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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 27.78% 41.67% 2.78% 5.56% 2.78% 2.78% 8.33% 2.78% 5.56%

PlayUp Tools


PlayUp Tools is a software program developed by PlayUp. The most common release is, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 21.47 MB (22,511,727 bytes). 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 43% of users of PlayUp Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\google\google sketchup 8
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Google\Google Sketchup 8\uninstallPlayUpTools.exe
Estimated size: 21.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PlayUp Tools

  • alchemyext.dll
  • BugSplatRc.dll (by BugSplat) - BugSplatRc Dynamic Link Library (Crash reporting module, BugSplatRc)
  • collada.dll (by Trimble Navigation Limited) - SketchUp COLLADA Plugin
  • SketchUp.exe (by Trimble Navigation Limited) - SketchUp Application
  • slapi.dll (by Trimble Navigation) - SketchUp (SketchUp SDK DLL (32-bit))
  • ThumbsUp.dll - ThumbsUp (SketchUp Thumbnail Shell Extension)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SketchUp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{01F379E9-DD34-4536-A407-338A08FD7EBE}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SketchUp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SketchUp\SketchUp 2013\SketchUp.exe'.

How do I remove PlayUp Tools?

You can uninstall PlayUp Tools 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 PlayUp Tools, 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 PlayUp Tools.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 19.44%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows Vista 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.44%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 8 Pro 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.55%
  Australia 6.38%
  Germany 6.38%
  United Kingdom 6.38%
  TN 4.26%
  Spain 4.26%
  Canada 4.26%
  Turkey 4.26%
  Italy 4.26%
  Brazil 2.13%
  Colombia 2.13%
  Belgium 2.13%
  France 2.13%
  India 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.88%
Hewlett-Packard 15.63%
Dell 12.50%
Alienware 9.38%
Acer 9.38%
American Megatrends 9.38%
Samsung 6.25%
Common models
Samsung 700Z3A/700Z4A/700... 4.00%
MSI MS-7816 4.00%
Hewlett-Packard s5737c 4.00%
Dell Vostro 470 4.00%
Alienware M14xR1 4.00%


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