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6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,948
United States Rank #19,423
Reach 0.0103%

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57 versions

dtSearch

What is dtSearch?  (from dtSearch)

The dtSearch product line can instantly search terabytes of text across a desktop, network, Internet or Intranet site. Developers can embed dtSearch’s instant searching and file format support into their own applications. dtSearch products also serve as tools for publishing, with instant text searching, large document ...  Read more

Overview

dtSearch is a program developed by dtSearch. The most used version is 7.71.8080, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 main program executable is dtIndexer64.exe. The software installer includes 70 files and is usually about 92.02 MB (96,493,336 bytes). dtupdate.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 8. While about 45% of users of dtSearch come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dtsearch.com
Help link: support.dtsearch.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dtSearch\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{259D789C-2A51-4CCE-AF8A-3377A6C1DF60}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 92.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by dtSearch

Program executable:dtIndexer64.exe
Name:dtSearch Indexer
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{259D789C-2A51-4CCE-AF8A-3377A6C1DF60}\dtIndexer64.exe
MD5:9c174eeeb2370e0c2ba016764b0c6182
Additional files:
  • dtspdfcfg.exe - dtSearch PDF Search Highlighter (dtSearch PDF Search Highlighter Options)
  • dtswebhits_bho.dll - dtSearch PDF Search Highlighter BHO
  • dten600.dll - dtSearch Text Retrieval Engine
  • dtengine64.dll
  • dtsrun.exe - dtsrun Application (dtsrun)
  • extext.exe - extext Application (extext)
  • dtimage.exe - dtSearch Desktop (Image Viewer)
  • dtindexer.exe - dtSearch Indexer
  • dtindexer64.exe
  • dtindexerw.exe
  • dtsearch.exe
  • dtSearch64.exe
  • dtsearchw.exe
  • lbvprot.dll - dtSearch Publish (dtSearch Viewer Helper)
  • lbvProt64.dll
  • dtinfo.exe - dtSearch (dtSearch Diagnostic Tools)
  • dts_svr.exe - dtSearch Local HTTP
  • dtsacrosetup.exe - dtSearch Adobe Reader Plugin Configuration
  • dtsetup.exe - dtsetup
  • dtupdate.exe - dtSearch Update Checker
  • dtv_ifilter.dll - dtSearch IFilter File Parser
  • dtv_ifilter64.dll
  • dtv_rar.dll - dtSearch RAR File Parser
  • dtv_rar64.dll
  • dtview.exe - dtSearch File Viewer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • dtswebhits_bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'dtSearch PDF Search Highlighter BHO' with the class of {5B51B86E-6A75-451B-9F35-C2403FC7CF00} (DtsWebHitsBHO).
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • dtIndexerw.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Acer PC+Best of Echoes Lists+Desktop - Duncan+Dropbox+Dunc --' (runs daily at 12:05 AM).
  • dtIndexer64.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Tools & Samples' (runs weekly on Sundays at 9:00 AM).

How do I remove dtSearch?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by dtSearch you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#21,948

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.97%
Windows 8 25.69%
Windows XP 7.64%
Windows Vista 0.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.94%
Windows 7 Professional 21.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.04%
Windows 8.1 6.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.58%
  United Kingdom 9.04%
  Australia 4.82%
  Italy 3.61%
  Netherlands 3.61%
  Switzerland 3.01%
  Iran 3.01%
  Belgium 2.41%
  France 2.41%
  Germany 2.41%
  Canada 1.81%
  Malaysia 1.81%
  Sweden 1.81%
  Israel 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.09%
Hewlett-Packard 16.28%
Acer 13.95%
ASUS 11.63%
GIGABYTE 9.30%
Intel 6.98%
Lenovo 6.98%
Medion 3.49%
Toshiba 3.49%
Sony 2.33%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Sahara 1.16%
Common models
MEDION MS-7748 2.08%
Sony VGC-JS4EF_S 2.08%
Dell Vostro 230 2.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.08%
Micro-Star MS-7345 1.04%
MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL ... 1.04%

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