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Should I remove No-IP.com DUC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,611
United States Rank #31,343
Reach 0.0176%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.41 days
100.56 days >
Average installed length: 52.84 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
v2.2.1 98.38%
v2.1.5 1.21%
v2.1.4 0.40%

No-IP.com DUC

Overview

No-IP.com DUC is a program developed by Vitalwerks & No-IP.com. The most used version is v2.2.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 duc20.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 1.13 MB (1,186,181 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 17% of users of No-IP.com DUC come from DZ, it is also popular in the United States and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.no-ip.com/duc/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\no-ip
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\No-IP\DUC20.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 1.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by No-IP.com DUC

Program executable:duc20.exe
Name:DUC v2.2.1.0
No-IP.com DUC
Path:C:\Program Files\no-ip\duc20.exe
MD5:74d679b8f4331e453431efb423aecece
Additional files:
  • ducservice.exe - ducservice
  • ducapi.dll - ducapi
  • DUC40.exe - DUC40
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • ducservice.exe runs as a service named 'NO-IP DUC v4.1.0' (NoIPDUCService4) "The No-IP DUC Service operates a background service to monitor your IP and submit updates to your account when the graphical version of the update client is not actively running on your system.".
  • DUC20.exe runs as a service named 'NoIPDUCService' (NoIPDUCService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DUC40.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NoIPDUCv4' and executes as "C:\Program Files\No-IP\DUC40.exe" /minimize.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

DUC40.exe
Memory:26.73 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000951123%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004469%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005043%
0.015104% average

How do I remove No-IP.com DUC?

Quickly and completely remove No-IP.com DUC (remove only) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall No-IP.com DUC 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 No-IP.com DUC (remove only), 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 No-IP.com DUC.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.15%
Windows XP 15.32%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 39.18%
Windows 7 Professional 15.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.10%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.39%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.95% of installs come from DZ
Which countries install it?
  DZ 16.95%
  United States 10.59%
  MA 8.90%
  Saudi Arabia 8.47%
  TN 7.63%
  IQ 5.93%
  Egypt 5.93%
  Brazil 3.39%
  JO 3.39%
  Israel 2.54%
  SY 2.12%
  France 1.69%
  YE 1.69%
  Canada 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.95%
Hewlett-Packard 21.56%
Acer 17.96%
GIGABYTE 11.38%
Toshiba 10.18%
ASUS 5.39%
Intel 4.19%
Lenovo 3.59%
American Megatrends 1.20%
Sony 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.16%
MSI MS-7592 4.11%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.11%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.74%
Dell Inspiron N5040 2.74%
HP 650 Notebook PC 2.05%

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