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Should I remove PowerQuest PartitionMagic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,584
United States Rank #11,161
Reach 0.0547%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.31 days
274.74 days >
Average installed length: 144.36 days


8.02.000 1.85%
8.01.000 13.81%
8.00.000 84.34%

Other programs by PowerQuest

PowerQuest PartitionMagic 8.0


PowerQuest PartitionMagic 8.0 is a software program developed by PowerQuest. The most common release is 8.00.000, 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 primary executable is named PMagic.exe. The setup package generally installs about 38 files and is usually about 46.66 MB (48,927,596 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 26% of users of PowerQuest PartitionMagic come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.powerquest.com
Help link: www.powerquest.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PowerQuest\PartitionMagic 8.0\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\7\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{6BE2A4A4-99FB-48ED-AE1E-4E850389F804}
Estimated size: 46.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerQuest PartitionMagic 8.0

Program executable:PMagic.exe
PowerQuest Program Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\PowerQuest\PartitionMagic 8.0\PMagic.exe
Additional files:
  • PartIn9x.exe - PartitionInfo for Windows 9x (PartitionInfo Windows 9x Version)
  • PartInNT.exe - PartitionInfo for Windows NT (PartitionInfo Windows NT Version)
  • DrvMap.exe - DriveMapper 5.0 for Windows
  • PTEDIT32.EXE - PTEdit for Windows (Partition Table Editor for Windows)
  • pe0404.dll - File Browser
  • pe07.dll
  • pe09.dll
  • pe0A.dll
  • pe0C.dll
  • pe10.dll
  • pe11.dll
  • pe12.dll
  • pe16.dll
  • pqpe9x.exe
  • pqpeNT.exe
  • pqbw.exe - PQBootWin (PQBoot for Windows)
  • pqbw0404.dll
  • pqbw07.dll
  • pqbw09.dll
  • pqbw0A.dll
  • pqbw0C.dll
  • pqbw10.dll
  • pqbw11.dll
  • pqbw12.dll
  • pqbw16.dll
  • Pqboot32.exe - PQBoot32 (Executable (Console))
  • Xmnt2002.exe - XMNT2002
  • PartIn.exe - PowerQuest Program Launcher
  • PMagic.exe
  • PMagic9x.exe - PowerQuest PartitionMagic
  • PMagicNT.exe
  • PqPe.exe
  • ROBOEX32.DLL (by Blue Sky Software) - RoboHELP for WinHelp 2000 (RoboHELP Extensions for WinHelp)
  • PMagicBt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • PMagic.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BCD6D732-3681-46BB-877A-758BB6EDBC44}' (runs on registration).
  • PMagicNT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DD1A8682-E618-45E8-A71E-2AF6AF5D4836}' (runs on registration).
  • PMagic9x.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B86F3F67-A01F-4F1F-8E82-2C35A6CE23AD}' (runs on registration).
  • PartIn.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E2CBC968-A2C0-4E7F-B12D-89F800E9848A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PowerQuest PartitionMagic?

You can uninstall PowerQuest PartitionMagic 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 PowerQuest PartitionMagic 8.0, 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 PowerQuest PartitionMagic.

Win XP 70%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 74.17%
Windows 7 19.54%
Windows 10 4.63%
Windows Vista 1.48%
Windows Server 2003 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 74.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.89%
Windows 7 Professional 6.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.04%
Windows 8.1 0.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.88%
  Germany 12.64%
  Italy 7.22%
  France 5.59%
  Spain 3.35%
  United Kingdom 2.75%
  Poland 2.67%
  Netherlands 2.24%
  Canada 2.24%
  Brazil 2.15%
  Israel 1.72%
  Japan 1.63%
  Russia 1.55%
  Australia 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.75%
American Megatrends 15.18%
Intel 13.04%
Hewlett-Packard 10.89%
Acer 8.57%
Sahara 4.82%
ASUS 4.82%
Lenovo 1.61%
Toshiba 1.61%
Samsung 1.07%
Common models
MSI MS-7309 2.26%


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