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9% remove it91% keep it
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HD Tune Pro 4.60

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 5 files and is usually about 2.68 MB (2,812,256 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: 2.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HD Tune Pro 4.60

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.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

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 Files1\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 4.60, 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) 66%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.51%
Windows 10 12.83%
Windows XP 10.73%
Windows Vista 3.66%
Windows Server 2003 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.55%
Windows 7 Professional 14.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.18%
  Germany 9.54%
  Italy 7.09%
  France 5.13%
  Canada 4.40%
  Brazil 3.42%
  United Kingdom 3.42%
  Poland 3.42%
  Netherlands 2.93%
  Croatia 2.69%
  Belgium 1.96%
  Indonesia 1.96%
  Romania 1.96%
  RS 1.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.60%
Acer 15.58%
Dell 14.57%
Hewlett-Packard 14.07%
Intel 6.53%
American Megatrends 4.52%
Samsung 1.51%
Lenovo 1.01%
Medion 1.01%
MSI 1.01%
Toshiba 1.01%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.65%
Unknow Unknow 4.03%
MSI MS-7681 3.23%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.42%
MSI MS-7673 2.42%


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