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Deep Fritz 12 DL

What is Deep Fritz 12 DL?  (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 DL is a 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 main program executable is chessprogram12.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 43.11 MB (45,205,829 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 29% of users of Deep Fritz 12 DL come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.chessbase.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\chessbase\chessprogram12dl
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ChessBase\ChessProgram12DL\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 43.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Deep Fritz 12 DL

Program executable:chessprogram12.exe
Name:ChessProgram 12 UI
ChessProgram 12
Path:C:\Program Files\chessbase\chessprogram12dl\chessprogram12.exe
Additional files:
  • 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
  • uninst.exe - Deep Fritz 12 Installer
  • Fritz Chess Benchmark.exe - Fritz Chess Benchmark
  • TBAccess.dll - Tablebase Access
  • SView3.dll - SView Library (SView)
  • ChessBaseAdminTool.exe - AdminTool (ChessBase Admin Tool)
  • Device32.dll - DeviceLi
  • Textures3.dll - Textures

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ChessProgram12.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{11CE2C96-2447-483D-A304-AB68CD827909}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Deep Fritz 12 DL?

You can uninstall Deep Fritz 12 DL 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 DL, 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 DL.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.72%
Windows 10 39.62%
Windows XP 5.03%
Windows Vista 0.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.56%
Windows 10 Home 14.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.47%
Windows 7 Professional 8.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.03%
Windows 8.1 5.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  Germany 14.86%
  Italy 9.71%
  Spain 5.14%
  Netherlands 4.00%
  United Kingdom 3.43%
  India 2.86%
  Austria 2.29%
  France 2.29%
  Finland 1.71%
  Greece 1.71%
  Saudi Arabia 1.71%
  BG 1.14%
  Brazil 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.21%
Acer 22.33%
Dell 11.65%
ASUS 8.74%
Toshiba 8.74%
Samsung 4.85%
Medion 3.88%
American Megatrends 2.91%
Lenovo 1.94%
Alienware 0.97%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.88%
Acer Aspire 7750G 1.92%
Acer Aspire V3-772 1.92%
ASUSTeK K56CB 1.92%
Gigabyte H55M-S2V 1.92%
Gigabyte GA-880GA-UD3H 1.92%

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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