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WinUtilities 10.54 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 10.54 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 29 files and is usually about 20.38 MB (21,374,756 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 43% of users of WinUtilities Professional Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ylcomputing.com
Help link: www.ylcomputing.com/content/view/14/33
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 20.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinUtilities 10.54 Professional Edition

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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • 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

How do I remove WinUtilities Professional Edition?

Quickly and completely remove WinUtilities 10.54 Professional Edition from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program WinUtilities 10.54 Professional Edition, 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 WinUtilities Professional Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 10 18.42%
Windows XP 5.26%
Windows Vista 1.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.33%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.00%
Windows 8 2.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.70%
  Brazil 4.49%
  Netherlands 4.49%
  United Kingdom 4.49%
  Belgium 3.37%
  Australia 3.37%
  DZ 3.37%
  Iran 3.37%
  Egypt 3.37%
  Poland 3.37%
  Romania 2.25%
  LY 1.12%
  Chile 1.12%
  MA 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Acer 17.54%
Dell 14.04%
ASUS 10.53%
American Megatrends 7.02%
MSI 5.26%
Lenovo 1.75%
Sony 1.75%
Medion 1.75%
Common models
HP Compaq dc7900 Converti... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro U40... 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite P500 1.79%
HP G72 Notebook PC 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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