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Should I remove Dolphin?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,700
United States Rank #3,368
Reach 0.1288%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.45 days
308.29 days >
Average installed length: 161.98 days


4.0.2 80.13%
4.0.1 19.87%


What is Dolphin?  (from Dolphin Development Team)

Dolphin is an emulator for two recent Nintendo video game consoles: the GameCube and the Wii. It allows PC gamers to enjoy games for these two consoles in full HD (1080p) with several enhancements: compatibility with all PC controllers, turbo speed, networked multiplayer, and even more!


Dolphin is a software program developed by Dolphin Development Team. The most common release is 4.0.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named dolphin.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 16.99 MB (17,817,420 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 62% of users of Dolphin come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: dolphin-emu.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dolphin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Dolphin\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 16.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dolphin

Program executable:dolphin.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\dolphin\dolphin.exe
Additional files:
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • d3d9.dll
  • DSPTool.exe
  • dxgi.dll

How do I remove Dolphin?

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

Win 8 50%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.33%
Windows 7 49.00%
Windows Vista 0.50%
Windows XP 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.64%
Windows 8.1 22.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.01%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.08%
Windows 7 Professional 6.81%
Windows 10 Home 6.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.79%
  Canada 6.02%
  France 5.38%
  United Kingdom 4.69%
  Germany 2.88%
  Australia 1.81%
  Brazil 1.55%
  Mexico 1.51%
  Netherlands 0.95%
  Norway 0.82%
  Sweden 0.82%
  Spain 0.82%
  Italy 0.82%
  Belgium 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.06%
ASUS 20.19%
Acer 14.21%
Dell 12.34%
Lenovo 8.50%
Toshiba 5.05%
Alienware 4.11%
Samsung 2.99%
MSI 2.62%
Intel 0.65%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.58%
MSI MS-7693 2.51%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.51%
LENOVO 20217 2.33%
MSI MS-7751 2.33%


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