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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,879
United States Rank #7,758
Reach 0.1057%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.69 days
138.40 days >
Average installed length: 72.72 days


7.30 0.53%
7.24 0.72%
7.22 0.96%
7.20 0.72%
7.15 2.88%
7.11 3.60%
7.09 3.36%
7.08 2.26%
7.06 1.06%
7.04 0.05%
6.40 6.00%
6.30 4.94%
6.20 33.51%
6.05 12.10%
6.03 0.43%
6.02 0.24%
6.01 0.86%
5.30 3.89%
5.26 0.29%
5.20 5.57%
5.04 3.98%
5.02 8.45%
5.01 Build R3220 0.29%
4.16 Build R3102 3.31%

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DU Meter

What is DU Meter?  (from Hagel Technologies)

DU Meter is an Internet usage monitor for your computer. It shows real-time graphs and can create reports and alerts based on your downloads and uploads. Have you ever found yourself wondering why some downloads seem to take an eternity to complete, or why your e-mail program seems to be stuck in the middle of e-mail r...  Read more


DU Meter is a software program developed by Hagel Technologies. The most common release is 6.20, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is DUMeter.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 4 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 35 files and is usually about 5.77 MB (6,051,794 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 25% of users of DU Meter come from the United States, it is also popular in BD and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dumeter.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DU Meter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DU Meter\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DU Meter

Program executable:DUMeter.exe
Name:DU Meter
DU Meter Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\DU Meter\DUMeter.exe
(From the publisher) “DU Meter is a user-friendly tool that enables you to use your Internet connection more efficiently. DU Meter lets you see how much of your full bandwidth potential is actually utilized at any given point, either by...”
Additional files:
  • DUData.dll - DU Meter (DU Meter Data Collection Module)
  • DUHelper.dll - DU Meter Helper DLL
  • DUMeter.exe - DU Meter Monitor
  • DUMeterMsg.dll - DU Meter Messages
  • DUMeterSvc.exe - DU Meter Service
  • DUMeterSvc1.exe
  • DUMetr32.sys - DU Meter network traffic accounting driver
  • DUMetr64.sys
  • DUMonCtl.dll - DU Meter Monitor Control
  • DuMonitor32.dll
  • DuMonitor64.dll
  • SQLite3.dll - SQLite Database Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DUMeterSvc.exe runs as a service named 'DU Meter Service' (DUMeterSvc) "DU Meter Service collects network traffic statistics".
Startup File (User Run)
  • DUMeter.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DU Meter' and executes as "C:\Program Files\DU Meter\DUMeter.exe" /autostart.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DUMeter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files2\DU Meter\DUMeter.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0031831044%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00151172%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00167138%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:11.47 MB
Total CPU:0.0000529777%
Kernel CPU:0.00002493%
User CPU:0.00002805%
CPU cycles/sec:16,698,817
I/O reads/min:2.42 KB
I/O writes/min:33.37 KB

How do I remove DU Meter?

You can uninstall DU Meter 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 DU Meter, 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 DU Meter.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.82%
Windows 10 38.99%
Windows XP 5.13%
Windows Vista 0.96%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.30%
Windows 7 Professional 10.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.06%
Windows 10 Pro 7.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.06%
  BD 16.37%
  Iran 8.09%
  India 3.26%
  United Kingdom 2.94%
  Egypt 2.48%
  Germany 2.30%
  Australia 2.30%
  Canada 2.07%
  DZ 2.02%
  Italy 1.93%
  Poland 1.79%
  France 1.61%
  Netherlands 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.44%
Dell 19.01%
Acer 13.90%
ASUS 13.23%
Lenovo 4.44%
Intel 3.77%
Toshiba 2.85%
Samsung 2.09%
MSI 1.17%
American Megatrends 0.84%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.05%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 6.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.16%
Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3 3.44%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.89%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.71%


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