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Background Optimizer

What is Background Optimizer?  (from Nikolai Kurkov)

Background Optimizer is an easy-to-use tweaker that can boost your computer performance by defragmentation, clean it from junk and do antivirus check. Background Optimizer automatically optimizes computer while it's idle. For example, you got distracted: went for lunch, having some tea, having a smoke break. Computer i...  Read more

Overview

Background Optimizer is a program developed by Nikolai Kurkov. 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 Optimizer.exe. The setup package is about 6.97 MB (7,313,556 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 67% of users of Background Optimizer come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.b-optimizer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sys\Ottimizzazione\Background Optimizer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Sys\Ottimizzazione\Background Optimizer\Background Optimizer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Background Optimizer

Program executable:Optimizer.exe
Name:Background Optimizer
Background Optimization
Path:C:\Program Files\Sys\Ottimizzazione\Background Optimizer\Optimizer.exe
MD5:7f1cbbc1b918faa111304af79df7fb58
Additional files:
  • IssSurvey.dll (by http://Raz-Soft.com) - InnoSurvey (Uninstall Survey Extension For Inno Setup)
  • Optimizer.exe - Background Optimizer (Background Optimization)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Background Optimizer?

Quickly and completely remove Background Optimizer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Background Optimizer 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Background Optimizer, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Background Optimizer.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 33%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Italy 16.67%
  Russia 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 50.00%
Acer 50.00%

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