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Should I remove MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,437
United States Rank #7,645
Reach 0.0695%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.48 days
191.14 days >
Average installed length: 100.43 days


VersionDistribution 12.04% 29.85% 3.14% 16.35% 38.54% 0.07%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Intel

MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility


MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 12.67 MB (13,284,889 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 37% of users of MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{2301bb34-385a-4a57-877f-c54347957fad}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{2301bb34-385a-4a57-877f-c54347957fad}\xtu-setup-exe.exe" /modify
Estimated size: 12.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility

  • xtu-setup-exe.exe - MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • xtu-setup-exe.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '{236e0932-2039-4fba-9df8-2d67de8f730f}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{236e0932-2039-4fba-9df8-2d67de8f730f}\xtu-setup-exe.exe" /burn.log.append "C:\Windows\TEMP\MSI_Intel_Extreme_Tuning_Utility_20170427201412.log" /burn.runonce.

How do I remove MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility?

You can uninstall MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility 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 MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility, 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 MSI Intel Extreme Tuning Utility.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.51%
Windows 7 47.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.93%
Windows 8.1 Pro 18.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.11%
Windows 8.1 11.40%
Windows 7 Professional 10.31%
Windows 10 Pro 7.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.97%
  France 11.44%
  Germany 8.38%
  United Kingdom 5.12%
  Netherlands 3.66%
  Italy 2.99%
  Sweden 2.46%
  Canada 2.19%
  Belgium 1.86%
  Poland 1.80%
  Australia 1.66%
  Norway 1.40%
  DK 1.40%
  Spain 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 33.44%
MSI 32.79%
Acer 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 6.82%
Dell 2.60%
Lenovo 1.30%
Samsung 0.65%
Medion 0.32%
Common models
MSI MS-7821 18.88%
MSI MS-7816 9.96%
MSI MS-7850 8.92%
MSI MS-7917 8.77%
MSI MS-7845 6.54%
MSI MS-7817 6.17%

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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