84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Registry Reviver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,094
United States Rank #8,986
Reach 0.1313%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.67 days
285.17 days >
Average installed length: 149.83 days


VersionDistribution 0.08% 0.31% 0.04% 0.12% 0.46% 0.08% 0.39% 0.08% 1.93% 0.19% 0.70% 0.23% 1.12% 0.12% 0.04% 0.04% 0.08% 0.97% 0.70% 0.85% 0.70% 4.64% 2.28% 1.01% 9.35% 0.58% 0.15% 4.75% 35.21% 8.39% 0.46% 3.59% 3.17% 14.77% 1.08% 1.20% 0.12% 0.04%

Registry Reviver

What is Registry Reviver?

Registry Reviver is registry 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.

The software is typically bundled with third party installers such as Open Candy. "Offer your users a registry scanner and optimization tool designed to let novices find registry errors and help maintain peak Windows performance."

About  (from ReviverSoft)

Over time with normal use, your computer's Registry will become bloated and filled with obsolete or unnecessary entries. This is especially true as software, drivers, and hardware components are added and removed from your computer. With so many additions, deletions and other modifications, your Windows Registry can be...  Read more
  • Starts automatically
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
Registry Reviver has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.reviversoft.com/registry-reviver
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\reviversoft\registry reviver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ReviverSoft\Registry Reviver\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 22.28 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Registry Reviver

Program executable:registryreviver.exe
Name:Registry Reviver
Signed by:ReviverSoft
Path:C:\Program Files\reviversoft\registry reviver\registryreviver.exe
Reviversoft Registry Reviver is registry cleaner, a class of third party software utility designed for the Microsoft Windows operating system, whose purported purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. Reviversoft...
Additional files:
  • RegistryReviverUpdater.exe - RegistryReviverUpdater Module
  • aso3sys.dll - Reviversoft Registry Reviver
  • ASOHelper.dll
  • UpDates.exe - Registry Reviver Updates (Registry Reviver for Registry Cleaner)
  • FileExtensionManager-vc100-mt.dll - Registry Reviver (File Extension Manager library)
  • RegistryReviver_New1.exe
  • RegistryReviver1.exe
  • RegistryReviverSetup.exe - Registry Reviver installer
  • Uninstall.exe - Registry Reviver uninstaller
  • Network.dll - Reviversoft
  • SetUp.exe - RegistryReviver Installation Package
  • SetUp_x64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • RegistryReviver.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Start Registry Reviver Update' (runs daily at 14:42).
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B29EF871-54EA-4FB9-878D-299163B7705F}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • RegistryReviver.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Start Registry Reviver for TOSHIB-PC@TOSHIB(logon).
Startup File (User Run)
  • RegistryReviver.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Registry Reviver' and executes as C:\Program Files\Reviversoft\Registry Reviver\RegistryReviver.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:15.85 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0034019197%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00184825%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00155367%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Registry Reviver?

You can uninstall Registry Reviver 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 Reviver, 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 Reviver.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 8 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.60%
Windows 10 25.48%
Windows XP 5.25%
Windows Vista 2.63%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.62%
Windows 7 Professional 13.69%
Windows 8.1 5.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.79%
  MA 10.32%
  DZ 7.59%
  India 3.89%
  Germany 3.54%
  Egypt 2.77%
  United Kingdom 2.58%
  France 2.31%
  TN 2.16%
  IQ 1.93%
  Romania 1.77%
  Philippines 1.77%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Indonesia 1.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.98%
Acer 20.45%
Dell 18.51%
Toshiba 7.92%
ASUS 7.62%
Samsung 5.14%
Lenovo 4.84%
American Megatrends 0.91%
Intel 0.73%
Compaq 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.15%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.15%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.29%
ASUS All Series 2.29%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.29%

About (from ReviverSoft LLC)

ReviverSoft was founded to provide trusted resources to help you repair, optimize and maintain your computer for optimum performance.
Publisher URL: www.reviversoft.com

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attemptedover a year ago
Despite the lower 2 star rating here, TopTen Reviews website rates it #1, 2014 Best Registry Cleaner. I use it frequently on a manual basis, i.e. scheduled task and startup disabled...