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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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10.0.129 66.67%
10.0.124 4.76%
10.0.119 4.76%
10.0.116 9.52%
10.0.110 4.76%
10.0.108 4.76%
10.0.93 4.76%

PerfectDisk 10 Home Edition

What is PerfectDisk 10 Home Edition?  (from Raxco Software)

Defragging your computer puts the pieces of your files back together into a single piece--the way they should be. A defragmented computer will boot quicker, files will be accessed faster, and your applications will not hang. A good disk defragger will not only defragment, but will also consolidate the free space on y...  Read more


PerfectDisk 10 Home Edition is a software program developed by Raxco Software. The most common release is 10.0.129, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 34.62 MB (36,305,354 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 64% of users of PerfectDisk 10 Home Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.perfectdisk.com
Help link: www.perfectdisk.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk10\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7B738CD9-D107-48C7-8E65-2E6639A39C8D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 34.62 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PerfectDisk 10 Home Edition

  • AutoUpd.exe - PerfectDisk 10 (Auto Update)
  • AutoUpdGui.exe - Auto Update Gui
  • AutoUpdPS.dll - AutoUpd Proxy
  • PDAgent.exe - PDAgent Module
  • PDAgentS1.exe - PDAgentS1 Module
  • PDCmd.exe - PDCmd
  • PDElevationWorker.exe - PDElevationWorker Module
  • PDEngine.exe - PDEngine Module
  • PDEnginePS.dll - PDEngine Proxy
  • PDUtils.dll - PDUtils Module
  • PerfectDisk.exe
  • sqlite3.dll - sqlite3 Dynamic Link Library
  • QtCore4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Trolltech ASA)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • PDEngine.exe runs as a service named 'PDEngine' (PDEngine) "PerfectDisk's defrag engine".
  • PDAgent.exe runs as a service named 'PDAgent' (PDAgent) "This service controls PerfectDisk's scheduling and remote communication.".

How do I remove PerfectDisk 10 Home Edition?

You can uninstall PerfectDisk 10 Home Edition 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 PerfectDisk 10 Home Edition, 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 PerfectDisk 10 Home Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows Vista 19.05%
Windows XP 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.89%
  Germany 8.33%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Belgium 2.78%
  France 2.78%
  Sweden 2.78%
  India 2.78%
  Mexico 2.78%
  DK 2.78%
  Canada 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 13.33%
Toshiba 13.33%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
Medion 6.67%
Packard Bell 6.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Intel 6.67%
Apple 6.67%
Acer 6.67%
Sony 6.67%
Common models
Sony VGN-SR290N 6.25%
Hewlett-Packard 220-1080q... 6.25%
BIOSTAR Group A880GU3 6.25%
Acer Aspire M1201 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite P105 6.25%
MSI MS-7585 6.25%

About (from Raxco Software Inc.)

For over 30 years Raxco Software has developed award-winning defragmentation solutions and performance utilities that improve hard drive and server performance, simplify system administration and help our customers work more efficiently –at home and at the office.
Publisher URL: www.raxco.com


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