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Should I remove Diskeeper Lite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.0.528 42.86%
9.0.526 42.86%
8.0.479 14.29%

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Diskeeper Lite

What is Diskeeper Lite?

Diskeeper Lite is a short version introduction to full-featured Diskeeper. Diskeeper Lite can only analyze fragmentation levels and run manual defragmentation on one disk volume at a time. All time and money saving Set It and Forget It® scheduling, system management functions and network controls are shown and explained, but rendered inoperative. This tool will show you how easy the full version is to install and operate across any size network . Diskeeper Lite will help everyone in their selection of the right automated defragmentation software for their homes and/or business sites.

About  (from Executive Software)

It's not your imagination, computer systems really do slow down over time, and disk fragmentation is the cause. Disk fragmentation builds rapidly, causing system slowdowns, slow boot times, crashes, freeze ups, and even total system failures. The only way to obtain full-throttle performance is to keep your systems defr...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 9.0.528, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is DkService.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 14.22 MB (14,908,429 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.diskeeper.com
Help link: www.executive.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Executive Software\Diskeeper\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3872D54E-84A0-4C04-9BDB-684D01840CA6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Diskeeper Lite

Program executable:DkService.exe
Name:Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
DKSERVICE.EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\Executive Software\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
MD5:3f20a780bc2ac2fd6ac6c2d5bb9116cb
Additional files:
  • Connect.exe - Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
  • DfrgFAT.exe
  • DfrgNTFS.exe
  • DfrgSnap.dll
  • DfrgUI.dll
  • DfrgUIEx.dll - DFRGUIEX.LIB
  • DkAlert.exe - DKALERT.DLL
  • DkIcon.exe
  • DkLib.dll - DKLIB.LIB
  • DkMsg.dll
  • DkPerf.exe
  • DkService.exe
  • DkServiceMsg.exe
  • DkTabProvider.dll - DKTABPROVIDER.EXE
  • GetFATExtents.dll
  • ShowHtml.exe - DKRES.DLL
  • Tab.dll - UCC (TAB)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • DkService.exe runs as a service named 'Diskeeper' (Diskeeper) "Controls the Windows Diskeeper Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DkIcon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DiskeeperSystray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Executive Software\Diskeeper\DkIcon.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

DkService.exe
Memory:1.52 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001133730%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003474%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007863%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:1,765
70 average

How do I remove Diskeeper Lite?

Quickly and completely remove Diskeeper Lite 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 Lite 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 Lite, 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 Lite.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
44.44%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Russia 11.11%
  New Zealand 11.11%
  Romania 11.11%
  Israel 11.11%
  Italy 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 83.33%
GIGABYTE 16.67%

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