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Should I remove Glary Utilities 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
28% remove it72% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,064
United States Rank #23,983
Reach 0.0056%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.02 days
274.13 days >
Average installed length: 144.03 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.3.0.112 100.00%

Glary Utilities 3 v3.3.0.112

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What is Glary Utilities 3?

Glary Utilities is a program that contains system tools and utilities to fix, speed up and maintain PCs. The disk cleaner removes junk data from the disks and recovers disk space. The startup manager manages programs which run automatically on startup. Tracks Eraser erases all the traces, evidences, cookies, Internet history and more.

Overview

Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 43 files and is usually about 38.29 MB (40,144,815 bytes). CheckUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
Glary Utilities 3 has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.glarysoft.com/?scr=client
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\glary utilities 3
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Glary Utilities 3\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 38.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Glary Utilities 3 v3.3.0.112

Program executable:integrator.exe
Name:Glary Utilities 3
Path:C:\Program Files\glary utilities 3\integrator.exe
MD5:40a8a496a75e0f2f16c594d76fda3a87
Additional files:
  • Backup.dll - Glary Utilities 3 (Backup Library)
  • BootTime.dll - BootTime Dynamic Linked Library
  • BottDefrag.dll - BottDefrag Library
  • CheckDisk.dll - CheckDisk Library
  • CheckUpdate.dll - CheckUpdate Library
  • cmm.exe - cmm
  • DiskAnalysis.exe - DiskAnalyzsis
  • DiskCleaner.dll - DiskCleaner Library
  • DiskCleaner.exe - Glary Utilities 3 DiskCleaner
  • DiskDefrag.exe - Disk Defragmenter
  • DriverBackup.exe - Driver Backup/Restore
  • dupefinder.exe - Find DupeFile
  • EmptyFolderFinder.exe - EmptyFolderFinder
  • FileScanFilter.dll - FileScanFilter Library
  • FileUndelete.exe - FileUndelete
  • GridMap.ocx - GridMap Control
  • Initialize.exe - Glary Utilities 3 Initialize
  • LockDll.dll - LockDll Library
  • Log.dll - Log Library
  • Memfiles.dll - Memfiles Library
  • MemfilesService.exe - Glary Memfiles Service
  • CheckDiskProgress.exe - Glary Utilites 3 (Check Disk Progress)
  • CheckDisk.exe - Glary Utilities (Glary Utilities CheckDisk)
  • CheckUpdate.exe - Glary Utilities CheckUpdate
  • common.dll - Common Tasks
  • ContextHandler.dll - Context Menu Handler
  • EncryptExe.exe - File Decrypter
  • fileencrypt.exe - File Encrypter and Decrypter
  • filesplitter.exe - File Splitter and Joiner
  • iehelper.exe - Internet Explorer Assistant
  • joinExe.exe - File Joiner
  • languages.dll - Language Library
  • gsd.exe - SecurelyDelete (Securely Delete Files)
  • memdefrag.exe - Memory Defager (Memory Defrager)
  • DiskDefrag.dll - Disk SpeedUp (Disk SpeedUp Library)
  • autodll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ContextHandler.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Glary Utilities' with a class of {72923739-5A47-40A3-9895-25AF0DFBB9E4}.
Scheduled Task
  • CheckUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'GlaryUpdate 3' (runs daily at 10:00).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • Initialize.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named GlaryInitialize 3.
  • DiskDefrag.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Disk Speedup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • memdefrag.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Glary Memory Optimizer' and executes as C:\Program Files\Glary Utilities 3\memdefrag.exe /autostart.

How do I remove Glary Utilities 3?

Quickly and completely remove Glary Utilities 3 (v3.3.0.112) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Glary Utilities 3 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 3 (v3.3.0.112), 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 3.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 28%
Keep it 72%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.47%
Windows 10 15.60%
Windows XP 14.68%
Windows Vista 8.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.37%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.89%
Windows 8 Pro 6.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%
Windows 7 Professional 4.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.38%
  Canada 5.38%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  Australia 3.08%
  France 2.31%
  India 2.31%
  Italy 2.31%
  Poland 2.31%
  Brazil 1.54%
  Germany 1.54%
  IQ 1.54%
  RS 1.54%
  AL 0.77%
  Czech Republic 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.79%
Acer 21.21%
ASUS 12.12%
GIGABYTE 10.61%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Intel 6.06%
Samsung 3.03%
Toshiba 3.03%
Compaq 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53SV 3.53%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK AH532 2.35%
VIAK8M AWRDACPI 1.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite M70 1.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875 1.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 1.18%

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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BluePTover a year ago
If you think Glary Initialize task it's not a "call home" routine, keep it installed. If you care about privacy, uninstall it.