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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,190
United States Rank #13,551
Reach 0.0130%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 42.96 days
605.82 days >
Average installed length: 318.31 days


16.0.1017.64 73.54%
16.0.1017.32 17.90%
16.0.1016.64 6.23%
16.0.1016.32 0.78%
16.0.1010.64 0.78%
16.0.1010.32 0.78%

Diskeeper 12 Home

What is Diskeeper 12 Home?  (from Condusiv Technologies)

Diskeeper 12 Home has a completely new look, making it even easier to increase the speed and reliability of home or home office run PCs. Diskeeper Home also works on up to 3 computers. You will experience improved PC performance, faster boot-up times and increased speeds on everything from internet browsing to applicat...  Read more


Diskeeper 12 Home is a program developed by Condusiv Technologies. The most used version is 16.0.1017.64, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is Diskeeper12.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 390.35 MB (409,307,830 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 63% of users of Diskeeper 12 Home come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.condusiv.com/updates
Help link: www.condusiv.com/support/technical/diskeeper
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Condusiv Technologies\Diskeeper\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FF993B6C-F1FB-498D-BA4B-8E97586CFBA1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 390.35 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Diskeeper 12 Home

Program executable:Diskeeper12.exe
Diskeeper® User Interface
Path:C:\Program Files\Condusiv Technologies\Diskeeper\Diskeeper12.exe
Additional files:
  • DKCRegistration.exe - Diskeeper (TM) Registration Module (Registration Module)
  • Connect.exe - Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
  • Diskeeper.exe
  • DiskHealthMon.dll - DiskHealthMon.EXE
  • DK_NetCLR.dll
  • DkActivationReminder.exe
  • DkAutoUpdateAlert.exe
  • DKLib.dll - DKLIB.LIB
  • DkMsg.dll
  • DkPerf.exe
  • DkPromotionRollUp.exe
  • DkService.exe - Diskeeper Disk Optimization Service
  • DkServiceMsg.exe
  • DkTrialwareRollup.exe
  • MRPC.dll
  • NsFatAnalyze.dll
  • NsFatAutoAnalyze.dll
  • NsFatBootOptimization.dll
  • NsFatFSConsolidate.dll
  • NsFatManual.dll - NsFatEngineManual.dll
  • NsFatPartialDefrag.dll
  • NsFatSSDAnalysis.dll
  • NsFatSSDdefrag.dll
  • NsFatStd.dll
  • NsIfaastMeas.dll
  • Diskeeper.Core.dll
  • DkUserCtrl.dll - DkUserCtrl
  • Diskeeper12.exe - Diskeeper (Diskeeper® User Interface)
  • DK_Net.dll - DK_Net
  • MJS.dll - MJS
  • AppLauncher.exe (by Diskeeper) - Diskeeper (TM) Application Launcher (Diskeeper Application Launcher)
  • AutoNTFS.exe (by Diskeeper) - Diskeeper Corporation NTFS Boot Time Defragmentation Image
  • DkTabProvider.dll - DKTABPROVIDER.EXE
  • AutoFAT.exe - Diskeeper Corporation AutoFat (Boot Time Defragmentation Engine for Diskeeper)
  • DkWMIClient.exe - Diskeeper (TM) WMI Client (DkWMICli Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Diskeeper12.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{64B44038-A69F-4E92-98D1-DC3DBDD5BB82}' (runs on registration).
  • DkService.exe runs as a service named 'Diskeeper' (Diskeeper) "Allows Diskeeper to run on this computer and improve file system performance.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:14.51 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002648451%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002134%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00024350%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Diskeeper 12 Home?

You can uninstall Diskeeper 12 Home 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 Diskeeper 12 Home, 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 Diskeeper 12 Home.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.76%
Windows 10 32.82%
Windows Vista 6.18%
Windows XP 4.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.20%
Windows 7 Professional 15.23%
Windows 8.1 10.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.81%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.72%
  United Kingdom 8.28%
  Canada 5.62%
  France 4.44%
  Australia 4.44%
  Netherlands 1.48%
  Germany 1.48%
  Italy 1.48%
  Belgium 1.18%
  Finland 0.89%
  Brazil 0.59%
  Sweden 0.59%
  Japan 0.59%
  DK 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.41%
Dell 26.35%
Acer 10.14%
Toshiba 8.78%
ASUS 5.41%
Intel 4.05%
Sony 2.03%
American Megatrends 1.35%
Lenovo 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.59%
Dell XPS 8500 2.59%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.59%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.59%
ASUS All Series 2.59%
Dell Dimension 9100 ... 1.72%


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