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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #8,352
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.47 days
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Average installed length: 146.71 days


1.0 100.00%

GPU Temp version 1.0

What is GPU Temp?  (from gputemp.com)

GPU Temp is a free GPU temperature monitor that can display GPU core temperature and load, the temperature data will display in the system tray, and will be real-time updated. In addition, you can choose the color for temperature display, also supports start with the Windows system.

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GPU Temp version 1.0 is a program developed by gputemp.com. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is GPUTemp.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.84 MB (1,932,935 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 46% of users of GPU Temp come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gputemp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GPU Temp\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GPU Temp\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GPU Temp version 1.0

Program executable:GPUTemp.exe
Name:GPU Temp
Path:C:\Program Files\GPU Temp\GPUTemp.exe
Additional files:
  • GPUTemp.exe - GPU Temp
  • Core Temp.exe - Core Temp (CPU temperature and system information utility)
  • GPUTemp.sys (by OpenLibSys.org) - WinRing0
  • Aga.Controls.dll - Aga.Controls
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • Core Temp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Core Temp Autostart Maria.
  • GPUTemp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Startup.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Core Temp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Core Temp' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Core Temp\Core Temp.exe".
  • GPUTemp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OpenHardwareMonitor' and executes as C:\Program Files\GPU Temp\GPUTemp.exe.

How do I remove GPU Temp?

You can uninstall GPU Temp 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 GPU Temp version 1.0, 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 GPU Temp.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.30%
Windows 10 35.79%
Windows XP 2.01%
Windows Vista 0.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.40%
Windows 7 Professional 11.20%
Windows 10 Pro 8.17%
Windows 8.1 7.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.82%
  United Kingdom 7.41%
  Canada 3.99%
  Germany 3.61%
  Sweden 3.04%
  Italy 2.95%
  Australia 2.57%
  Netherlands 2.28%
  France 2.00%
  Finland 1.81%
  Spain 1.62%
  Greece 1.62%
  DK 1.33%
  Brazil 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.27%
Hewlett-Packard 15.63%
Acer 14.06%
Dell 13.54%
Lenovo 5.21%
Alienware 3.91%
Toshiba 3.13%
Intel 2.08%
MSI 1.30%
Samsung 1.04%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.30%
MSI MS-7821 3.70%
MSI MS-7673 2.96%
LENOVO 20217 2.22%
MSI MS-7693 2.22%
Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 1.85%


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