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Should I remove Diskeeper Professional Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,955
United States Rank #33,392
Reach 0.0018%


10.0.614 5.71%
10.0.608 48.57%
10.0.595 2.86%
10.0.593 42.86%

Diskeeper Professional Edition

What is Diskeeper Professional Edition?  (from Diskeeper)

No matter how powerful your PC is, fragmentation will slow it down—it's just a matter of time. In fact, the harder your system works, the faster fragmentation builds up. Manual, single-pass defragmenters simply can’t keep up—in order to maintain performance; you’d likely spend more time defragmenting than you will usin...  Read more


Diskeeper Professional Edition is a software program developed by Diskeeper. The most common release is 10.0.608, 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named Diskeeper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 13.28 MB (13,921,063 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows XP. While about 73% of users of Diskeeper Professional Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.diskeeper.com/diskeeper/home/professional.asp
Help link: www.diskeeper.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D6111BDE-3D23-403E-96BD-3CE416101B16}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.28 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Diskeeper Professional Edition

Program executable:Diskeeper.exe
Name:Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
Path:C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\Diskeeper.exe
Additional files:
  • Connect.exe - Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
  • DfrgFAT.exe
  • DfrgNTFS.exe
  • DfrgSnap.dll
  • DfrgUI.dll
  • DfrgUIEx.dll - DFRGUIEX.LIB
  • Diskeeper.exe
  • DkAutoUpdateAlert.exe
  • DkIcon.exe
  • DkLib.dll - DKLIB.LIB
  • DkMsg.dll
  • DkPerf.exe
  • DkService.exe
  • DkServiceMsg.exe
  • DkTabProvider.dll - DKTABPROVIDER.EXE
  • GetFATExtents.dll
  • Tab.dll - UCC (TAB)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DKService.exe runs as a service named 'Diskeeper' (Diskeeper) "Controls the Windows Diskeeper Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DkIcon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DiskeeperSystray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkIcon.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0021096541%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00126085%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00084881%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:295.87 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.43 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Diskeeper Professional Edition?

You can uninstall Diskeeper Professional Edition 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 Professional Edition, 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 Professional Edition.

Win XP 83%
Win 10 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 91.43%
Windows Vista 2.86%
Windows 7 2.86%
Windows 10 2.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 93.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.47%
  Canada 10.20%
  France 4.08%
  Germany 4.08%
  Italy 4.08%
  Sweden 2.04%
  Israel 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.16%
American Megatrends 9.68%
Sahara 9.68%
Lenovo 9.68%
Intel 6.45%
Hewlett-Packard 3.23%
ASUS 3.23%
NEC 3.23%
Acer 3.23%
Common models
LENOVO 8808Z5H 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv8000 (EX177... 3.85%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 3.85%
Dell Latitude E6400 3.85%
Dell Latitude D820 3.85%

About Diskeeper

Condusiv is a software producer that sells and supports a number of software products including its flagship productm, Diskeeper, a tool for reducing file fragmentation; V-locity Virtual Machine, a platform disk optimizer for virtual server; Undelete, which offers protection from and recovery of accidentally deleted files.
Publisher URL: www.condusiv.com


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