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Should I remove PC Magnum?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
47% remove it53% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,457
United States Rank #15,876
Reach 0.0058%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.42 days
749.77 days >
Average installed length: 393.95 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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PC Magnum

What is PC Magnum?  (from PC Pitstop)

PC Magnum takes the grind out of keeping your PC clean using advanced cloud technology. Set up schedules for all of your PCs from any PC with PC Magnum. Windows is storing virtually everything you do on your computer. Every web site that you visit, every document that you open is being stored in a humongous archive som...  Read more


PC Magnum is a program developed by PC Pitstop. 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 software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 3.33 MB (3,492,911 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 90% of users of PC Magnum come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcpitstop.com/store/pcmagnum.asp
Help link: www.pcpitstop.com/faq/PCMagnum.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\PC Magnum\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\PC Magnum\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Magnum

  • InstallHelper.dll - PC Pitstop Install Helper
  • InfoCenter-Setup.exe - PC Pitstop Info Center (Install PC Pitstop Info Center)
  • PCPitstopErase2.dll - PC Pitstop Erase2 (PCPitstopErase2)
  • PC Magnum.exe - PC Magnum
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ChromeCacheView.exe (by NirSoft) - ChromeCacheView
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • MozillaCacheView.exe (by NirSoft) - MozillaCacheView
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PC Magnum.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{599A3D87-C2C5-46DF-A460-D96AA6A4B80A}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PC Magnum.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC Magnum' and executes as C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\PC Magnum\PC Magnum.exe.

How do I remove PC Magnum?

You can uninstall PC Magnum 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 PC Magnum, 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 PC Magnum.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 47%
Keep it 53%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.14%
Windows 10 28.95%
Windows Vista 8.77%
Windows XP 6.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.29%
Windows 7 Professional 13.39%
Windows 8.1 8.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.93%
Windows 10 Home 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.40%
  Australia 2.26%
  Canada 2.26%
  United Kingdom 1.13%
  United Arab Emirates 0.56%
  Finland 0.56%
  France 0.56%
  Israel 0.56%
  Netherlands 0.56%
  Norway 0.56%
  New Zealand 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.54%
Dell 31.08%
Acer 8.11%
Toshiba 5.41%
Intel 4.05%
Lenovo 2.70%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Gateway 1.35%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.91%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.91%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.94%
Dell Inspiron 5737 1.94%
Dell Inspiron 570 1.94%
Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 1.94%

About (from PC Pitstop LLC)

In 2004, PC Pitstop introduced its first PC optimization software called Optimize.
Publisher URL: www.pcpitstop.com


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