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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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7.1.5 34.48%
7.1.1 20.69%
7.0.1 10.34%
6.5.1 27.59%
4.6.0 6.90%

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DeskTopAuthor Evaluation

What is DeskTopAuthor Evaluation?  (from dnaml)

DeskTop Author is an ebook or electronic publishing software that allows you to quickly, easily and professionally create & sell electronic publications such as eBooks, eCatalogs, ePresentations, photo albums and much more.


DeskTopAuthor Evaluation is a software program developed by dnaml. The most common release is 7.1.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named dna.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 20.61 MB (21,615,616 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 41% of users of DeskTopAuthor Evaluation come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.desktopauthor.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\desktopauthoreval
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C27B94AA-60AB-4B50-9D63-0928CDC889C3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DeskTopAuthor Evaluation

Program executable:dna.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\desktopauthoreval\dna.exe
Additional files:
  • DDUpload.exe - DNL DRM Upload Utility
  • Upload.exe - . Upload (Upload)
  • upx.exe (by The UPX Team http://upx.sf.net) - UPX (UPX executable packer)
  • dbbinder.exe
  • dtaplugin.exe
  • InstPlug.exe

How do I remove DeskTopAuthor Evaluation?

You can uninstall DeskTopAuthor Evaluation 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 DeskTopAuthor Evaluation, 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 DeskTopAuthor Evaluation.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.17%
Windows 10 27.59%
Windows XP 13.79%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.79%
Windows 8 Pro 6.90%
Windows 8.1 6.90%
Windows 10 Home 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.03%
  Thailand 12.82%
  Italy 7.69%
  South Africa 5.13%
  Germany 5.13%
  Poland 5.13%
  Singapore 2.56%
  Brazil 2.56%
  Taiwan 2.56%
  Kuwait 2.56%
  New Zealand 2.56%
  IQ 2.56%
  BS 2.56%
  Malaysia 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.00%
Dell 12.00%
Acer 12.00%
Sony 4.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 4.00%
PositivoEIH61CE 4.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2040me... 4.00%
Dell Vostro1310 4.00%
Acer TM4750 4.00%
Acer Aspire 4930 4.00%


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