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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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ver 8.2.0 12.50%
ver 17.4.0 12.50%
ver 16.3.0 25.00%
ver 11.0.0 12.50%
ver 10.0.0 25.00%
17.20.0 12.50%

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DicksonWare is a software program developed by Dickson/Unigage. The most common release is ver 16.3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 dicksonware.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 20.67 MB (21,677,295 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 95% of users of DicksonWare come from the United States, it is also popular in India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dicksondata.com/products/A015
Help link: www.dicksonweb.com
Installation folder: C:\dickson\dw
Uninstaller: C:\dickson\dw\UNWISE.EXE C:\dickson\dw\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 20.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DicksonWare

Program executable:dicksonware.exe
DicksonWare Logger Program
Additional files:

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{6768D28E-B6AC-49C5-988D-1DD310504E28}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove DicksonWare?

You can uninstall DicksonWare 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 DicksonWare, 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 DicksonWare.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 25%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  India 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Dell 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8440p 14.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 14.29%
HP EliteBook 8540w 14.29%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 14.29%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X505 14.29%
TOSHIBA A0082___ 14.29%


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