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Should I remove Switcher?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,913
United States Rank #14,053
Reach 0.0167%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.44 days
543.93 days >
Average installed length: 285.79 days


2.0.0 100.00%

Switcher 2.0.0


Switcher 2.0.0 is a software program developed by Bao Nguyen. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package is about 994.5 KB (1,018,368 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 51% of users of Switcher come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\switcher
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F7DB6677-661D-4835-AAD8-1B7F4C98D7CE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 994.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Switcher 2.0.0

  • switcher.exe (by Bao_Nguyen) - Switcher

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • switcher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Switcher' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Switcher\Switcher.exe" /quiet.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:15.58 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005461638%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00046238%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008379%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:116,702
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:115 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Switcher?

You can uninstall Switcher 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 Switcher 2.0.0, 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 Switcher.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.91%
Windows 10 24.85%
Windows Vista 4.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.08%
Windows 7 Professional 15.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.50%
Windows 8 Pro 4.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.95%
Windows 8.1 3.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.28%
  France 5.90%
  Germany 5.38%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  India 3.85%
  Canada 2.31%
  Japan 2.31%
  Italy 2.05%
  Australia 1.54%
  Mexico 1.54%
  Belgium 1.03%
  Hungary 1.03%
  Netherlands 1.03%
  Thailand 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.74%
Dell 23.71%
Acer 14.95%
ASUS 9.79%
Lenovo 8.25%
Samsung 4.64%
Intel 1.55%
Toshiba 1.55%
Apple 1.03%
Medion 1.03%
MSI 1.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.26%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.51%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.26%
ASUS All Series 2.26%
Hewlett-Packard p6620f 2.26%
Acer Aspire 5745 1.50%


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