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Shredder 12

What is Shredder 12?  (from ChessBase GmbH)

Shredder 12 is the best Shredder for computers with multiple processors or the new dual core processor and includes the latest version of the Shredder user interface. The Shredder chess programs have already won seventeen titles as World Computer Chess Champion and are accepted as one of the best chess programs of the ...  Read more


Shredder 12 is a program developed by ChessBase GmbH. The software installer includes 13 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 64% of users of Shredder 12 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ChessBase.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ChessBase\Shredder12
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3892F602-F5D6-4B99-8F08-12EE6B01F66B}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Shredder 12

  • Chess32.dll - ChessBase GmbH Chess Engine Protocol (Chess Engine Protocol for ChessBase and Fritz)
  • Fritz Chess Benchmark.exe - Fritz Chess Benchmark
  • ChessProgram12.exe - ChessProgram 12 UI (ChessProgram 12)
  • SView3.dll - SView Library (SView)
  • Device32.dll - DeviceLi
  • GDFInstall.exe - GDFInsta
  • TBAccess.dll - Tablebas
  • Textures3.dll - Textures
  • ChessRes.dll - ChessRes Dynamic Link Library
  • FrameRes.dll - FrameRes Dynamic Link Library
  • ChessBaseAdminTool.exe - IUpgrade
  • ChessBaseAdminTool. oldexe
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL

How do I remove Shredder 12?

Quickly and completely remove Shredder 12 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Shredder 12 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 Shredder 12, 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 Shredder 12.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
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 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.29%
  Canada 7.14%
  Germany 7.14%
  Greece 7.14%
  Italy 7.14%
  Philippines 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 16.67%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 16.67%
Gigabyte Z87X-D3H 16.67%

About (from ChessBase GmbH)

If there is one place to play online chess, this is it! On Playchess.
Publisher URL: www.chessbase.com


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