74,139,804 programs installed

Should I remove TuxGuitar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #5,809
United States Rank #6,856
Reach 0.0936%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.74 days
877.37 days >
Average installed length: 460.99 days


1.2 100.00%


What is TuxGuitar?  (from Herac)

TuxGuitar is a multitrack guitar tablature editor and player written in Java-SWT, It can open GuitarPro, PowerTab and TablEdit files. The track list is a very useful yet compact information center which provides quick access to many of the most important aspects of your song.


TuxGuitar is a software program developed by Herac. 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 primary executable is named tuxguitar.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.12 MB (3,266,843 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 34% of users of TuxGuitar come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tuxguitar.com.ar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TuxGuitar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{03534DA5-2F88-4B8E-A978-849B979E1B8F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TuxGuitar

Program executable:tuxguitar.exe
tuxguitar 1.2 © Herac, Inc, 2009
Path:C:\Program Files\TuxGuitar\tuxguitar.exe
Additional files:
  • tuxguitar-1.2-windows-x86-installer.exe - TuxGuitar (This installer database contains the logic and data required to install TuxGuitar.)
  • fluidsynth.dll
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • tuxguitar.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D3C64E4F-57C1-4F21-8220-268E5A3F5C6D}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • tuxguitar.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TuxGuitar\tuxguitar.exe'.

How do I remove TuxGuitar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.57%
Windows 8 26.84%
Windows Vista 5.55%
Windows XP 4.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.92%
Windows 7 Professional 10.38%
Windows 8.1 9.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.06%
  Germany 15.28%
  Italy 5.14%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  France 4.87%
  Brazil 4.11%
  Canada 3.84%
  Japan 3.70%
  Australia 3.56%
  Spain 1.78%
  Austria 1.64%
  Finland 1.10%
  Poland 0.96%
  Netherlands 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.28%
Acer 21.10%
Dell 17.30%
ASUS 12.98%
Lenovo 6.03%
Samsung 5.90%
Toshiba 4.85%
Medion 2.88%
American Megatrends 0.92%
NEC 0.92%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.13%
ASUS All Series 2.82%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.82%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.57%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.