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ScanMyReg 2.02

What is ScanMyReg?  (from YL Computing, Inc)

ScanMyReg is the fastest and most effective registry optimization utility in the market. it scans the Windows registry and finds incorrect or obsolete information in the registry. By fixing these obsolete information in Windows registry, your system will run faster and error free. it also defragments the registry, keep...  Read more


ScanMyReg 2.02 is a program developed by YL Computing, Inc. 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 main program executable is ScanMyReg.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 514.3 MB (539,282,719 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of ScanMyReg come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: scanmyreg.ylcomputing.com
Help link: scanmyreg.ylcomputing.com/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ScanMyReg\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ScanMyReg\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 514.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ScanMyReg 2.02

Program executable:ScanMyReg.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ScanMyReg\ScanMyReg.exe
Additional files:
  • ScanMyReg.exe - ScanMyReg
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ScanMyReg.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ScanMyReg_Backup_Registry' (runs weekly on Fridays at 11:59).

How do I remove ScanMyReg?

You can uninstall ScanMyReg 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 ScanMyReg 2.02, 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 ScanMyReg.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 43%
Keep it 57%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 10 25.45%
Windows XP 9.09%
Windows Vista 5.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.43%
Windows 7 Professional 9.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 9.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.38%
  Germany 24.62%
  Poland 13.85%
  France 10.77%
  Italy 3.08%
  Netherlands 3.08%
  Belgium 1.54%
  Czech Republic 1.54%
  United Kingdom 1.54%
  Indonesia 1.54%
  UA 1.54%
  South Africa 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Medion 16.67%
Acer 11.11%
Intel 11.11%
Dell 8.33%
ASUS 5.56%
Toshiba 2.78%
Samsung 2.78%
Sahara 2.78%
Lenovo 2.78%
American Megatrends 2.78%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3 5.13%
wortmann DH55TC__ 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 2.56%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 2.56%

About (from YL Computing, Inc)

We are one of the original manufacturers and vendors of our software and related products.
Publisher URL: www.ylcomputing.com


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