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Should I remove HWMonitor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #26,104
Reach 0.0060%


VersionDistribution 78.81% 21.19%


What is HWMonitor?  (from CPUID)

HWMonitor is a hardware monitoring program that reads PC systems main health sensors : voltages, temperatures, fans speed.
The program handles the most common sensor chips, like ITE┬« IT87 series, most Winbond┬« ICs, and others. In addition, it can read modern CPUs on-die core thermal sensors, as well has hard drives ...  Read more


HWMonitor is a program developed by CPUID. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 46% of users of HWMonitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Philippines and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html
Help link: www.cpuid.com/hwmonitor.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CPUID\HWMonitor\
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection HWMon.inf,Uninstall

How do I remove HWMonitor?

You can uninstall HWMonitor 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 HWMonitor, 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 HWMonitor.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 10 2%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 98.32%
Windows 10 1.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 98.31%
Windows 10 Pro 0.85%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 0.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.52%
  Philippines 5.22%
  Australia 3.73%
  Iran 3.73%
  India 2.99%
  Israel 2.99%
  Germany 2.99%
  Canada 2.99%
  United Kingdom 2.99%
  MK 2.24%
  Greece 2.24%
  Romania 2.24%
  TT 1.49%
  South Africa 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 78.63%
Hewlett-Packard 5.98%
Acer 4.27%
ASUS 2.56%
Gateway 1.71%
Samsung 1.71%
American Megatrends 1.71%
Intel 0.85%
Alienware 0.85%
Toshiba 0.85%
Common models
Gateway T3642 3.53%
ASUS All Series 2.35%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.35%
Acer Aspire 4738Z 2.35%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.35%
Gigabyte P41T-D3P 2.35%


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