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What percent of users and experts removed it?
49% remove it51% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,436
United States Rank #4,152
Reach 0.0566%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.09 days
150.15 days >
Average installed length: 78.89 days


VersionDistribution 0.45% 0.09% 1.08% 0.18% 0.27% 0.09% 2.24% 15.16% 9.24% 13.18% 6.82% 0.27% 7.89% 1.52% 2.96% 1.97% 1.08% 0.09% 5.20% 0.99% 0.27% 10.49% 7.26% 0.54% 3.05% 1.43% 1.52% 0.18% 0.99% 3.14% 0.09% 0.09% 0.18%

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PC TuneUp Maestro

What is PC TuneUp Maestro?  (from CompuClever Systems)

PC TuneUp Maestro easily and safely improves slow computer performance while eliminating system errors and crashes by offering a variety of simple but powerful push-button maintenance and optimization tools. System Registry Scan & Clean quickly seeks, cleans and removes erroneous or obsolete registry entries, to keep y...  Read more


PC TuneUp Maestro is a software program developed by CompuClever Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 pctum.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 6.58 MB (6,897,850 bytes). The installed file JFUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 84% of users of PC TuneUp Maestro come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Connects to the Internet

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.compuclever.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CompuClever\PC TuneUp Maestro\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\CompuClever\PC TuneUp Maestro\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 6.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC TuneUp Maestro

Program executable:pctum.exe
Name:PC TuneUp Maestro
Path:C:\Program Files\compuclever\pc tuneup maestro\pctum.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - CompuClever Systems Inc. PC TuneUp Maestro
  • Startups.exe - PC TuneUp Maestro Startups Module
  • SightOfUser.dll - Compuclever Dynamic Link Library
  • ErrorReportSubmit.exe - ErrorReportSubmit Module
  • filextmgr.exe - File Extensions Manager
  • launcher.pctumexe - launcher Application
  • CrDownload.exe - CrDownload Module
  • JFUpdate.exe - Jre_Flash_Bkf_Fix
  • RunUnknown.exe - RunUnknown Module
  • FixExe.exe - FixExe Module
  • Msvc.exe - Msvc Module
  • xx-launcher.pctumexe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • pctum.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC TuneUp Maestro Scan' (runs weekly on Sundays at 01:00).
  • launcher.pctumexe is scheduled as a task named 'Clean up' (runs weekly on Sundays at 1:00 PM).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • Startups.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PC TuneUp Maestro Startups.
  • pctum.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PC TuneUp Maestro Startup.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Startups.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC TuneUp Maestro Startups' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CompuClever\PC TuneUp Maestro\Startups.exe" /fromservice.
  • pctum.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC TuneUp Maestro Startup' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CompuClever\PC TuneUp Maestro\pctum.exe" /systray.
Network connections
  • pctum.exe connects to compuclever.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:102.31 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000232941%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001057%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001272%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:4.42 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:62 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove PC TuneUp Maestro?

You can uninstall PC TuneUp Maestro 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 TuneUp Maestro, 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 TuneUp Maestro.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 43.28%
Windows 10 41.67%
Windows Vista 8.69%
Windows XP 6.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.31%
Windows 8.1 17.29%
Windows 10 Home 15.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.15%
Windows 7 Professional 6.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.54%
  United Kingdom 4.28%
  Australia 3.09%
  Canada 2.73%
  France 1.07%
  New Zealand 0.65%
  Singapore 0.65%
  Iran 0.48%
  Germany 0.42%
  Norway 0.36%
  Italy 0.30%
  Netherlands 0.30%
  Ireland 0.24%
  Sweden 0.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.14%
Dell 26.88%
Acer 12.59%
Toshiba 7.75%
ASUS 6.05%
Lenovo 4.60%
American Megatrends 0.85%
Sahara 0.73%
Samsung 0.48%
Intel 0.48%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 9.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.43%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.60%
HP G60 Notebook PC 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.94%
HP HP Notebook 1.94%

About (from CompuClever Systems Inc.)

CompuClever Systems Inc. is a software technology company specializing in PC optimization solutions.
Publisher URL: www.compuclever.com

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DWH104over a year ago
I am not sure if it actually works ie does anything to speedup/fix my computer.