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Should I remove KMSpico?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,945
United States Rank #2,211
Reach 0.3390%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.04 days
266.54 days >
Average installed length: 140.05 days



Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 kmseldi.exe. The software installer includes 197 files and is usually about 21.86 MB (22,917,336 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 42% of users of KMSpico come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\KMSpico\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\KMSpico\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 21.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by KMSpico

Program executable:kmseldi.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\kmspico\kmseldi.exe
Additional files:
  • DevComponents.DotNetBar2.dll (by DevComponents.com) - DevComponents.DotNetBar
  • WinDivert.sys (by Basil Projects) - WinDivert driver (WinDivert network packet capture and (re)injection driver)
  • OEM-DM.exe - MSDM Key Dump
  • Service_KMS.exe (by @ByELDI) - Service_KMS
  • Vestris.ResourceLib.dll (by Vestris) - ResourceLib
  • TriggerKMS.exe - TriggerKMS
  • AutoPico.exe (by @ByELDI) - AutoPico
  • UninsHs.exe (by Han-soft) - UninsHs (Uninstall for InnoSetup by Han-soft)
  • KMSPico.exe (by XVCTR) - XVCTR
  • KMSServer.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • WinDivert.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AutoPico.exe is scheduled as a task named 'AutoPico Daily Restart' (runs daily at 23:59).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • AutoPico.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AutoPico Daily Restart.
  • TriggerKMS.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Trigger KMS Activation.
2 Services
  • Service_KMS.exe runs as a service named 'Service KMSELDI' (Service KMSELDI).
  • AutoPico.exe runs as a service named 'Service KMSELDI' (Service KMSELDI).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AutoPico.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Activator Windows 8.1 MRT' which loads as C:\Program Files\Activation Windows 10 Office\AutoPico.exe /silent.

How do I remove KMSpico?

You can uninstall KMSpico 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 KMSpico, 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 KMSpico.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 85.94%
Windows 7 13.96%
Windows Vista 0.06%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 39.11%
Windows 10 Home 19.61%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.76%
Windows 10 Enterprise 5.68%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.47%
  Italy 10.40%
  Spain 5.12%
  Netherlands 4.42%
  Germany 4.06%
  France 4.02%
  Brazil 2.67%
  United Kingdom 2.57%
  Singapore 1.74%
  Mexico 1.21%
  India 1.19%
  Colombia 1.10%
  Turkey 0.91%
  Canada 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.82%
Acer 16.79%
ASUS 16.70%
Dell 14.99%
Lenovo 10.55%
Samsung 3.63%
Toshiba 2.74%
Intel 1.80%
MSI 1.05%
Medion 0.80%
Apple 0.66%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.66%
HP HP Notebook 5.70%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.26%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.11%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.81%


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