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Easy Tune 6 B12.0309.1

What is Easy Tune 6?  (from GIGABYTE)

EasyTune 6 presents the most convenient Windows based system performance enhancement and management utility for Gigabyte boards. Featuring several powerful yet easy to use tools such as: overclocking for enhancing system performance; C.I.A. and M.I.B. for special enhancement for CPU and Memory; Smart-Fan control for ma...  Read more


Easy Tune 6 B12.0309.1 is a software program developed by GIGABYTE. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 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 AutoTune.exe. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 70.31 MB (73,729,872 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 30% of users of Easy Tune 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\ET6\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{457D7505-D665-4F95-91C3-ECB8C56E9ACA}
Estimated size: 70.31 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Easy Tune 6 B12.0309.1

Program executable:AutoTune.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\ET6\AutoTune.exe
Additional files:
  • GBTUpd.exe - GBTUpd
  • GVTunner.dll - GVTunner Dynamic Link Library (GVTunner DLL)
  • MFCCPU.dll - MFCCPU Dynamic Link Library (MFCCPU DLL)
  • MFCSPD.dll - MFCSPD Dynamic Link Library (MFCSPD DLL)
  • Normal.dll - Normal Dynamic Link Library (Normal DLL)
  • MFCET.dll - MFCET Dynamic Link Library (MFCET DLL)
  • AMD8.dll - AMD8 Dynamic Link Library (AMD8 DLL)
  • cpu.dll - cpu Dynamic Link Library (cpu DLL)
  • OCK.dll - OCK Dynamic Link Library (OCK DLL)
  • bg.dll - bg Dynamic Link Library (bg DLL)
  • HM.dll - HM Dynamic Link Library (HM DLL)
  • GATunner.exe
  • OCK_IV.dll
  • ETcall.exe - ETcall Application (ETcall MFC Application)
  • ET6SC.exe - ET6SC Application (ET6SC MFC Application)
  • Flash11e.ocx (by Adobe Systems) - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 11.1 r102)
  • device.dll - AMD OverDrive (Device Dynamic Link Library)
  • platform.dll - Platform Dynamic Link Library
  • AutoTune.exe - AutoTune
  • Chk.exe - Chk
  • GPTT.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ET6SC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EC5340AE-3528-490B-98A2-62878F619A83}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ETcall.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EasyTuneVI' which loads as C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\ET6\ETcall.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • ETcall.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EasyTuneVI' which loads as C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\ET6\ETCall.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • GBTUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\UpdManager\GBTUpd.exe'.
  • ETcall.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\ET6\ETcall.exe'.

How do I remove Easy Tune 6?

You can uninstall Easy Tune 6 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 Easy Tune 6 B12.0309.1, 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 Easy Tune 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.67%
Windows 10 7.64%
Windows XP 0.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 41.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.53%
Windows 7 Professional 19.15%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.96%
Windows 10 Home 3.55%
Windows 10 Pro 1.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.43%
  Germany 14.91%
  Australia 4.97%
  France 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Israel 3.73%
  DK 3.73%
  Sweden 3.11%
  Belgium 2.48%
  Spain 2.48%
  Taiwan 1.86%
  Indonesia 1.86%
  Brazil 1.24%
  Norway 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 34.09%
Acer 27.27%
Hewlett-Packard 15.91%
Dell 13.64%
Alienware 2.27%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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