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Should I remove CheckIt Diagnostics 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,432
United States Rank #14,237
Reach 0.0062%


VersionDistribution 68.29%
8.0.1 0.81%
8.0.0 30.89%

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CheckIt Diagnostics 8

What is CheckIt Diagnostics 8?  (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 8 is a software program developed by Smith Micro Software. The most common release is, 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. 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 primary executable is named CheckItDiagnostics.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 72.44 MB (75,956,675 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 95% of users of CheckIt Diagnostics 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SmithMicroSoftware,Inc..com
Help link: my.smithmicro.com/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\CheckIt Diagnostics 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4CCF9FC3-76DF-49B2-8ED1-C85DCC58952E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 72.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CheckIt Diagnostics 8

Program executable:CheckItDiagnostics.exe
Name:CheckIt Diagnositcs 8
CheckIt Diagnositcs 8 Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\CheckIt Diagnostics 8\CheckItDiagnostics.exe
Additional files:
  • CheckItDiagnostics.exe - CheckIt Diagnositcs 8 Application
  • cd8ctf.exe - CheckIt Diagnositcs 8 (CheckIt Diagnositcs 8 Check Test Failure Support Application)
  • cd8sm.exe - CheckIt Diagnositcs 8 Mail Support Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • cd8ctf.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CheckIt Diagnostics 8' which loads as C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\CheckIt Diagnostics 8\cd8ctf.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CheckItDiagnostics.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\CheckIt Diagnostics 8\CheckItDiagnostics.exe'.

How do I remove CheckIt Diagnostics 8?

You can uninstall CheckIt Diagnostics 8 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 8, 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 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP2) 8%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.85%
Windows 10 13.82%
Windows XP 12.20%
Windows Vista 8.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.62%
Windows 7 Professional 13.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.74%
Windows 10 Pro 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.63%
  Canada 1.46%
  Australia 0.98%
  Israel 0.98%
  United Kingdom 0.98%
  South Africa 0.49%
  Norway 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.37%
Dell 31.71%
Acer 10.98%
Intel 6.10%
Lenovo 4.88%
ASUS 2.44%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.81%
Dell XPS 8700 2.88%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.92%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1360t 1.92%
HP-Pavilion BN515AV-ABA H... 1.92%

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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