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Should I remove TweakMASTER?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,080
United States Rank #22,127
Reach 0.0236%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.30 days
97.26 days >
Average installed length: 51.10 days


3.60 1.29%
3.14 95.71%
3.12 1.29%
3.04 Build R3127 1.50%
3.02 Build R3102 0.21%

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Other programs by Hagel Technologies


What is TweakMASTER?  (from Hagel Technologies)

TweakMASTER promotes faster Internet download speeds by carefully and intelligently tweaking numerous key Windows settings to provide a substantially faster Internet experience. It is easy to use and requires no special computer knowledge. No matter what speed you connect at or what other utilities you may have tried, ...  Read more


TweakMASTER is a program developed by Hagel Technologies. The most used version is 3.14, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is tweakmaster.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 11.21 MB (11,749,765 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 19% of users of TweakMASTER come from the United States, it is also popular in DZ and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hageltech.com/tweakmaster/about
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TweakMASTER\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\TweakMASTER\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 11.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TweakMASTER

Program executable:tweakmaster.exe
TweakMASTER main module
Path:C:\Program Files\tweakmaster\tweakmaster.exe
Additional files:
  • LinkFox.exe - TweakMASTER PRO (TweakMASTER PRO LinkFox)
  • TMRsrc.dll - TweakMASTER PRO resources DLL
  • TMTray.exe - TweakMASTER PRO Agent
  • TweakBHO.dll - TweakMASTER PRO Browser Helper Object
  • upgrade.exe - TweakMASTER PRO Setup
  • SQLite3.dll - SQLite Database Library
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • TweakBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TweakMASTER Component' with the class of {7DAAC7DE-9EF0-4FF0-BFA5-AFF3E899054C}.
Scheduled Task
  • TweakMASTER.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7D78C315-07A8-4093-A64E-3D668A009D08}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TMTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TweakMASTER' which loads as "C:\Program Files\TweakMASTER\TMTray.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TMTray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TweakMASTER\TMTray.exe'.

How do I remove TweakMASTER?

You can uninstall TweakMASTER 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 TweakMASTER, 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 TweakMASTER.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by TweakMASTER you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.03%
Windows 10 25.32%
Windows XP 6.01%
Windows Vista 0.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.05%
Windows 7 Professional 14.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.02%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.81%
Windows 8 Pro 5.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.60%
  DZ 14.22%
  MA 13.57%
  Egypt 10.50%
  IQ 8.10%
  Saudi Arabia 6.35%
  TN 5.25%
  LY 1.97%
  YE 1.97%
  Italy 1.97%
  Germany 1.53%
  France 1.31%
  Israel 1.09%
  SY 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.90%
Dell 27.24%
Acer 16.28%
Toshiba 5.98%
Samsung 4.32%
Lenovo 3.99%
ASUS 2.33%
Intel 1.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.58%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.19%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.72%
MSI MS-7592 2.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.33%


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