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Should I remove Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,230
United States Rank #4,562
Reach 0.0681%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.69 days
433.50 days >
Average installed length: 227.77 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
13.00.350 0.10%
13.00.000 99.90%

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13

Overview

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 is a program developed by Nuance Communications. The most used version is 13.00.000, 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. The software installer includes 63 files and is usually about 3.75 MB (3,934,268 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 70% of users of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nuance.com/naturallyspeaking
Help link: www.nuance.com/naturallyspeaking/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking13\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{33EA20FB-5389-4938-BA59-2BCD9BB68F41}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13

  • adminsvr.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking (Dragon NaturallySpeaking Administration Server)
  • assistant.exe - Accuracy Assistant
  • au10rdeu.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard DEU Resources
  • au10renx.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard ENX Resources
  • au10resp.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard ESP Resources
  • au10rfra.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard FRA Resources
  • au10rita.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard ITA Resources
  • au10rnld.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard NLD Resources
  • audio.exe - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard Executable
  • audiowiz.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard
  • autoaudio.dll - DNS Auto Audio Device Manager
  • capdab.dll - M.D. Assist (CAPD) Application Broker
  • cpres_dut.dll - Nuance Activation Module (Activation module resources)
  • cpres_eng.dll
  • cpres_fre.dll
  • cpres_gen.dll
  • cpres_ger.dll
  • cpres_ita.dll
  • cpres_spa.dll
  • ctfmngr.exe - Ctfmon manager
  • ctxaudio.dll - Citrix Audio Server Component
  • datacollector.exe - Data Collector Utility
  • dd10axa.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking MSAA Support DLL
  • dd10edit.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Edit Controls Support DLL
  • dd10enum.dll - Dragon SR Enumerator DLL
  • dd10gldt.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Global Dictation DLL
  • dd10hook.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Hook DLL
  • dd10midl.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking MIDL DLL
  • dd10oem.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking OEM DLL
  • dd10rdeu.dll - German Resources
  • dd10renx.dll - Unified English Resources
  • dd10resp.dll - Spanish Resources
  • dd10rfra.dll - French Resources
  • dd10rita.dll - Italian Resources
  • dd10rnld.dll - Dutch Resources
  • dd10sapi.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking SAPI MIDL DLL
  • dd10scrp.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Script Compiler DLL
  • dd10shrd.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Shared DLL
  • dgnee.exe - Nuance Dragon Easter Egg
  • dgnria_nmhost.exe - Dragon Native Messaging Host for Chrome
  • dnsspregister.exe - Dragon Smart Phone Registration
  • dragon_support_packager.exe - Nuance Dragon Support Packager
  • formfiller.exe - Form Filler
  • itutorial.exe - Interactive Tutorial
  • mergemycmds.exe - MergeMyCmds
  • modmerge.exe - ModMerge
  • natlink.exe - NatLink module
  • natspeak.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows
  • nsbrowse.exe
  • savewave.exe - SaveWave
  • schedmgr.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking ACO Schedule Manager
  • twovermsg.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows Utility
  • upgrade.exe - Upgrade Tool
  • upgrdmod.exe - Upgrade Models Tool
  • cpres_jpn.dll
  • dnsspserver.exe - NatSpeak (Dragon Smart Phone Server)
  • Ereg.exe - SSEreg (Ereg)
  • EregRes_dut.dll - SSEregRes
  • EregRes_eng.dll
  • EregRes_fre.dll
  • EregRes_ger.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • ctfmngr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Nuance.ctfmngr' which loads as C:\Program Files\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking13\Program\ctfmngr.exe /restore.
  • Ereg.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DNS7reminder' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking13\Ereg\Ereg.exe" -r "C:\ProgramData\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking13\Ereg.ini".

How do I remove Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13?

Quickly and completely remove Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 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 Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13, 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 Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 56%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 56.37%
Windows 7 43.32%
Windows XP 0.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 22.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.94%
Windows 7 Professional 14.35%
Windows 10 Home 11.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.12%
  Germany 9.24%
  United Kingdom 4.84%
  Canada 3.35%
  Australia 3.06%
  France 2.68%
  Italy 0.75%
  Austria 0.67%
  Belgium 0.60%
  Switzerland 0.45%
  South Africa 0.45%
  Netherlands 0.37%
  Ireland 0.30%
  MA 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.78%
Hewlett-Packard 26.09%
Acer 8.87%
ASUS 8.70%
Toshiba 6.78%
Lenovo 6.26%
GIGABYTE 4.35%
Medion 3.30%
Alienware 1.39%
Intel 1.22%
Samsung 1.22%
MSI 1.04%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.07%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 3.83%
Dell Inspiron 3847 3.19%
Dell XPS 8700 2.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.88%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.88%

About Nuance Communications

Nuance provides speech and imaging applications for businesses and consumers whose products focus on server & embedded speech recognition, telephone call steering systems, automated telephone directory services, medical transcription software & systems, optical character recognition software, and desktop imaging software.
Publisher URL: www.nuance.com

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