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Hard Time


Hard Time is a software program developed by MDickie. 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). The primary executable is named hard time.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 5.15 MB (5,400,616 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 62% of users of Hard Time come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.MDickie.com/prev_hardtime.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mdickie\hard time
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MDickie\Hard Time\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 5.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hard Time

Program executable:hard time.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\mdickie\hard time\hard time.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe
  • hardtime_setup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Hard Time.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEC6C3CD-7CD5-4DFC-B376-5F5C5ABA12E3}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Hard Time?

You can uninstall Hard Time 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 Hard Time, 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 Hard Time.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.39%
Windows 10 34.78%
Windows Vista 5.80%
Windows XP 2.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.95%
Windows 8.1 13.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.92%
Windows 10 Home 7.56%
Windows 8 6.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.17%
  United Kingdom 7.61%
  Canada 6.09%
  France 3.26%
  Australia 2.83%
  Brazil 1.52%
  Turkey 1.52%
  Finland 1.30%
  Sweden 1.09%
  Romania 0.87%
  Germany 0.65%
  Ireland 0.65%
  Italy 0.65%
  United Arab Emirates 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.96%
Dell 19.71%
Acer 19.23%
ASUS 10.10%
Toshiba 8.17%
Lenovo 3.85%
Gateway 2.88%
Alienware 2.40%
Samsung 0.96%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.49%
Dell Inspiron N5050 3.85%
Gateway FX7026 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.21%
HP ENVY TS m6 Sleekbook 2.56%


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