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Should I remove TuneUp Companion?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,313
United States Rank #18,923
Reach 0.0068%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 372.32 days
984.12 days >
Average installed length: 517.08 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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TuneUp Companion

What is TuneUp Companion?  (from TuneUp Media)

Tuneup transform your music collection automagically.Fixes mislabeled song info (Track 01 & Unknown Artist).Removes duplicate songs.Fills in missing album cover art.Gets concert alerts, music videos, artist bios & more.A nifty plug-in for iTunes that cleans up your digital music library.


TuneUp Companion is a program developed by TuneUp Media. 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 tuneupapp.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 61.73 MB (64,725,983 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 65% of users of TuneUp Companion come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tuneupmedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tuneupmedia
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TuneUpMedia\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 61.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TuneUp Companion

Program executable:tuneupapp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\tuneupmedia\tuneupapp.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - TuneUp Companion
  • iTuneUp.dll - iTuneUp DLL (iTunes Plug-In for Tuneup)
  • AxHost.dll - TuneUp AxHost Module
  • gnsdk_dsp.dll (by Gracenote) - Gracenote SDK (Gracenote SDK component)
  • gnsdk_link.dll (by Gracenote)
  • gnsdk_musicid_file.dll
  • gnsdk_sdkmanager.dll
  • logrotate.exe - logrotate tool
  • tu_player.exe - tu_player
  • TuneUpWmpPlugin.dll - TuneUp Windows Media Player Plug-in
  • XJR.dll - XJR

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TuneUpApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FFB198F8-BC97-4125-AF8C-0EAC0061E728}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove TuneUp Companion?

You can uninstall TuneUp Companion 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 TuneUp Companion, 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 TuneUp Companion.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.68%
Windows Vista 13.24%
Windows XP 4.41%
Windows 10 3.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.51%
Windows 8 Pro 2.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.61%
  Canada 8.43%
  Germany 5.06%
  Israel 2.81%
  United Kingdom 2.25%
  Spain 1.69%
  Chile 1.12%
  South Africa 1.12%
  Brazil 1.12%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Mexico 1.12%
  Austria 1.12%
  New Zealand 1.12%
  Netherlands 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.21%
Hewlett-Packard 28.09%
Acer 19.10%
American Megatrends 5.62%
ASUS 4.49%
Sony 4.49%
Toshiba 3.37%
Alienware 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.59%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.59%
ASUSTeK G73Sw 1.83%
Micro-Star MS-7376 1.83%
Dell Dell XPS420 1.83%
NVIDIA 122-CK-NF68 1.83%


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