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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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1.1.0 72.22%
1.0.0 27.78%

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Auto Shutdown


Auto Shutdown is a program developed by Ali Keshavarz. The most used version is 1.1.0, 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 autoshutdown.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 1.57 MB (1,643,010 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 34% of users of Auto Shutdown come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: vcldeveloper.com
Help link: vcldeveloper.com/products/products-freeware/auto-shutdown
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Auto Shutdown\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Auto Shutdown\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Auto Shutdown

Program executable:autoshutdown.exe
Name:Auto Shutdown
Path:C:\Program Files\auto shutdown\autoshutdown.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Auto Shutdown?

You can uninstall Auto Shutdown 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 Auto Shutdown, 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 Auto Shutdown.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 8%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.11%
Windows 10 30.56%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.56%
Windows 7 Professional 13.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.89%
Windows 8.1 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.04%
  France 17.02%
  United Kingdom 8.51%
  MA 4.26%
  Greece 4.26%
  Romania 4.26%
  TT 2.13%
  Slovenia 2.13%
  TN 2.13%
  Qatar 2.13%
  Australia 2.13%
  India 2.13%
  ET 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Acer 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
American Megatrends 10.71%
Dell 7.14%
Toshiba 7.14%
Lenovo 7.14%
MSI 3.57%
Sony 3.57%
Alienware 3.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 11.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite L830 3.70%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C670-17... 3.70%
Sony VPCEG27FM 3.70%
Samsung 300E4Z/300E5Z/300... 3.70%


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