84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove FAST Resources?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #49,316
United States Rank #28,338
Reach 0.0015%

FAST Resources


FAST Resources is a software program developed by University of Illinois. 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 MainMenu.exe. The setup package is about 217.91 MB (228,497,312 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.farmdoc.uiuc.edu/fasttools
Installation folder: C:\windows\fast resources
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\FAST Resources\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\FAST Resources\unFAST.xml"
Estimated size: 217.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FAST Resources

Program executable:MainMenu.exe
Name:AutoPlay Menu Studio 3.0 Runtime
Path:C:\FAST Resources\MainMenu.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 7.0 Runtime (Setup Application)
  • MainMenu.exe (by Indigo Rose) - AutoPlay Menu Studio 3.0 Runtime

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F79FA80B-1467-44F5-A370-C61E2FD060FF}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove FAST Resources?

You can uninstall FAST Resources 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 FAST Resources, 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 FAST Resources.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.86%
Windows 10 13.79%
Windows Vista 6.90%
Windows XP 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8.1 7.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.57%
Windows 10 Home 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 10.71%
Lenovo 10.71%
Toshiba 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 3.85%
LENOVO 80K4 3.85%
LENOVO 4313CTO 3.85%
LENOVO 2958 3.85%
HP-Pavilion NY638AA-ABA p... 3.85%
HP-Pavilion NP200AA-ABA a... 3.85%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.