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Should I remove PerfectDisk 10 Professional?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,581
United States Rank #15,037
Reach 0.0222%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 140.06 days
659.70 days >
Average installed length: 346.62 days


10.0.129 34.78%
10.0.128 1.83%
10.0.124 7.09%
10.0.119 5.95%
10.0.116 34.10%
10.0.114 3.89%
10.0.110 0.23%
10.0.109 0.23%
10.0.108 1.83%
10.0.104 0.92%
10.0.103 0.23%
10.0.100 3.20%
10.0.93 5.72%

PerfectDisk 10 Professional

What is PerfectDisk 10 Professional?  (from Raxco Software)

PerfectDisk's new OptiWrite™ technology prevents most fragmentation on your drive before it occurs, which prevents your system from slowing down. OptiWrite™ detects when Windows is going to fragment files and intelligently redirects I/O to stop the fragmentation from occurring. System performance is maintained and the ...  Read more


PerfectDisk 10 Professional 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 16 files and is usually about 26.24 MB (27,515,274 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 36% of users of PerfectDisk 10 Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

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: 26.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PerfectDisk 10 Professional

  • 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
  • PDState.dll - Space Management Module
  • 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 Professional?

You can uninstall PerfectDisk 10 Professional 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 Professional, 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 Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.10%
Windows XP 24.03%
Windows Vista 12.59%
Windows 10 2.06%
Windows Server 2003 0.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.27%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.44%
Windows 7 Professional 9.51%
Windows 7 DeepBlue 1.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.56%
  Germany 26.46%
  France 4.44%
  United Kingdom 4.04%
  Italy 3.03%
  Canada 2.63%
  Australia 2.22%
  Croatia 2.02%
  RS 1.82%
  Netherlands 1.41%
  Belgium 1.21%
  Spain 0.81%
  Israel 0.81%
  Philippines 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.15%
Hewlett-Packard 19.92%
Acer 13.98%
Medion 8.90%
Intel 8.05%
ASUS 5.93%
Sahara 3.81%
Toshiba 3.81%
American Megatrends 2.97%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7597 4.32%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.60%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.60%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.16%

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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