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Should I remove System Optimizer Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,502
United States Rank #4,947
Reach 0.0391%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.35 days
187.35 days >
Average installed length: 98.44 days


VersionDistribution 0.13% 9.74%
1.0 90.13%

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System Optimizer Pro

What is System Optimizer Pro?

This is a PC optimization program that is supposed to increase the speed of computer. The trial version will perform a scan and identify issues while the user will need to unlock the software for a yearly auto-renewing subscription charge.

About  (from 383 Media)

System Optimizer Pro will securely scan your Windows registry and repair any incorrect or obsolete entries that may cause instabilities and error messages. By repairing this data your system will be able to run faster and error free. Get the best performance possible with System Optimizer Pro! There are many reasons wh...  Read more


The most used version is 1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 systemoptimizerpro.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 6.49 MB (6,804,861 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in System Optimizer Pro.
SystemOptimizerPro.exe (a44d29b73f723d2bc05acecfdca2ecc3) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 662 Application.Generic.987632
Bitdefender Application.Generic.987632
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Program.Unwanted.90
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Application.Generic.987632
G Data 15.4.25 Application.Generic.987632
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.987632
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 Suspicious_GEN.F47V1214
System Optimizer Pro has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.systemoptimizerpro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\system optimizer pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\System Optimizer Pro\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 6.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by System Optimizer Pro

Program executable:systemoptimizerpro.exe
Name:System Optimizer Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\system optimizer pro\systemoptimizerpro.exe
Additional files:
  • SOPUninstall.exe - System Optimizer Pro
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SystemOptimizerPro.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SOP_ScheduledScan' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 4:36 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SystemOptimizerPro.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SOP_AutorunOnStartup.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:78.48 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002962854%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012024%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00017604%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:61,527,319
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2.92 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:60 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove System Optimizer Pro?

You can uninstall System Optimizer Pro 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 System Optimizer Pro, 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 System Optimizer Pro.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.64%
Windows 10 37.66%
Windows Vista 6.23%
Windows XP 2.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.58%
Windows 8.1 21.35%
Windows 8 12.24%
Windows 7 Professional 8.72%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.90%
  Australia 2.84%
  Canada 2.84%
  United Kingdom 2.00%
  France 0.17%
  PR 0.17%
  Iran 0.17%
  Hong Kong 0.08%
  CY 0.08%
  Singapore 0.08%
  Belgium 0.08%
  PS 0.08%
  Mexico 0.08%
  DZ 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.75%
Dell 23.99%
Acer 12.75%
Toshiba 11.74%
ASUS 6.54%
Samsung 3.02%
Lenovo 2.35%
Intel 0.84%
American Megatrends 0.50%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 6.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.46%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.17%
Gateway NE56R 2.59%

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Ashburnover a year ago
I still able unable to uninstall PC Optimer Pro. When I try to uninstall it states the program is harmful & has been removed. but each time I start my computer up this program starts to scan on my machine.