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Should I remove Diskeeper 2009 Professional?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,592
United States Rank #40,820
Reach 0.0027%


13.0.844.64 21.05%
13.0.844.32 10.53%
13.0.835.64 18.42%
13.0.835.32 50.00%

Diskeeper 2009 Professional

What is Diskeeper 2009 Professional?  (from Diskeeper)

Where typical defragmentation utilities consume resources to operate, and perform defrag after the performance penalty has already been incurred, Diskeeper is the only proactive solution that solves the problem in real-time while running transparently in the background. Without Diskeeper, files are scattered around a v...  Read more


Diskeeper 2009 Professional is a software program developed by Diskeeper. The most common release is 13.0.835.32, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named Diskeeper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 21.51 MB (22,551,979 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 47% of users of Diskeeper 2009 Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in India and BD.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.diskeeper.com
Help link: www.diskeeper.com/support/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{78E884B8-7DB5-4708-AFE5-DAECEA900EE4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.51 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Diskeeper 2009 Professional

Program executable:Diskeeper.exe
Name:Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
Path:C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\Diskeeper.exe
Additional files:
  • AppLauncher.exe - Diskeeper (TM) Application Launcher (Diskeeper Application Launcher)
  • DKCRegistration.exe - Diskeeper (TM) Registration Module (Registration Module)
  • AutoNTFS.exe - Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter (Diskeeper NTFS Boot Time Defragmentation Image)
  • Connect.exe
  • DfrgSnap.dll
  • DfrgUI.dll
  • Diskeeper.exe
  • DkActivationReminder.exe
  • DkAutoUpdateAlert.exe
  • DKLib.dll - DKLIB.LIB
  • DkMsg.dll
  • DkPerf.exe
  • DkPromotionRollUp.exe
  • DkService.exe - Diskeeper Service
  • DkServiceMsg.exe
  • DkTabProvider.dll - DKTABPROVIDER.EXE
  • DkTrialwareRollup.exe
  • NsFatAnalyze.dll
  • NsFatAutoAnalyze.dll
  • NsFatBootOptimization.dll
  • NsFatFSConsolidate.dll
  • NsFatManual.dll - NsFatEngineManual.dll
  • NsFatPartialDefrag.dll
  • NsFatSSDAnalysis.dll
  • NsFatSSDdefrag.dll
  • NsFatStd.dll
  • NsIfaastMeas.dll
  • NsNtfsAnalyze.dll
  • NsNtfsAutoAnalyze.dll
  • NsNtfsBootOptimization.dll
  • NsNtfsDirConsolidate.dll
  • NsNtfsFragShield.dll
  • NsNtfsFreespaceConsolidate.dll
  • NsNtfsFSConsolidate.dll
  • NsNtfsIfaast.dll
  • NsNtfsLfsDfrg.dll
  • NsNtfsManual.dll
  • NsNtfsPartialDefrag.dll
  • NsNtfsSSDAnalysis.dll
  • NsNtfsSSDdefrag.dll
  • AutoFAT.exe - Diskeeper Corporation AutoFat (Boot Time Defragmentation Engine for Diskeeper)
  • MJS.dll - MJS

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AppLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E59202EB-FA8A-4A89-BB58-591C9DF71F73}' (runs on registration).
  • DkService.exe runs as a service named 'Diskeeper' (Diskeeper) "Allows Diskeeper to run on this computer and improve file system performance.".

How do I remove Diskeeper 2009 Professional?

Quickly and completely remove Diskeeper 2009 Professional 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 2009 Professional 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 2009 Professional, 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 2009 Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.05%
Windows XP 23.68%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.92%
Windows 7 Professional 8.11%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.41%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.17%
  India 9.43%
  BD 9.43%
  Peru 5.66%
  Australia 3.77%
  Indonesia 3.77%
  Japan 3.77%
  JO 3.77%
  Vietnam 1.89%
  Taiwan 1.89%
  Israel 1.89%
  Ireland 1.89%
  Poland 1.89%
  NP 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.71%
Dell 17.14%
Intel 17.14%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Acer 11.43%
Lenovo 8.57%
Toshiba 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Common models
Intel DG41WV 47.22%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.78%
NVIDIA 132-CK-NF78 2.78%
HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF ... 2.78%
powerspec G401 2.78%
LENOVO 8942A13 2.78%

About Diskeeper

Condusiv is a software producer that sells and supports a number of software products including its flagship productm, Diskeeper, a tool for reducing file fragmentation; V-locity Virtual Machine, a platform disk optimizer for virtual server; Undelete, which offers protection from and recovery of accidentally deleted files.
Publisher URL: www.condusiv.com

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SteveG (Expert)over a year ago
Diskeeper seems very polished, but after using it a week, I encountered several bugs. Diskeeper either deletes or thoroughly hides the Windows defragmenter Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in, but it doesn't integrate itself into all the places the default defragmenter is integrated.