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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,617
United States Rank #1,506
Reach 0.2727%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.59 days
371.33 days >
Average installed length: 195.11 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
15.5.0 0.26%
15.0.1 3.77%
15.0.0 0.16%
14.6.1 6.54%
14.6.0 1.44%
14.5.2 7.01%
14.5.1 3.64%
14.5.0 4.00%
14.0.3 1.10%
14.0.1 14.10%
14.0.0 5.55%
12.7.1 7.40%
12.7.0 5.23%
12.5.0 11.61%
12.0.1 5.62%
12.0.0 0.31%
11.7.1 7.95%
11.7.0 4.21%
11.5.2 5.57%
11.5.1 0.42%
11.1.6 0.65%
11.1.1 0.05%
11.0.5 0.31%
11.0.3 0.21%
10.8.5 0.76%
10.8.3 0.03%
10.7.7 0.13%
10.7.6 0.16%
10.7.5 0.03%
10.5.5 0.03%
10.5.4 0.55%
10.5.3 0.03%
10.5.2 0.10%
10.1.2 0.13%
10.1.1 0.05%
10.0.0 0.21%
9.5.9 0.24%
9.5.8 0.10%
9.5.7 0.03%
9.5.5 0.03%
9.5.1 0.03%
8.5.6 0.08%
8.5 0.10%
8.0 0.08%

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iolo technologies' System Mechanic Professional

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

Iolo Technologies System Mechanic The PC Accelerator Wizard will automatically optimize system settings and increase overall performance! The only tool you'll need to keep your PC running fast, smooth, and error-free. PC TotalCareā„¢ combines all of the System Mechanic power into a single one-button interface for the per...  Read more

Overview

iolo technologies' System Mechanic Professional 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. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is sysmech.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 152.57 MB of memory. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 28.33 MB (29,701,309 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 76% of users of iolo technologies' System Mechanic Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iolo.com/system-mechanic
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 28.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iolo technologies' System Mechanic Professional

Program executable:sysmech.exe
Name:iolo System Mechanic
Signed by:iolo technologies
Path:C:\Program Files\iolo\system mechanic professional\sysmech.exe
MD5:694d200a05c5066f1cad10f80abb14f1
System Mechanic includes a number of features that can help PCs run faster and operate more efficiently.
Additional files:
  • SMSystemAnalyzer.exe - System Mechanic System Analyzer
  • 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
  • SMTrayNotify.exe - iolo System Component
  • UninstallerHook32.dll - iolo System component
  • APALibraries.dll - Search and Recovery (Strong Scan Library)
  • dvrupdr.dll - iolo Driver Updater
  • StreamServer.exe - Search and Recover (Stream Server for Search And Recover)
  • 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
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • Delay.exe
  • smhtml.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SysMech.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E378CC0A-ED44-4DB0-A662-17FF3294A90B}' (runs on registration).
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.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SysMech.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'iolo System Mechanic' and executes as C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional\SysMech.exe.
5 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • LiveBoost.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ioloLiveBoost' which loads as C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional\LiveBoost.exe.
  • 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.
  • SysMech.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'iolo reboot launch for System Mechanic Professional' which loads as "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional\SysMech.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 Professional\SysMech.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

sysmech.exe
Memory:152.57 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.1527357939%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.08822284%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.06451295%
0.015104% average
ioloGovernor64.exe
Memory:4.11 MB
Total CPU:0.0011620151%
Kernel CPU:0.00043078%
User CPU:0.00073123%
CPU cycles/sec:5,523,167
Switches/sec:29
I/O reads/min:33 Bytes
I/O writes/min:82.64 KB
SMSystemAnalyzer.exe
Memory:56.59 MB
Total CPU:0.1685103979%
Kernel CPU:0.11058860%
User CPU:0.05792180%
Switches/sec:2,649

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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:
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.07%
Windows 8 36.31%
Windows Vista 5.23%
Windows XP 4.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.43%
Windows 8.1 13.47%
Windows 7 Professional 10.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.18%
Windows 10 Home 5.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.48%
  Canada 5.32%
  United Kingdom 4.21%
  Australia 1.55%
  France 1.27%
  Germany 1.15%
  Netherlands 1.13%
  Belgium 0.61%
  India 0.54%
  Spain 0.39%
  Israel 0.37%
  DK 0.35%
  Sweden 0.35%
  Brazil 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.37%
Hewlett-Packard 30.11%
Acer 12.18%
ASUS 6.66%
Toshiba 5.76%
GIGABYTE 4.48%
Lenovo 3.70%
Intel 1.73%
Alienware 1.56%
Samsung 0.74%
MSI 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.62%
ASUS All Series 3.59%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.39%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.20%
Dell XPS 8500 2.81%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.71%

About (from iolo technologies, LLC)

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

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