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What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,347
United States Rank #40,554
Reach 0.0036%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.71 days
433.92 days >
Average installed length: 227.99 days


VersionDistribution 50.00% 4.29% 17.14% 17.14% 7.14% 4.29%

Advanced Registry Doctor

What is Advanced Registry Doctor?

This is a 'registry cleaner' that is supposed to clean or fix a PC by removing invalid registry settings.

About  (from Elcor Software)

Advanced Registry Doctor Pro is capable of scanning for, diagnosing and curing multiple registry problems, which averts possible malfunctions and crashes, and significantly improves the speed of computer loading and performance. In addition, the program comes with a set of advanced options, like registry defragmenting,...  Read more


Advanced Registry Doctor is a program developed by Elcor Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is advregdocpro.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 6.64 MB (6,961,055 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 31% of users of Advanced Registry Doctor come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elcor.net/ard.php
Help link: www.elcor.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced Registry Doctor
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Advanced Registry Doctor\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 6.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Registry Doctor

Program executable:advregdocpro.exe
Name:Advanced Registry Doctor Pro
Handy registry optimizer tool
Path:C:\Program Files\advanced registry doctor\advregdocpro.exe
Additional files:
  • SysBackup.exe - System Backup for Windows Me and XP/Longhorn
  • RegToolkit.exe - Registry Toolkit for Windows 7-Vista-XP
  • Désinstaller Advanced Registry Doctor.exe - Advanced Registry Doctor x32/x64 Setup
  • RegBackup.exe - Registry Backup for Windows 7-Vista-XP
  • uninst.exe - Advanced Registry Doctor Setup
  • Uninstall Advanced Registry Doctor.exe - Advanced Registry Doctor Setup Wizard
  • RegDfrgSch.exe - Registry Defragmentation Scheduler
  • AdvRegDocLite.exe - Advanced Registry Doctor Lite (Handy registry optimizer tool)
  • ComputerHealth.exe - Advanced Registry Doctor Pro
  • DefragMap.exe - Registry Defragmentation Map
  • RegDefrag.exe
  • LangMan.exe - Language Manager

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • RegDfrgSch.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'RegDfrgSch' and executes as C:\Program Files\Registry Defragmentation\RegDfrgSch.exe /tray.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.78 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0161820496%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00496677%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01121528%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Advanced Registry Doctor?

You can uninstall Advanced Registry Doctor 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 Registry Doctor, 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 Registry Doctor.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.11%
Windows XP 26.76%
Windows Vista 14.08%
Windows 10 7.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 26.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.76%
Windows 7 Professional 4.41%
Windows 8 Pro 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.08%
  Iran 13.51%
  Germany 8.11%
  Poland 8.11%
  South Africa 2.70%
  France 2.70%
  Romania 2.70%
  Czech Republic 2.70%
  Italy 2.70%
  United Kingdom 2.70%
  BY 1.35%
  Lebanon 1.35%
  Belgium 1.35%
  PS 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.82%
Acer 12.28%
Dell 10.53%
Lenovo 7.02%
American Megatrends 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
Samsung 3.51%
Toshiba 3.51%
Gateway 1.75%
Intel 1.75%
Sony 1.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.85%
Gigabyte M61PME-S2P 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 3.85%
LENOVO 114333G 3.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 1.92%
Micro-Star GX623/PX603 1.92%

About (from Elcor Software)

The Elcor Software was founded by two software developers Nick Nifontov and Alexander Berezovsky on December, 2001.
Publisher URL: www.elcor.net


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