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2% remove it98% keep it
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Auto Shutdown


Auto Shutdown is a program developed by Entru. 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 3 files and is usually about 1.12 MB (1,177,873 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 42% of users of Auto Shutdown come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: entru.com
Help link: search.entru.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Auto Shutdown\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Auto Shutdown\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.12 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
  • lpk.dll

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) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.26%
Windows 10 16.79%
Windows XP 5.84%
Windows Vista 5.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.55%
Windows 7 Professional 11.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.84%
Windows 10 Home 2.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.41%
  United Kingdom 8.23%
  India 6.33%
  BD 4.43%
  Canada 2.53%
  Greece 2.53%
  Sweden 2.53%
  Australia 1.90%
  Finland 1.90%
  United Arab Emirates 1.27%
  Czech Republic 1.27%
  Germany 1.27%
  DK 1.27%
  France 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.27%
Dell 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 15.91%
ASUS 11.36%
Lenovo 5.68%
Toshiba 4.55%
Intel 2.27%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 580 2.08%
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 2.08%
Acer Aspire M5201 2.08%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite C640D 1.04%


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