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EXPERTool 7.21

Remove EXPERTool 7.21
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EXPERTool 7.21 is a software program developed by Gainward Co. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named TBPANEL.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 11.24 MB (11,788,992 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 27% of users of EXPERTool come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gainward.com
Installation folder: C:\EXPERTool Grafikkarte\
Uninstaller: "C:\EXPERTool Grafikkarte\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 11.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EXPERTool 7.21

Program executable:TBPANEL.exe
Name:EXPERTool : Display Control Panel
Path:C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\Walther\Anwendungsdaten\Reason\Should I Remove It\TBPANEL.exe
Additional files:
  • TBPANEL.exe - EXPERTool : Display Control Panel
  • GWLIB.DLL - Gainward GWLIB (GWLIB)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • DXTOOL.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® 95 (Microsoft DXTOOL)
  • TBPanelExt.dll - TBPanelExt Module
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • TBPanelExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'EXPERToolShlExt' with a class of {DF9B9090-B8A0-4505-9B00-CC64A0409C2F}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • TBPanel.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GAINWARD' and executes as C:\Program Files\EXPERTool\TBPanel.exe /A.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:15.66 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000113091%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000720%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000411%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:11,608,996
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:142 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove EXPERTool?

Quickly and completely remove EXPERTool 7.21 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall EXPERTool 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 EXPERTool 7.21, 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 EXPERTool.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win 7 0%
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 80.84%
Windows 10 9.81%
Windows XP 6.07%
Windows Vista 3.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.78%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.44%
Windows 7 Professional 16.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.07%
Windows 10 Home 3.74%
Windows 10 Pro 2.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.82% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 26.82%
  United States 9.09%
  France 8.18%
  United Kingdom 5.45%
  Israel 5.45%
  Norway 5.45%
  Australia 4.55%
  Poland 3.64%
  Russia 3.64%
  Austria 3.18%
  Romania 3.18%
  Sweden 3.18%
  Italy 2.27%
  Egypt 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.60%
Intel 11.24%
Dell 8.99%
ASUS 7.87%
Hewlett-Packard 7.87%
Medion 4.49%
Common models
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 5.15%
MSI MS-7673 4.12%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 3.09%
Gigabyte H61M-D2-B3 2.06%
Gigabyte GA-MA790X-UD4 2.06%
Gigabyte P67A-D3-B3 2.06%


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