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United States Rank #14,815
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 566.66 days


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Dell Automated PC TuneUp

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What is Dell Automated PC TuneUp?  (from Dell)

Dell PC TuneUp automatically fixes and tunes your computer to keep it operating fast and problem-free. All PCs slow down with normal use as their hard drives fill with errors and junk files. Dell PC TuneUp cleans out clutter, repairs system errors, and boosts performance so that your computer keeps running like new.


Dell Automated PC TuneUp is a program developed by Dell. 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 installer includes 15 files and is usually about 9.61 MB (10,080,480 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 99% of users of Dell Automated PC TuneUp come from the United States, it is also popular in Ireland and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.support.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/kb/en/document?dn=1091989
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DellAutomatedPCTuneUp\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FE34691C-4298-4667-9758-D7F534DD0B94}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Automated PC TuneUp

  • PTHelp.exe (by Gteko) - Dell Automated PC TuneUp (Dell Automated PC TuneUp Help Wrapper)
  • actmgr.dll (by Gteko) - Gteko ActMgr (ActMgr)
  • AUInst.dll - Dell Automated PC TuneUp Installation Module
  • brkrsvc.exe - Gteko BrkrSvc Application
  • cfgdata.dll - CfgData Module
  • coactmgr.dll - CoActMgr Module
  • DellAutomatedPCTuneUp.exe - Dell Automated PC TuneUp DellAutomatedPCTuneUp (DellAutomatedPCTuneUp)
  • DellFix.exe - Dell Automated PC TuneUp DellFix (DellFix)
  • gdql_d.dll - QDiagLib Module
  • gtagnt.dll - Gteko GTAgntDll (GTAgnt)
  • PTAgnt.exe
  • PTBrws.exe - Dell Automated PC TuneUp Browser
  • qdiagd.ocx - QDiag Module
  • Settings.dll - Settings Module
  • trgmgr.dll - TrgMgr Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • brkrsvc.exe runs as a service named 'DellAMBrokerService' (DellAMBrokerService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PTAgnt.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DellAutomatedPCTuneUp' and executes as "C:\Program Files\DellAutomatedPCTuneUp\PTAgnt.exe" /startup.

How do I remove Dell Automated PC TuneUp?

Quickly and completely remove Dell Automated PC TuneUp from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dell Automated PC TuneUp 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 Dell Automated PC TuneUp, 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 Dell Automated PC TuneUp.

Win Vista (SP2) 66%
Win 10 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 80.91%
Windows 7 10.00%
Windows XP 8.18%
Windows 10 0.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 52.29%
Windows Vista Home Basic 20.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.34%
Windows Vista Business 6.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.90%
  Ireland 0.55%
  Israel 0.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 97.27%
Hewlett-Packard 2.73%
Common models
Dell Vostro 200 13.33%
Dell Inspiron 1525 11.43%
Dell Inspiron 1720 8.57%
Dell Inspiron 530 8.57%
Dell Vostro 1500 6.67%
Dell Dell XPS420 5.71%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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