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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,444
United States Rank #20,797
Reach 0.0038%


4.0.6 8.11%
4.0.5 4.05%
4.0.4 9.46%
4.0.3 63.51%
4.0.1 10.81%
4.0.0 4.05%



Novabench is a program developed by Novawave. The most used version is 4.0.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 7 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of Novabench come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: novabench.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Novawave\Novabench\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CC27A05D-9D9A-43C7-B202-96A0BAAC86B9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Novabench

  • NovabenchBattery.dll - Novabench Battery (Battery Information Helper)
  • NovabenchGUI.exe - Novabench
  • NovabenchService.exe - Novabench Service
  • novabench.exe
  • NovabenchDriver.sys
  • pdcurses.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • NovabenchService.exe runs as a service named 'Novabench Service' (NovabenchService) "Novabench temperature monitoring, test scheduling, etc".

How do I remove Novabench?

You can uninstall Novabench 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 Novabench, 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 Novabench.

Win 10 91%
Win 7 (SP1) 9%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 90.54%
Windows 7 9.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 47.30%
Windows 10 Pro 35.14%
Windows 10 Education 4.05%
Windows 7 Professional 4.05%
Windows 10 Enterprise 2.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.90%
  United Kingdom 6.03%
  France 2.59%
  Italy 2.59%
  Australia 0.86%
  Canada 0.86%
  Germany 0.86%
  DK 0.86%
  Spain 0.86%
  Netherlands 0.86%
  Poland 0.86%
  South Africa 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.45%
Acer 22.45%
Lenovo 16.33%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
ASUS 10.20%
Toshiba 2.04%
Sony 2.04%
MSI 2.04%
Alienware 2.04%
Common models
Acer Aspire XC-605 3.51%
ASUSTeK GL553VD 3.51%
ASUS All Series 3.51%
Apple Inc. iMac13,2 1.75%
Acer TravelMate 7520 1.75%


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