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Should I remove Shutdown Timer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,091
United States Rank #15,166
Reach 0.0309%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.88 days
409.45 days >
Average installed length: 215.13 days


3.3.4 72.06%
3.3 1.85%
3.1 8.08%
3.0 12.70% 5.08% 0.23%

Shutdown Timer


Shutdown Timer is a software program developed by Sinvise Systems. The most common release is 3.3.4, 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 Updater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 4.34 MB (4,555,440 bytes). The installed file Updater.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 8. While about 40% of users of Shutdown Timer come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sinvise.net
Help link: www.sinvise.net/home/contact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sinvise Systems\Shutdown Timer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DC6B4110-394D-45B9-A677-BA495D84CA63}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Shutdown Timer

Program executable:Updater.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Sinvise Systems\Shutdown Timer\Updater.exe
Additional files:
  • Shutdown Timer.exe - Shutdown Timer
  • Updater.exe - Updater
  • GetCoreTempInfoNET.dll - GetCoreTempInfoNET
  • Nini.dll (by Brent R. Matzelle) - Nini (Nini for .NET Framework 2.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Shutdown Timer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Shutdown Timer' and executes as C:\Program Files\Sinvise Systems\Shutdown Timer\Shutdown Timer.exe.

How do I remove Shutdown Timer?

Quickly and completely remove Shutdown Timer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Shutdown Timer 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 Shutdown Timer, 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 Shutdown Timer.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.60%
Windows 8 16.63%
Windows XP 4.85%
Windows Vista 3.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.35%
Windows 7 Professional 15.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.64%
Windows 8.1 4.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.42% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 40.42%
  United States 26.11%
  Austria 3.16%
  Hungary 2.95%
  Iran 2.11%
  MA 1.89%
  United Kingdom 1.89%
  Switzerland 1.47%
  Australia 1.47%
  Romania 1.47%
  Canada 1.47%
  France 1.05%
  Portugal 1.05%
  Egypt 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.79%
Dell 18.14%
Hewlett-Packard 16.74%
ASUS 9.30%
Toshiba 5.58%
Medion 4.65%
Samsung 4.65%
Intel 2.33%
Sony 2.33%
Lenovo 1.40%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.48%
Gateway ZX4300 2.99%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.99%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.24%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.24%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 2.24%

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Timover a year ago
Excellent Software