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Should I remove CPU-Z?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,777
United States Rank #25,769
Reach 0.0061%


1.53 3.33%
1.52.2 95.83%
1.52.1 0.83%


What is CPU-Z?

CPU-Z is a freeware that gathers information on some of the main devices of your system.

About  (from CPUID)

CPU-Z gives you information such as processor name and vendor, core stepping and process, processor package, internal and external clocks, clock multiplier, partial overclock detection, and processor features including supported instructions sets. This program supports detection of the processor's core voltage, L2 bus ...  Read more


CPU-Z is a program developed by CPUID. The most used version is 1.52.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 45% of users of CPU-Z come from the United States, it is also popular in Philippines and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html
Help link: www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CPUID\CPU-Z\
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection Cpuz.inf,Uninstall

How do I remove CPU-Z?

You can uninstall CPU-Z 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 CPU-Z, 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 CPU-Z.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 10 2%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 97.52%
Windows 10 2.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 96.67%
Windows 10 Pro 1.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.83%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 0.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.19%
  Philippines 5.19%
  Australia 3.70%
  Iran 3.70%
  Germany 3.70%
  India 2.96%
  Israel 2.96%
  Canada 2.96%
  United Kingdom 2.96%
  MK 2.22%
  Greece 2.22%
  Romania 2.22%
  TT 1.48%
  Brazil 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 77.97%
Hewlett-Packard 5.08%
Acer 5.08%
ASUS 2.54%
Samsung 1.69%
Gateway 1.69%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Intel 0.85%
Alienware 0.85%
Toshiba 0.85%
Lenovo 0.85%
Common models
Gateway T3642 3.41%
ASUS All Series 3.41%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.27%
Acer Aspire 4738Z 2.27%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.27%
Gigabyte P41T-D3P 2.27%


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