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Should I remove Pin It?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,396
United States Rank #6,196
Reach 0.0341%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.60 days
578.23 days >
Average installed length: 303.82 days


0.0.4 75.63%
0.0.3 24.37%

Pin It


Pin It is a program developed by Pinterest. The most used version is 0.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 AutoUpdater.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.22 MB (1,275,326 bytes). AutoUpdater.exe 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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of Pin It come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinterest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pinterest\Pin It\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Pinterest\Pin It\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pin It

Program executable:AutoUpdater.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Pinterest\Pin It\AutoUpdater.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoUpdater.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AutoUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AED1B4DC-3280-44AD-86B9-110D8A821DAE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Pin It?

You can uninstall Pin It 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 Pin It, 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 Pin It.

Win 10 49%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 48.59%
Windows 7 47.55%
Windows Vista 3.71%
Windows XP 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.12%
Windows 10 Home 22.99%
Windows 8.1 16.12%
Windows 7 Professional 8.06%
Windows 10 Pro 3.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.46%
  United Kingdom 5.01%
  Canada 3.31%
  Australia 2.51%
  Belgium 2.40%
  France 1.20%
  Netherlands 1.00%
  Germany 0.60%
  Sweden 0.50%
  Italy 0.50%
  Mexico 0.40%
  Spain 0.40%
  South Africa 0.30%
  Austria 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.16%
Dell 24.49%
Toshiba 13.17%
Acer 11.32%
ASUS 6.79%
Lenovo 3.50%
Samsung 2.88%
Intel 1.23%
Sony 0.82%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.90%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.90%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.13%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.13%


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