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PC Wizard 2012.2.1

Remove PC Wizard 2012.2.1
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What is PC Wizard?  (from CPUID)

PC WIZARD is among the most advanced system information programs on the market. PC WIZARD is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware, but also some more analysis. It's able to identify a large scale of system components and supports the latest technologies and standards. This tool is periodical...  Read more


PC Wizard 2012.2.1 is a program developed by CPUID. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is pc wizard.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 6.56 MB (6,875,729 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 46% of users of PC Wizard come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cpuid.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CPUID\PC Wizard 2012\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CPUID\PC Wizard 2012\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Wizard 2012.2.1

Program executable:pc wizard.exe
Name:PC Wizard
System Information Analyzer
Path:C:\Program Files\cpuid\pc wizard 2012\pc wizard.exe
Additional files:
  • pc-wizard_2012.2.11-setup.exe - PC Wizard 2012 (PC Wizard 2012 Setup)
  • pcwiz32.dll - PC Wizard (PC Wizard Core Library)
  • pcwiz32x.dll - PC Wizard Extended Core Library
  • pcwizard.dll - PC System Information Analyzer
  • pcwizgfx.dll - PC Wizard Graphics Library
  • pcwizhid.dll - PC Wizard Human Interface Device Library
  • pcwizkbm.dll - PC Wizard Knowledge Base Management Library
  • pcwizlcd.dll - PC Wizard Keyboard LCD Library
  • pcwizosd.dll - PC Wizard Screen Display Controls Library
  • pcwizvrs.dll - PC Wizard Common Library
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PC Wizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{04EB0060-FDE3-4A53-AC3B-D415A7895FEC}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • pcwizard.dll is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CPUID\PC Wizard 2012\pcwizard.dll'.

How do I remove PC Wizard?

Quickly and completely remove PC Wizard 2012.2.1 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PC Wizard 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 Wizard 2012.2.1, 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 Wizard.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.75%
Windows XP 7.50%
Windows 10 5.00%
Windows Vista 3.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.05%
Windows 7 Professional 17.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.59%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.74%
  Germany 14.89%
  United Kingdom 6.38%
  Brazil 4.26%
  France 3.19%
  Australia 2.13%
  Canada 2.13%
  Italy 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Portugal 2.13%
  AO 1.06%
  Austria 1.06%
  Belgium 1.06%
  BG 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.26%
Dell 18.60%
Hewlett-Packard 18.60%
ASUS 18.60%
American Megatrends 6.98%
Intel 4.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 1.82%
Sony VGN-N160G 1.82%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 1.82%


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