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Should I remove Reimage?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach <0.001%


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is Reimage?  (from the publisher)

Reimage Express is the powerful tool that scans, diagnoses and then fixes PC problems with powerful, patented technology. More than a PC optimizer, registry fix and antivirus tool for your PC, with Reimage Express, both you and your PC benefit. The scan takes approximately two minutes. At the end of the scan, you can r...  Read more


Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 reiexpresscontainer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 34.21 MB (35,873,893 bytes). The installed file ProtectorUpdater.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 those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of Reimage come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.reimage-express.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Reimage\Reimage Express
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Reimage\Reimage Express\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 34.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Reimage

Program executable:reiexpresscontainer.exe
Name:Reimage Express
Path:C:\Program Files\reimage\reimage express\reiexpresscontainer.exe
Additional files:
  • ReiEngine.dll - Reimage ActiveX (Reimage Engine)
  • ReiGuard.exe (by ReimageĀ®) - Reimage Real Time Protection
  • ProtectorUpdater.exe (by ReimageĀ®) - Reimage Protector Updater
  • ReimageReminder.exe (by Reimage ltd) - Reimage reminder (Reimage Reminder)
  • ReimageExpress.exe - Reimage Express (Reimage Express Downloader)
  • ReiScanner.exe - Reimage Scanner
  • uninst.exe - Reimage Express Installation Package
  • CDB.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ReimageReminder.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Reimage Reminder' (runs daily at 9:13 AM).
  • ReiGuard.exe runs as a service named 'Reimage Real Time Protection' (ReimageRealTimeProtection).

How do I remove Reimage?

You can uninstall Reimage 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 Reimage, 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 Reimage.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Kingdom 16.67%


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