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Should I remove PCBooster?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,508
United States Rank #19,625
Reach 0.0043%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.09 days
91.10 days >
Average installed length: 47.87 days


VersionDistribution 38.82%
1.0.0 61.18%

Typically installed together

Other programs by JH Software Private Limited



PCBooster is a software program developed by JH Software Private Limited. The most common release is 1.0.0, 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 JHSoft_PC_Booster.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 4.58 MB (4,806,898 bytes). The installed file updater.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 82% of users of PCBooster come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.
  • Starts automatically

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Portable Booster
URL: jhsoftware.in
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Portable Booster\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A92D9A4B-DA38-49DF-83C3-6742E0E5C2DE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.58 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PCBooster

Program executable:JHSoft_PC_Booster.exe
Name:PC Booster
Path:C:\Program Files\Portable Booster\JHSoft_PC_Booster.exe
Additional files:
  • updater.exe (by Portable Booster) - PCBooster (updater © Portable Booster, Inc, 2014)
  • Interop.TaskScheduler.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'TaskScheduler'.
  • CircularProgressBar.dll - CircularProgressBar
  • JHSoft_PC_Booster.exe (by Software) - PC Booster
  • JHSoft_PC_BoosterAuto.exe (by Software)
  • VTRegScan.dll - VTRegScan
  • IEError.exe - IEError

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • IEError.exe is scheduled as a task named 'IEError' (runs daily at 9:20 PM).
Startup File (User Run)
  • JHSoft_PC_BoosterAuto.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pcboost' and executes as C:\Program Files\Portable Booster\JHSoft_PC_BoosterAuto.exe.

How do I remove PCBooster?

You can uninstall PCBooster 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 PCBooster, 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 PCBooster.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.12%
Windows 10 43.53%
Windows Vista 2.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 8.1 31.76%
Windows 7 Professional 8.24%
Windows 8 3.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.44%
  Canada 16.79%
  Australia 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.86%
Dell 23.46%
Acer 19.75%
Toshiba 9.88%
Lenovo 7.41%
ASUS 4.94%
Samsung 1.23%
Intel 1.23%
Sony 1.23%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3542 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-A 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite P75-A 1.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite P70-A 1.25%


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