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Should I remove CHERRY Keyboard & Mouse Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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CHERRY Keyboard & Mouse Driver


CHERRY Keyboard & Mouse Driver is a program developed by CHERRY GmbH. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 11.13 MB (11,673,421 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 45% of users of CHERRY Keyboard & Mouse Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CHERRY Keyboard And Mouse Driver\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A5F57EFC-3703-4A15-9F8C-B1AC92BA0F3A}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 11.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CHERRY Keyboard & Mouse Driver

  • devcon.exe (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (Windows Setup API)
  • DIFxCmd.exe
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • CLDAPP.exe
  • InitCPL.exe (by uassoft) - mousecpl init
  • InitProject.exe
  • keydll.dll
  • KMCONFIG.exe (by UASSOFT.COM) - USB Keyboard And PS/2 Keyboard Driver
  • KMProcess.exe (by UASSOFT.COM) - Keyboard And Mouse Processing
  • KMWDSrv.exe - Keyboard And Mouse Communication Service
  • mousecpl.dll (by 5 Key) - Mouse Extension CPL
  • MouseHook.dll
  • PDesktopDriver_Setup_EN_10.exe - CHERRY Keyboard & Mouse Driver (Setup Launcher)
  • StartAutorun.exe - DRIVER AUTORUN
  • StartAutorunAsAdmin.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • InitProject.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{55E038B2-1653-4D5B-BF74-32DBB6368020}' (runs on registration).
  • KMWDSrv.exe runs as a service named 'Keyboard And Mouse Communication Service' (KMWDSERVICE) "Keyboard And Mouse Communication Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • StartAutorun.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'KMCONFIG' which loads as C:\Program Files\Mouse Driver\StartAutorun.exe KMConfig.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.92 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000236317%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001960%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000403%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:246
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:4 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove CHERRY Keyboard & Mouse Driver?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 40%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 8 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  Germany 18.18%
  France 9.09%
  Finland 9.09%
  Austria 9.09%
  United Kingdom 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
American Megatrends 20.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 25.00%
Gigabyte Tecohnology Co.,... 25.00%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 25.00%
Gigabyte H55-UD3H 25.00%


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