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What percent of users and experts removed it?
14% remove it86% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,568
United States Rank #2,502
Reach 0.1337%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.30 days
775.82 days >
Average installed length: 407.63 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.0.1.18725 0.53%
4.0.0.18690 0.69%
3.2.2.17028 25.19%
3.2.1.15337 0.05%
3.2.1.14961 45.84%
3.2.1.14957 1.87%
3.2.0.14363 0.05%
3.2.0.12944 9.23%
3.2.0.11764 4.11%
3.1.4.11347 1.81%
3.1.3.11206 0.11%
3.1.3.10972 1.07%
3.1.2.10091 0.27%
3.1.1.10010 1.55%
3.1.0.9758 0.27%
3.0.1.6571 0.27%
3.0.1.6567 1.55%
3.0.0.6479 0.43%
3.0.0.6339 1.60%
3.0.0.6272 0.37%
2.8.0.5133 0.64%
2.8.0.5014 0.69%
2.8.0.4998 0.16%
2.7.0.4142 0.16%
2.7.0.3867 0.59%
2.7.0.3458 0.11%
2.7.0.3330 0.11%
2.7.0.3282 0.11%
2.6.0.2604 0.05%
2.5.0.2361 0.05%
2.5.0.2312 0.05%
2.2.0.922 0.16%
2.2.0.787 0.11%
2.1.1.0 0.05%
2.1.0.4789 0.05%
2.0.4.4551 0.05%

doubleTwist

What is doubleTwist?

Some versions use the OpenCandy software library to bundle potentially unwanted software offers during installation.

About  (from doubleTwist)

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Overview

doubleTwist is a software program developed by doubleTwist. The most common release is 3.2.1.14961, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named doubletwist.desktop.exe. The setup package generally installs about 70 files and is usually about 46.81 MB (49,085,327 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 79% of users of doubleTwist come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
doubleTwist has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.doubletwist.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\doubletwist 2.0
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\doubleTwist 2.0\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 46.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by doubleTwist

Program executable:doubletwist.desktop.exe
Name:doubleTwist desktop
Path:C:\Program Files\doubletwist 2.0\doubletwist.desktop.exe
MD5:b3ebfa08894fc3fc8256b32925afc052
Additional files:
  • DoubleTwist.DeviceHelper.exe - doubleTwist DeviceHelper (doubleTwist.DeviceHelper)
  • DoubleTwistStarter.exe - doubleTwist desktop 2.0 (doubleTwistStarter)
  • DoubleTwist.AppWatcher.exe - doubleTwist.AppWatcher (doubleTwist Application Watcher)
  • doubleTwist.Protocol.exe - doubleTwist Protocol (doubleTwist.Protocol)
  • Crypto.dll - doubleTwist desktop (Crypto)
  • DeElevator.exe - DeElevator
  • Device.dll - Device
  • DeviceAdapters.dll - DeviceBinding
  • DeviceUtilities.dll - DeviceUtilities
  • DoubleTwist.Desktop.Controls.dll - doubleTwist.Desktop.Controls
  • DoubleTwist.Desktop.Controls.WPF.dll - DoubleTwist.Desktop.Controls.WPF
  • DoubleTwist.Desktop.Forms.dll - doubleTwist Desktop
  • DoubleTwist.Desktop.Themes.dll - doubleTwist.Desktop.Themes
  • DoubleTwist.Infrastructure.Data.dll - doubleTwist.Infrastructure.Data
  • DoubleTwist.Infrastructure.dll - doubleTwist.Infrastructure
  • DoubleTwist.Model.Implementation.dll - doubleTwist.Model.Implementation
  • DoubleTwist.Model.Interfaces.dll - doubleTwist.Model.Interfaces
  • DoubleTwist.Publishing.FlickrPlugin.dll - FlickrPlugin
  • DoubleTwist.Publishing.Plugins.dll - DoubleTwist.Publishing.Plugins
  • DoubleTwist.Services.dll - DoubleTwist.Services
  • doubleTwistCommon.dll - doubleTwistCommon
  • GettingStartedApi.dll - GettingStartedAPI
  • Executor.exe - Command Executor (Executor)
  • Argotic.Common.dll (by Brian William Kuhn) - Argotic Syndication Framework (Argotic Common Entities Class Library (Microsoft .NET 2.0))
  • Argotic.Core.dll (by Brian William Kuhn) - Argotic Core Framework Class Library (Microsoft .NET 2.0)
  • Argotic.Extensions.dll - Argotic Entity Extensibility Class Library (Microsoft .NET 2.0)
  • FlickrNet.dll (by Sam Judson) - Flickr .Net Api Library
  • Castle.DynamicProxy2.dll (by Castle Project) - Castle.DynamicProxy2 (Castle.DynamicProxy2 for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0)
  • CSI_ImageControl.dll (by Queen and Company) - Queens_ImageControl
  • doubleTwist.UPnP.dll - doubleTwist.UPnP
  • DirectShowLib.dll - Release Version (DirectShow Net Library)
  • Castle.Core.dll (by Castle Project) - Castle.Core (Castle.Core for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0)
  • DragDropLib.dll - DragDropLib
  • Antlr3.Runtime.dll - ANTLR3.Runtime.NET
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avdevice-52.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-49.dll
  • doubleTwist.Breakpad.dll
  • dtkill.exe
  • ExpTreeLib.dll - ExpTreeLib

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • DoubleTwist.Desktop.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'DTSyncMediaOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'DT.Media' and the action verb 'sync.
Scheduled Task
  • DoubleTwist.Desktop.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{486965DE-2F90-4A88-AB3E-8E6167712CF7}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DoubleTwist.DeviceHelper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'doubleTwist' and executes as "C:\Program Files\doubleTwist 2.0\DoubleTwist.DeviceHelper.exe".

How do I remove doubleTwist?

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

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 14%
Keep it 86%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,568

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.85%
Windows 8 11.15%
Windows Vista 10.93%
Windows XP 5.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.11%
Windows 7 Professional 10.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.99%
Windows 8 Pro 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.22%
  United Kingdom 3.48%
  Canada 3.30%
  Germany 2.76%
  Australia 1.63%
  France 1.27%
  Japan 0.80%
  Netherlands 0.65%
  Belgium 0.54%
  Italy 0.36%
  Switzerland 0.36%
  Israel 0.33%
  Ireland 0.33%
  Sweden 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.51%
Dell 27.89%
Acer 11.31%
Toshiba 9.15%
ASUS 7.34%
GIGABYTE 4.75%
Intel 2.42%
Lenovo 1.90%
Samsung 1.12%
Gateway 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.39%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.77%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.77%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.59%
Dell XPS 8300 2.40%

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