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Should I remove Macs Fan Control?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,111
United States Rank #30,602
Reach 0.0041%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.39 days
129.40 days >
Average installed length: 67.99 days


VersionDistribution 11.11%
1.4.9 8.64% 1.23%
1.4.8 2.47%
1.4.7 3.70%
1.4.4 4.94%
1.4.3 7.41%
1.4.2 3.70%
1.4.0 1.23%
1.3.3 3.70%
1.3.2 2.47%
1.3.1 2.47%
1.3.0 11.11%
1.2.1 8.64% 3.70% 6.17% 6.17%
1.1.11 4.94%
1.1.10 1.23% 2.47%
1.1.7 1.23%
1.1.5 1.23%

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Macs Fan Control


Macs Fan Control is a program developed by CrystalIdea Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 14.49 MB (15,193,332 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of Macs Fan Control come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crystalidea.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Macs Fan Control\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Macs Fan Control\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Macs Fan Control

  • MacsFanControl.exe - Macs Fan Control
  • inpout32.dll (by Highresolution Enterprises) - inpout32 (inpout32/64)
  • Qt5Core.dll (by The Qt Company Ltd) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • Qt5Gui.dll (by The Qt Company Ltd)
  • Qt5Network.dll
  • Qt5Widgets.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • MacsFanControl.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MacsFanControl.
Startup File (User Run)
  • MacsFanControl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MacsFanControl' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Macs Fan Control\MacsFanControl.exe" /minimized.

How do I remove Macs Fan Control?

You can uninstall Macs Fan Control 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 Macs Fan Control, 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 Macs Fan Control.

Win 10 58%
Win 7 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.02%
Windows 7 38.27%
Windows XP 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows 10 Pro 20.99%
Windows 8.1 Pro 17.28%
Windows 7 Professional 8.64%
Windows 10 Home 8.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.88%
  Italy 8.16%
  United Kingdom 7.14%
  Belgium 4.08%
  Egypt 3.06%
  Netherlands 3.06%
  Turkey 3.06%
  Germany 2.04%
  UA 2.04%
  Australia 2.04%
  Austria 2.04%
  China 2.04%
  Philippines 2.04%
  Canada 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Apple 74.03%
Acer 18.18%
ASUS 5.19%
Hewlett-Packard 1.30%
Dell 1.30%
Common models
Apple Inc. MacBookPro11,3 8.97%
Apple Inc. iMac12,2 6.41%
Apple Inc. iMac10,1 5.13%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro9,1 5.13%
Apple Inc. iMac11,2 3.85%
Parallels Software Intern... 2.56%


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