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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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DirectOC is a software program developed by MSI Co., LTD. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named DirectOc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 6.64 MB (6,958,312 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 57% of users of DirectOC come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.msi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MSI\DirectOC\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MSI\DirectOC\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DirectOC

Program executable:DirectOc.exe
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Path:C:\Program Files\MSI\DirectOC\DirectOc.exe
Additional files:
  • DirectOc.exe
  • Auxiliary.dll
  • ClassLibrary1.dll
  • D3DX9_41.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions)
  • HOOKN275GTX.dll
  • KeyLib.dll
  • MadCHook.dll (by www.madshi.net) - madCHook (api hooking for 9x/nt)
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • OSDLibrary.dll (by Irwin Soft Research Room) - OSDLibrary
  • RegAsm.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Microsoft .NET Assembly Registration Utility)
  • StartDirectOC.exe - StartDualCore Application (StartDualCore MFC Application)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • WMI.dll - WMI Dynamic Link Library (WMI DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CDRipper\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove DirectOC?

You can uninstall DirectOC 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 DirectOC, 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 DirectOC.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win Server 2003 5%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.36%
Windows 10 9.09%
Windows Server 2003 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.73%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.55%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Germany 10.71%
  Netherlands 10.71%
  United Kingdom 7.14%
  Canada 3.57%
  Czech Republic 3.57%
  Italy 3.57%
  Japan 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 60.00%
MSI 40.00%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7583 33.33%
MSI MS-7585 14.29%
MSI MS-7589 9.52%
MSI MS-7636 9.52%
MSI MS-7666 9.52%
MSI MS-7637 4.76%

About MSI Co., LTD

Micro-Star International (MSI) is a motherboard and video card manufacturer that also manufactures a wide range of products including notebooks, gaming laptops, All-in-One PCs, servers and workstations, industrial PCs, household appliances, car infotainment products, barebone systems and communication devices.
Publisher URL: www.msi.com


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