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Should I remove WinASO Registry Optimizer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,611
United States Rank #29,477
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 278.04 days

WinASO Registry Optimizer 4.8.2

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What is WinASO Registry Optimizer?

WinASO Registry Optimizer is registry cleaner/fixer utility whose purported purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. The software helps to automate the process of looking for invalid entries, missing file references or broken links within the registry and resolving or removing them. The necessity and usefulness of registry cleaners is a controversial topic, with experts in disagreement over their benefits.


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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named RegOpt.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 147.22 MB (154,370,567 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winaso.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinASO\Registry Optimizer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinASO\Registry Optimizer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 147.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinASO Registry Optimizer 4.8.2

Program executable:RegOpt.exe
Name:WinASO Register Optimizer
WinASO Registry Optimizer
Path:C:\Program Files\WinASO\Registry Optimizer\RegOpt.exe
Additional files:
  • RegOpt.BAK.exe - WinASO Register Optimizer (WinASO Registry Optimizer)
  • RegOpt.exe
  • 2_Keygen.exe
  • common.dll (by WinASO.com) - For WinASO All
  • OptimizerDll.dll
  • PrivacyCleaner.dll
  • Register.dll
  • ROListView.dll
  • SystemItemDll.dll
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • RegOpt.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinASORegistryOptimizerForold wolff' (runs daily at 2:30 AM).
  • RegOpt.BAK.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinASORegistryOptimizerForBrian' (runs daily at 4:30 AM).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CDRipper\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove WinASO Registry Optimizer?

Quickly and completely remove WinASO Registry Optimizer 4.8.2 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall WinASO Registry 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program WinASO Registry Optimizer 4.8.2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 WinASO Registry Optimizer.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows 10 17.35%
Windows XP 13.27%
Windows Vista 5.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.21%
Windows 7 Professional 12.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.70%
Windows 8 4.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.00%
  United Kingdom 7.00%
  Brazil 4.00%
  Germany 3.00%
  Italy 3.00%
  Saudi Arabia 3.00%
  South Africa 3.00%
  Australia 2.00%
  India 2.00%
  Japan 2.00%
  Malaysia 2.00%
  Russia 2.00%
  Taiwan 2.00%
  Argentina 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.42%
Hewlett-Packard 13.56%
Dell 11.86%
ASUS 8.47%
Toshiba 8.47%
Samsung 6.78%
Lenovo 5.08%
American Megatrends 5.08%
Intel 3.39%
Gateway 1.69%
Common models
ASUSTeK G750JX 4.17%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.78%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.78%
Acer Aspire 7741 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite M40X 1.39%


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