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Should I remove DAEMON Tools Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
16% remove it84% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #979
United States Rank #2,183
Reach 0.8316%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.30 days
628.21 days >
Average installed length: 330.08 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.2.0.0350 1.89%
5.2.0.0348 54.00%
5.1.0.0336 1.04%
5.1.0.0333 17.62%
5.0.0316.0317 11.05%
4.41.0315.0262 7.79%
4.41.0314.0232 3.95%
4.40.0312.0225 0.05%
4.40.0312.0224 0.09%
4.40.0312.0221 1.29%
4.40.0312.0214 0.55%
4.40.0311.0197 0.69%

Typically installed together

DAEMON Tools Pro

What is DAEMON Tools Pro?

DAEMON Tools (short for Disk And Execution MONitor tools) is a virtual drive and optical disc authoring program for Microsoft Windows. Mount *.mdx, *.mds/*.mdf, *.iso, *.b5t, *.b6t, *.bwt, *.ccd, *.cdi, *.bin/*.cue, *.ape/*.cue, *.flac/*.cue, *.nrg, *.isz disc images to a virtual drive. Create .iso, *.mds/*.mdf and *.mdx images of CD, DVD, Blu-ray discs.

Some versions of the software use the Somoto BetterInstaler to bundle various adware offers during installation.

About  (from Disc Soft Ltd)

Professional but not Advanced product that offers essential tools for emulation and image making. Create .iso, *.mds/*.mdf and *.mdx images of CD, DVD, Blu-ray discs. Make a compressed disc image or split the image to several files. Use File Associations to mount images right from Windows Explorer or any other file man...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 5.2.0.0348, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named dtpro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 115 files and is usually about 36.32 MB (38,086,123 bytes).
DAEMON Tools Pro has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.daemon-tools.cc
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\daemon tools pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 36.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DAEMON Tools Pro

Program executable:dtpro.exe
Name:DAEMON Tools Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\daemon tools pro\dtpro.exe
MD5:087bad5aecd5479a5a71d9f3968cef37
Additional files:
  • DAEMONToolsPro510-0333.exe (by DT Soft Ltd) - DAEMON Tools Pro (DAEMON Tools Pro Setup)
  • DAEMONToolsPro520-0348.exe (by DT Soft Ltd)
  • DTAgent.exe - DAEMON Tools Pro Agent
  • DTAgent_UR.exe
  • DTCommonRes.dll - DAEMON Tools Common resources
  • DTCommonRes_2.dll
  • DTGadget32.dll - DT Gadget library
  • DTGadget64.dll
  • DTHelper.exe - DAEMON Tools Pro Helper application
  • DTImgEditor.exe
  • DTImgEditor_2.exe
  • DTImgEditor_UR.exe
  • DTPro - Copie.exe
  • DTPro_2.exe
  • DTPro_UR.exe
  • DTShellHlp.exe - DAEMON Tools Shell Extensions Helper
  • DTShl32.dll
  • DTShl64.dll
  • Engine.dll - Helper library
  • Extractor.exe
  • InstallGadget.exe - DTGadget installer
  • uninst.exe
  • Uninstall-main.exe
  • dtsoftbus01.sys - DAEMON Tools (DAEMON Tools Virtual Bus Driver)
  • Uninstall.exe (by DT Soft) - Daemon Tools Pro Advanced v5.0.0316.0317
  • autoloader_dt_loader_0.4.exe - DAEMON Tools Pro AutoLoader DT_loader_0.4
  • imgengine.dll (by DT Soft) - DAEMON Tools Image Engine (Image engine library)
  • SPTDinst-x64.exe (by Duplex Secure) - SCSI Pass Through Direct (SCSI Pass Through Direct setup)
  • SPTDinst-x86.exe (by Duplex Secure)
  • Converter.dll - DAEMON Tools Pro Image Converter
  • MSIMG32.dll (by [email protected]) - BurnAware (UnProtect DLL)
  • BRD.dll
  • DT_loader_0.4.exe
  • DTAgent_loader_0.4.exe
  • dtsoftbusinst64.exe
  • ImgEditor_loader_0.4.exe
  • ind.dll
  • Starter.exe
  • YASU.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • DTShl32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'DaemonShellExtImage' with a class of {40966797-8FFE-46C8-9EF8-7003F33CCF0F}.
  • DTShl64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'DaemonShellExtImage' with a class of {40966797-8FFE-46C8-9EF8-7003F33CCF0F}.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • DTPro - Copie.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AB370727-C729-4D56-A19E-F01F06D4A239}' (runs on registration).
  • SPTDinst-x86.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FB83E546-1537-4515-98E6-BB96BD13279F}' (runs on registration).
  • DTShellHlp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E91892BA-27E9-428B-B0D7-2F536D76A166}' (runs on registration).
  • DTPro.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CF93E0C1-8027-4032-85FD-39E9E1277429}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DTAgent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DAEMON Tools Pro Agent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTAgent.exe" -autorun.
2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • DTPro - Copie.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'DAEMON Tools Pro 5.4.0.0377' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Programe\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTPro.exe".
  • DTPro.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'DAEMON Tools Pro 5.2.0.0348' which loads as "C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTPro.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DTAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DAEMON Tools Pro Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTAgent.exe" -autorun.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • DTShellHlp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTShellHlp.exe'.
  • DTPro.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTPro.exe'.
  • SPTDinst-x86.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\SPTDinst-x86.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

DTAgent.exe
Memory:5.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007832240%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00038939%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00039383%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:125
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:823 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
DTShellHlp.exe
Memory:5.3 MB
Total CPU:0.0022754891%
Kernel CPU:0.00045909%
User CPU:0.00181640%
CPU cycles/sec:7,342
I/O reads/min:10 Bytes
I/O writes/min:12 Bytes

How do I remove DAEMON Tools Pro?

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Or, you can uninstall DAEMON Tools Pro 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 DAEMON Tools Pro, 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 DAEMON Tools Pro.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 16%
Keep it 84%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.28%
Windows 8 23.68%
Windows XP 3.04%
Windows Vista 1.97%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.63%
Windows 7 Professional 10.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.94%
Windows 8.1 4.81%
Windows 8 Pro 3.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.85%
  France 4.31%
  United Kingdom 3.49%
  Germany 3.00%
  Italy 2.92%
  Brazil 2.89%
  Canada 2.82%
  Romania 2.49%
  Spain 2.33%
  India 2.25%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Mexico 2.02%
  MA 1.94%
  Sweden 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.21%
Acer 19.40%
ASUS 17.54%
Dell 15.46%
GIGABYTE 8.30%
Toshiba 4.88%
Lenovo 4.85%
Samsung 3.85%
Intel 0.97%
MSI 0.94%
Alienware 0.60%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.30%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.62%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.33%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.13%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.92%

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