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Should I remove CapsLKNotify?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,842
United States Rank #9,508
Reach 0.0214%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.39 days
601.47 days >
Average installed length: 316.03 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is CapsLKNotify?

CapsLKNotify is included with most Dell computers. The program produces a dialog box reminding the user that the Caps Lock feature has been enabled.


CapsLKNotify is a software program developed by Dell. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The programs's main executable is CapsLKNotify.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 856 KB of memory. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 67% of users of CapsLKNotify come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CapsLKNotify\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\1050\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{90578106-70AF-4198-B9DE-1924FA83B03A} /l1033

Program filesFiles installed by CapsLKNotify

Program executable:CapsLKNotify.exe
CapsLKNotify Application
Signed by:Compal Electronics
Path:C:\Program Files\CapsLKNotify\CapsLKNotify.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:856 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0059159664%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00476351%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00115246%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove CapsLKNotify?

You can uninstall CapsLKNotify 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 CapsLKNotify, 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 CapsLKNotify.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.36%
Windows 10 4.03%
Windows XP 1.90%
Windows Vista 0.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Starter 63.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.57%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.02%
Windows 10 Home 3.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.59%
Windows 7 Professional 1.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.89%
  United Kingdom 4.73%
  Germany 4.05%
  France 1.52%
  India 1.52%
  Mexico 1.35%
  Canada 1.35%
  Malaysia 1.18%
  Argentina 1.01%
  Indonesia 1.01%
  Hungary 1.01%
  Colombia 0.84%
  Israel 0.84%
  Brazil 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.28%
Sahara 0.24%
American Megatrends 0.24%
Acer 0.24%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1012 38.32%
Dell Inspiron 1018 24.11%
Dell Inspiron 1110 23.10%
Dell Inspiron 1011 8.12%
Dell Inspiron 1010 4.57%
Dell Precision M6300 0.25%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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