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Should I remove Registry First Aid 9?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
49% remove it51% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,408
United States Rank #8,871
Reach 0.0659%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.03 days
531.83 days >
Average installed length: 279.44 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.3.0 30.92%
9.2.0 12.97%
9.1.0 53.30%
9.0.0 2.81%

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Registry First Aid 9

What is Registry First Aid 9?

Registry First Aid from RoseCitySoftware is registry fixer utility whose purported purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. The software helps to automate the process of looking for invalid entries, missing file references or broken links within the registry and resolving or removing them. The necessity and usefulness of registry cleaners is a controversial topic, with experts in disagreement over their benefits.

Overview

The most common release is 9.1.0, 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 reg1aid32.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 16.3 MB (17,090,606 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.registry-repair-software.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RFA 9\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\RFA 9\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Registry First Aid 9

Program executable:reg1aid32.exe
Name:Registry First Aid
Registry First Aid, the easy powerful registry maintenance program
Path:C:\Program Files\rfa 9\reg1aid32.exe
MD5:3be98da4603fa27b65a219a1dfde198d
Additional files:
  • rfasetup.exe - Registry First Aid 9 (Registry First Aid, the easy powerful registry maintenance p)
  • plg_bho32.dll (by KsL Software) - Registry First Aid (Registry First Aid, the easy powerful registry maintenance program)
  • plg_bho64.dll (by KsL Software)
  • plg_owith32.dll
  • plg_owith64.dll
  • plg_start32.dll
  • plg_start64.dll
  • plg_startshr32.dll
  • plg_startshr64.dll
  • plg_uninst32.dll
  • plg_uninst64.dll
  • reg1aid64.exe
  • RegList32.dll
  • RegList64.dll
  • RFA_start.exe
  • rfagent32.exe - Registry First Aid Agent
  • rfagent64.exe
  • rfares32.dll
  • rgc32.dll
  • rgc64.dll
  • rstpnt.exe
  • sysrep32.dll
  • sysrep32.exe
  • sysrep64.dll
  • sysrep64.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • reg1aid64.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Registry First Aid auto' (runs weekly on Mondays at 2:00 AM).
  • reg1aid32.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Registry First Aid auto' (runs when idle).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • rfagent64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'rfagent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\RFA 9\rfagent64.exe".
  • rfagent32.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'rfagent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\RFA 9\rfagent32.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

rfagent32.exe
Memory:8.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001612565%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00011010%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005116%
0.015104% average
rfagent64.exe
Memory:7.18 MB
Total CPU:0.0002454093%
Kernel CPU:0.00012270%
User CPU:0.00012270%
Switches/sec:1

How do I remove Registry First Aid 9?

Quickly and completely remove Registry First Aid 9 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Registry First Aid 9 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Registry First Aid 9, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 First Aid 9.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,408

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.83%
Windows 8 30.45%
Windows XP 9.94%
Windows Vista 3.67%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.44%
Windows 7 Professional 11.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.35%
Windows 8.1 6.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.50%
  Germany 24.72%
  France 5.31%
  United Kingdom 3.06%
  Italy 2.15%
  Poland 1.94%
  Austria 1.84%
  Canada 1.84%
  Russia 1.63%
  Australia 1.43%
  Spain 1.43%
  Switzerland 1.23%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Greece 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.87%
Hewlett-Packard 18.08%
Acer 16.29%
GIGABYTE 13.39%
ASUS 11.38%
Medion 6.92%
Toshiba 4.91%
Lenovo 3.35%
American Megatrends 2.46%
Intel 2.01%
Sahara 1.34%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 4.08%
ASUS All Series 3.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 2.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.04%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.04%

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