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DVD Author Plus 3

What is DVD Author Plus 3?  (from DeskShare)

Easily create video or data DVDs and CDs. Quick-erase or fully erase any type of RW disc. After writing, you can verify the disc to ensure data integrity. Protect your investment by making backup copies of CDs and DVDs. Copy video DVDs and data DVDs and audio or data CDs using a simple wizard interface. Create DVDs and...  Read more


DVD Author Plus 3 is a software program developed by DeskShare. The primary executable is named dvd author plus.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 48.24 MB (50,583,593 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 60% of users of DVD Author Plus 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.deskshare.com
Help link: www.deskshare.com/contact_tech.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Deskshare\DVD Author Plus 3\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Deskshare\DVD Author Plus 3\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 48.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DVD Author Plus 3

Program executable:dvd author plus.exe
Name:DVD Author Plus
Path:C:\Program Files\deskshare\dvd author plus 3\dvd author plus.exe
Additional files:
  • DSProductDownloader.exe - DSProductDownloader
  • EnableService.exe - EnableService
  • DSDownloader.dll - DSDownloader
  • DSCompatFilterCtrlEx.dll - DMCP, DAP (DSCompatFilterCtrlEx DLL)
  • SPTDinst-v178-x64.exe (by Duplex Secure) - SCSI Pass Through Direct (SCSI Pass Through Direct setup)
  • SPTDinst-v178-x86.exe (by Duplex Secure)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • DVD Author Plus.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'DSDAPPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'DS.DAP.PlayVideoFilesOnArrival' and the action verb 'open.

How do I remove DVD Author Plus 3?

Quickly and completely remove DVD Author Plus 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DVD Author Plus 3 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 DVD Author Plus 3, 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 DVD Author Plus 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows 8 31.82%
Windows XP 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.82%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 8.1 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.55%
Windows 10 Home 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.00%
  Australia 10.00%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  Poland 6.67%
  Italy 3.33%
  Malaysia 3.33%
  Netherlands 3.33%
  New Zealand 3.33%
  Panama 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.53%
Dell 17.65%
Acer 17.65%
Samsung 11.76%
ASUS 11.76%
Toshiba 5.88%
MSI 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L645 6.25%
Samsung 700G7C 6.25%
Samsung 3570R/370R/470R/4... 6.25%
MSI MS-7623 6.25%
MSI MS-7375 6.25%
LENOVO 10181 6.25%

About (from DeskShare Inc.)

Since 2000, DeskShare has published innovative, easy-to-use products for the Windows platform.
Publisher URL: www.deskshare.com


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