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Should I remove CPUID CPU-Z?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,983
United States Rank #8,315
Reach 0.0508%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 213.41 days
1170.90 days >
Average installed length: 615.22 days


What is CPUID 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


CPUID CPU-Z 1.59 is a program developed by CPUID. 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 main program executable is cpuz.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 3.39 MB (3,558,373 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 41% of users of CPUID CPU-Z come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CPUID\CPU-Z\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CPUID\CPU-Z\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CPUID CPU-Z 1.59

Program executable:cpuz.exe
Name:CPU-Z Application
Path:C:\Program Files\cpuid\cpu-z\cpuz.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • cpu-z_1.59-setup-en.exe - CPUID CPU-Z (CPUID CPU-Z Setup)
  • cpuz64.exe - CPU-Z Application
  • GPU-Z.exe (by techPowerUp (www.techpowerup.com)) - GPU-Z - Video card Information Utility
  • wPrime.exe (by wwwww) - wPrime Benchmark v1.55
  • x64.EXE (by AjariSoft) - DWiff (Update for Windows95)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • cpuz.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FAB027EE-84A3-40F5-80F8-D90787DE9CBF}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove CPUID CPU-Z?

You can uninstall CPUID 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 CPUID CPU-Z 1.59, 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 CPUID CPU-Z.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.36%
Windows XP 9.17%
Windows 10 5.28%
Windows Vista 4.89%
Windows Server 2003 0.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.82%
Windows 7 Professional 16.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.05%
  Germany 11.91%
  United Kingdom 4.14%
  France 3.63%
  Canada 3.38%
  Italy 3.04%
  Japan 2.28%
  Brazil 1.94%
  Thailand 1.52%
  Sweden 1.52%
  Poland 1.52%
  Finland 1.44%
  Australia 1.35%
  Iran 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.08%
Acer 18.85%
Hewlett-Packard 18.24%
ASUS 10.04%
Intel 4.30%
Lenovo 3.07%
American Megatrends 2.05%
Medion 1.23%
Samsung 1.02%
Toshiba 1.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.27%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 3.42%
MSI MS-7681 3.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.14%


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