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What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,378
United States Rank #20,372
Reach 0.0106%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 157.87 days
885.68 days >
Average installed length: 465.36 days

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Uniblue MaxiDisk

What is Uniblue MaxiDisk?  (from Uniblue Systems Ltd)

MaxiDisk offers a number of features related to the performance of your hard drives. It helps in gaining extra disk space by detecting and removing Junk files and old Windows backups that might not be needed any longer. To gain further disk space, the file compression feature scans for those files in your user profile ...  Read more


Uniblue MaxiDisk is a program developed by Uniblue Systems Ltd. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is launcher.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 24.39 MB (25,575,928 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 41% of users of Uniblue MaxiDisk come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.uniblue.com
Help link: support.uniblue.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Uniblue\MaxiDisk\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Uniblue\MaxiDisk\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 24.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Uniblue MaxiDisk

Program executable:launcher.exe
Name:Uniblue Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\uniblue\maxidisk\launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • md_move_serial.exe - MaxiDisk Serial Mover (Uniblue MaxiDisk Serial Mover)
  • mdnotifier.exe - MaxiDisk Notifier (Uniblue MaxiDisk Notifier)
  • mdmonitor.exe - MaxiDisk Monitor (Uniblue MaxiDisk Monitor)
  • md_ubm.exe - MaxiDisk ubm (Uniblue MaxiDisk ubm)
  • maxidisk.exe - MaxiDisk (Uniblue MaxiDisk)
  • JkDefragLib.dll (by J.C. Kessels) - JkDefrag (JkDefrag - disk defragmentation and optimization tool)
  • cwebpage.dll
  • InstallerExtensions.dll
  • service.exe
  • undelete_wrapper.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • mdmonitor.exe is scheduled as a task named 'mdmonitor'.
  • maxidisk.exe is scheduled as a task named 'MaxiDisk'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • mdmonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MaxiDisk.
  • service.exe runs as a service named 'Uniblue Maxi Disk Service' (Uniblue.MaxiDiskSvc) "This service is used by Uniblue Maxi Disk to report information to the application.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • Launcher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MaxiDisk' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Uniblue\MaxiDisk\launcher.exe" delay 20000.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:13.45 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025468286%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00047748%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00206935%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:20,827
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2.16 KB
435.61 KB average
Memory:35.45 MB
Total CPU:0.0174581589%
Kernel CPU:0.00967815%
User CPU:0.00778001%
Memory:6.57 MB
Total CPU:0.0004266943%
Kernel CPU:0.00021335%
User CPU:0.00021335%

How do I remove Uniblue MaxiDisk?

You can uninstall Uniblue MaxiDisk 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 Uniblue MaxiDisk, 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 Uniblue MaxiDisk.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.04%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 10 6.73%
Windows Vista 6.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.25%
Windows 7 Professional 10.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.41%
Windows 8 Pro 2.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.39%
  Germany 10.25%
  France 3.28%
  Italy 3.28%
  Australia 2.46%
  Sweden 2.46%
  Canada 2.46%
  United Kingdom 2.46%
  Brazil 2.05%
  Belgium 1.64%
  Austria 1.64%
  Japan 1.64%
  Norway 1.23%
  Finland 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.54%
Hewlett-Packard 19.23%
Acer 19.23%
Toshiba 6.92%
ASUS 5.38%
Samsung 3.85%
American Megatrends 2.31%
Medion 2.31%
Lenovo 2.31%
MSI 0.77%
Intel 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.70%
Acer Aspire 8942G 1.80%
ASUSTeK K50ID 1.80%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.80%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.80%

About Uniblue Systems Ltd

Uniblue is a developer of software utilities, designed to improve performance to PC users and is one of the biggest software companies with products which include RegistryBooster, SpeedUpMyPC, DriverScanner and PowerSuite.
Publisher URL: www.uniblue.com


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