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Should I remove PC Tools Registry Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,186
United States Rank #39,664
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.92 days
233.78 days >
Average installed length: 122.83 days


VersionDistribution 72.41% 27.59%

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PC Tools Registry Tool

What is PC Tools Registry Tool?

This is 'registry cleaner' is supposed to optimize a computer by removing invalid registry entries as well as provides some additional utilities.

About  (from PC Tools Software)

The PC Tools File and Registry Tool is a manual malware removal tool. The tool allows the user to directly edit visible and hidden registry entries. It also allows the user to delete hidden and locked files. If you know the location of the malicious file(s) and corresponding registry entries then you can use this to r...  Read more


PC Tools Registry Tool is a program developed by PC Tools Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.77 MB (2,906,962 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 66% of users of PC Tools Registry Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PC Tools Ltd.
URL: www.pctools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Tools Registry Tool\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Tools Registry Tool\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Tools Registry Tool

  • InnoHelpers.dll - InnoHelpers Dynamic Link Library
  • pcttregtool.exe - pcttregtool (File and Registry tool)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove PC Tools Registry Tool?

You can uninstall PC Tools Registry Tool 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 Tools Registry Tool, 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 Tools Registry Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 10 10%
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.62%
Windows XP 17.24%
Windows Vista 13.79%
Windows 10 10.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.14%
Windows 7 Professional 21.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%
Windows 8.1 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.79%
  Germany 10.53%
  Australia 5.26%
  Hungary 5.26%
  Poland 5.26%
  Austria 2.63%
  Greece 2.63%
  Netherlands 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.46%
Acer 19.23%
Hewlett-Packard 11.54%
Toshiba 7.69%
Intel 7.69%
American Megatrends 3.85%
Sahara 3.85%
Medion 3.85%
Lenovo 3.85%
Common models
Packard Bell Easynote TE6... 9.52%
XXXXXX Satellite X200 4.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite M505 4.76%
powerspec B667 4.76%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 4.76%
LENOVO 80WK 4.76%

About PC Tools Software

PC Tools, a subsidiary of Symantec Corporation, develops security utilities for consumers and enterprises whose products include Spyware Doctor which provides spyware protection to secure Windows personal computers, Registry Mechanic, a registry cleaner to fix Windows errors, PC Tools AntiVirus which offers protection against virus infections and File Recover, which recovers files from hard drives, floppy drives, and fixed media.
Publisher URL: www.pctools.com


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