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Deep Fritz 12

What is Deep Fritz 12?  (from ChessBase GmbH)

Fritz is one of the best known and most widely used chess programs in the world. ChessBase recently released the Deep Fritz 12 downloadable version. This is an excellent initiative and allows players in remote locations to receive their software instantly. ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database that has b...  Read more


Deep Fritz 12 is a software program developed by ChessBase GmbH. 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 setup package generally installs about 13 files. 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 29% of users of Deep Fritz 12 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ChessBase.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ChessBase\ChessProgram12
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1C0A1883-3A46-4416-A225-99BFF203462A}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Deep Fritz 12

  • Chess32.dll - ChessBase GmbH Chess Engine Protocol (Chess Engine Protocol for ChessBase and Fritz)
  • ChessRes.dll - ChessRes Dynamic Link Library
  • FrameRes.dll - FrameRes Dynamic Link Library
  • Fritz Chess Benchmark.exe - Fritz Chess Benchmark
  • ChessProgram12.exe - ChessProgram 12 UI (ChessProgram 12)
  • TBAccess.dll - Tablebase Access
  • SView3.dll - SView Library (SView)
  • ChessBaseAdminTool.exe - AdminTool (ChessBase Admin Tool)
  • Device32.dll - DeviceLi
  • GDFInstall.exe - GDFInsta
  • Textures3.dll - Textures

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ChessProgram12.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA2EE8F4-AC15-4FD8-8FBA-B9FA13DA5BF8}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Deep Fritz 12?

Quickly and completely remove Deep Fritz 12 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Deep Fritz 12 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 Deep Fritz 12, 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 Deep Fritz 12.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.72%
Windows 8 34.48%
Windows XP 10.34%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.34%
Windows 8.1 10.34%
Windows 10 Home 8.62%
Windows 7 Professional 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  Germany 14.29%
  DK 9.52%
  Italy 7.94%
  Spain 6.35%
  Argentina 3.17%
  France 3.17%
  Malaysia 3.17%
  Switzerland 1.59%
  Chile 1.59%
  Finland 1.59%
  Hungary 1.59%
  Israel 1.59%
  Mexico 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.73%
Hewlett-Packard 24.32%
Dell 10.81%
Medion 8.11%
Lenovo 2.70%
Intel 2.70%
Alienware 2.70%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Common models
Acer Aspire M5300 9.09%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 6.82%
Dell XPS 8700 4.55%
Toshiba NB505 2.27%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X505 2.27%
Acer Aspire E571 2.27%

About (from ChessBase GmbH)

If there is one place to play online chess, this is it! On Playchess.
Publisher URL: www.chessbase.com


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