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8.5.31 66.67%
7.1.93 16.67%
7.0.98 16.67%

O&O DiskImage Workstation

What is O&O DiskImage Workstation?  (from O&O Software GmbH)

If you have backed up individual drives, you can easily restore them over the user interface of O&O DiskImage under Windows. To restore an entire PC or the system partition you can run O&O DiskImage without installation directly from the boot media. You can also restore or duplicate an entire PC or system partition on ...  Read more


O&O DiskImage Workstation is a program developed by O&O Software GmbH. The most used version is 8.5.31, 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 software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 78.65 MB (82,471,787 bytes). ooliveupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 50% of users of O&O DiskImage Workstation come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oo-software.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OO Software\DiskImage\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2AAD066E-698F-48A1-A7D0-0B5701DCAF2C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 78.65 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by O&O DiskImage Workstation

  • oohuw.dll - Hardware Independet Restoration
  • ooliveupdate.exe - O&O LiveUpdate
  • oodiag.exe - O&O DiskImage (O&O DiskImage (Win32))
  • oodiagpsWin32.dll
  • oodiagrs.dll - O&O DiskImage Resources (ENU/Win32)
  • oodibprs.dll - O&O DiskImage BuildPE Resources (ENU/Win32)
  • oodibw.exe - O&O DiskImage Writer
  • oodibwrs.dll - O&O DiskImage Writer Resources (ENU/Win32)
  • oodipin.dll
  • oodirs.dll
  • oodirwrs.dll - O&O DiskImage Registration Wizard Resources (ENU) (Win32)
  • oodishd.dll - O&O DiskImage Shell Extension (Win32)
  • oodishi.dll
  • oodishm.dll
  • oodishpp.dll
  • oodishrs.dll - O&O DiskImage Shell Extension Resources (ENU/Win32)
  • oodisr.sys - O&O DiskImage Snapshot/Restore Driver (Win32)
  • oodisrh.sys - O&O DiskImage Snapshot/Restore Helper Driver (Win32)
  • oodisurs.dll - O&O DiskImage SplashUp Resources (ENU/Win32)
  • ooditray.exe - O&O DiskImage Tray (Win32)
  • ooditrrs.dll - O&O DiskImage Tray Resources (ENU/Win32)
  • oodivd.sys - O&O DiskImage Virtual Devices Driver (Win32)
  • oodivdh.sys - O&O DiskImage Virtual Devices Helper Driver (Win32)
  • oodivss.dll
  • oodiwiz.exe - O&O DiskImage Wizard (Win32)
  • oodiwizrs.dll
  • oodiwks.exe
  • oorwiz3.dll - O&O SDK (O&O Registration Wizard (Win32))
  • oorwiz3r.dll - O&O Registration Wizard Resources (ENU) (Win32)
  • oosu.dll - O&O SplashUp (Win32)
  • oodibp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • oodiag.exe runs as a service named 'OO DiskImage' (OO DiskImage) "O&O DiskImage Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ooditray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OODITRAY.EXE' which loads as C:\Program Files\OO Software\DiskImage\ooditray.exe.

How do I remove O&O DiskImage Workstation?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 17%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 50.00%
  United States 50.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Medion 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Common models
HP Compaq dc7900 Converti... 25.00%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 25.00%
LENOVO 24473ZG 25.00%

About O&O Software GmbH

The company develops and sells software products for data management and security, the first product beingO&O Defrag.
Publisher URL: www.oo-software.com


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