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What percent of users and experts removed it?
35% remove it65% keep it
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United States Rank #21,108
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VersionDistribution 76.42% 7.55% 1.89% 3.77% 3.77% 1.89% 1.89% 1.89% 0.94%



Dicter is a software program developed by ITVA. 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. 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 dicter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 4.21 MB (4,419,378 bytes). The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 67% of users of Dicter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.itva.ru
Help link: www.dicter.ru
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dicter
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Dicter\uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 4.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dicter

Program executable:dicter.exe
Name:Dicter Translator
Path:C:\Program Files\dicter\dicter.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstaller.exe - Dicter Setup
  • updater.exe (by !TVA) - Product Updater (!TVA Software Updater)
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • DicterDll.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Dicter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{26E87B0E-98C1-4D18-ACFE-5BF127BA2D54}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Dicter.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DicterRu.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Dicter.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DicterRu' and executes as C:\Program Files\Dicter\Dicter.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Dicter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DicterRu' which loads as C:\Program Files\Dicter\Dicter.exe.

How do I remove Dicter?

You can uninstall Dicter 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 Dicter, 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 Dicter.

Win 10 55%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 35%
Keep it 65%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 54.72%
Windows 7 39.62%
Windows XP 4.72%
Windows Vista 0.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.33%
Windows 10 Pro 18.45%
Windows 10 Home 13.59%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 10.68%
Windows 7 Professional 6.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Germany 18.44%
  Sweden 4.96%
  Russia 2.84%
  Poland 2.13%
  Austria 1.42%
  United Kingdom 1.42%
  Kazakstan 0.71%
  Netherlands 0.71%
  UA 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.72%
Hewlett-Packard 16.90%
ASUS 14.08%
Dell 9.86%
Samsung 8.45%
Lenovo 7.04%
Alienware 5.63%
American Megatrends 2.82%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 3.49%
ASUSTeK X55VD 2.33%
ASUSTeK X553MA 2.33%
MSI MS-7817 2.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.33%
HP Pavilion TS 11 Noteboo... 1.16%


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