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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,493
United States Rank #42,889
Reach 0.0800%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.63 days
188.43 days >
Average installed length: 99.00 days


8v2 0.18%
8.05.2197 6.24%
8.05.1897 1.60%
8.05.1877 2.50%
8.04.1487 8.73%
8.04.1327 1.69%
8.04.1237 16.76%
8.03.777 4.90%
8.03.577 0.89%
8.03.507 1.07%
8.03.407 21.75%
8.02.67 30.75%
8.02.127 1.25%
8.01.917 1.69%

Antidote 8

What is Antidote 8?  (from Druide informatique inc)

Antidote is a complete set of software reference tools for writing French. It includes an advanced grammar checker with smart filters, a rich collection of dictionaries, and a set of interactive language guides. Seamlessly integrated with major word processors and email programs, Antidote's tools are available instanta...  Read more


Antidote 8 is a program developed by Druide informatique inc. The most used version is 8.02.67, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is antidote.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 521.28 KB (533,792 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 46% of users of Antidote 8 come from Canada, it is also popular in France and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: druide.com
Help link: www.druide.com/antidote.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Druide\Antidote 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{09AAAB09-6DBA-4DD9-9865-54597D3FBCA8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 521.28 KB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Antidote 8

Program executable:antidote.exe
Name:Antidote 8
Path:C:\Program Files\druide\antidote 8\programmes32\antidote.exe
Additional files:
  • antido32.exe - Antidote RX (Antidote)
  • libGestionnaireExtensionsTexteursDruide_8.dll - Gestionnaire d'extensions
  • GesAnt.exe - Gestionnaire Antidote (GesAnt)
  • AgentAntidoteConsole.exe - AgentAntidoteConsole
  • ReparationAntidote.exe - Réparation Antidote (Réparation de l'installation d'Antidote)
  • libOutilsAntidote_8.dll - LibOutilsAntidote
  • libParseurWikipedia_8.dll - ParseurWikipedia
  • AgentAntidote.exe - Agent Antidote (AgentAntidote)
  • libOutilsNoyauDruide_8.dll - LibOutilsNoyau
  • libOutilsGuiDruide_8.dll - LibOutilsGui
  • libOutilsWebDruide_8.dll - LibOutilsWeb
  • Integrateur.exe - Intégrateur (Integrateur)
  • MoteurIntegration.exe - Antidote 8 (MoteurIntegration)
  • libLing_8.dll - LibLing

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Integrateur.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{63FFC122-6F2D-4309-BB95-F6DDFDB206A1}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AgentAntidote.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AgentAntidote32_Reg_HKLMRun.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AgentAntidote.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AgentAntidote32' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Druide\Antidote 8\Programmes32\AgentAntidote.exe" /LancementSession.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:23.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009005922%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00056683%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00033376%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,192,394
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:30.53 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:200 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Antidote 8?

Quickly and completely remove Antidote 8 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Antidote 8 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 Antidote 8, 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 Antidote 8.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.58%
Windows 8 45.72%
Windows Vista 1.60%
Windows XP 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.59%
Windows 7 Professional 14.21%
Windows 8.1 13.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.19%
Windows 10 Home 8.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.81% of installs come from Canada
Which countries install it?
  Canada 45.81%
  France 37.52%
  Belgium 5.43%
  United States 2.19%
  Switzerland 1.71%
  MA 1.33%
  DZ 1.33%
  Netherlands 0.38%
  NC 0.29%
  Luxembourg 0.29%
  Germany 0.29%
  TN 0.29%
  RE 0.19%
  Brazil 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.60%
Dell 18.88%
Hewlett-Packard 18.73%
Acer 16.47%
Toshiba 6.95%
Lenovo 3.47%
Samsung 3.02%
MSI 2.27%
Alienware 1.66%
Intel 1.36%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.72%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.51%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.19%
MSI MS-7758 1.88%
Dell XPS 8300 1.88%


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