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Should I remove TweakNow WinSecret Professional?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #32,119
Reach 0.0017%


v1.5.3 61.76%
v1.5.1 5.88%
v1.5 (beta) 20.59%
v1.5 11.76%

TweakNow WinSecret Professional


TweakNow WinSecret Professional is a program developed by TweakNow.com. The most used version is v1.5.3, 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. The main program executable is compil32.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 10.29 MB (10,785,283 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of TweakNow WinSecret Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tweaknow.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TweakNow WinSecret\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\TweakNow WinSecret\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TweakNow WinSecret Professional

  • DLib.dll - TweakNow Windows Customizer
  • cc3270.dll (by Borland) - Borland Developer Studio (Borland C++ Single-thread RTL (WIN ST))
  • Transparent.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • WinSecret.exe
  • WSysLib.dll
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Transparent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Transparent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\TweakNow WinSecret\Transparent.exe" 149 149.

How do I remove TweakNow WinSecret Professional?

You can uninstall TweakNow WinSecret Professional 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 WinSecret Professional, 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 WinSecret Professional.

Win Vista (SP2) 32%
Win 10 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 41.18%
Windows 7 35.29%
Windows XP 17.65%
Windows 10 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 32.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.71%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.88%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.00%
  United Kingdom 6.00%
  Belgium 4.00%
  Finland 4.00%
  Canada 4.00%
  Switzerland 2.00%
  Australia 2.00%
  Greece 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.00%
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Toshiba 12.00%
Gateway 8.00%
Acer 8.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
ASUS 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Medion 4.00%
Common models
HP Compaq 6720s 6.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite P205 3.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 3.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 3.45%
powerspec E362 3.45%

Publisher URL: www.tweaknow.com


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