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Should I remove Profiler?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,068
Reach 0.0059%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 115.67 days
1010.46 days >
Average installed length: 530.92 days


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What is Profiler?

Profiler is a desktop PC video game distributed through the PurleHills web portal.


Profiler is a software program developed by PurpleHills. 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 Profiler.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 55.69 MB (58,392,164 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 89% of users of Profiler come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.purplehills.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Purplehills\Profiler\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{164B5A9F-D9BD-4EC3-880E-61A4E6935EEB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 55.69 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Profiler

Program executable:Profiler.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Purplehills\Profiler\Profiler.exe
Additional files:
  • Profiler.exe
  • activation.exe (by Tages SAS) - Activation Manager
  • activation.x86.dll (by Tages SAS) - Solidshield Library
  • d3dx9_32.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • D3DX9_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • FBI.exe
  • Frankenstein.exe
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • Nemo.exe
  • setup_christmasville.exe - ChristmasVille (Setup Launcher Unicode)
  • setup_mystery_masterpiece_moonstone.exe - Mystery Masterpiece - Moonstone
  • SherlockHolmes_TheHoundofTheBaskervilles.exe
  • TimeMachine.exe
  • Uninstal.exe
  • Vatican.exe
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TimeMachine.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E6F930DD-9465-4974-891E-61B7D5FA6E26}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Profiler?

You can uninstall Profiler 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 Profiler, 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 Profiler.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.23%
Windows 10 19.66%
Windows Vista 6.84%
Windows XP 4.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 8.1 10.26%
Windows 7 Professional 5.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.98% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 88.98%
  United States 5.93%
  Austria 2.54%
  Belgium 0.85%
  United Kingdom 0.85%
  Netherlands 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Medion 20.63%
Hewlett-Packard 15.87%
Dell 6.35%
Lenovo 4.76%
ASUS 3.17%
Samsung 3.17%
Toshiba 3.17%
American Megatrends 3.17%
Alienware 1.59%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.26%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.19%
Acer Aspire 7736 2.13%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 2.13%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 1.06%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 1.06%

Publisher URL: www.purplehills.de


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