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Should I remove USTechSupport PC Optimizer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #31,425
Reach 0.0012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 100.15 days
570.51 days >
Average installed length: 299.76 days


VersionDistribution 4.17% 8.33%
2.0.648.15898 54.17%
2.0.648.15539 12.50%
2.0.648.15343 4.17%
2.0.648.15327 8.33%
2.0.648.15224 4.17%

USTechSupport PC Optimizer

What is USTechSupport PC Optimizer?

This is a PC optimization program that is supposed to increase the speed of computer. The trial version will perform a scan and identify issues while the user will need to unlock the software for a yearly auto-renewing subscription charge.


The most used version is 2.0.648.15898, 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 background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 installer includes 60 files and is usually about 41.03 MB (43,025,935 bytes). USTSPCOCheckUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ustechsupport.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\USTechSupport\PC Optimizer\
Uninstaller: C:\Config.msi\{AB56B977-66D9-411E-B4AA-F4BAD1AD5EBF}\PCOSetup_1.0.9.0.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 41.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by USTechSupport PC Optimizer

  • AsInvoker.exe - PC Optimizer (PC Optimizer - UAC Launcher)
  • asores.dll
  • Downloader.dll
  • HighestAvailable.exe
  • KillUSTSPCOProcesses.exe - PC Optimizer - Install Helper
  • RequireAdministrator.exe
  • ustpcopt.exe - PC~Optimizer
  • USTSPCO.exe
  • USTSPCO_RC.exe - PC Optimizer - RC
  • USTSPCOCheckUpdate.exe - PC Optimizer - Checking for Updates
  • USTSPCODefragServiceManager.exe
  • USTSPCODefragSrv.exe - PC Optimizer - Defrag Service
  • USTSPCODefragSrv64.exe
  • USTSPCODiskOptimizer.exe - PC Optimizer - Disk Optimizer
  • USTSPCOHelper.dll
  • USTSPCOPrivacyProtector.exe - PC Optimizer - Privacy Protector
  • USTSPCORegClean.exe - PC Optimizer - Registry Cleaner
  • USTSPCORegistryOptimizer.exe - PC Optimizer - Registry Optimizer
  • USTSPCOsys.dll
  • USTSPCOSysFileBakRes.exe - PC Optimizer - System Files Backup and Restore
  • USTSPCOSystemCleaner.exe - PC Optimizer - System Cleaner
  • USTSPCOuninstaller.exe - PC Optimizer - Uninstall Helper
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • zlibwapi.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • ASEng.dll
  • asohtm.dll
  • Network.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ustpcopt.exe is scheduled as a task named 'USTSPCO-USTSPCOOneClickCare' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 5:47 PM).
  • USTSPCO.exe is scheduled as a task named 'USTSPCO-USTSPCOOneClickCare' (runs weekly on Sundays at 8:19 PM).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ustpcopt.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MyCleanPC PC Optimizer.
  • USTSPCO.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MyCleanPC PC Optimizer.
2 Services
  • USTSPCODefragSrv.exe runs as a service named 'USTSPCODiskOptimizer' (USTSPCODiskOptimizer).
  • USTSPCODefragSrv64.exe runs as a service named 'USTSPCODiskOptimizer' (USTSPCODiskOptimizer).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • USTSPCO.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MaxMySpeed PC Optimizer' which loads as "C:\Program Files\USTechSupport\PC Optimizer\USTSPCO.exe" /autorun.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.03 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013990542%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00118435%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00021471%
0.015104% average
Memory:1.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0002915531%
Kernel CPU:0.00019648%
User CPU:0.00009507%
CPU cycles/sec:39,971

How do I remove USTechSupport PC Optimizer?

You can uninstall USTechSupport PC Optimizer 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 USTechSupport PC Optimizer, 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 USTechSupport PC Optimizer.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.83%
Windows 10 41.67%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Windows XP 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 10 Home 29.17%
Windows 8.1 8.33%
Windows 8 4.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.17%
Windows Vista Business 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.56%
  Canada 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.17%
Hewlett-Packard 29.17%
Acer 16.67%
Toshiba 12.50%
ASUS 4.17%
Lenovo 4.17%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Radius ... 4.35%
Compaq-Presario BM411AA-A... 4.35%
Acer Extensa 4420 4.35%
HP ENVY 15 x360 PC 4.35%
Dell Inspiron 2200 4.35%
Dell Dell System XPS 15... 4.35%


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