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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?
Global Rank #14,784
United States Rank #13,597
Reach 0.0194%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.65 days
402.71 days >
Average installed length: 211.59 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.5.0.12 100.00%

Glary Utilities 5.5

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What is Glary Utilities?

This is a PC 'optimization' program with intention to increase the performance of a computer.

About  (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Automated and all-in-one PC care service with Registry Fix, Privacy Protection, System Cleaning and more. Provides a one-stop solution for PC performance optimization.

Overview

Glary Utilities 5.5 is a program developed by Glarysoft Ltd. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is integrator.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 36.54 MB (38,316,956 bytes). AutoUpdate.exe 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 48% of users of Glary Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.glarysoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\glary utilities 5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Glary Utilities 5\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 36.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Glary Utilities 5.5

Program executable:integrator.exe
Name:Glary Utilities
Glary Utilities 5
Path:C:\Program Files\glary utilities 5\integrator.exe
MD5:f6ea241a512c961ab02b4de9f59bef14
Additional files:
  • AppMetrics.dll - Glary Utilities (Glarysoft AppMetrics Library)
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Glary Utilities AutoUpdate
  • Backup.dll - Backup Library
  • BootTime.dll - BootTime Library
  • BottDefrag.dll - BottDefrag Library
  • CheckDisk.dll - Glary Utilities CheckDisk
  • CheckDisk.exe
  • CheckUpdate.dll - CheckUpdate Library
  • CheckUpdate.exe - Glary Utilities CheckUpdate
  • cmm.exe - Glary Utilities cmm
  • Config.dll - Config Library
  • Config_Portable.dll
  • ContextHandler.dll - Context Menu Handler
  • CrashReport.dll - Glaysoft Crash Report
  • CrashReport.exe - Glarysoft Crash Report
  • DiskAnalysis.exe - Glary Utilities DiskAnalyzsis
  • DiskCleaner.dll - Glary Utilities DiskCleaner
  • DiskCleaner.exe
  • DiskDefrag.exe - Glary Utilities Defragmenter
  • DriverBackup.exe - Driver Backup/Restore
  • dupefinder.exe - Glary Utilities Dupefinder
  • EmptyFolderFinder.exe - EmptyFolderFinder
  • EncryptExe.exe - File Decrypter
  • fileencrypt.exe - File Encrypter and Decrypter
  • FileScanFilter.dll - Glary Utilities ShortcutFixer
  • filesplitter.exe - File Splitter and Joiner
  • FileUndelete.exe - Glary Utilities FileUndelete
  • GridMap.ocx - GridMap Control
  • iehelper.exe - Browser Assistant
  • Initialize.exe - Glary Utilities Initialize
  • Integrator_Portable.exe - Glary Utilities 5
  • joinExe.exe - File Joiner
  • languages.dll - Language Library
  • LockDll.dll - LockDll Library
  • Log.dll - Log Library
  • MachineCode.dll - MachineCode Library
  • CheckDiskProgress.exe - Glary Utilites (Check Disk Progress)
  • gsd.exe - SecurelyDelete (Securely Delete Files)
  • autodll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ContextHandler.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Glary Utilities 3' with a class of {B3C418F8-922B-4faf-915E-59BC14448CF7}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Integrator.exe is scheduled as a task named 'GU5SkipUAC'.
  • CheckUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'GlaryUpdate 5' (runs daily at 10:00).
  • DiskDefrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DiskDefrag' (runs daily at 4:00 AM).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • DiskDefrag.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Disk Speedup.
  • Initialize.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named GlaryInitialize 5.

How do I remove Glary Utilities?

Quickly and completely remove Glary Utilities 5.5 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Glary Utilities 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 Glary Utilities 5.5, 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 Glary Utilities.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.68%
Windows 10 30.50%
Windows XP 5.57%
Windows Vista 4.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.42%
Windows 7 Professional 12.67%
Windows 8.1 12.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.01%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.74%
  Italy 7.24%
  Germany 5.88%
  France 5.20%
  United Kingdom 4.52%
  Canada 2.71%
  Russia 2.04%
  Brazil 1.81%
  Netherlands 1.81%
  Belgium 1.36%
  Australia 1.36%
  Poland 1.13%
  Chile 0.68%
  Singapore 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.34%
Dell 23.05%
Acer 14.81%
ASUS 11.52%
Lenovo 5.35%
Samsung 4.94%
GIGABYTE 4.53%
Toshiba 3.70%
American Megatrends 1.65%
Intel 1.65%
Apple 0.82%
Medion 0.82%
Common models
ASUSTeK CM6650 4.11%
ASUS All Series 4.11%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.74%
Dell XPS 8700 2.05%

About (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Glarysoft Ltd is a professional software developing company aiming multimedia,system and network applications.
Publisher URL: www.glarysoft.com

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