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Should I remove Docker for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,715
United States Rank #34,941
Reach 0.0019%


18.03.1-ce-win65 10.81%
18.03.1-ce-win64 2.70%
18.03.0-ce-win59 16.22%
17.12.0-ce-win47 37.84%
17.09.1-ce-win42 16.22%
17.09.0-ce-win33 8.11%
17.06.2-ce-win27 8.11%

Docker for Windows

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Docker for Windows is a program developed by Docker. The most used version is 17.12.0-ce-win47, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 625.1 MB (655,466,549 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 63% of users of Docker for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker for Windows Installer.exe" uninstall
Estimated size: 625.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Docker for Windows

  • Docker for Windows.exe - Docker for Windows
  • InstallerCli.exe - Docker.Installer
  • Docker.Backend.dll - Docker.Backend
  • Docker.Core.dll - Docker.Core
  • Docker.WPF.dll - Docker.WPF
  • DockerCli.exe - Docker.Cli
  • Microsoft.Toolkit.Uwp.Notifications.dll - Microsoft.Toolkit.Uwp.Notifications
  • Docker for windows Installer.exe - LightweightInstaller
  • Bugsnag.dll - Bugsnag
  • Docker.Watchguard.exe
  • Docker.Win32Helpers.dll
  • installationmanifest.json
  • Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.dll
  • NLog.dll (by NLog) - NLog for .NET Framework 4.5
  • System.Management.Automation.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Docker for Windows.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Docker for Windows' and executes as C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker\Docker for Windows.exe.

How do I remove Docker for Windows?

Quickly and completely remove Docker for Windows from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Docker for Windows 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 Docker for Windows, 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 Docker for Windows.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.75%
  United Kingdom 7.84%
  Netherlands 7.84%
  France 3.92%
  AM 1.96%
  Canada 1.96%
  Germany 1.96%
  DK 1.96%
  Hungary 1.96%
  Italy 1.96%
  Norway 1.96%
  Sweden 1.96%
  South Africa 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 37.04%
Dell 18.52%
ASUS 18.52%
Hewlett-Packard 14.81%
MSI 3.70%
Acer 3.70%
Common models
HP HP ProBook 430 G4 6.06%
Timi TM1604 3.03%
MSI MS-7752 3.03%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 3.03%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 3.03%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GS60... 3.03%


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