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What percent of users and experts removed it?
58% remove it42% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,123
United States Rank #8,380
Reach 0.0183%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.60 days
1020.75 days >
Average installed length: 536.33 days


VersionDistribution 0.55% 20.50% 4.43% 1.94% 0.28% 15.24% 8.31% 7.76% 2.49% 3.88% 30.75% 1.39% 1.11%
1.00.0000 1.39%

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What is RegWork?  (from Honlyn Limited)

Regwork deploys a high-performance algorithm to its one click scan that quickly identities missing and inaccurate references within the windows registry. Within minutes, RegWork scans the entire Windows Registry for all invalid or obsolete entries and generates a list of errors found. You can then choose to clean selec...  Read more


RegWork is a software program developed by Honlyn Limited. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 RegWork.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 14.55 MB (15,257,442 bytes). The installed file RegWorkUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 84% of users of RegWork come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in RegWork.
RegWork.exe (2780dd304c2701358f92b74ac8eae51f) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17137 UnclassifiedMalware
ESET-NOD32 7.8944 a variant of Win32/Adware.RegRevive.A
Sophos 4.93 RegWork
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1L7
RegFixer.dll (572c59b67edf4a90ab4be0369201363f) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Sophos 4.93.0 RegWork
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0721
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Honlyn (Macao Commercial Offshore) Limited
URL: regwork.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\regwork
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\RegWork\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 14.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by RegWork

Program executable:RegWork.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:Honlyn (Macao Commercial Offshore) Limited
Path:C:\Program Files\regwork\RegWork.exe
Additional files:
  • RegWorkUpdater.exe - RegWorkUpdater
  • RegFixer.dll - RegWork (RegWork dll)
  • (Malware detected) RegWork.exe
  • RegWorkStartUpService.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RegWork.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Regwork' (runs weekly on Thursdays at 11:00 PM).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • RegWork.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RegWork' which loads as C:\Program Files\RegWork\RegWork.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:32.98 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011829153%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00107405%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010887%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:264,073,405
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:13.94 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.47 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove RegWork?

You can uninstall RegWork 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 RegWork, 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 RegWork.
  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) 55%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 58%
Keep it 42%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.73%
Windows Vista 29.56%
Windows XP 9.12%
Windows 10 3.31%
Windows Server 2003 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.44%
Windows 7 Professional 7.78%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.39%
  Canada 5.79%
  United Kingdom 5.09%
  Australia 2.46%
  Ireland 0.70%
  Iran 0.35%
  CV 0.18%
  Greece 0.18%
  Saudi Arabia 0.18%
  GG 0.18%
  IQ 0.18%
  BA 0.18%
  Belgium 0.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.07%
Dell 32.96%
Toshiba 9.74%
Acer 9.74%
ASUS 1.50%
Samsung 1.12%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Lenovo 1.12%
Intel 1.12%
Sahara 0.75%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 4.79%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.59%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.99%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.99%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.40%


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