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Should I remove iolo technologies' System Mechanic Professional 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
6.0x 20.00%
6.0t 33.33%
6.0s 26.67%
6.0q 13.33%
6.0n 6.67%

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iolo technologies' System Mechanic Professional 6

What is iolo technologies' System Mechanic Professional 6?  (from iolo technologies)

System Mechanic Pro uses patented technology to restore speed, power, and stability to your PC. It fixes errors, boosts performance, defends against infections, and proactively prevents problems from reoccurring. This all-in-one solution to complete Windows care also provides online backup, recovers deleted files, se...  Read more

Overview

iolo technologies' System Mechanic Professional 6 is a program developed by iolo technologies. The most used version is 6.0t, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is sysmech6.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 63.71 MB (66,808,145 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 78% of users of iolo technologies' System Mechanic Professional 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Latvia and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iolo.com/system-mechanic/pro/?utm_medium=pad
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional 6\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional 6\UninstallSMPro.exe"
Estimated size: 63.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iolo technologies' System Mechanic Professional 6

Program executable:sysmech6.exe
Name:System Mechanic®
Path:C:\Program Files\iolo\system mechanic professional 6\sysmech6.exe
MD5:04432cf0e69f126f2547237ec8f35a5c
Additional files:
  • SMSystemAnalyzer.exe - System Mechanic System Analyzer
  • PopupBlocker.exe - System Mechanic ®
  • SMTrayNotify.exe - SMTrayNotify
  • IoloSGCtrl.exe
  • SystemGuardAlerter.exe
  • UninstallSMPro.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • Delay.exe
  • smproflt.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SysMech6.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C258E8A9-AA30-4785-A0F1-855F9AA0B4AA}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • IoloSGCtrl.exe runs as a service named 'iolo System Guard' (IOLO_SRV).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SMSystemAnalyzer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SMSystemAnalyzer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional 6\SMSystemAnalyzer.exe".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SystemGuardAlerter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SystemGuardAlerter' which loads as "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional 6\SystemGuardAlerter.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 6\delay.exe.

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  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 Professional 6, 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 Professional 6.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 73%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 80.00%
Windows 7 13.33%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 80.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.13%
  Latvia 3.13%
  India 3.13%
  Greece 3.13%
  BD 3.13%
  Iran 3.13%
  JO 3.13%
  United Kingdom 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.00%
Sony 12.50%
NEC 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Gateway 12.50%
Intel 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Common models
AWARD_ AWRDACPI 16.67%
P4M80P AWRDACPI 16.67%
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 8.33%
Compaq Presario 061 PP195... 8.33%
GATEWA 835GM 8.33%
INTEL DG31PR 8.33%

About (from iolo technologies, LLC)

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

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