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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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What is i-Cool?  (from GIGABYTE)

GIGABYTE 8 series motherboards feature new heatsink designs that offer uncompromisingly efficient cooling on key areas of the motherboard including the PWM area and chipset (PCH). With a range of heatsink designs that include both passive, active and water cooling support of the crucial PWM area, even the most aggressi...  Read more


i-Cool is a software program developed by GIGABYTE. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 3.59 MB (3,769,007 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 30% of users of i-Cool come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gigabyte.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\i-Cool
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2
Estimated size: 3.59 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by i-Cool

  • ICool.exe - ICool Application (ICool MFC Application)
  • ycc.dll
  • run.exe - update Application (update MFC Application)
  • Res.dll - Res Dynamic Link Library (Res DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ICool.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'icool' which loads as "C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\I-Cool\ICool.exe".

How do I remove i-Cool?

You can uninstall i-Cool 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 i-Cool, 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 i-Cool.

Win 7 (SP1) 37%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 38.16%
Windows XP 36.84%
Windows 10 15.79%
Windows Vista 9.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 36.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.84%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%
Windows 8 Pro 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.76%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Germany 7.14%
  Australia 5.95%
  Russia 4.76%
  Brazil 3.57%
  Greece 3.57%
  Netherlands 3.57%
  Poland 3.57%
  Egypt 2.38%
  Croatia 2.38%
  Israel 2.38%
  Japan 2.38%
  RS 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 8.45%
Acer 7.04%
ASUS 2.82%
Samsung 1.41%
Dell 1.41%
Alienware 1.41%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-MA69GM-S2H 5.63%
Gigabyte P35C-DS3R 4.23%
Gigabyte P35-DS3L 4.23%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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