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WinUtilities 10.53 Professional Edition

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

WinUtilities Pro contains utilities to clean registry, temporary files on your disks, erase your application, internet browser history, and cache and cookies. It also supports to defragment your disk drives and improve computer performance and stability. Built-in startup cleaner allows you to control startup programs t...  Read more


WinUtilities 10.53 Professional 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 main program executable is WinUtil.exe. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 20.25 MB (21,236,073 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 55% of users of WinUtilities Professional Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ylcomputing.com
Help link: winutilities.ylcomputing.com/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 20.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinUtilities 10.53 Professional Edition

Program executable:WinUtil.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\WinUtil.exe
Additional files:
  • ToolOneClickMaintenance.exe - WinUtilities 1-Click Maintenance
  • ToolMemoryOptimizer_9x.exe - WinUtilities Memory Optimizer
  • ToolUndelete_9x.exe - WinUtilities Undelete
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • CloseApps.exe - CloseApps Module (CloseApps)
  • WinUtil.exe - WinUtilities
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • ToolDiskDefrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_DiskDefrag_D81CDF27E9284404' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 17.30).
  • ToolDiskCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinUtilities_Disk_Cleaner_D81CDF27E9284401' (runs weekly on Fridays at 12.00).
  • WinUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{511BDB8D-065B-45D5-9DC2-FD0045B93724}' (runs on registration).
  • ToolMemoryOptimizer.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\MemOptimizer-02BB2F56CB964deb8996194DE7EB5275.job'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ToolMemoryOptimizer.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MemOptimizer-02BB2F56CB964deb8996194DE7EB5275.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008847672%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00072468%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016008%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:3.93 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:14.09 MB
Total CPU:0.0165375290%
Kernel CPU:0.00986120%
User CPU:0.00667632%

How do I remove WinUtilities Professional Edition?

You can uninstall WinUtilities Professional 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 Professional 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 Professional Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.94%
Windows XP 16.25%
Windows Vista 7.19%
Windows 10 5.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.97%
Windows 7 Professional 12.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.01%
Windows 10 Home 1.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.31%
  Germany 10.63%
  Canada 4.59%
  United Kingdom 3.14%
  Italy 2.42%
  Netherlands 2.17%
  Belgium 1.69%
  France 1.69%
  Australia 1.21%
  Poland 1.21%
  Sweden 0.97%
  Indonesia 0.97%
  Philippines 0.97%
  Israel 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.22%
Dell 26.92%
Acer 10.44%
ASUS 8.79%
American Megatrends 3.30%
Intel 3.30%
Medion 2.20%
Sahara 1.65%
Sony 1.10%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.13%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.42%
Unknow Unknow 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.56%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 1.71%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 1.71%

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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