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What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,715
United States Rank #24,786
Reach 0.0043%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.82 days
584.71 days >
Average installed length: 307.22 days


VersionDistribution 4.76% 1.19% 2.38% 11.90% 7.14% 8.33% 3.57% 39.29% 1.19% 15.48% 2.38% 2.38%

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What is PC Unleashed?  (from PC Unleashed Online)

PC Unleashed Suite restores your PC's performance by automatically tweaking the system even if you have minimal computer experience.


PC Unleashed is a program developed by PC Unleashed Online. The most used version 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 main program executable is pcu.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 10.7 MB (11,220,908 bytes). HandleUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 61% of users of PC Unleashed come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcunleashed.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Unleashed Online\PC Unleashed
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PC Unleashed Online\PC Unleashed\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 10.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Unleashed

Program executable:pcu.exe
Name:PC Unleashed
Path:C:\Program Files\pc unleashed online\pc unleashed\pcu.exe
Additional files:
  • MyResources.dll - PC Unleashed Online (PC Unleashed)
  • uninstall.exe - PC Unleashed
  • SBTE.dll (by GFI Software) - GFI AntiMalware Common SDK Merge Module (Threat Engine Dynamic Link Library)
  • ExtensionManager.dll - Extensio Dynamic Link Library
  • SandBoxer.dll (by ParetoLogic) - SandBoxer Module
  • HandleUpdate.dll - HandleUpdate
  • 7ZipDLL.dll
  • LiteUnzip.dll - Extract the contents from a ZIP archive
  • LiteZip.dll - Create a ZIP archive
  • unrar.dll - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pcu.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC Unleashed_sch_1C8F0EB4-AB28-11E5-BAD7-448A5B26A1D9' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 4:29 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • pcu.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PC Unleashed Startup.

How do I remove PC Unleashed?

Quickly and completely remove PC Unleashed from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PC Unleashed 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PC Unleashed, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Unleashed.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 14.29%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows XP 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.17%
Windows 7 Professional 13.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.82%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 2.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.47%
  United Kingdom 8.26%
  Canada 3.67%
  Netherlands 2.75%
  Germany 2.75%
  Australia 1.83%
  IQ 1.83%
  Egypt 1.83%
  Indonesia 1.83%
  Colombia 0.92%
  CY 0.92%
  Lithuania 0.92%
  Hungary 0.92%
  India 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.10%
Dell 19.35%
Acer 14.52%
ASUS 9.68%
Lenovo 6.45%
Samsung 3.23%
Intel 3.23%
Alienware 1.61%
American Megatrends 1.61%
Toshiba 1.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.29%
HP-Pavilion KQ497AA-ABA m... 2.86%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.86%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.86%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.86%
TOSHIBA Satellite P870 1.43%


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