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Should I remove HD Tune Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,088
United States Rank #11,470
Reach 0.0501%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.32 days
835.33 days >
Average installed length: 438.90 days


5.00 0.30%

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HD Tune Pro 5.00

What is HD Tune Pro?

HD Tune is a freeware hard disk utility for Microsoft Windows with many functions such as measure the drives performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.) and securely erase all data. HD Tune Pro is shareware, which supports performing secure erasure, running comprehensive error scans (including a review of a disk’s SMART health status), displaying read, write, and spin-up times and recording benchmark performance metrics.

About  (from EFD Software)

HD Tune is a hard disk utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive's performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.), securely erase all data and much more.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named HDTunePro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 4.08 MB (4,281,391 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hdtune.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HD Tune Pro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\HD Tune Pro\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.08 MB
Language: Polish (Poland)

Program filesFiles installed by HD Tune Pro 5.00

Program executable:HDTunePro.exe
Name:HD Tune Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\HD Tune Pro\HDTunePro.exe
Additional files:
  • HDTunePro.exe - HD Tune Pro
  • hdtunepro_500_trial.exe - HD Tune Pro Setup
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HDTunePro.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HD Tune Pro' which loads as C:\Program Files2\HDTUNE~1\HDTUNE~1.EXE.

How do I remove HD Tune Pro?

You can uninstall HD Tune Pro 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 HD Tune Pro 5.00, 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 HD Tune Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.87%
Windows 10 14.79%
Windows XP 8.31%
Windows Vista 1.93%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.67%
Windows 7 Professional 14.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.16%
Windows 8 Pro 2.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.79%
  Germany 9.06%
  Italy 5.47%
  France 5.19%
  United Kingdom 4.15%
  Poland 3.30%
  Canada 2.55%
  Romania 2.45%
  Iran 2.45%
  Indonesia 2.36%
  Brazil 2.26%
  Sweden 1.98%
  Spain 1.89%
  Thailand 1.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.95%
Dell 16.42%
Hewlett-Packard 15.37%
ASUS 12.84%
Intel 4.21%
Lenovo 4.21%
Samsung 2.53%
Toshiba 1.68%
American Megatrends 1.26%
Alienware 1.05%
Sahara 1.05%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.10%
MSI MS-7751 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.05%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.05%
MSI MS-7681 2.05%


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