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Should I remove Winaero Tweaker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,860
United States Rank #6,542
Reach 0.0369%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.78 days
52.48 days >
Average installed length: 27.57 days


VersionDistribution 0.28% 1.24% 0.55% 0.41% 4.81% 5.09% 0.83% 20.36% 4.95% 1.24% 2.06% 0.14% 0.14% 18.29% 13.34% 2.89% 1.51% 4.26% 13.62% 0.83% 0.83% 1.38% 0.28% 0.69%

Winaero Tweaker


Winaero Tweaker is a software program developed by Winaero. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named winaerotweaker.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 3.82 MB (4,000,812 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of Winaero Tweaker come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: winaero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Winaero Tweaker\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Winaero Tweaker\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Winaero Tweaker

Program executable:winaerotweaker.exe
Name:Winaero Tweaker
Path:C:\Program Files\winaero tweaker\winaerotweaker.exe
Additional files:
  • ClassicStickyNotes-1.0-setup.exe - Classic Sticky Notes
  • WinaeroTweaker- - Winaero Tweaker
  • WinaeroTweakerHelper.exe (by http://winaero.com) - Winaero Tweaker Helper (Winaero Tweaker 32bit support process)
  • WinaeroControls.dll (by https://winaero.com) - WinaeroControls
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • WinaeroTweaker_i386.dll
  • WinaeroTweaker_x86_64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • WinaeroTweakerHelper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WinaeroTweakerHelper' and executes as C:\Program Files\Winaero Tweaker\WinaeroTweakerHelper.exe.

How do I remove Winaero Tweaker?

You can uninstall Winaero Tweaker 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 Winaero Tweaker, 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 Winaero Tweaker.

Win 10 92%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 92.02%
Windows 7 7.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.85%
Windows 10 Pro 37.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.30%
Windows 10 Enterprise 3.16%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.89%
Windows 7 Professional 2.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.48%
  Netherlands 4.76%
  Germany 4.37%
  United Kingdom 4.18%
  Italy 3.98%
  France 3.30%
  Canada 1.65%
  Australia 0.87%
  Singapore 0.87%
  Poland 0.68%
  Spain 0.58%
  Belgium 0.49%
  Finland 0.39%
  Romania 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.91%
Dell 17.35%
Acer 16.44%
ASUS 15.98%
Lenovo 7.76%
Medion 3.42%
Toshiba 2.05%
Intel 1.60%
MSI 0.68%
Sahara 0.68%
Alienware 0.46%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.23%
HP HP Notebook 5.77%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 4.23%
ASUSTeK X455LA 1.54%
Dell XPS 8700 1.54%
HP Elite 7500 Series MT 1.54%


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