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What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,087
United States Rank #17,415
Reach 0.0164%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.25 days
656.38 days >
Average installed length: 344.88 days


10.61 100.00%

WinUtilities 10.61 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 10.61 Professional Edition is a software 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). Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 20.99 MB (22,007,016 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 38% of users of WinUtilities Professional Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

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: 20.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinUtilities 10.61 Professional 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
  • 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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 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 Sundays at 5:30 AM).
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.

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 10.61 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) 63%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.69%
Windows 10 15.38%
Windows XP 12.00%
Windows Vista 4.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.95%
Windows 7 Professional 8.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.09%
Windows 8 Pro 2.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.71%
  Germany 9.50%
  France 6.42%
  Netherlands 4.47%
  United Kingdom 3.63%
  Australia 3.35%
  Taiwan 3.35%
  Turkey 2.51%
  Canada 2.23%
  Austria 1.96%
  Italy 1.96%
  MA 1.96%
  Israel 1.40%
  Belgium 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.12%
Acer 22.60%
Hewlett-Packard 20.34%
American Megatrends 5.65%
ASUS 5.08%
Samsung 3.39%
Intel 2.26%
Lenovo 2.26%
Medion 1.69%
MSI 1.69%
Gateway 1.13%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.76%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.01%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 2.26%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.26%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.26%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.26%

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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