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Should I remove WhyReboot?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,996
Reach 0.0022%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.01 days
206.91 days >
Average installed length: 108.71 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Exodus Development



WhyReboot is a program developed by Exodus Development. The main program executable is whyreboot.exe. The software installer includes 2 files. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. While about 48% of users of WhyReboot come from MA, it is also popular in TN and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: exodusdev.com/products/whyreboot
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\utilitaires\whyreboot
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection Candy.inf,WhyReboot.Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by WhyReboot

Program executable:whyreboot.exe
Name:WhyReboot Module
Path:C:\Program Files\utilitaires\whyreboot\whyreboot.exe
Additional files:
  • lpk.dll

How do I remove WhyReboot?

You can uninstall WhyReboot 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 WhyReboot, 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 WhyReboot.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

47.92% of installs come from MA
Which countries install it?
  MA 47.92%
  TN 14.58%
  France 10.42%
  United States 10.42%
  CM 6.25%
  DZ 4.17%
  Spain 4.17%
  Canada 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Compaq 27.78%
Dell 13.89%
American Megatrends 8.33%
Sahara 5.56%
Intel 2.78%
Gateway 2.78%
Acer 2.78%
Common models
HP Compaq dc5800 Small Fo... 10.53%
HP Compaq dc7600 Converti... 5.26%
HP Compaq dc7100 SFF(PC92... 5.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 2.63%
HP Compaq dc7100 SFF(PC92... 2.63%
MSI MS-7592 2.63%


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