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Native Instruments Maschine Driver

What is Native Instruments Maschine Driver?  (from Native Instruments)

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Native Instruments Maschine Driver is a software program developed by Native Instruments. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.48 MB (1,551,686 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 64% of users of Native Instruments Maschine Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.native-instruments.com
Help link: www.native-instruments.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Maschine Driver
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{EADDDB9C-2F20-4408-9D14-618D2AF3ADB4}\Maschine Driver Setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 1.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Native Instruments Maschine Driver

  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • devcon.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Setup API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DPInst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9D7E6BB6-D452-4E75-96F0-43F9D85FCFCE}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DPInst.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\DPInst.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Native Instruments Maschine Driver 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 Native Instruments Maschine Driver, 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 Native Instruments Maschine Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 11%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows 8 Enterprise 11.11%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  Australia 9.09%
  Canada 9.09%
  Israel 9.09%
  Slovenia 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite U400 14.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 14.29%
MSI MS-7666 14.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 14.29%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 14.29%
Gigabyte EP43-DS3L 14.29%

About Native Instruments

Native Instruments is a technology company that develops software and hardware for music production and DJing whos product line include software synthesizers, samplers and effect processors, sound libraries and emulations of acoustic instruments, groove production systems and audio interfaces, as well as various products for computer-based DJing that include DJ software, hardware controllers and specific DJ audio interfaces.
Publisher URL: www.native-instruments.com


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