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iolo technologies' System Mechanic 4 Professional

What is iolo technologies' System Mechanic 4 Professional?  (from iolo technologies)

Performs a system-wide scan for junk and obsolete files left over from messy apps and unexpected restarts. Safely cleans out hazardous system-clogging clutter that accumulates over time through everyday use. %3E Drive Accelerator: Performs advanced hard drive defragmentation for accelerated Windows load times, program ...  Read more


iolo technologies' System Mechanic 4 Professional is a software program developed by iolo technologies. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named SysMech4.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 10.06 MB (10,552,503 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows XP. While about 64% of users of iolo technologies' System Mechanic 4 Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in BD and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iolo.com/support
Help link: www.iolo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 4 Professional
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\iolo\SYSTEM~1\UninstallSMPro.exe
Estimated size: 10.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iolo technologies' System Mechanic 4 Professional

Program executable:SysMech4.exe
Name:System Mechanic ®
Path:C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 4 Professional\SysMech4.exe
Additional files:
  • ContextDefrag.dll - Context Defrag for System Mechanic (see www.iolo.com for more details) (System Mechanic Context Menu Defrag)
  • SMNstlWtch.exe - Search and Recover (SearchandRecover.exe)
  • PopupStopper.exe - System Mechanic ®
  • SMUtilityBar.exe - iolo System Mechanic Utility Bar
  • SysMech4.exe
  • INETMIB1.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(TM) Operating System (SNMP Internet MIB)
  • SNMPAPI.DLL (by Microsoft) - SNMP Utility Library
  • Uninstall.exe
  • UninstallSMPro.exe
  • URLStopper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{D124A613-2DCA-41D4-BD97-2AA19C48545C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PopupStopper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'System Mechanic Popup Stopper' and executes as "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 4 Professional\PopupStopper.exe".

How do I remove iolo technologies' System Mechanic 4 Professional?

Quickly and completely remove iolo technologies' System Mechanic 4 Professional from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall iolo technologies' System Mechanic 4 Professional 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 iolo technologies' System Mechanic 4 Professional, 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 iolo technologies' System Mechanic 4 Professional.

Win XP 57%
Win 10 7%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 78.57%
Windows 7 14.29%
Windows 10 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 78.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.00%
  BD 8.00%
  UA 4.00%
  India 4.00%
  Argentina 4.00%
  Pakistan 4.00%
  Croatia 4.00%
  United Arab Emirates 4.00%
  United Kingdom 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.77%
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Sony 7.69%
MSI 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Common models
Sony VPCEA16FA 10.00%
HP-Pavilion GN561AA-ABA a... 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 10.00%
HP EliteBook 6930p 10.00%
HP 550 10.00%

About (from iolo technologies, LLC)

Founded in 1998, iolo technologies, LLC (www.iolo.
Publisher URL: www.iolo.com


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