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What percent of users and experts removed it?
47% remove it53% keep it
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VersionDistribution 2.90%
5.0 97.10%

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Registry CleanUP 5

What is Registry CleanUP 5?

This is a 'registry cleaner' that is supposed to clean or fix a PC by removing invalid registry settings.

About  (from Marx Softwareentwicklung)

The Registry CleanUP eliminated quickly and conveniently useless and obsolete registry key from your Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. The application supports now Multi-Cora and Multi-CPU machines and faster then previous version and application of other developers. In the first step does the program analyzing the Wind...  Read more


Registry CleanUP 5 is a program developed by Marx Softwareentwicklung. The most used version is 5.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is software4u.registrycleanup.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 5.77 MB (6,053,290 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 78% of users of Registry CleanUP 5 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Marx Softwareentwicklung (Germany)
URL: www.software4u.de
Help link: www.software4u.de/servicecenter.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Software4u\Registry CleanUP 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Software4u\Registry CleanUP 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Registry CleanUP 5

Program executable:software4u.registrycleanup.exe
Name:Registry CleanUP 5
Registry CleanUP 5 Suite
Path:C:\Program Files\software4u\registry cleanup 5\software4u.registrycleanup.exe
Additional files:
  • Software4u.Registry.dll - Software4u Registry analysis library
  • Software4u.TaskScheduler.dll - Task Scheduler Class Library
  • Software4u.UpdateLibrary.dll - Software4u.UpdateLibrary
  • Software4u.SCObserver.exe - System Control Observer
  • Software4u.UpdateServer.exe - Software4u.UpdateServer
  • Software4u.ObserverLib.dll - Software4u.ObserverLib
  • Software4u.Uninstall.exe - Software4u Uninstaller
  • Software4u.Controls.dll - Software4u Controls
  • Software4u.Common.dll - Common Functions
  • Software4u.Lima.dll - Lizenzmanager
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Software4u.SCObserver.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Software4u-System Observer' and executes as C:\Program Files\BHV\Registry CleanUP 5\Software4u.SCObserver.exe.

How do I remove Registry CleanUP 5?

You can uninstall Registry CleanUP 5 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 Registry CleanUP 5, 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 Registry CleanUP 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 47%
Keep it 53%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.57%
Windows XP 18.84%
Windows Vista 10.14%
Windows 10 1.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.12%
Windows 7 Professional 16.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.38% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 78.38%
  United States 6.76%
  France 2.70%
  Croatia 2.70%
  Vietnam 1.35%
  Singapore 1.35%
  Austria 1.35%
  Czech Republic 1.35%
  Italy 1.35%
  Saudi Arabia 1.35%
  United Kingdom 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.91%
Hewlett-Packard 18.60%
American Megatrends 11.63%
Medion 9.30%
ASUS 6.98%
Intel 4.65%
Sahara 4.65%
Dell 2.33%
Common models
wortmann G31M-ES2L 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 1.85%
Sony VPCF13E8E 1.85%
Samsung RC530/RC730 1.85%

Publisher URL: www.software4u.de


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