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Chronograph 6.80

What is Chronograph?  (from AltrixSoft)

Chronograph is a simple freeware utility which main function is to synchronize your local PC time using the Internet. For that purpose it uses the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Atomic Clock servers. It will reference an atomic clock server to get the current time with the greatest accuracy avail...  Read more


Chronograph 6.80 is a program developed by AltrixSoft. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 4.36 MB (4,567,822 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 36% of users of Chronograph come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.altrixsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Chronograph\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Chronograph\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Chronograph 6.80

  • adjust.exe - Chronograph's time adjusting service
  • chrono.exe
  • unzip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's UnZip Windows DLL (Info-ZIP's UnZip DLL for Win32)
  • trayclock.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • adjust.exe runs as a service named 'Clock Adjuster' (Adjuster) "Clock adjusting service (Chronograph)".
Startup File (User Run)
  • chrono.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Chronograph' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Chronograph\chrono.exe" /autorun.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • chrono.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Chronograph\chrono.exe'.

How do I remove Chronograph?

You can uninstall Chronograph 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 Chronograph 6.80, 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 Chronograph.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.11%
Windows 10 24.07%
Windows XP 12.96%
Windows Vista 1.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.76%
Windows 7 Professional 9.80%
Windows 8.1 9.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  Germany 12.73%
  Australia 3.64%
  Switzerland 3.64%
  United Kingdom 3.64%
  India 3.64%
  Netherlands 3.64%
  New Zealand 3.64%
  Poland 3.64%
  Turkey 3.64%
  Belgium 1.82%
  Canada 1.82%
  Costa Rica 1.82%
  DK 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 15.38%
Medion 12.82%
Dell 10.26%
Intel 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
American Megatrends 5.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.69%
Samsung 355V4C/356V4C/344... 5.13%
HP Pavilion TS 15 Noteboo... 5.13%
TAROX Connect 5264BT 2.56%
Sony SVE1511V1EW 2.56%


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