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Should I remove Premium Booster?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,123
United States Rank #18,178
Reach 0.0119%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.09 days
710.56 days >
Average installed length: 373.34 days


VersionDistribution 85.04% 7.69% 4.27% 2.56% 0.43%

Premium Booster

What is Premium Booster?

Premium Booster a Windows registry repair software utility designed to fix potentially damaged registry entries by scanning for entries that point to various
files that are no longer active on the PC.

About  (from Elcor Software)

Premium Booster will take care of your Windows erasing any remaining doubts whether your system performs at its best! It will optimize and compact your registry, cleaning it from trash. Program also provides you with the means to filter out malicious records which will make your Windows more stable than ever before. At...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named premiumbooster.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 5.27 MB (5,526,855 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Premium Booster.
PremiumBooster.exe (9c3e505e6ef8c2d0696262b17455e66d) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE HW32.CDB
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7253 Heuristic.LooksLike.Win32.Suspicious.N
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.12 TROJ_FAKEALERT.BMH

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.premiumbooster.com
Help link: www.premiumbooster.com/support.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Premium Booster
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Premium Booster\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 5.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Premium Booster

Program executable:premiumbooster.exe
Name:Premium Booster
Premium Booster software to diagnose, cure and optimize your system
Path:C:\Program Files\premium booster\premiumbooster.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Premium Booster GAOTD Setup
  • Uninstall Premium Booster.exe - Premium Booster Setup Wizard
  • scheduler.exe - Premium Booster's Scheduler

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • scheduler.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pb_scheduler_agent' and executes as C:\Program Files\Premium Booster\scheduler.exe.

How do I remove Premium Booster?

You can uninstall Premium Booster 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 Premium Booster, 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 Premium Booster.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.68%
Windows XP 19.66%
Windows Vista 11.97%
Windows 10 4.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.05%
Windows 7 Professional 5.60%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 2.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.97%
  Germany 17.73%
  France 6.74%
  United Kingdom 4.26%
  Italy 3.19%
  Canada 2.84%
  Australia 2.13%
  Poland 2.13%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Czech Republic 1.42%
  Finland 1.06%
  Austria 1.06%
  DK 1.06%
  Saudi Arabia 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.76%
Dell 18.18%
Acer 14.39%
Toshiba 8.33%
Sahara 4.55%
Lenovo 3.79%
ASUS 3.79%
Medion 3.79%
American Megatrends 2.27%
Intel 2.27%
Samsung 2.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.81%
Unknow Unknow 1.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 1.90%
HP-Pavilion KY811AAR-ABA ... 1.90%
Packard Bell EasyNote LM8... 1.90%

About (from Elcor Software)

The Elcor Software was founded by two software developers Nick Nifontov and Alexander Berezovsky on December, 2001.
Publisher URL: www.elcor.net


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