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Should I remove DiskCheckup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,301
United States Rank #4,559
Reach 0.0578%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.87 days
999.31 days >
Average installed length: 525.06 days


3.1.1007 14.91%
3.1.1006 24.12%
3.1.1005 31.93%
3.1.1004 3.60%
3.1.1003 1.14%
3.1.1002 1.40%
3.1.1001 17.89%
3.1.1000 5.00%

DiskCheckup v3.1

What is DiskCheckup?  (from PassMark Software)

DiskCheckup measures the performance and 'health' of your S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, Reporting Technology) enabled hard disk drive. It compares current hard disk drive (HDD) attributes to the TEC (Threshold Exceed Condition) values determined by the manufacturer of the HDD. It can track changes to the att...  Read more


DiskCheckup v3.1 is a software program developed by PassMark Software. The most common release is 3.1.1005, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 DiskCheckup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 2.41 MB (2,522,101 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 75% of users of DiskCheckup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.passmark.com
Help link: www.passmark.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DiskCheckup\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DiskCheckup\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DiskCheckup v3.1

Program executable:DiskCheckup.exe
Name:PassMark DiskCheckup
Path:C:\Program Files\DiskCheckup\DiskCheckup.exe
Additional files:
  • DiskCheckup.exe - PassMark DiskCheckup (DiskCheckup)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DiskCheckup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DiskCheckup\DiskCheckup.exe'.

How do I remove DiskCheckup?

You can uninstall DiskCheckup 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 DiskCheckup v3.1, 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 DiskCheckup.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.51%
Windows XP 12.19%
Windows 10 11.40%
Windows Vista 7.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.77%
Windows 7 Professional 13.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.02%
  United Kingdom 3.94%
  Canada 2.22%
  Australia 2.15%
  France 1.66%
  Sweden 1.35%
  DK 1.23%
  Netherlands 1.17%
  Hungary 1.05%
  Finland 0.92%
  Italy 0.80%
  Germany 0.68%
  Belgium 0.55%
  Thailand 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.06%
Hewlett-Packard 27.03%
Toshiba 7.97%
Acer 7.97%
Intel 5.00%
ASUS 3.91%
Lenovo 1.72%
American Megatrends 1.25%
Gateway 0.63%
Sony 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.33%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.00%
Dell Studio XPS 8000 2.67%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.67%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.33%

About (from PassMark Software)

We specialize in the development of high quality performance benchmarking solutions as well as providing expert independent IT consultancy services to clients ranging from government organizations to major IT heavyweights.
Publisher URL: www.passmark.com


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