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Should I remove WinUtilities Free Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,192
United States Rank #30,572
Reach 0.0033%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.77 days
22.63 days >
Average installed length: 11.89 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
10.62 100.00%

WinUtilities 10.62 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

Overview

WinUtilities 10.62 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 software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 21.06 MB (22,078,417 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 52% of users of WinUtilities Free Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan 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: 21.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinUtilities 10.62 Free Edition

  • 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
  • ToolProcessManager.exe - WinUtilities Process Manager
  • 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

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • WinUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3ADD449-1C11-42F4-873E-1377C58561A0}' (runs on registration).
  • ToolRegistryCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_Registry_Cleaner_D81CDF27E9284402' (runs weekly on Fridays at 12:10 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ToolMemoryOptimizer.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MemOptimizer-02BB2F56CB964deb8996194DE7EB5275.

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 10.62 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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.70%
Windows XP 13.64%
Windows 10 9.09%
Windows Vista 7.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.12%
Windows 7 Professional 10.61%
Windows Vista Business 4.55%
Windows 8.1 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.81%
  Japan 13.25%
  United Kingdom 6.02%
  Brazil 2.41%
  Germany 2.41%
  France 2.41%
  Croatia 2.41%
  Italy 2.41%
  Austria 1.20%
  Canada 1.20%
  Chile 1.20%
  Czech Republic 1.20%
  DZ 1.20%
  Spain 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 18.18%
Acer 18.18%
Apple 4.55%
NEC 4.55%
Gateway 4.55%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Compaq 2.27%
GIGABYTE 2.27%
Intel 2.27%
ASUS 2.27%
Common models
NEC PC-LL770HS 3.57%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.57%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
UNITCOM H61H2-M2 V2.0 1.79%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C660 1.79%

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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