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59% remove it41% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,248
United States Rank #16,718
Reach 0.0203%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.96 days
234.93 days >
Average installed length: 123.44 days


4.1.0 97.76%
4.0.0 2.24%

Mz CPU Accelerator

What is Mz CPU Accelerator?  (from Mz Ultimate Tools by Michael Zacharias)

Mz CPU Accelerator is an application that automatically changes the priority of the foreground window, by allocating more CPU power to the currently active application (program-game). It automatically de-allocates CPU priority when a new active application is used.


Mz CPU Accelerator is a program developed by Mz Ultimate Tools by Michael Zacharias. The most used version is 4.1.0, 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. 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 MzCPUAccelerator.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 31.6 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 5 files and is usually about 3.79 MB (3,972,419 bytes). MzUltimateToolsUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of Mz CPU Accelerator come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Brazil.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to include offers within the setup
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Mz CPU Accelerator.
MzCPUAccelerator.exe (da52f3bc4bc2e045a47d2767bd54d1d3) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Commtouch SDK W32/MSIL_Troj.AF.gen!Eldorado
F-Prot v6. W32/MSIL_Troj.AF.gen
Mz CPU Accelerator has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Mz CPU Accelerator
URL: www.mztweak.com/mzcpuaccelerator.html
Help link: www.mztweak.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mz Ultimate Tools\Mz CPU Accelerator\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Mz Ultimate Tools\Mz CPU Accelerator\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mz CPU Accelerator

Program executable:MzCPUAccelerator.exe
Name:Mz CPU Accelerator
Path:C:\Program Files\Mz Ultimate Tools\Mz CPU Accelerator\MzCPUAccelerator.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • MzUltimateToolsUpdater.exe - MzUltimateToolsUpdater (Mz Ultimate Tools Updater)
  • MzUltimateToolsHelper.exe - MzUltimateToolsHelper
  • MzCPUAccelerator.exe - Mz CPU Accelerator
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MzCPUAccelerator.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D02B4F45-8CE3-471F-8CD0-BADF2D89A2D6}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • MzCPUAccelerator.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MzCPUAccelerator' and executes as C:\Mz CPU Accelerator\MzCPUAccelerator.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:31.6 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0037601026%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00209661%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00166349%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:168,184
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:284 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:22 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Mz CPU Accelerator?

You can uninstall Mz CPU Accelerator 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 Mz CPU Accelerator, 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 Mz CPU Accelerator.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 10 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.13%
Windows 10 35.34%
Windows XP 6.52%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Windows Server 2003 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.92%
Windows 7 Professional 9.85%
Windows 10 Home 7.32%
Windows 10 Pro 6.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.60%
  Italy 25.36%
  Brazil 5.45%
  Spain 4.03%
  Romania 3.08%
  Russia 2.13%
  United Kingdom 1.90%
  France 1.42%
  UA 1.18%
  India 1.18%
  RS 0.95%
  Australia 0.95%
  Portugal 0.95%
  Canada 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.03%
Hewlett-Packard 24.69%
Dell 13.81%
ASUS 7.11%
Lenovo 5.44%
Samsung 5.02%
Toshiba 4.18%
American Megatrends 1.67%
Sahara 1.67%
Intel 1.26%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.15%
ASUS All Series 1.57%
ASUSTeK K53SD 1.57%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.57%
Hewlett-Packard 20-b100el 1.57%

Publisher URL: www.mztweak.com


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