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Should I remove IObit Uninstaller 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,402
United States Rank #38,106
Reach 0.0018%


VersionDistribution 5.56% 11.11% 8.33% 5.56% 8.33% 5.56% 8.33% 5.56% 13.89% 8.33% 2.78% 16.67%

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IObit Uninstaller 8


IObit Uninstaller 8 is a software program developed by IObit. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 57 files and is usually about 44.42 MB (46,578,984 bytes). The installed file AutoUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of IObit Uninstaller 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Uninstaller\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Uninstaller\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 44.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IObit Uninstaller 8

  • taskmgr.dll - IObit TaskSchedule Dynamic Link Library
  • RegisterCom.dll - IObit Register Dynamic Link Library
  • BigUpgrade.exe - IObit Uninstaller Upgrade
  • BigUpgrade_IU.exe
  • BigUpgrade_IU_1203.exe
  • Vulnerabilityfix.exe - IObit Vulnerability fix (Vulnerability fix)
  • Vulnerabilityfix_1908.exe
  • UninstallPromote.exe - IObit UnistallPromote (UnistallPromote)
  • bf.exe - IObit Black Friday
  • ProductStatistics.dll - Product Statistics
  • Uninstaler_SkipUac.exe - Uninstall Programs
  • UninstallExplorer.dll - Uninstall for explorer
  • AutoUpdate.exe - IObit Uninstaller (IObit Uninstaller Updater)
  • DSPut.exe
  • forcedelctl.dll
  • HdProm.dll - IObit Uninstaller Promote
  • InfoHelp.dll - Info helper
  • IObitUninstaler.exe
  • IU860_20190701.exe
  • iu9pre.exe
  • IUProtip.exe - IObit Uninstaller Protip
  • IUService.exe
  • iush.exe
  • IUSoftUpdateTip.exe
  • iutd.exe
  • maspop.exe
  • NoteIcon.exe - IObit NoteIcon
  • rgfpctl.dll
  • SendBugReportNew.exe - Send Bug Report
  • SpecUTool.exe
  • SysRest.dll - System Restore Tools
  • UninstallMonitor.exe - UninstallerMonitor
  • CrRestore.exe - IObit Uninstall (IObit Uninstall Restore)
  • Feedback.exe - IObit Uninstaller Feedback
  • IObitDownloader.exe - IObit Downloader
  • UpDateDLL.dll
  • Dugtrio.exe - Driver Booster (Driver Booster Dugtrio)
  • AUpdate.exe - IObit AUpdate
  • datastate.dll - Runtime Library for ASC
  • PPUninstaller.exe - IObit Scanner
  • UninstallMenuRight.dll - IObitUnlocker (IObitUnlockerExtension)
  • UninstallMenuRight_IObitDel.dll
  • IUBF.exe - Uninstaller
  • IUMenuRight.dll - IUMenuRight (IUMenuRightExtension)
  • IUXmas.exe
  • ScreenShot.exe - ScreenShot
  • webres.dll - Runtime Library
  • BUISU.exe - IObit (IObit Software Updater Upgrade)
  • wru.exe
  • libcrypto-1_1.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL shared library)
  • libssl-1_1.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • filectl.dll - IU (file monitor control module.)
  • PluginHelper.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • UninstallMenuRight.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'IObitUnstaler' with a class of {B19ED566-D419-470b-B111-3C89040BC027}.
  • UninstallMenuRight_IObitDel.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'IObitUnstaler' with a class of {B19ED566-D419-470b-B111-3C89040BC027}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • UninstallExplorer.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ExplorerWnd Helper' with the class of {10921475-03CE-4E04-90CE-E2E7EF20C814}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • IObitUninstaler.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Uninstaller_SkipUac_0586c'.
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{874B5E38-4296-49FA-9DF9-3D4700466E55}' (runs on registration).
  • IUService.exe runs as a service named 'IObit Uninstaller Service' (IObitUnSvr) "IObit Uninstaller Service".

How do I remove IObit Uninstaller 8?

You can uninstall IObit Uninstaller 8 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 IObit Uninstaller 8, 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 IObit Uninstaller 8.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by IObit Uninstaller 8 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 10 97%
Win 7 (SP1) 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 97.22%
Windows 7 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 58.33%
Windows 10 Pro 27.78%
Windows 10 Enterprise 5.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.78%
Windows 8.1 2.78%
Windows 8.1 Connected 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.25%
  United Kingdom 12.50%
  Italy 12.50%
  Germany 4.17%
  Singapore 4.17%
  Australia 2.08%
  Croatia 2.08%
  Poland 2.08%
  Portugal 2.08%
  Romania 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.69%
Acer 20.69%
Dell 17.24%
ASUS 17.24%
Lenovo 13.79%
Toshiba 3.45%
Sony 3.45%
MSI 3.45%
Common models
Packard Bell iMedia S2984 30.00%
Sony SVF15N26CXB 10.00%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. MS-7... 10.00%
LENOVO 20251 10.00%
HPE-400f 10.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 10.00%

About (from IObit)

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.iobit.com


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