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Should I remove CrystalDiskInfo?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%


v5.0.0 14.29%
v4.1.4 14.29%
v4.0.2 14.29%
v3.9.1 14.29%
v3.10.0 14.29%
7.0.4 14.29%
6.1.9 14.29%


What is CrystalDiskInfo?

CrystalDiskInfo is a HDD/SSD utility software which supports a part of USB connection and Intel RAID. CrystalDiskInfo is a HDD health monitoring utility. It displays basic HDD information, monitors S.M.A.R.T. values, and disk temperature.

Some versions use the OpenCandy software library to bundled potentially unwanted software offers during installation.

About  (from Crystal Dew World)

A HDD/SSD utility software which supports S.M.A.R.T. and a part of USB-HDD.


The most common release is v5.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named diskinfo.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.74 MB (2,876,145 bytes).
CrystalDiskInfo has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: crystalmark.info/?lang=en
Help link: crystalmark.info
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\crystaldiskinfo
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\WINDOWS\INF\DiskInfo.inf,Uninstall
Estimated size: 2.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CrystalDiskInfo

Program executable:diskinfo.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\crystaldiskinfo\diskinfo.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DiskInfo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B428725D-A767-4691-B7FD-A32E93FE4F99}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DiskInfo.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CrystalDiskInfo.
Startup File (User Run)
  • DiskInfo.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CrystalDiskInfo' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CrystalDiskInfo\DiskInfo.exe" /Startup.

How do I remove CrystalDiskInfo?

You can uninstall CrystalDiskInfo 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 CrystalDiskInfo, 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 CrystalDiskInfo.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win 10 14%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 10 Pro 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Enterprise 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  UA 20.00%
  Russia 20.00%
  Netherlands 10.00%
  BA 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 40.00%
Samsung 20.00%
American Megatrends 20.00%
Alienware 20.00%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5560 33.33%
MSI MS-7309 33.33%
Samsung RF510/RF410/RF710... 33.33%

Publisher URL: crystalmark.info


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