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Should I remove CheckIt Registry Cleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,234
United States Rank #21,842
Reach 0.0026%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 88.81 days
852.83 days >
Average installed length: 448.10 days


VersionDistribution 89.19% 8.11% 2.70%

Typically installed together

CheckIt Registry Cleaner

What is CheckIt Registry Cleaner?

This is a 'registry cleaner' that is supposed to clean or fix a PC by removing invalid registry settings.


CheckIt Registry Cleaner is a program developed by DevelopEx. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is CheckItRegistryCleaner.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.71 MB (1,793,577 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 95% of users of CheckIt Registry Cleaner come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\CheckIt Registry Cleaner\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E9B70309-E5B4-4EAA-9382-2112116493BD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.71 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CheckIt Registry Cleaner

Program executable:CheckItRegistryCleaner.exe
Name:CheckIt Registry Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\CheckIt Registry Cleaner\CheckItRegistryCleaner.exe
  • CheckItRegistryCleaner.exe (by Smith Micro) - CheckIt Registry Cleaner (CheckItRegistryCleaner)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • CheckItRegistryCleaner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CheckIt Registry Cleaner' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\CheckIt Registry Cleaner\CheckItRegistryCleaner.exe".

How do I remove CheckIt Registry Cleaner?

Quickly and completely remove CheckIt Registry Cleaner from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CheckIt Registry Cleaner 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CheckIt Registry Cleaner, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Registry Cleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.68%
Windows XP 18.92%
Windows Vista 5.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.92%
Windows 7 Professional 10.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.16%
  South Africa 1.61%
  Australia 1.61%
  Canada 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.94%
Dell 19.35%
Acer 9.68%
ASUS 9.68%
Sony 6.45%
Toshiba 3.23%
Sahara 3.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.25%
Supermicro X5DA8 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 3.13%
Sony VPCEB4KFX 3.13%
Sony VPCEB2SFX 3.13%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 3.13%


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