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Should I remove Bamboo Dock?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,232
United States Rank #2,310
Reach 0.2852%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.99 days
707.73 days >
Average installed length: 371.86 days


4.1 69.26%
4.0 23.23%
3.9 6.90%
3.5 0.60%

Typically installed together

Bamboo Dock

What is Bamboo Dock?  (from Wacom Technology)

Your Bamboo dock, once installed, remains on your desktop and is ready to go whenever you are. It's easy, convenient and fun. Use the ExpressKey on your Bamboo Pen & Touch or Bamboo Fun to start Bamboo Dock. A selection of Apps is included with your Bamboo dock to get you started. Once installed, you can add Apps in tw...  Read more


Bamboo Dock is a program developed by Wacom Technology. The most used version is 4.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The programs's main executable is bamboocore.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 3.79 MB of memory. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 14.07 MB (14,758,452 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 47% of users of Bamboo Dock come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: bamboo.wacom.eu
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bamboo Dock
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Bamboo Dock\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 14.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bamboo Dock

Program executable:bamboocore.exe
BambooDock back-end application
Signed by:Wacom Europe GmbH
Path:C:\Program Files\bamboo dock\bamboocore.exe
Additional files:
  • BambooWinTab.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • BambooCore.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named BambooCore_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
Startup File (User Run)
  • BambooCore.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BambooCore' and executes as C:\Program Files\Bamboo Dock\BambooCore.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BambooCore.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BambooCore' which loads as C:\Program Files\Bamboo Dock\BambooCore.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.79 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000633064%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003634%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002696%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Bamboo Dock?

You can uninstall Bamboo Dock 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Bamboo Dock, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Bamboo Dock.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.06%
Windows 10 27.56%
Windows Vista 3.29%
Windows XP 2.08%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.43%
Windows 7 Professional 10.97%
Windows 8.1 9.40%
Windows 10 Home 5.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.01%
  United Kingdom 6.21%
  Germany 5.80%
  France 5.62%
  Italy 4.20%
  Canada 4.15%
  Netherlands 2.14%
  Spain 1.96%
  Brazil 1.82%
  Australia 1.59%
  Japan 1.17%
  Sweden 1.13%
  Belgium 1.07%
  Mexico 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.53%
Dell 15.89%
Acer 15.89%
ASUS 14.81%
Toshiba 6.84%
Lenovo 5.14%
Samsung 4.35%
Alienware 1.52%
MSI 1.23%
Intel 1.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.43%
ASUS All Series 5.03%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.84%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.68%

About (from Wacom Technology Corp.)

At Wacom, we believe that technology should be easy to use and simple to understand.
Publisher URL: www.wacom.com


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