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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,354
United States Rank #3,634
Reach 0.0573%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 97.42 days
938.56 days >
Average installed length: 493.14 days


3.0.236 11.69%
3.0.232 60.14%
3.0.229 13.82%
3.0.219 14.35%

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Dragon Assistant 3

What is Dragon Assistant 3?  (from Nuance Communications)

Dragon Mobile Assistant leverages Nuance’s renowned voice, language understanding,ambient intelligence and expressive text-to-speech to deliver a smarter personalassistant that listens, interprets and delivers an intuitive and connected experience. Dragon Mobile Assistant makes use of innovative dialog-driven design th...  Read more


Dragon Assistant 3 is a program developed by Nuance Communications. The most used version is 3.0.232, 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. 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 main program executable is DragonAssistantMaintenance.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 64.23 MB (67,347,452 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 8.1. While about 93% of users of Dragon Assistant 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nuance.com/dragon/dragon-assistant/support/index.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nuance\DragonAssistant3\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4693847A-7139-4CF4-B274-916C046C9E50}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 64.23 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dragon Assistant 3

Program executable:DragonAssistantMaintenance.exe
Name:Dragon Assistant 3
Maintenance Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Nuance\DragonAssistant3\DragonAssistantMaintenance.exe
Additional files:
  • cpres_eng.dll - Nuance Activation Module (Activation module resources)
  • cpres_gen.dll
  • CalendarApplicationDomain.exe - Dragon Assistant 3 (CalendarApplicationDomain)
  • CalendarUtils.dll - CalendarUtils
  • CommandsMgr.dll - DomainsMgr
  • Common.dll - Common
  • ConnectorsValidatorHandler.dll - Handler
  • CustomActions.dll - CustomActions
  • damsc_net.dll - Maintenance Service Managed Client
  • damsc_x64.dll - Maintenance Service Native Client
  • damsc_x86.dll
  • DataHarvester.dll - DataHarvester
  • DataManager.dll - DataManager
  • DataSchemata.dll - DataSchemata
  • DataUploader.exe - Dragon Assistant 3 Data Uploader
  • DomainsDataHarvester.dll - ContactsManager
  • DomainsFramework.dll - DomainsFramework
  • DragonAssistant.exe - DragonAssistant
  • DragonAssistant.LocalCommandAndControl.dll - DragonAssistant.LocalCommandAndControl
  • DragonAssistant.Workflows.dll - DragonAssistant.Workflows
  • DragonAssistant.Workflows.Test.dll - DragonAssistant.Workflows.Test
  • DragonAssistantCommandsViewModels.dll - DragonAssistantCommandsViewModels
  • DragonAssistantConnectorsValidator.exe - DLLValidityTool
  • DragonAssistantControls.dll - DragonAssistantControls
  • DragonAssistantCoreData.dll - DragonAssistantCoreData
  • DragonAssistantCoreIntegration.dll - DragonAssistantCoreIntegration
  • DragonAssistantDomainsService.exe - DragonAssistantDomainsService
  • DragonAssistantJSONProcessor.dll - DragonAssistantJSONProcessor
  • DragonAssistantJSONProcessorUnitTest.dll - DragonAssistantJSONProcessorUnitTest
  • DragonAssistantLogging.dll - DragonAssistantLogging
  • DragonAssistantLoggingCLI.dll - Nuance DragonAssistant Logging
  • DragonAssistantLoggingCLIinterface.dll - DragonAssistantLoggingCLIinterface
  • DragonAssistantMaintenance.exe - Maintenance Service
  • DragonAssistantModel.dll - Dragon Assistant Model
  • DragonAssistantSettings.dll - DragonAssistantSettings
  • DragonAssistantSysInfoTool.exe - DragonAssistantSysInfoTool
  • eft.dll - S2 (Enroll From Transcription)
  • Appccelerate.AsyncModule.dll (by Appccelerate) - Appccelerate (Appccelerate.AsyncModule)
  • Appccelerate.Fundamentals.dll (by Appccelerate) - Appccelerate.Fundamentals
  • Appccelerate.StateMachine.dll - Appccelerate.StateMachine
  • CoreAudioApi.dll - CoreAudioApi
  • DragonAssistantCoreIntegrationCli.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DragonAssistantMaintenance.exe runs as a service named 'DragonAssistant3 Maintenance Service' (DAMSvc) "Provides system services for DragonAssistant3 application".
Startup File (User Run)
  • DragonAssistant.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DragonAssistant' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Nuance\DragonAssistant3\DragonAssistant.exe" -autorun.

How do I remove Dragon Assistant 3?

You can uninstall Dragon Assistant 3 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 Dragon Assistant 3, 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 Dragon Assistant 3.

Win 10 100%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 73.60%
Windows 10 Home 22.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.77%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 0.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 0.53%
Windows 10 Pro 0.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.58%
  Canada 2.07%
  Mexico 0.98%
  United Kingdom 0.60%
  Brazil 0.55%
  Ecuador 0.27%
  India 0.27%
  Netherlands 0.22%
  Argentina 0.16%
  Israel 0.16%
  TZ 0.11%
  Vietnam 0.11%
  GH 0.11%
  Spain 0.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 41.19%
Hewlett-Packard 35.16%
Dell 14.53%
Toshiba 9.03%
Acer 0.09%
Common models
HP ENVY 15 x360 PC 19.15%
LENOVO 20266 15.60%
Hewlett-Packard 23-o014 8.07%
LENOVO 20349 5.76%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 4.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite E45-B 4.96%

About Nuance Communications

Nuance provides speech and imaging applications for businesses and consumers whose products focus on server & embedded speech recognition, telephone call steering systems, automated telephone directory services, medical transcription software & systems, optical character recognition software, and desktop imaging software.
Publisher URL: www.nuance.com


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