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Should I remove Boost My PC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,615
United States Rank #24,227
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.77 days
81.72 days >
Average installed length: 42.94 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Boost My PC


Boost My PC is a program developed by During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is boost my pc.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 39.98 MB (41,926,667 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 93% of users of Boost My PC come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.boostmypc.com/l/support.php
Help link: www.boostmypc.com/l/help.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Boost My PC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Boost My PC\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 39.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Boost My PC

Program executable:boost my pc.exe
Name:Boost My PC
Path:C:\Program Files\boost my pc\boost my pc.exe
Additional files:
  • RunApps.exe - Boost My PC (Boost for Boost My PC)
  • UpdatesDll.dll - Updates
  • uninst.exe
  • eWebClient.dll (by Digital River) - Embedded Web Store
  • PCBoosterCMenu.dll (by PC Booster) - PC Booster Context Menu (PC Booster Context Menu Module)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • PCBoosterCMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PCBoosterCMenu' with a class of {92BC9DAD-8BC5-4B9A-BC65-2A2FF3302B8C}.
Scheduled Task
  • Boost My PC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Boost My PC Scan' (runs weekly on Fridays at 12:00 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • RunApps.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Boost My PC startups.

How do I remove Boost My PC?

You can uninstall Boost My PC 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 Boost My PC, 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 Boost My PC.

Win 10 78%
Win XP 2%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.78%
Windows 7 11.11%
Windows Vista 8.89%
Windows XP 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 45.45%
Windows 8.1 20.45%
Windows 10 Pro 9.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.33%
  Canada 2.67%
  United Kingdom 2.67%
  MA 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.71%
Dell 28.57%
Acer 19.05%
Lenovo 9.52%
ASUS 4.76%
Compaq 2.38%
Common models
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 4.55%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.55%
Dell Inspiron 545 4.55%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.27%
Dell Inspiron 3647 2.27%
MSI MS-7850 2.27%


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