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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #13,850
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VersionDistribution 1.49% 4.48% 58.21%
7.1 4.48%
7.0 31.34%

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CheckIt Diagnostics

What is CheckIt Diagnostics?  (from Smith Micro Software)

Don't replace it, fix it! Get ahead of hardware failures, prevent surprises and eliminate errors and crashes by diagnosing and troubleshooting many hardware and system problems. Fix codecs, drivers, and system software registry. CheckIt Diagnostics helps prolong the life of your PC and components, and saves money by av...  Read more


CheckIt Diagnostics is a program developed by Smith Micro Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is CheckIt.exe. The software installer includes 49 files and is usually about 11.58 MB (12,139,819 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 73% of users of CheckIt Diagnostics come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smithmicro.com
Help link: www.smithmicro.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\CheckIt\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4B9B1B84-FEC0-46D5-BDB9-832565779422}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.58 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CheckIt Diagnostics

Program executable:CheckIt.exe
Name:CheckIt Diagnostics
CheckIt Diagnostics Main Application
Path:C:\Program Files\CheckIt\diagnostics\CheckIt.exe
Additional files:
  • ChcktRes.dll - CheckIt Diagnostics Resources
  • CDAUDIO.exe - CheckIt Diagnostics (Audio CD Player)
  • CDRom.ocx - Cdrom ActiveX Control Module
  • CheckIt.exe - CheckIt Diagnostics Main Application
  • DIAG16RC.dll - CheckIt Diagnostics Diag16 Resource File
  • Diaginfo.ocx - Diaginfo ActiveX Control Module
  • diskdiag.ocx - DiskDiag ActiveX Control Module
  • Graphics.ocx - Graphics ActiveX Control Module
  • Ioport.ocx - Ioport ActiveX Control Module
  • Media.ocx - Media ActiveX Control Module
  • Memproc.ocx - Memproc ActiveX Control Module
  • Modem.ocx - Modem ActiveX Control Module
  • SCSI.exe - CheckIt Diagnostics SCSI Test
  • sysinfo.ocx - SysInfo ActiveX Control Module
  • TCPTOOL.exe - CheckIt Diagnostics TCP Test
  • USB.exe - CheckIt Diagnostics USB Test
  • WCKVID.dll - CheckIt Video DLL
  • BCMUTIL.dll
  • CD32.dll
  • CD32NT.dll
  • Dhry.dll
  • DIAG32.dll
  • Hook32.dll
  • INSTDRV.dll
  • INSTDRV.exe
  • MEMBNH.dll
  • WHET.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CheckIt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CheckIt\Diagnostics\CheckIt.exe'.

How do I remove CheckIt Diagnostics?

You can uninstall CheckIt Diagnostics 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 CheckIt Diagnostics, 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 CheckIt Diagnostics.

Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 41.79%
Windows XP 34.33%
Windows 7 20.90%
Windows 10 2.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 37.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.95%
Windows 7 Professional 3.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.63%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.70%
  United Kingdom 6.38%
  Canada 2.84%
  Germany 2.13%
  Netherlands 1.77%
  Italy 1.77%
  Belgium 1.42%
  France 1.42%
  Australia 1.42%
  Japan 1.06%
  Philippines 0.71%
  Ireland 0.71%
  Saudi Arabia 0.71%
  Hong Kong 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.81%
Dell 22.92%
Intel 9.03%
Toshiba 8.33%
Acer 6.94%
American Megatrends 4.86%
ASUS 1.39%
Sahara 1.39%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.26%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.51%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 1.75%
Dell Dell DM061 1.75%
Acer Aspire T180 1.75%
Compal PBL21 1.75%

About (from Smith Micro Software Inc.)

Smith Micro Software, Inc. provides software and services that simplify, secure, and enhance the mobile experience.
Publisher URL: www.smithmicro.com


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