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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,837
United States Rank #12,476
Reach 0.0244%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.25 days
740.76 days >
Average installed length: 389.21 days

Typically installed together


What is DX10?  (from Image-Line)

The DX-10 vsti-dxi is the VSTi version of the mda DX-10. DX10 recreates the classic FM sound but with a much simpler and more intuitive interface than any DX synth, or any of their software imitations.


DX10 is a software program developed by Image-Line. 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 primary executable is named DX10 VSTi.dll. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 2.13 MB (2,231,647 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 44% of users of DX10 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.image-line.com/plugins/Synths/DX10
Help link: www.image-line.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\image-line\dx10
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Image-Line\DX10\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DX10

Program module:DX10 VSTi.dll
Name:DX10 VSTi
Path:C:\Program Files\image-line\dx10\DX10 VSTi.dll
Additional files:
  • DX10 VSTi.dll - DX10 VSTi
  • Uninstall.exe
  • AudioRestore.dll (by iZotope) - Audio Restore (Audio Restore (VST))
  • Drumaxx.exe - IL MiniHost (IL MiniHost application)
  • DrumSynth_Eng.dll (by maxim digital audio) - Fruity DrumSynth Live
  • DrumSynth_Eng_x64.dll - Fruity DrumSynth Live engine
  • FL Studio VSTi.dll - FL Studio VSTi
  • Groove Machine.dll - Groove Machine 1.0.2
  • Groove Machine.exe
  • Hardcore.dll - Hardcore v1.1.3 VST/FL
  • Hardcore.exe - vsthost Application
  • IL Delay Bank.dll - IL Delay Bank
  • IL Delay.dll - IL Delay
  • IL Drumaxx.dll - Drumaxx v1.2.2 VSTi/FL
  • IL Drumpad.dll - Drumpad 1.2.2 VSTi/FL
  • IL DrumSynth Live.dll - IL DrumSynth Live
  • IL Edison.dll - IL Edison
  • IL EQUO.dll - IL EQUO
  • IL Flangus.dll - IL Flangus
  • IL Gross Beat.dll - IL Gross Beat
  • IL Harmless.dll - IL Harmless
  • IL Harmor.dll - IL Harmor
  • IL Love Philter.dll - IL LovePhilter
  • IL Maximus.dll - IL Maximus
  • IL Multiband Compressor.dll - IL Multiband Compressor
  • IL Notebook.dll - IL Notebook
  • IL Ogun.dll - IL Ogun/IL Autogun
  • IL Parametric EQ 2.dll - IL Parametric EQ 2
  • IL Parametric EQ.dll - IL Parametric EQ
  • IL Slicex.dll - IL Slicex
  • IL Spectroman.dll - IL Spectroman
  • IL Stereo Enhancer.dll - IL Stereo Enhancer
  • IL Vocoder.dll - IL Vocoder
  • IL Vocodex.dll - IL Vocodex
  • IL Wave Candy.dll - IL Wave Candy
  • IL WaveShaper.dll - IL WaveShaper
  • iZAudioRestore.dll (by iZotope) - Audio Restore (Core)
  • Morphine.dll - Morphine v1.5.6 VSTi/FLi
  • Morphine.exe - MiniHost
  • PoiZone.dll - PoiZone v2.3.6 VSTi/FLi
  • Sakura.dll - Sakura v1.0.6 VSTi/FLi

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Hardcore.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5418F453-CAB5-4780-BBB5-145FDB7BF0B1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove DX10?

You can uninstall DX10 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 DX10, 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 DX10.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.63%
Windows 10 41.25%
Windows XP 2.29%
Windows Vista 0.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.08%
Windows 8.1 11.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.21%
Windows 7 Professional 5.42%
Windows 10 Home 5.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.67%
  France 5.35%
  Netherlands 4.10%
  United Kingdom 3.92%
  Canada 3.74%
  Germany 3.21%
  India 2.32%
  Italy 1.96%
  Sweden 1.96%
  Brazil 1.60%
  Finland 1.60%
  Australia 1.25%
  Greece 1.25%
  Russia 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.18%
ASUS 19.13%
Acer 13.09%
Dell 12.08%
Lenovo 5.70%
Samsung 3.69%
Toshiba 3.69%
Alienware 3.02%
MSI 1.68%
Intel 1.01%
Medion 1.01%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.77%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.85%
Alienware Alienware 14 2.56%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 1.92%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.92%

About Image-Line

Image-Line is best known for its digital audio workstation program FL Studio and audio plugins such as Sytrus.
Publisher URL: www.image-line.com


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