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Should I remove CortexTools?

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5% remove it95% keep it
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1.1.8 50.00%
1.1.0 50.00%



CortexTools is a software program developed by Code. The most common release is 1.1.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 3.41 MB (3,577,344 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cortextools
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C9D7C9F7-4D9A-49BF-9188-A2076BB4D2C3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.41 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CortexTools

  • codeutil.dll - CodeUtil Library
  • cortextools.exe - CortexTools
  • cortexcl.exe (by The Code) - CortexCL Application (Cortex Command Line Client)
  • ionic.zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • dfuengine.dll (by CSR plc) - CSR Host Tools (BlueCore Device Firmware Upgrade Engine DLL)
  • dfutooltips.dll (by CSR plc) - BlueCore Device Firmware Upgrade Shell Extension
  • dfuwizard.exe - BlueCore Device Firmware Upgrade Wizard
  • datamatrix.net.dll - Dmtx.Net
  • cortexcllowlevel.exe (by The Code) - Cortex (Cortex Low Level Command Line Client)
  • cortexkeyboardservice.exe - Cortex Keyboard Service

How do I remove CortexTools?

Quickly and completely remove CortexTools from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CortexTools 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CortexTools, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 CortexTools.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

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

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Acer 50.00%


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