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4% remove it96% keep it
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Cakewalk Pyro 5

What is Cakewalk Pyro 5?  (from Cakewalk)

Pyro 5 gets the most out of your digital music experience. With this leading recording technology, you've got the best system for the enjoyment of digital music and more. Rip CDs, make MP3s, and create DJ-style megamixes with crossfades, for CDs or your portable player Record audio from any source - Digitize and clean ...  Read more


Cakewalk Pyro 5 is a program developed by Cakewalk. 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 installer includes 25 files and is usually about 13.05 MB (13,680,414 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 97% of users of Cakewalk Pyro 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cakewalk.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cakewalk\Cakewalk Pyro 5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Cakewalk\CAKEWA~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\Cakewalk\CAKEWA~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 13.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cakewalk Pyro 5

  • Pyro.exe (by Twelve Tone Systems) - Cakewalk Pyro
  • CDFilter.exe
  • PluginList.exe
  • PyroCD.dll
  • PyroDisc.dll
  • PyroDX.dll
  • PyroFile.dll
  • PyroPortable.dll
  • PyroRecord.dll
  • PyroTone.dll
  • PyroWave.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Pyro.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AD815467-686D-4EAB-822A-89EEBC077ADB}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Cakewalk Pyro 5?

You can uninstall Cakewalk Pyro 5 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 Cakewalk Pyro 5, 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 Cakewalk Pyro 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 10 5%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 10 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 15.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.14%
  Canada 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.89%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 11.11%
Gateway 11.11%
ASUS 5.56%
Sony 5.56%
Lenovo 5.56%
Common models
Sony VGN-FE880E 5.26%
LENOVO 77331BU 5.26%
HP-Pavilion RK573AAR-ABA ... 5.26%
HP-Pavilion NP200AA-ABA a... 5.26%
HP-Pavilion AY614AA-ABA p... 5.26%
HP-Pavilion AV129AV-ABA p... 5.26%


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