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Should I remove Contour Shuttle?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,380
United States Rank #20,777
Reach 0.0088%


2.9-4 13.29%
2.9-3 0.58%
2.81 29.48%
2.8 1.16%
2.7.8 6.94%
2.7.7 2.89%
2.7.6 0.58%
2.7.5 1.73%
2.7.2 1.16%
2.13.3 5.20%
2.13.1 2.89%
2.12.4 6.94%
2.12.2 0.58%
2.12.1 5.78%
2.12 5.78%
2.11 0.58%
2.10 12.72%
2.0 1.73%

Other programs by Contour Design

Contour Shuttle


Contour Shuttle is a program developed by Contour Design. The most used version is 2.81, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 shuttlehelper.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 10.21 MB (10,705,031 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 46% of users of Contour Shuttle come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.contourdesign.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Contour Shuttle
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Contour Shuttle\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Contour Shuttle\install.log"
Estimated size: 10.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Contour Shuttle

Program executable:shuttlehelper.exe
Name:Contour Shuttle Helper
Shuttle Device Helper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\contour shuttle\shuttlehelper.exe
Additional files:
  • ShuttleSDK.dll - ShuttleSDK Dynamic Link Library
  • ShuttleSDK64.dll
  • ShuttleEngine.exe - Contour Shuttle Service (Shuttle Device Service)
  • ProSetup.exe - ProSetup Application
  • ShuttleSonar.dll - Shuttle Sonar Module
  • ContourClient.dll - ContourClient Module
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0B2D20BC-0344-4EA6-A4D3-1B30F67B5F39}' (runs on registration).
  • ShuttleHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A158430E-FE53-4115-93C3-0E7FBF43F540}' (runs on registration).
  • ShuttleEngine.exe runs as a service named 'Contour Shuttle Device Engine' (ShuttleEngine).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ShuttleHelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Contour Shuttle Device Helper' which loads as C:\Program Files\Contour Shuttle\ShuttleHelper.exe.

How do I remove Contour Shuttle?

You can uninstall Contour Shuttle 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 Contour Shuttle, 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 Contour Shuttle.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 1%
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 7 63.01%
Windows 10 31.79%
Windows XP 3.47%
Windows Vista 1.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 23.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.92%
Windows 10 Pro 8.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.09%
Windows 10 Home 6.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.12%
  Germany 11.17%
  France 6.80%
  United Kingdom 5.83%
  Netherlands 3.88%
  Italy 3.40%
  Japan 2.43%
  Canada 1.94%
  Austria 1.46%
  Belgium 1.46%
  United Arab Emirates 0.97%
  DK 0.97%
  New Zealand 0.97%
  Israel 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.10%
ASUS 14.46%
Hewlett-Packard 13.25%
Acer 12.05%
Toshiba 3.61%
Lenovo 3.61%
Intel 3.61%
Sony 3.61%
Apple 2.41%
American Megatrends 2.41%
Medion 1.20%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.84%
Dell Precision M6600 1.96%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.96%
Dell XPS 8700 1.96%
MSI MS-7681 1.96%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 0.98%


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