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24% remove it76% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 213.72 days


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WinUtilities 10.53 Free Edition

What is WinUtilities Free Edition?  (from YL Computing, Inc)

WinUtilities Free Edition is a multi-functional system performance and optimization suite for Microsoft Windows. This collection of tools lets you supercharge your PC's performance, enhance its security, tweak and optimize its settings, and customize and personalize your screens. Registry Cleaner makes your system more...  Read more


WinUtilities 10.53 Free Edition is a program developed by YL Computing, Inc. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 programs's main executable is WinUtil.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 14.09 MB of memory. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 20.65 MB (21,653,512 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 62% of users of WinUtilities Free Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ylcomputing.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 20.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinUtilities 10.53 Free Edition

Program executable:WinUtil.exe
Signed by:Suining YiLong Software
Path:C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\WinUtil.exe
Additional files:
  • ToolRegBackup.exe (by YL Software) - WinUtilities Registry Backup and Restore
  • ToolFindDuplicate.exe (by YL Software) - WinUtilities Duplicate Files Finder
  • ToolDocProtector.exe - WinUtilities Document Protector
  • ToolSysInfo.exe - WinUtilities System Information
  • Defrag.dll - WinUtilities DiskDefrag Module
  • ToolSafeUninstall.exe - WinUtilities Uninstall Manager
  • ToolMemoryOptimizer.exe - WinUtilities Memory Optimizer
  • ToolProcessSecurity.exe - WinUtilities Process Security
  • ToolRegistryCleaner.exe - WinUtilities Registry Cleaner
  • ToolFixShortcut.exe - WinUtilities Shortcuts Fixer
  • ToolHistoryCleaner.exe - WinUtilities History Cleaner
  • ToolRegistrySearch.exe - WinUtilities Registry Search
  • ToolStartupCleaner.exe - WinUtilities Startup Cleaner
  • ToolRegDefrag.exe - WinUtilities RegistryDefrag
  • ToolSchedule.exe - WinUtilities Task Scheduler
  • ToolSysControl.exe - WinUtilities System Control
  • AppAutoShutdown.exe - WinUtilities Auto Shutdown
  • DiskAnalytics.exe - WinUtilities Disk Analysis
  • ToolFileSplitter.exe - WinUtilities File Splitter
  • ToolSecureDelete.exe - WinUtilities File Shredder
  • ToolWinTools.exe - WinUtilities Windows Tools
  • ToolDiskCleaner.exe - WinUtilities Disk Cleaner
  • ToolBHORemover.exe - WinUtilities BHO Remover
  • ToolFileLock.exe - WinUtilities EXE Protect
  • ToolDiskDefrag.exe - WinUtilities DiskDefrag
  • ToolUndelete.exe - WinUtilities Undelete
  • CloseApps.exe - CloseApps Module (CloseApps)
  • WinUtil.exe - WinUtilities
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

6 Scheduled Tasks
  • WinUtil.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities 1 Click Maintenance' (runs daily at 12:01 AM).
  • ToolRegistryCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_Registry_Cleaner_D81CDF27E9284402'.
  • ToolHistoryCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_History_Cleaner_D81CDF27E9284403'.
  • ToolDiskCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_Disk_Cleaner_D81CDF27E9284401'.
  • ToolDiskDefrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_DiskDefrag_D81CDF27E9284404' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 17.30).
  • ToolMemoryOptimizer.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\MemOptimizer-02BB2F56CB964deb8996194DE7EB5275.job'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ToolMemoryOptimizer.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MemOptimizer-02BB2F56CB964deb8996194DE7EB5275.
  • WinUtil.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WinUtilities-02BB2F56CB964deb8996194DE7EB5275.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:14.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0165375290%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00986120%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00667632%
0.015104% average
Memory:4.5 MB
Total CPU:0.0002803364%
Kernel CPU:0.00023968%
User CPU:0.00004066%
CPU cycles/sec:1,066,815
I/O reads/min:1.69 MB

How do I remove WinUtilities Free Edition?

You can uninstall WinUtilities Free Edition 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 WinUtilities 10.53 Free Edition, 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 WinUtilities Free Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 2%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.23%
Windows Vista 12.59%
Windows XP 12.59%
Windows 10 5.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.37%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.68%
Windows 7 Professional 11.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.86%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.37%
  Sweden 4.12%
  United Kingdom 3.61%
  Belgium 2.58%
  Germany 2.58%
  Poland 2.58%
  Canada 2.06%
  Brazil 1.55%
  Portugal 1.55%
  Spain 1.55%
  Netherlands 1.55%
  Slovenia 1.03%
  France 1.03%
  Mexico 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Dell 23.16%
Acer 13.68%
Toshiba 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
American Megatrends 3.16%
Sahara 3.16%
Medion 2.11%
Samsung 2.11%
Sony 1.05%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.94%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.96%
HPE-410f 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 1.96%
HP xw4600 Workstation 0.98%

About (from YL Computing, Inc)

We are one of the original manufacturers and vendors of our software and related products.
Publisher URL: www.ylcomputing.com


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