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Deep Fritz 12

What is Deep Fritz 12?  (from ChessBase GmbH)

Fritz is one of the best known and most widely used chess programs in the world. ChessBase recently released the Deep Fritz 12 downloadable version. This is an excellent initiative and allows players in remote locations to receive their software instantly. ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database that has b...  Read more


Deep Fritz 12 is a software program developed by ChessBase GmbH. 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 setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 506.19 KB (518,343 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 29% of users of Deep Fritz 12 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ChessBase.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ChessBase\ChessProgram12
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1C0A1883-3A46-4416-A225-99BFF203462A}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 506.19 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Deep Fritz 12

  • Chess32.dll - ChessBase GmbH Chess Engine Protocol (Chess Engine Protocol for ChessBase and Fritz)
  • ChessRes.dll - ChessRes Dynamic Link Library
  • FrameRes.dll - FrameRes Dynamic Link Library
  • Fritz Chess Benchmark.exe - Fritz Chess Benchmark
  • ChessProgram12.exe - ChessProgram 12 UI (ChessProgram 12)
  • TBAccess.dll - Tablebase Access
  • SView3.dll - SView Library (SView)
  • ChessBaseAdminTool.exe - AdminTool (ChessBase Admin Tool)
  • Device32.dll - DeviceLi
  • GDFInstall.exe - GDFInsta
  • Textures3.dll - Textures

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ChessProgram12.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA2EE8F4-AC15-4FD8-8FBA-B9FA13DA5BF8}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Deep Fritz 12?

You can uninstall Deep Fritz 12 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 Deep Fritz 12, 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 Deep Fritz 12.

Win 10 42%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.07%
Windows 10 42.25%
Windows XP 9.86%
Windows Vista 2.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.90%
Windows 10 Home 15.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.86%
Windows 8.1 8.45%
Windows 10 Pro 7.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  Germany 12.99%
  DK 12.99%
  Italy 7.79%
  Spain 6.49%
  Argentina 3.90%
  France 2.60%
  Malaysia 2.60%
  Sweden 2.60%
  Switzerland 1.30%
  Chile 1.30%
  Finland 1.30%
  United Kingdom 1.30%
  Hungary 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.26%
Hewlett-Packard 19.57%
Dell 10.87%
Medion 10.87%
ASUS 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Intel 2.17%
Alienware 2.17%
Common models
Acer Aspire M5300 11.11%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 9.26%
Dell XPS 8700 5.56%
ASUS All Series 3.70%
MSI MS-7888 3.70%
Toshiba NB505 1.85%

About (from ChessBase GmbH)

If there is one place to play online chess, this is it! On Playchess.
Publisher URL: www.chessbase.com


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