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Should I remove Diskeeper Professional Premier Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,788
United States Rank #29,123
Reach 0.0033%


10.0.608 42.19%
10.0.606 9.38%
10.0.595 1.56%
10.0.593 46.88%

Diskeeper Professional Premier Edition

What is Diskeeper Professional Premier Edition?  (from Diskeeper)

Diskeeper Professional prevents performance-robbing fragmentation invisibly in the background without hogging system resources – so your PC is faster every minute of every day. Plus with new Efficient Mode intelligently determining which files, folders and free space to defrag, your PC will be optimized for peak per...  Read more


Diskeeper Professional Premier Edition is a software program developed by Diskeeper. The most common release is 10.0.593, 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 setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 11.63 MB (12,198,840 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 56% of users of Diskeeper Professional Premier Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.diskeeper.com
Help link: www.diskeeper.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{20E5F823-61A4-4BCE-9DF4-5DB43F302B69}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Diskeeper Professional Premier Edition

  • Connect.exe - Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
  • DfrgFAT.exe
  • DfrgNTFS.exe
  • DfrgNTFS1.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
  • i-faast.dll
  • Tab.dll - UCC (TAB)
  • ESIRegister.exe (by Leader Technologies/Diskeeper Coporation) - PowerReg (Diskeeper Coporation)

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 Premier Edition?

Quickly and completely remove Diskeeper Professional Premier Edition from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Diskeeper Professional Premier 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Diskeeper Professional Premier Edition, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Premier Edition.

Win XP 89%
Win 7 (SP1) 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 95.31%
Windows 7 4.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 95.31%
Windows 7 Professional 1.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.95%
  Taiwan 8.33%
  Canada 8.33%
  Australia 3.57%
  Finland 2.38%
  Russia 2.38%
  Netherlands 2.38%
  Italy 2.38%
  United Kingdom 2.38%
  Hong Kong 1.19%
  MK 1.19%
  Slovenia 1.19%
  South Africa 1.19%
  France 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 43.14%
Dell 19.61%
Intel 9.80%
Sahara 7.84%
Hewlett-Packard 3.92%
Sony 1.96%
Lenovo 1.96%
Gateway 1.96%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7529 5.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.70%
Sony VGN-SZ230P 2.70%
Optima WorkPro/MyPC X562 ... 2.70%
NVIDIA 132-CK-NF78 2.70%
MSI MS-7369 2.70%

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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