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VersionDistribution 42.86% 57.14%

Ratchet System Optimizer Suite 7


Ratchet System Optimizer Suite 7 is a program developed by Ratchet Infotech. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is integrator.exe. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 28.8 MB (30,193,819 bytes). LiveUpdate.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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 95% of users of Ratchet System Optimizer Suite 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ratchetinfotech.us
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ratchet\ratchet system optimizer suite 7
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Ratchet\Ratchet System Optimizer Suite 7\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 28.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ratchet System Optimizer Suite 7

Program executable:integrator.exe
Name:Ratchet System Optimizer Suite R7
Path:C:\Program Files\ratchet\ratchet system optimizer suite 7\integrator.exe
Additional files:
  • BrokenShortcutsFinder.exe - Ratchet System Optimizer Suite R7 (Broken Shortcuts Finder)
  • CommonForms.dll
  • ContextMenuManager.exe - Context Menu Manager
  • DiskCleaner.exe - Disk Cleaner
  • DiskCleanerLib.dll - Disk Cleaner Library
  • DiskDefrag.exe - Disk Defrag
  • DiskDefragLib.dll
  • DiskDoctor.exe - Disk Doctor
  • DiskWiper.exe - Disk Wiper
  • DuplicateFilesFinder.exe - Duplicate Files Finder
  • FastRegistrySearch.exe - Fast Registry Search
  • LiveUpdate.exe - Live Update
  • MemoryDefrag.exe - Memory Defrag
  • RegCleaner.exe - Registry Cleaner
  • RegCleanerLib.dll - Registry Cleaner Library
  • RegistryDefrag.exe - Registry Defrag
  • RescueManager.exe - Rescue Manager
  • SecurityOptimizer.exe - Security Optimizer
  • SecurityOptimizerLib.dll - Security Optimizer Library
  • Shredder.exe - Prevent files from being recovered
  • borlndmm.dll (by Embarcadero Technologies) - Embarcadero Memory Manager
  • SDShlExt-x64.dll - Shredder Shell Extension
  • ActiveBoost.exe
  • BootDefrag.exe
  • BrokenShortcutsLib.dll
  • DiskDoctorLib.dll
  • DiskDoctorServer.exe
  • FileShredder.exe
  • FileShredderLib.dll
  • GeneralLib.dll
  • Helper.exe
  • ImmunizationUSB.exe
  • ImmunizationUSBLib.dll
  • InetOptimizerLib.dll
  • InternetOptimizer.exe
  • LoggerService.exe
  • MemoryDefragLib.dll
  • ProductLib.dll
  • RegDefragLib.dll
  • RepairWizard.exe
  • RescueCenterLib.dll
  • ServiceManagerLib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • SDShlExt-x64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Hiteksquad SecureErase' with a class of {432FD30C-8EA7-4347-87C1-1AE8A1A424C7}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Integrator.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Repair unoptimized Internet configuration - Automatically' (runs weekly on Mondays at 12:00 PM).
  • Helper.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Daily Notice' (runs daily at 12:00 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Helper.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Log On Notice.

How do I remove Ratchet System Optimizer Suite 7?

You can uninstall Ratchet System Optimizer Suite 7 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 Ratchet System Optimizer Suite 7, 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 Ratchet System Optimizer Suite 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 10 14%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 71.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 8.1 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  Canada 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Dell 28.57%
Acer 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Common models
HP G60 Notebook PC 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 400-224 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 120-1130 14.29%
eMachines ET1831 14.29%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 14.29%
Dell Studio 1737 14.29%


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