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Disk Investigator 1.61

What is Disk Investigator?  (from Kevin Solway)

Disk Investigator helps you to discover all that is hidden on your computer hard disk. It can also help you to recover lost data. Display the true drive contents by bypassing the operating system and directly reading the raw drive sectors. View and search raw directories, files, clusters, and system sectors. Verify the...  Read more


Disk Investigator 1.61 is a software program developed by Kevin Solway. The primary executable is named di.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 723.85 KB (741,225 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 66% of users of Disk Investigator come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.theabsolute.net/sware
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\disk investigator
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Disk Investigator\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 723.85 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Disk Investigator 1.61

Program executable:di.exe
Name:Control3 File Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\disk investigator\di.exe
Additional files:
  • dskinv.exe
  • uninst.exe

How do I remove Disk Investigator?

You can uninstall Disk Investigator 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 Disk Investigator 1.61, 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 Disk Investigator.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.84%
Windows 10 26.41%
Windows XP 10.39%
Windows Vista 7.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.17%
Windows 7 Professional 11.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 6.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.44%
  United Kingdom 6.38%
  Canada 5.03%
  Germany 4.03%
  Italy 2.68%
  Australia 2.35%
  Netherlands 1.68%
  Belgium 1.34%
  France 1.01%
  Portugal 1.01%
  South Africa 1.01%
  Poland 0.67%
  Saudi Arabia 0.67%
  Austria 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.21%
Hewlett-Packard 23.40%
Acer 19.15%
ASUS 7.80%
Lenovo 2.13%
American Megatrends 1.42%
Intel 1.42%
Samsung 1.42%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 4.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.56%
ASUS All Series 1.71%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.71%


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