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Should I remove MaxiDisk?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,260
United States Rank #15,014
Reach 0.0203%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.31 days
304.18 days >
Average installed length: 159.82 days


VersionDistribution 0.50% 2.24% 0.50% 3.74% 2.49% 0.25% 20.45% 38.65% 1.25% 29.93%


What is MaxiDisk?  (from Uniblue Systems Ltd)

MaxiDisk offers a number of features related to the performance of your hard drives. It helps in gaining extra disk space by detecting and removing Junk files and old Windows backups that might not be needed any longer. To gain further disk space, the file compression feature scans for those files in your user profile ...  Read more


MaxiDisk is a program developed by Uniblue Systems Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 programs's main executable is maxidisk.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 65.59 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 23.87 MB (25,029,299 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 39% of users of MaxiDisk come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.uniblue.com
Help link: support.uniblue.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Uniblue\MaxiDisk\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Uniblue\MaxiDisk\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 23.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MaxiDisk

Program executable:maxidisk.exe
Uniblue MaxiDisk
Signed by:Uniblue Systems
Path:C:\Program Files\uniblue\maxidisk\maxidisk.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
(From the publisher) “A computer’s hard disk is prone to accumulating unnecessary files, such as Windows temporary files and temporary internet files, which can either be created by applications or stored by a web browser. ”
Additional files:
  • md_move_serial.exe - MaxiDisk Serial Mover (Uniblue MaxiDisk Serial Mover)
  • launcher.exe - MaxiDisk Launcher (Uniblue MaxiDisk Launcher)
  • mdnotifier.exe - MaxiDisk Notifier (Uniblue MaxiDisk Notifier)
  • mdmonitor.exe - MaxiDisk Monitor (Uniblue MaxiDisk Monitor)
  • md_ubm.exe - MaxiDisk ubm (Uniblue MaxiDisk ubm)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • maxidisk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ECA9742F-AE0A-4C54-9D34-B46571419149}' (runs on registration).
  • mdmonitor.exe is scheduled as a task named 'mdmonitor'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • maxidisk.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MaxiDisk.
  • mdmonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named mdmonitor.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:65.59 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0047137697%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00052197%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00419180%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:89,339,370
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2.55 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:10.68 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:13.07 MB
Total CPU:0.0038705216%
Kernel CPU:0.00024246%
User CPU:0.00362806%
CPU cycles/sec:363,248
I/O reads/min:64.55 KB
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes

How do I remove MaxiDisk?

You can uninstall MaxiDisk 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 MaxiDisk, 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 MaxiDisk.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.09%
Windows 10 22.69%
Windows XP 9.98%
Windows Vista 5.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.85%
Windows 7 Professional 7.32%
Windows 8.1 6.82%
Windows 10 Home 5.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.02%
  Germany 6.65%
  Netherlands 4.21%
  United Kingdom 3.99%
  Australia 3.10%
  Italy 3.10%
  Brazil 2.88%
  Israel 2.88%
  Canada 2.88%
  France 2.22%
  Belgium 2.00%
  Austria 2.00%
  Iran 1.77%
  Saudi Arabia 1.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.23%
Hewlett-Packard 22.13%
Acer 14.34%
Toshiba 6.97%
ASUS 6.15%
Samsung 5.74%
Medion 4.92%
Intel 2.87%
Lenovo 2.05%
American Megatrends 1.23%
Common models
MEDION MS-7800 4.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.29%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.86%
Dell XPS 8500 2.14%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.14%

About Uniblue Systems Ltd

Uniblue is a developer of software utilities, designed to improve performance to PC users and is one of the biggest software companies with products which include RegistryBooster, SpeedUpMyPC, DriverScanner and PowerSuite.
Publisher URL: www.uniblue.com


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