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What percent of users and experts removed it?
38% remove it62% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 88.80 days
217.25 days >
Average installed length: 114.15 days

XTweak

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What is XTweak?  (from Daoisoft)

XTweak is an advanced tweaker and optimizing tool especialy designed for Windows XP/2003. With XTweak you can - defragment disks and registers, - clean file and registry sistems, - tune computer performance, - monitor hard drives health and performance - optimize and increase the speed of your Windows XP system without...  Read more

Overview

XTweak is a software program developed by Daoisoft. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 18.83 MB (19,739,701 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 50% of users of XTweak come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.daoisoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\XTweak\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\XTweak\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 18.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XTweak

  • XTweak.exe - XTweak
  • DTweak.UIComponents.dll - DTweak.UIComponents
  • DTweak.Interfaces.dll - DTweak.Interfaces
  • DTweak.Base.dll - DTweak.Base
  • SeriousBit.Licensing.dll (by SeriousBit) - Ellipter (SeriousBit Licensing Library)
  • DTweak.Implementation.DF.dll
  • DTweak.Implementation.dll
  • DTweak.Implementation.CS.dll (by Microsoft) - DTweak.Implementation.CS
  • DevExpress.Data.v8.1.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.Data
  • DevExpress.Data.v9.1.dll (by Developer Express)
  • DevExpress.Utils.v8.1.dll - DevExpress.Utils
  • DevExpress.Utils.v9.1.dll
  • DevExpress.XtraBars.v8.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraBars.Design (DevExpress.XtraBars)
  • DevExpress.XtraBars.v9.1.dll
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v8.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraEditors
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v9.1.dll
  • DevExpress.XtraNavBar.v8.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraNavBar
  • DevExpress.XtraNavBar.v9.1.dll
  • DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v8.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraTreeList
  • DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v9.1.dll
  • DTweak.Implementation.HL.dll
  • HDDObserver.Smart.dll
  • IssSurvey.dll (by http://Raz-Soft.com) - InnoSurvey (Uninstall Survey Extension For Inno Setup)
  • isxdl.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL (Download DLL)
  • srclient.dll (by Microsoft) - SR CLIENT DLL
  • subinacl.exe - SubInAcl
  • sucollector.dll (by SeriosuBit) - SeriousBit.SUCollector
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • subinacl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1A93BE64-5923-47EB-81FD-C4B4374A2498}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • subinacl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMAdvisor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\SUBINACL.exe" /verbose=1 /keyreg "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{8696D99C-E2D2-4614-85A8-90FB821470E0}" /grant="Everyone"=F.

How do I remove XTweak?

Quickly and completely remove XTweak from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall XTweak 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 XTweak, 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 XTweak.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 50%
Win XP 17%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 38%
Keep it 62%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.00%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Canada 12.50%
  Germany 12.50%
  Poland 12.50%
  YE 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
Compaq-Presario FQ582AA-A... 40.00%
LENOVO 20202 20.00%
LENOVO 20132 20.00%
Dell Inspiron 1501 20.00%

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