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Should I remove COMODO GeekBuddy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,795
United States Rank #17,286
Reach 0.0151%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.35 days
570.73 days >
Average installed length: 299.88 days


3.3.246095.64 0.34%
3.3.217083.59 84.90%
3.3.191520.52 9.40%
3.3.190325.51 0.34%
3.3.188799.49 0.34%
3.2.186150.46 1.01%
3.1.181981.44 0.67%
3.1.170563.30 2.35%
3.1.168923.27 0.34%
3.1.166066.25 0.34%

Other programs by COMODO

COMODO GeekBuddy

What is COMODO GeekBuddy?  (from COMODO)

When you need computer support, click the desktop icon to connect to one of our support technicians. Our tech experts can help you install and set-up software, take care of complex printer set up, tune your PC's settings to lower both your energy output and your electric bill, and all the other services mentioned above...  Read more


COMODO GeekBuddy is a software program developed by COMODO. The most common release is 3.3.217083.59, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named CLPS.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 22.74 MB (23,846,155 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 39% of users of COMODO GeekBuddy come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service
COMODO GeekBuddy has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.comodo.com/home/support-maintenance/geekbuddy.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO GeekBuddy
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO GeekBuddy\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 22.74 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by COMODO GeekBuddy

Program executable:CLPS.exe
Name:COMODO GeekBuddy
Path:C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO GeekBuddy\CLPS.exe
Additional files:
  • CLPSLS.exe - COMODO livePCsupport (COMODO livePCsupport Service)
  • VALA.exe
  • CLPS.exe - COMODO GeekBuddy
  • CLPSLA.exe
  • uninstall.exe - COMODO GeekBuddy setup
  • LPSGUI.dll - livePCsupport
  • CLPS_RES.dll
  • CLPSLANG.dll
  • CustomMessageBox.dll
  • SplashScreen.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • CLPSLS.exe runs as a service named 'COMODO livePCsupport Service' (CLPSLS).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • CLPSLA.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'COMODO' which loads as C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO GeekBuddy\CLPSLA.exe.
  • VALA.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CPA' which loads as C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO GeekBuddy\VALA.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000036086%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000291%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000070%
0.015104% average
Memory:25.07 MB
Total CPU:0.0001490238%
Kernel CPU:0.00008835%
User CPU:0.00006067%

How do I remove COMODO GeekBuddy?

You can uninstall COMODO GeekBuddy 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 COMODO GeekBuddy, 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 COMODO GeekBuddy.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.84%
Windows XP 13.09%
Windows Vista 6.38%
Windows 10 4.36%
Windows Server 2003 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.42%
Windows 7 Professional 12.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.03%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.81%
  Germany 9.35%
  United Kingdom 5.95%
  Italy 5.67%
  France 3.97%
  Canada 3.97%
  India 1.98%
  Brazil 1.70%
  Finland 1.70%
  Australia 1.70%
  Sweden 1.42%
  Czech Republic 1.42%
  Hungary 1.42%
  MA 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.00%
Dell 20.57%
Acer 16.57%
Toshiba 9.14%
ASUS 6.86%
Samsung 2.29%
American Megatrends 1.71%
MSI 1.71%
Intel 1.71%
Compaq 1.14%
Medion 1.14%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.46%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.46%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.68%
HP 500B Microtower 2.68%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.68%
MSI MS-7673 1.79%


Comodo groups provides computer software and SSL digital certificates as well as offers many products as freemium, but additional features or more featured editions are available for a fee.
Publisher URL: www.comodo.com

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NoRevenueover a year ago
Bundled with Comodo Antivirus, Firewall and Internet Security Suite, remember to perform a custom installation to avoid this junk. GeekBuddy is 30-day Free Trial, there after you must pay for assisted removal.