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Should I remove Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64Bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,629
United States Rank #5,311
Reach 0.0864%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.17 days
831.13 days >
Average installed length: 436.70 days


17.0.0 17.35%
16.0.0 1.50%
15.0.0 8.74%
14.0.0 1.38%
10.0.0 2.15%
8.0.0 0.66% 0.12% 0.66% 4.25% 7.84%
4.0.0 0.96% 11.01% 1.92%
3.0.0 1.26% 20.89% 18.97%
2.0.0 0.36%

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Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64Bit

What is Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64Bit?

This diagnostic tool checks for brand identification, verifies the processor operating frequency, tests specific processor features, and does a stress test on the processor. This diagnostic tool can be configured to execute in one of two modes: Presence test mode or verification mode. It can also be configured to enable or disable individual default configurations used for this mode of operation.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is spbc.exe. The software installer includes 75 files and is usually about 5.52 MB (5,789,696 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel Corporation\Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64bit\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A4F9CCCB-5FD0-4E0F-8587-6930142CD762}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64Bit

Program executable:spbc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel Corporation\Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64bit\spbc.exe
Additional files:
  • tbb.dll - Intel(R) Threading Building Blocks for Windows (Threading Building Blocks library)
  • tbbmalloc.dll - Scalable Allocator library
  • Win-IPDT64.exe - Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64bit
  • setupspbc64.exe - Sample Production Bit Checker x64 (Setup Launcher Unicode)
  • libmmd.dll - Intel(R) C/C++/Fortran Compiler (Math Library for Intel(r) Compilers (thread-safe))
  • freeglut.dll - Freeglut OpenGL Utility Toolkit
  • WinRing0x64.dll (by OpenLibSys.org) - WinRing0
  • avx.exe
  • BrandString.exe
  • CPUdetect.exe
  • glut32.dll
  • vis2Dgfx.exe
  • visGFX1.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Win-IPDT64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{122796D4-E9DC-474C-9F5D-F345078B0A83}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64Bit?

Quickly and completely remove Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64Bit from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64Bit 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64Bit, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool 64Bit.

Win 10 52%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.12%
Windows 7 47.46%
Windows Vista 0.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.38%
Windows 10 Pro 13.73%
Windows 10 Home 13.61%
Windows 7 Professional 11.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.69%
  Germany 6.04%
  United Kingdom 4.61%
  France 3.71%
  Italy 3.37%
  Canada 3.27%
  Netherlands 2.28%
  Brazil 2.03%
  Australia 1.49%
  Spain 1.39%
  Sweden 1.24%
  India 1.14%
  Poland 0.94%
  Saudi Arabia 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.02%
Hewlett-Packard 19.22%
ASUS 16.69%
Acer 14.61%
Lenovo 7.13%
Samsung 4.26%
Toshiba 3.91%
Intel 2.42%
MSI 1.61%
Sony 1.50%
Alienware 1.50%
Common models
ASUS All Series 20.22%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.49%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.92%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.02%
LENOVO 20378 1.57%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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