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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 #12,147
United States Rank #11,394
Reach 0.0307%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.50 days
483.86 days >
Average installed length: 254.23 days


16.0.1017.64 71.16%
16.0.1017.32 23.02%
16.0.1016.64 3.26%
16.0.1016.32 0.93%
16.0.1012.64 0.47%
16.0.1010.64 0.70%
16.0.1010.32 0.23%
16.0.1004.64 0.23%

Diskeeper 12

What is Diskeeper 12?  (from Condusiv Technologies)

The Windows machine—the more you use it and the more software you install, the slower it becomes and the slower your applications run. Diskeeper® eradicates the problem by optimizing file read and write at the Windows level. By optimizing I/O at the source, system and application performance improve immediately and har...  Read more


Diskeeper 12 is a program developed by Condusiv Technologies. The most used version is 16.0.1017.64, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is Diskeeper12.exe. The software installer includes 62 files and is usually about 53.71 MB (56,318,952 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 Diskeeper 12 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.condusiv.com
Help link: www.condusiv.com/support/technical/diskeeper
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Condusiv Technologies\Diskeeper\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1A6D6767-B771-4752-81C2-1CC30BE941BA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 53.71 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Diskeeper 12

Program executable:Diskeeper12.exe
Diskeeper® User Interface
Path:C:\Program Files\Condusiv Technologies\Diskeeper\Diskeeper12.exe
Additional files:
  • DKCRegistration.exe - Diskeeper (TM) Registration Module (Registration Module)
  • Connect.exe - Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
  • Diskeeper.exe
  • DiskHealthMon.dll - DiskHealthMon.EXE
  • DK_NetCLR.dll
  • DkActivationReminder.exe
  • DkAutoUpdateAlert.exe
  • DKLib.dll - DKLIB.LIB
  • DkMsg.dll
  • DkPerf.exe
  • DkPromotionRollUp.exe
  • DkService.exe - Diskeeper Disk Optimization Service
  • DkServiceMsg.exe
  • DkTrialwareRollup.exe
  • MRPC.dll
  • NsFatAnalyze.dll
  • NsFatAutoAnalyze.dll
  • NsFatBootOptimization.dll
  • NsFatFSConsolidate.dll
  • NsFatManual.dll - NsFatEngineManual.dll
  • NsFatPartialDefrag.dll
  • NsFatSSDAnalysis.dll
  • NsFatSSDdefrag.dll
  • NsFatStd.dll
  • NsIfaastMeas.dll
  • NsNtfsAutoAnalyze.dll
  • NsNtfsEgFSConsolidate.dll - NsNtfsFSConsolidate.dll
  • NsNtfsJIT.dll
  • NsNtfsLfsDfrg.dll
  • NsNtfsPartialDefrag.dll
  • NsNtfsStd.dll
  • PrFacade.dll - DKTABPROVIDER.EXE
  • TelemetryDataCollectionManager.dll
  • Autorun.exe - Setup, Autorun (Autorun)
  • Diskeeper.Core.dll
  • DkUserCtrl.dll - DkUserCtrl
  • Diskeeper12.exe - Diskeeper (Diskeeper® User Interface)
  • DK_Net.dll - DK_Net
  • MJS.dll - MJS
  • AppLauncher.exe (by Diskeeper) - Diskeeper (TM) Application Launcher (Diskeeper Application Launcher)
  • AutoNTFS.exe (by Diskeeper) - Diskeeper Corporation NTFS Boot Time Defragmentation Image
  • DkTabProvider.dll
  • AutoFAT.exe - Diskeeper Corporation AutoFat (Boot Time Defragmentation Engine for Diskeeper)
  • DkWMIClient.exe - Diskeeper (TM) WMI Client (DkWMICli Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Diskeeper12.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{64B44038-A69F-4E92-98D1-DC3DBDD5BB82}' (runs on registration).
  • DkService.exe runs as a service named 'Diskeeper' (Diskeeper) "Allows Diskeeper to run on this computer and improve file system performance.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:14.51 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002648451%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002134%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00024350%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Diskeeper 12?

Quickly and completely remove Diskeeper 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 Diskeeper 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 Diskeeper 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 Diskeeper 12.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.86%
Windows 8 32.02%
Windows XP 5.80%
Windows Vista 2.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.14%
Windows 7 Professional 14.52%
Windows 8 Pro 11.94%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.47%
  France 3.88%
  United Kingdom 3.88%
  Japan 3.66%
  India 3.23%
  Iran 3.02%
  Canada 2.80%
  Italy 2.16%
  Australia 1.94%
  Poland 1.94%
  Belgium 1.72%
  Romania 1.29%
  Israel 1.29%
  Brazil 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.97%
Dell 24.58%
Acer 11.02%
ASUS 9.75%
Lenovo 4.24%
Toshiba 4.24%
Intel 2.54%
Sony 1.69%
Sahara 1.27%
American Megatrends 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
ASUS All Series 3.40%
Dell XPS 8500 2.72%
HP-Pavilion WC963AA-ABF p... 2.72%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.72%


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