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Should I remove DAEMON iTools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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VersionDistribution 21.05% 36.84% 42.11%



DAEMON iTools is a program developed by Disc Soft Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 daemonitools.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 33.21 MB (34,819,028 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 38% of users of DAEMON iTools come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.disc-soft.com/sendmsg
Help link: i.daemon-help.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\daemon itools
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DAEMON iTools\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 33.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DAEMON iTools

Program executable:daemonitools.exe
Name:DAEMON iTools
Path:C:\Program Files\daemon itools\daemonitools.exe
Additional files:
  • Common.ApplicationTasks.dll - DAEMON iTools Common.ApplicationTasks (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools Common.ApplicationTasks)
  • CompatibilityManager.exe - DAEMON iTools Compatibility Manager (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools Compatibility Manager)
  • Common.WinInterop.dll - DAEMON iTools Common.WinInterop (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools Common.WinInterop)
  • LimitationPopup.exe - DAEMON iTools Limitation Popup (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools Limitation Popup)
  • CrashReporter.exe - DAEMON iTools Crash Reporter (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools Crash Reporter)
  • Common.Core.dll - DAEMON iTools Common.Core (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools Common.Core)
  • PhoneStickFileSystem.dll - DAEMON iTools FileSystem (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools FileSystem)
  • TrayAgent.exe - DAEMON iTools Tray Agent (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools Tray Agent)
  • Common.PS.dll - DAEMON iTools Common.PS (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools Common.PS)
  • Common.UI.dll - DAEMON iTools Common.UI (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools Common.UI)
  • AutoPlay.exe - DAEMON iTools AutoPlay (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools AutoPlay)
  • DAEMONiToolsService.exe - DAEMON iTools Service (Disc Soft Ltd DAEMON iTools Service)
  • GoogleAnalytics.dll - GoogleAnalytics
  • uninst.exe - DAEMON iTools (DAEMON iTools Setup)
  • AMDeviceLib.dll - AMDeviceLib
  • DokanInstall_0.6.0.exe (by Hiroku) - Dokan Library (Dokan Library Setup)
  • DokanNet.dll - DokanNet
  • TagLib.dll - TagLib (TagLib#)
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • Ude.dll - Ude
  • DTLicense.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DAEMONiTools.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{52AB79B1-4CF8-4569-8A79-316FFFD9C83B}' (runs on registration).
  • DAEMONiToolsService.exe runs as a service named 'DAEMONiToolsMountingService' (DAEMONiToolsMountingService) "Provides the interface for mounting iOS devices".

How do I remove DAEMON iTools?

You can uninstall DAEMON iTools 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 DAEMON iTools, 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 DAEMON iTools.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.89%
Windows 10 42.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.79%
Windows 7 Professional 15.79%
Windows 10 Pro 10.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.53%
Windows 10 Home 10.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.50%
  Italy 16.67%
  Netherlands 12.50%
  UA 8.33%
  MK 4.17%
  RS 4.17%
  Australia 4.17%
  India 4.17%
  Jamaica 4.17%
  United Kingdom 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 13.33%
Acer 13.33%
Toshiba 6.67%
Sony 6.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Common models
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 13.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655D 6.67%
Dell Inspiron N5010 6.67%
Dell Inspiron 660s 6.67%
ASUSTeK TP500LN 6.67%
Acer Aspire X3995 6.67%


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