United Kingdom 2.72%
  Canada 2.17%
  Costa Rica 0.54%
  DK 0.54%
  Romania 0.54%
  Singapore 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.30%
Hewlett-Packard 27.66%
Toshiba 8.51%
Acer 8.51%
GIGABYTE 7.45%
ASUS 2.13%
Samsung 2.13%
Gateway 2.13%
Compaq 1.06%
Alienware 1.06%
American Megatrends 1.06%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8100 3.60%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.60%
Dell XPS 8700 2.70%
HP-Pavilion FR440AA-ABU a... 2.70%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.70%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.70%

About (from iolo technologies, LLC)

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

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