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Should I remove PC Mechanic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,569
United States Rank #7,069
Reach 0.0866%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.04 days
89.63 days >
Average installed length: 47.09 days


VersionDistribution 0.29% 0.06% 1.11% 0.06% 0.06% 1.23% 0.35% 1.17% 5.39% 0.29% 8.91% 4.22% 2.81% 2.81% 3.99% 0.35% 2.64% 2.93% 2.40% 7.97% 0.23% 0.06% 1.82% 1.76% 1.58% 3.81% 4.34% 0.35% 0.35% 2.70% 1.64% 0.29% 0.70% 2.87% 5.86% 2.40% 0.12% 0.06% 0.12% 0.12% 11.25% 6.21% 1.35% 0.94%

PC Mechanic

What is PC Mechanic?

PC Mechanic is a computer 'optimization' program.

About  (from Uniblue Systems Ltd)

With PC Mechanic you can easily reduce the clutter on your hard disk to regain valuable disk space. Its inbuilt scanner will identify the obsolete files occupying precious space, as well as the problematic registry errors causing PC crashes and system instability. The application also ties in with essential Microsoft® ...  Read more


PC Mechanic is a software program developed by Uniblue Systems Ltd. The most common release 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 primary executable is named pcmechanic.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 1.63 MB (1,708,094 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 33% of users of PC Mechanic come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.uniblue.com/product/pc/pcmechanic
Help link: www.uniblue.com/support/manuals
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Uniblue\PCMechanic\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Uniblue\PCMechanic\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Mechanic

Program executable:pcmechanic.exe
Uniblue PCMechanic
Path:C:\Program Files\Uniblue\PCMechanic\pcmechanic.exe
Additional files:
  • thirdpartyinstaller.exe - thirdpartyinstaller (Uniblue Third Party Installer)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • pc-mechanic.exe - PC-Mechanic (Uniblue PC Mechanic)
  • InstallerExtensions.dll
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • pc-mechanic.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC-Mechanic Updates' (runs daily at 11:29).
  • pcmechanic.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PCMechanic Maintenance' (runs daily at 10:05 AM).
3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • pc-mechanic.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PC-Mechanic Startup.
  • thirdpartyinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Installer for mypcbackup.
  • pcmechanic.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PCMechanic Startup.

How do I remove PC Mechanic?

You can uninstall PC Mechanic 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 Mechanic, 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 Mechanic.

Win 10 57%
Win Vista 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 56.94%
Windows 7 36.32%
Windows Vista 3.93%
Windows XP 2.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 26.87%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.33%
Windows 8.1 13.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.89%
Windows 10 Pro 6.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.83%
  Italy 11.32%
  Germany 9.93%
  United Kingdom 6.98%
  Netherlands 4.19%
  France 4.14%
  Brazil 2.84%
  Sweden 2.17%
  Canada 2.17%
  DK 1.71%
  Austria 1.65%
  Australia 1.60%
  Belgium 1.40%
  Spain 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.77%
Acer 21.99%
Dell 12.76%
ASUS 10.32%
Lenovo 7.42%
Toshiba 7.42%
Medion 3.62%
Samsung 3.53%
Intel 1.27%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.92%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.98%
HP HP Notebook 3.28%
Acer Aspire 5742 3.28%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%

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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