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Should I remove AutoGreen?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,116
United States Rank #17,177
Reach 0.0082%


1.18.0808.1 0.62%
1.17.0628.1 5.56%
1.0 93.83%

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AutoGreen is a software program developed by GIGABYTE. The most common release is 1.0, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 12.93 MB (13,557,904 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of AutoGreen come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\AutoGreen\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{CFB76B97-0C1C-4E1A-999A-DE62FA5FEB9A}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 12.93 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AutoGreen

  • UpdExe.exe
  • GBTUpd.exe - GBTUpd
  • BT_Socket.dll - BT_Socket Dynamic Link Library (BT_Socket DLL)
  • MouseKeyboardActivityMonitor.dll (by Mouse and Keyboard Hooks .NET) - Mouse and Keyboard Hooks .NET (MouseKeyboardActivityMonitor)
  • Gigabyte.Resources.AutoGreen.dll (by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY) - Gigabyte.Resources.AutoGreen
  • Xceed.Wpf.Toolkit.dll (by Xceed Software) - Xceed Extended WPF Toolkit
  • MahApps.Metro.dll - MahApps.Metro 1.0.1-ALPHA (MahApps.Metro)
  • Gigabyte.MetroControls.dll (by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY) - Gigabyte.MetroControls
  • RtkBtRssiSupport.dll
  • Gigabyte.USB.dll - Gigabyte.USB
  • aginit.exe - AutoGreen (aginit)
  • agro.exe - agro
  • AutoGreen.exe
  • AutoGreenBG.exe - AutoGreenBG
  • Gigabyte.AutoGreen.dll - Gigabyte.AutoGreen
  • Gigabyte.AutoGreen.UserControls.dll - Gigabyte.AutoGreen.UserControls
  • Gigabyte.dll - EasyTune (Gigabyte)
  • Gigabyte.Resources.dll - Gigabyte.Resources

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdExe.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{89173FDB-B778-4B45-A131-E51DD90D9135}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • agro.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AutoGreen' which loads as C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\AutoGreen\agro.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UpdExe.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\EnergySaver2\UpdExe.exe'.

How do I remove AutoGreen?

You can uninstall AutoGreen 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 AutoGreen, 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 AutoGreen.

Win 10 93%
Win 7 (SP1) 7%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 92.59%
Windows 7 7.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 55.56%
Windows 10 Home 23.46%
Windows 10 Enterprise 6.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.09%
Windows 10 Education 2.47%
Windows 7 Professional 2.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.18%
  United Kingdom 5.45%
  Germany 4.09%
  Italy 3.64%
  Singapore 3.64%
  France 2.27%
  Australia 1.82%
  Canada 1.82%
  Spain 1.82%
  Sweden 1.82%
  South Africa 1.36%
  Czech Republic 0.91%
  Hungary 0.91%
  Netherlands 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 75.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
Gigabyte Z270X-Ultra Gami... 5.56%
Gigabyte AB350-Gaming 3 5.56%
Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI 5.56%
Gigabyte Z170-Gaming K3 4.63%
Gigabyte Z270X-Gaming 7 4.63%
Gigabyte Z270X-Gaming 5 3.70%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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