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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,064
Reach 0.0028%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 47.46 days
497.24 days >
Average installed length: 261.26 days


VersionDistribution 1.82% 1.82% 1.82% 1.82% 1.82% 3.64% 1.82% 7.27% 3.64% 3.64% 7.27% 1.82% 1.82%
6.1.54665 7.27%
6.0.51561 5.45%
6.0.51192 1.82% 29.09% 3.64% 1.82% 10.91%

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Deadline Client

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Deadline Client is a software program developed by Thinkbox Software Inc. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named deadlinelauncher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 30.29 MB (31,764,964 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 Deadline Client come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thinkboxsoftware.com
Help link: www.thinkboxsoftware.com/deadline
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Thinkbox\Deadline6
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Thinkbox\Deadline6\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 30.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Deadline Client

Program executable:deadlinelauncher.exe
Name:Deadline Launcher 5.2
Path:C:\Program Files\thinkbox\deadline\bin\deadlinelauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Deadline Client
  • deadlineplugin_win64.dll
  • AxInterop.QTOControlLib.dll
  • deadline.dll - Deadline 5.2
  • deadlinecommand.exe - Deadline Command 5.2
  • deadlinecommandbg.exe - Deadline Command BG 5.2
  • deadlineforms.dll - Deadline Forms 5.2
  • deadlinejobmonitor.exe - Deadline Job Monitor 5.2
  • deadlinelauncherservice.exe - Deadline Launcher 5.2
  • deadlinemonitor.exe - Deadline Monitor 5.2
  • deadlineplugin_win32.dll
  • deadlinepulse.exe - Deadline Pulse 5.2
  • deadlinequicktimegenerator.exe - Deadline Quicktime Generator 5.2
  • deadlineslave.exe - Deadline Slave 5.2
  • franticx.dll - Frantic X 2.0
  • franticxforms.dll - Frantic X Forms 2.0
  • Growl.Connector.dll (by element code project) - Growl.Connector
  • Growl.CoreLibrary.dll (by element code project) - Growl.CoreLibrary
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.QTOControlLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library QTOControlLib
  • Interop.QTOLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library QTOLibrary
  • IronPython.dll (by Microsoft) - IronPython
  • IronPython.Modules.dll (by Microsoft) - IronPython.Modules
  • Microsoft.Dynamic.dll - Microsoft.Scripting
  • Microsoft.Scripting.Core.dll
  • Microsoft.Scripting.Debugging.dll - Microsoft.Scripting.Debugging
  • Microsoft.Scripting.dll
  • Microsoft.Scripting.ExtensionAttribute.dll - Microsoft.Scripting.ExtensionAttribute
  • Mono.Posix.dll
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • tileassembler.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • deadlinelauncherservice.exe runs as a service named 'Deadline Launcher Service' (Deadline Launcher Service) "An application that provides a means of remote communication between the Deadline Monitor and the Deadline Slave / Pulse applications.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • deadlinelauncher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DeadlineLauncher' which loads as C:\Program Files\Thinkbox\Deadline\bin\deadlinelauncher.exe.

How do I remove Deadline Client?

Quickly and completely remove Deadline Client from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Deadline Client 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 Deadline Client, 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 Deadline Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 7%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.09%
Windows 10 30.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 49.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.91%
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 7.27%
Windows 10 Enterprise 5.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.00%
  France 23.44%
  Netherlands 6.25%
  India 6.25%
  United Kingdom 4.69%
  Austria 3.13%
  United Arab Emirates 3.13%
  Mexico 3.13%
  Korea 3.13%
  Czech Republic 3.13%
  Germany 3.13%
  Australia 1.56%
  Portugal 1.56%
  Russia 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.00%
Dell 21.88%
Hewlett-Packard 15.63%
Intel 9.38%
Acer 6.25%
Apple 3.13%
Alienware 3.13%
Sony 3.13%
Lenovo 3.13%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.89%
Xen HVM domU 11.11%
HP Z420 Workstation 5.56%
Gigabyte EX58-UD5 5.56%
Apple Inc. MacPro5,1 5.56%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 5.56%


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