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HWiNFO64 Version 4.08

What is HWiNFO64?  (from Martin Malík - REALiX)

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HWiNFO64 Version 4.08 is a program developed by Martin Malík - REALiX. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is hwinfo64.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 3.18 MB (3,331,782 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 27% of users of HWiNFO64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hwinfo.com
Help link: www.hwinfo.com/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HWiNFO64\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\HWiNFO64\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HWiNFO64 Version 4.08

Program executable:hwinfo64.exe
Name:Hardware Info Program for x64 (HWiNFO64)
HWiNFO64 Program
Path:C:\Program Files\hwinfo64\hwinfo64.exe
Additional files:
  • HW64inst.EXE (by REALiX) - HWiNFO32/64 (HWiNFO32/64 Kernel Driver Installer)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • hw64_393.exe - HWiNFO64 (HWiNFO64 Setup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HWiNFO64.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HWiNFO64' which loads as "C:\Program Files\HWiNFO64\HWiNFO64.EXE".

How do I remove HWiNFO64?

You can uninstall HWiNFO64 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 HWiNFO64 Version 4.08, 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 HWiNFO64.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.46%
Windows 10 20.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.66%
Windows 7 Professional 20.63%
Windows 8 Pro 7.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.14%
Windows 8.1 2.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.64%
  Germany 26.20%
  United Kingdom 5.68%
  France 4.37%
  Australia 3.93%
  Canada 3.49%
  Italy 2.18%
  Sweden 2.18%
  Austria 1.75%
  Croatia 1.75%
  Hungary 1.75%
  India 1.75%
  Norway 1.75%
  Slovakia 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.50%
ASUS 17.50%
Dell 15.00%
Hewlett-Packard 15.00%
Intel 4.17%
Medion 4.17%
Alienware 2.50%
Lenovo 2.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Samsung 1.67%
Toshiba 1.67%
Common models
MSI MS-7751 3.74%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.80%
CLEVO P170EM 1.87%
Gigabyte GA-MA790XT-UD4P 1.87%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 1.87%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.87%

Publisher URL: www.hwinfo.com


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