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Should I remove Super Optimizer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
44% remove it56% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,337
United States Rank #15,524
Reach 0.0129%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.04 days
89.70 days >
Average installed length: 47.13 days


VersionDistribution 3.94%
3.2 96.06%

Super Optimizer

What is Super Optimizer?

Super Optimizeris marketed as a PC performance optimizer that utilizes several techniques to attempt to increase the speed of the user's PC include registry tuning (which is a practice that is often criticized by experts as producing no results) as well as hard drive scrubbing. The overall value of such PC performance optimization is questionable yet might offer some benefit depending on the overall usability of the PC.

About  (from Super PC Tools ltd)

spyware, spammers, and devious malware crooks. Clean up by removing junk files, online activity, history, and invalid shortcuts to keep your PC equipped and secure. With Super Optimizer, you have the power to easily erase any detected registry errors. However, if you wish to turn back time and undo those changes, backu...  Read more


The most used version is 3.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 supoptlauncher.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 12.59 MB (13,205,914 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.superpctools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Super Optimizer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Super Optimizer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 12.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Super Optimizer

Program executable:supoptlauncher.exe
Name:Super Optimizer Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\super optimizer\supoptlauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • SupOptGuard.exe - Super Optimizer Performance Monitor
  • SupOptUninstaller.exe - Super Optimizer Uninstaller
  • SupOptSmartScan.exe - Super Optimizer Smart Scan
  • SupOptReminder.exe - Super Optimizer Reminder
  • SupOptSchedule.exe - Super Optimizer Schedule
  • SupOptStart.exe - Super Optimizer Launcher
  • SuperOptimizer.exe - Super Optimizer
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SuperOptimizer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3C345F62-9760-4325-8CE1-F083FF82899D}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SupOptLauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Super Optimizer Schedule.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SupOptLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Super Optimizer' and executes as C:\Program Files\Super Optimizer\SupOptLauncher.exe.

How do I remove Super Optimizer?

You can uninstall Super Optimizer 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 Super Optimizer, 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 Super Optimizer.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 44%
Keep it 56%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.51%
Windows 10 36.22%
Windows Vista 7.48%
Windows XP 0.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.65%
Windows 8.1 22.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.97%
Windows 7 Professional 7.57%
Windows 8 5.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.04%
  United Kingdom 26.33%
  Canada 10.66%
  Australia 6.90%
  Belgium 0.63%
  Iran 0.63%
  Hong Kong 0.31%
  CY 0.31%
  France 0.31%
  Switzerland 0.31%
  Russia 0.31%
  Argentina 0.31%
  Portugal 0.31%
  Germany 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.72%
Acer 22.87%
Dell 20.21%
Toshiba 10.64%
Lenovo 6.38%
ASUS 6.38%
Samsung 3.19%
Sony 1.06%
Apple 0.53%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.58%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.58%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.05%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.29%
Hewlett-Packard Hp Pavili... 2.29%
ASUSTeK X550CA 1.53%


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