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What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,634
United States Rank #42,308
Reach 0.0019%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.25 days
154.77 days >
Average installed length: 81.32 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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System Protect

What is System Protect?  (from Xacti Corp)

System Protect is free, easy-to-use software that keeps the operating system stable and protects important files from unintentional deletion caused by viruses, the user, or anyone using the computer. It also guards system and application files and doesn't allow anyone, or even antivirus programs to delete or modify the...  Read more


System Protect is a program developed by Xacti Corp. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is systemprotect.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 8.39 MB (8,793,557 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 47% of users of System Protect come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and Germany.
  • Starts automatically
  • Adds a background Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Xacti Corp.
URL: www.system-protect.com
Help link: www.system-protect.com/faq.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\System Protect\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\System Protect\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by System Protect

Program executable:systemprotect.exe
Name:System Protect
System Protect Center
Path:C:\Program Files\system protect\systemprotect.exe
Additional files:
  • SysProtect_srv.exe - System Protect (System Protect Service)
  • SysProtect_Tray.exe - System Protect Tray
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SysProtect_srv.exe runs as a service named 'System Protect Deletion Prevention Service' (SP_Service) "System Protect helps keep your operating system stable and protect important programs, documents and files from being deleted by viruses, other users on your computer or even by mistake.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SysProtect_Tray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SystemProtect' which loads as C:\Program Files\System Protect\SysProtect_Tray.exe.

How do I remove System Protect?

You can uninstall System Protect 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 Protect, 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 Protect.
  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) 58%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.53%
Windows 10 18.42%
Windows XP 10.53%
Windows Vista 10.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 10 Pro 5.26%
Windows 8 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.81%
  Russia 8.51%
  Germany 6.38%
  Belgium 4.26%
  Canada 4.26%
  Spain 4.26%
  India 4.26%
  Brazil 2.13%
  China 2.13%
  Colombia 2.13%
  Indonesia 2.13%
  Italy 2.13%
  Lithuania 2.13%
  New Zealand 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.81%
Dell 16.13%
Acer 16.13%
Intel 6.45%
Toshiba 6.45%
Sony 6.45%
Sahara 3.23%
Medion 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
American Megatrends 3.23%
ASUS 3.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L645D 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 3.33%
Sony VPCEK25EG 3.33%
Sony Reserved 3.33%
MSI MS-7641 3.33%


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