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Should I remove Advanced Disk Recovery?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,680
United States Rank #7,820
Reach 0.0840%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.56 days
665.46 days >
Average installed length: 349.65 days


2.7.1200.18041 0.06%
2.6.500.16432 1.15%
2.6.500.16036 0.91%
2.5.500.15827 69.57%
2.5.500.15646 27.05%
2.5.500.15283 1.03%
2.5.500.14434 0.24%

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Advanced Disk Recovery


Advanced Disk Recovery is a program developed by Systweak Inc. The most used version is 2.5.500.15827, 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 advanceddiskrecovery.exe. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 24.18 MB (25,358,783 bytes). CheckUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 30% of users of Advanced Disk Recovery come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.
Advanced Disk Recovery has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Systweak Software
URL: www.systweak.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced Disk Recovery\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Advanced Disk Recovery\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 24.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Disk Recovery

Program executable:advanceddiskrecovery.exe
Name:Systweak Advanced Disk Recovery
Advanced Disk Recovery - Advanced Disk Recovery
Path:C:\Program Files\advanced disk recovery\advanceddiskrecovery.exe
Additional files:
  • ADRDLL.dll - Systweak Advanced Disk Recovery
  • ADRHelper.dll
  • adrsys.dll
  • ASEng.dll
  • AsInvoker.exe - Advanced Disk Recovery - UAC Launcher
  • asohtm.dll
  • asores.dll
  • CheckUpdate.exe - Advanced Disk Recovery - Checking for Updates
  • Downloader.dll - Advanced Disk Recovery
  • HighestAvailable.exe
  • KillADRProcesses.exe - Advanced Disk Recovery - Install Helper
  • Network.dll
  • RequireAdministrator.exe
  • unrar.dll
  • XceedZip.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Zip Compression Library
  • zlibwapi.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • msvcp90.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • xmllite.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5DD26F9B-F9F5-43F1-9370-858815CC92D4}' (runs on registration).
  • HighestAvailable.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6D689AD-E39B-429C-B431-56769BF74396}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Advanced Disk Recovery?

You can uninstall Advanced Disk Recovery 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Advanced Disk Recovery, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Advanced Disk Recovery.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.87%
Windows 10 25.95%
Windows Vista 8.03%
Windows XP 6.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.04%
Windows 8.1 12.43%
Windows 7 Professional 7.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.86%
  Germany 13.87%
  France 5.88%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  Brazil 3.55%
  Netherlands 2.89%
  Canada 2.89%
  Belgium 2.22%
  Italy 2.16%
  DZ 1.72%
  Mexico 1.66%
  MA 1.44%
  India 1.39%
  Spain 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.67%
Acer 21.66%
Dell 17.08%
ASUS 7.63%
Toshiba 6.77%
Medion 5.73%
Samsung 4.39%
Lenovo 3.82%
Intel 1.24%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.39%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.15%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.15%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.91%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.66%

About Systweak Inc

Advanced System Optimizer is a software utility for Windows that has utilities for optimization, speedup, cleanup, memory management, etc.
Publisher URL: www.systweak.com


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