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Should I remove Geek Tech Tool Box?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
47% remove it53% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,862
United States Rank #10,785
Reach 0.0111%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.64 days
254.99 days >
Average installed length: 133.98 days


VersionDistribution 0.92% 0.46% 9.17% 2.29% 2.75% 27.52% 35.78% 21.10%

Geek Tech Tool Box

What is Geek Tech Tool Box?  (from Geek Tech)

Cleans your computer with just a couple clicks. Tools to fix common system and registry errors that will optimize your pc's performance and operation. Stop frustrating computer crashes and remove system errors. After Geek Tech Tool Box scans your computer and locates issues you can remove them permanently. Security i...  Read more


Geek Tech Tool Box is a program developed by Geek Tech. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 main program executable is geektechtoolbox.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 11.57 MB (12,127,580 bytes). HandleUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 93% of users of Geek Tech Tool Box come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Portugal.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.geektech.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Geek Tech\Geek Tech Tool Box
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Geek Tech\Geek Tech Tool Box\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 11.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Geek Tech Tool Box

Program executable:geektechtoolbox.exe
Name:Geek Tech Tool Box
Path:C:\Program Files\geek tech\geek tech tool box\geektechtoolbox.exe
Additional files:
  • DC_offer.exe - Geek Tech Tool Box Upgrade Offer
  • MyResources.dll - Geek Tech Tool Box
  • uninstall.exe
  • vipre.dll (by GFI Software) - VIPRE Threat detection and remediation system
  • SBTE.dll (by GFI Software) - GFI AntiMalware Common SDK Merge Module (Threat Engine Dynamic Link Library)
  • SpursDownload.dll - Spurs Download Dynamic Link Library
  • ExtensionManager.dll - Extensio Dynamic Link Library
  • SandBoxer.dll (by ParetoLogic) - SandBoxer Module
  • HandleUpdate.dll - HandleUpdate
  • 7ZipDLL.dll
  • LiteUnzip.dll - Extract the contents from a ZIP archive
  • LiteZip.dll - Create a ZIP archive
  • unrar.dll - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • geektechtoolbox.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Geek Tech Tool Box_sch_CC45F6D5-25E4-11E4-A2AF-20CF30A011F0' (runs weekly on Mondays at 3:00 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • geektechtoolbox.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Geek Tech Tool Box Startup.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • geektechtoolbox.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Geek Tech Tool Box' which loads as C:\Program Files\Geek Tech\Geek Tech Tool Box\geektechtoolbox.exe.

How do I remove Geek Tech Tool Box?

You can uninstall Geek Tech Tool Box 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 Geek Tech Tool Box, 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 Geek Tech Tool Box.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 47%
Keep it 53%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.84%
Windows 10 17.89%
Windows XP 11.47%
Windows Vista 7.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.06%
Windows 7 Professional 13.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.09%
Windows 8.1 5.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.73%
  Canada 6.69%
  Portugal 0.29%
  United Kingdom 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.47%
Hewlett-Packard 30.52%
Acer 11.04%
Toshiba 9.74%
ASUS 9.09%
Lenovo 1.95%
Compaq 1.30%
American Megatrends 1.30%
Intel 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.23%
ASUSTeK CM5675 2.42%
Dell Inspiron 531s 1.61%
HP-Pavilion NY544AA-ABA p... 1.61%
Gateway ZX6971 1.61%

comments2 comments

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Bobover a year ago
Multiple issues with Geek Tool box, and have the same experience as Sadie when attempting unistall
user comment
Sadieover a year ago
Will not uninstall just hangs