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Should I remove Registry Utilities Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,206
United States Rank #20,767
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.04 days
532.13 days >
Average installed length: 279.59 days


VersionDistribution 1.61% 87.10% 11.29%

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Registry Utilities Pro

What is Registry Utilities Pro?

This is 'registry cleaner' is supposed to optimize a computer by removing invalid registry entries as well as provides some additional utilities.

About  (from Avanquest Software)

Registry Utilities Professional eliminates PC freezes and crashes by fixing and optimizing the Windows registry for improved computer performance. With just a few easy steps our registry cleaner will scan your entire registry and provide a list of the registry errors found. You can then choose to selectively clean each...  Read more


Registry Utilities Pro is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named regutilspro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 6.21 MB (6,508,599 bytes). The installed file SNUpdate.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 92% of users of Registry Utilities Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Avanquest
URL: www.avanquest.com/USA/Registry-Utilities-Professional
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Registry Utilities Pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Registry Utilities Pro\Uninstall Registry Utilities Professional.exe
Estimated size: 6.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Registry Utilities Pro

Program executable:regutilspro.exe
Name:Registry Utilities Professional
Registry Utilities Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\registry utilities pro\regutilspro.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientTools.dll - Avanquest Software Online update system (Online update system)
  • Uninstall Registry Utilities Professional.exe - Registry Utilities Professional (Registry Utilities Professional Setup Wizard)
  • SerialNumberWrapper.dll - Avanquest SerialNumberWrapper (SerialNumberWrapper)
  • OLRegist.dll - BVRP OLRegist (OLRegist)
  • WinInetErrors.dll - WinInetErrors
  • SNUpdate.exe - SNUpdate

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • RegUtilsPro.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'reg_utils_pro' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Registry Utilities Pro\RegUtilsPro.exe" /MBRSTART.

How do I remove Registry Utilities Pro?

You can uninstall Registry Utilities Pro 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 Utilities Pro, 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 Utilities Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.52%
Windows Vista 19.35%
Windows 10 11.29%
Windows XP 4.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 19.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.68%
Windows 10 Pro 4.84%
Windows 7 Professional 4.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.23%
  Australia 1.94%
  Canada 1.94%
  South Africa 0.97%
  Thailand 0.97%
  Germany 0.97%
  Malaysia 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Dell 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Lenovo 6.12%
Toshiba 6.12%
ASUS 4.08%
MSI 2.04%
Intel 2.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.39%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.69%
Hewlett-Packard 610-1020a 1.69%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 1.69%
Gigabyte GA-MA785GM-US2H 1.69%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.69%

About (from Avanquest Software)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.avanquest.com


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