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What percent of users and experts removed it?
47% remove it53% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,069
United States Rank #3,893
Reach 0.0502%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.74 days
552.82 days >
Average installed length: 290.47 days


5.8.5 2.53%
5.8.3 18.48%
5.8.1 49.19%
5.8 3.74%
5.7.4 20.40%
5.7.2 4.04%
5.7 1.62%

iYogi Support Dock

What is iYogi Support Dock?  (from iYogi)

Support Dock is a multi-utility tool that performs functions like enhancing the performance of the system, managing and diagnosing problems, cleansing the registry etc. In a nutshell, it performs the following functions:

PC Optimization.
Modification of settings to ensure energy efficiency.
Removal of unde...  Read more


iYogi Support Dock is a software program developed by iYogi. The most common release is 5.8.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 programs's main executable is iyogisupportdock.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 6.77 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 124.27 MB (130,303,087 bytes). The installed file Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 94% of users of iYogi Support Dock come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: iYogi
URL: www.iyogi.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iYogi Support Dock
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\iYogi Support Dock\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 124.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by iYogi Support Dock

Program executable:iyogisupportdock.exe
Name:iYogiSupportDock Module
Path:C:\Program Files\iyogi support dock\iyogisupportdock.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • pcscan2.exe - Automated PC Tune up
  • SDLaunch.exe - iYogi Support Dock (iYogiSupportDock Module)
  • SDStartup.exe
  • uninst.exe - Collection of utilities provided by iYogi for identifying various PC related problems
  • Updater.exe - Updater Module (SupportDock Updater by iYogi Technical Services)
  • iYogiMessageApp.exe - MessageAppHit
  • LiveHelp6.0.exe - LiveHelpExe
  • PushToTalk6.0.exe - PushToTalk

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • SDStartup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4E32BFF2-FC57-4066-AE4C-789876A8E2B1}' (runs on registration).
  • iYogiSupportDock.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C19E8968-5B25-4D39-9CF1-1C3C72DCB7F3}' (runs on registration).
  • uninst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BCFE9238-2154-49AC-A31F-5232A52CC54D}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SDStartup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Support Dock' which loads as "C:\Program Files\iYogi Support Dock\SDStartUp.exe" C:\Program Files\iYogi Support Dock\iYogiSupportDock.exe.
  • iYogiSupportDock.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'iYogi Support Dock' which loads as C:\Program Files\iYogi Support Dock\iYogiSupportDock.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.77 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008868444%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00056886%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00031798%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.23 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:256 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove iYogi Support Dock?

You can uninstall iYogi Support Dock 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 iYogi Support Dock, 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 iYogi Support Dock.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 47%
Keep it 53%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.79%
Windows 10 38.99%
Windows Vista 7.98%
Windows XP 4.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.66%
Windows 8.1 18.76%
Windows 10 Home 9.74%
Windows 7 Professional 7.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.07%
  Canada 2.57%
  Australia 1.65%
  United Kingdom 1.34%
  Ireland 0.12%
  UA 0.06%
  Germany 0.06%
  Turkey 0.06%
  IM 0.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.87%
Dell 31.56%
Acer 10.26%
Toshiba 7.14%
ASUS 4.81%
Lenovo 2.21%
Intel 1.04%
Gateway 0.65%
Samsung 0.52%
Alienware 0.39%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.91%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.65%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.62%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.62%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.36%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.33%


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