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Should I remove TweakNow PowerPack 2011?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,137
United States Rank #9,106
Reach 0.0235%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 473.88 days
1324.47 days >
Average installed length: 695.91 days


3.5.0 11.02%
3.4.8 10.80%
3.4.7 36.50%
3.4.5 18.57%
3.0.2 4.10%
3.0.1 18.79%
3.0.0 0.22%

TweakNow PowerPack 2011

What is TweakNow PowerPack 2011?  (from TweakNow.com)

The RAM Idle program manages the free memory that is available to run Windows programs. It prevents performance from degrading as you swap files and programs in and out of memory. The AutoShutdown program lets you suspend, hibernate, or shut down your computer after a specified period of time.


TweakNow PowerPack 2011 is a software program developed by TweakNow.com. The most common release is 3.4.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named powerpack.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 31.93 MB (33,478,033 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 67% of users of TweakNow PowerPack 2011 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tweaknow.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TweakNow PowerPack 2011\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\TweakNow PowerPack 2011\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 31.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TweakNow PowerPack 2011

Program executable:powerpack.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\tweaknow powerpack 2011\powerpack.exe
Additional files:
  • DLib.dll - TweakNow Windows Customizer
  • Convert_x86.dll - Convert Module
  • cpuidsdk.dll (by CPUID) - CPUID SDK Dynamic Link Library (CPUID DLL SDK)
  • CDAuto.exe
  • ConvertTo.exe
  • RegDefragReport.exe
  • Shortcut_XP.exe
  • Transparent.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • VirDesk.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Transparent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Transparent' and executes as C:\Program Files\TweakNow WinSecret 2011\Transparent.exe 164 164.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • VirDesk.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VirtualDesk' which loads as C:\Program Files\TweakNow PowerPack 2011\VirDesk.exe.
  • CDAuto.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CD Autorun' which loads as C:\Program Files\TweakNow PowerPack 2010\CDAuto.exe.

How do I remove TweakNow PowerPack 2011?

You can uninstall TweakNow PowerPack 2011 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 TweakNow PowerPack 2011, 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 TweakNow PowerPack 2011.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.14%
Windows XP 14.47%
Windows Vista 8.86%
Windows 10 4.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.79%
Windows 7 Professional 12.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.22%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.46%
  Germany 4.27%
  Canada 3.48%
  Belgium 3.16%
  Netherlands 3.16%
  Sweden 2.84%
  United Kingdom 2.84%
  Australia 1.74%
  Italy 1.58%
  India 0.63%
  Japan 0.63%
  Spain 0.63%
  Israel 0.63%
  South Africa 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.52%
Hewlett-Packard 28.26%
Acer 11.23%
ASUS 5.80%
Intel 4.71%
Toshiba 4.35%
American Megatrends 1.45%
Sahara 1.45%
MSI 1.09%
Lenovo 1.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.40%
Dell Inspiron 560 3.77%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.14%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 3.14%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.52%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 2.52%

Publisher URL: www.tweaknow.com


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