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6% remove it94% keep it
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CD Drive Tool

What is CD Drive Tool?  (from Ingmar Jorgensen Software)

CD Drive Tool gives you on screen or system tray control with your CD Rom Drives (From 1 to 5 drives). You can Open and Close your CD Rom Drives and Run the CD's in your CD Rom drives. The program can enable or disable the general CD Autoplay function of your computer including switching on/off the Audio autoplay. CD...  Read more


CD Drive Tool is a program developed by Ingmar Jorgensen Software. The most used version is 2.6, 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 software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.05 MB (1,105,920 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista . While about 82% of users of CD Drive Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and YE.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ingmar.dk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cd drive tool
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C72B7FA4-EA34-4732-99E7-D3A179BE834F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.05 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CD Drive Tool

  • cddrivetool.exe - CDDriveTool (Open/Close/Run CDRom Drives from desktop)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • cddrivetool.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CD Drive Tool' which loads as C:\Program Files\CD Drive Tool\CDDriveTool.exe.

How do I remove CD Drive Tool?

You can uninstall CD Drive Tool 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 CD Drive Tool, 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 CD Drive Tool.

Win XP 50%
Win 10 17%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 7 16.67%
Windows 10 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Germany 9.09%
  YE 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Compaq 20.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
Dell Precision WorkSt... 16.67%
ASUSTeK G11CD 16.67%
Acer Veriton M275 16.67%
Compaq Evo D510 CMT 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 530s 16.67%


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