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Should I remove AD Loader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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5.1.8 10.00%
5.1.1 10.00%
5.0.0 5.00%
4.8.5 5.00%
4.8.3 5.00%
4.8.2 5.00%
4.8.1 10.00%
4.7.5 30.00%
4.7.2 10.00%
4.6.8 5.00%
4.4.6 5.00%

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AD Loader


AD Loader is a program developed by Advanced Diagnostics. The most used version is 4.7.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 ADLoader.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 3.12 MB (3,273,162 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 89% of users of AD Loader come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.advanced-diagnostics.co.uk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced Diagnostics\AD Loader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7B8523BA-9791-4C84-934E-F0FBAD9D9C54}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.12 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by AD Loader

Program executable:ADLoader.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Advanced Diagnostics\AD Loader\ADLoader.exe
Additional files:
  • ADLoader.exe - AdvancedDiagnostics.LoaderUI
  • AdvancedDiagnostics.Utilities.resources.dll - AdvancedDiagnostics.Utilities

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ADLoader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{440634DC-2B55-4C51-AA27-031ECBA69D57}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove AD Loader?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 35.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 8 15.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 10 Pro 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.29%
  Australia 10.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 47.06%
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
Sony 5.88%
Toshiba 5.88%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 660 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 100-6110a 5.56%
Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 5.56%
Compaq-Presario BM411AA-A... 5.56%
Sony VPCEB23FM 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 570 5.56%


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