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Should I remove TrackIR 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,666
United States Rank #11,047
Reach 0.0327%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 102.27 days
305.15 days >
Average installed length: 160.34 days


VersionDistribution 0.22%
5.4.0000 0.22%
5.3.0000 1.53%
5.2.0200 88.21%
5.2.0100 4.80%
5.2.0000 5.02%

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TrackIR 5


TrackIR 5 is a software program developed by NaturalPoint. The most common release is 5.2.0200, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 17.12 MB (17,948,242 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 42% of users of TrackIR 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TrackIR.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NaturalPoint\TrackIR5\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2a58f1bf-a8fe-4f80-81e9-3bdefc981713}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TrackIR 5

  • TIRMouse.exe - NaturalPoint ® TrackIR ® (NaturalPoint (R) TrackIR Mouse Emulation)
  • TrackIR5.exe - TrackIR (TrackIR
  • NPClient.dll - NaturalPoint ® (NaturalPoint Game Client API)
  • NPClient64.dll
  • TIRViews.dll - TIRViews DLL
  • TrackIR_5.2.2.Final.exe - TrackIR 5 (Setup Launcher Unicode)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TrackIR5.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7A8726AC-989E-430D-AE0A-207C970EE310}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TrackIR5.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Start TrackIR when Logged In.
Startup File (User Run)
  • TrackIR5.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NaturalPoint' and executes as C:\Program Files\NaturalPoint\TrackIR5\TrackIR5.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TrackIR5.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NaturalPoint' which loads as C:\Program Files\NaturalPoint\TrackIR5\TrackIR5.exe.

How do I remove TrackIR 5?

Quickly and completely remove TrackIR 5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TrackIR 5 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 TrackIR 5, 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 TrackIR 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.28%
Windows 8 29.85%
Windows Vista 0.44%
Windows XP 0.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.36%
Windows 7 Professional 13.10%
Windows 8.1 8.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.64%
Windows 10 Home 3.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.82%
  United Kingdom 11.90%
  France 10.78%
  Germany 4.65%
  Australia 3.72%
  Canada 2.79%
  Netherlands 2.23%
  Sweden 2.04%
  Brazil 1.86%
  Finland 1.67%
  Italy 1.67%
  Norway 1.49%
  Austria 1.49%
  Switzerland 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 28.21%
Hewlett-Packard 12.18%
Acer 11.54%
Dell 10.90%
Intel 5.13%
Lenovo 4.49%
Alienware 4.49%
MSI 1.92%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.03%
MSI MS-7752 3.21%
MSI MS-7816 3.21%
MSI MS-7821 2.56%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 1.92%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 1.92%


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