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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,916
United States Rank #33,787
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.08 days
120.38 days >
Average installed length: 63.25 days


VersionDistribution 35.90% 30.77% 10.26% 2.56% 20.51%

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8

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What is Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8?  (from ScanSoft, Inc)

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 is the most accurate speech recognition prod uct ScanSoft has ever developed--delivering up to 99-percent accuracy! No other product delivers the power, accuracy, and ease-of-use that make Dragon Natural lySpeaking 8 Preferred the ideal solution for the PC enthusiast or home office user!
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Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 is a program developed by ScanSoft, Inc. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 57 files and is usually about 1.36 MB (1,425,445 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.scansoft.com/naturallyspeaking
Help link: www.scansoft.com/naturallyspeaking/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\NaturallySpeaking8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DDDD0C4B-57F7-4A85-ACF0-DB3FC8F1DBB4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.36 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8

  • assistant.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking (Accuracy Assistant)
  • au10rdeu.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard DEU Resources
  • au10renx.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard ENX Resources
  • au10resp.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard ESP Resources
  • au10rfra.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard FRA Resources
  • au10rita.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard ITA Resources
  • au10rnld.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard NLD Resources
  • audio.exe - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard Executable
  • audiowiz.dll - Dragon Audio Setup Wizard
  • chartp.dll - Chart Parser DLL
  • dd10axa.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking MSAA Support DLL
  • dd10edit.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Edit Controls Support DLL
  • dd10enum.dll - Dragon SR Enumerator DLL
  • dd10gldt.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Global Dictation DLL
  • dd10hook.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Hook DLL
  • dd10midl.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking MIDL DLL
  • dd10oem.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking OEM DLL
  • dd10rdeu.dll - German Resources
  • dd10renx.dll - Unified English Resources
  • dd10resp.dll - Spanish Resources
  • dd10rfra.dll - French Resources
  • dd10rita.dll - Italian Resources
  • dd10rnld.dll - Dutch Resources
  • dd10sapi.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking SAPI MIDL DLL
  • dd10scrp.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Script Compiler DLL
  • dd10shrd.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Shared DLL
  • dd10slme.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking SmartLME
  • dd10srvr.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking SAPI DLL
  • dd10trob.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Trouble DLL
  • dgncomp.dll - Dragon's Shared Application Support DLL
  • dgnexcel.dll - NatSpeak MS Excel Compatibility Module
  • dgniedct.dll - HTML Dictation Compatibility Module
  • dgnmycmds.dll - NatSpeak MyCommands Implementaion Module
  • dgnmycmds_deu.dll - NatSpeak MyCommands Implementation Module Deu Resources
  • dgnmycmds_enx.dll - NatSpeak MyCommands Implementation Module Enx Resources
  • dgnmycmds_esp.dll - NatSpeak MyCommands Implementation Module Ita Resources
  • dgnmycmds_fra.dll - NatSpeak MyCommands Implementation Module Fra Resources
  • dgnmycmds_ita.dll
  • dgnmycmds_nld.dll - NatSpeak MyCommands Implementation Module Nld Resources
  • dgnnlut.dll - NLUT Compatibility Module
  • dgnutils.dll - Dragon Utils Helper Module
  • mergemycmds.exe - MergeMyCmds
  • modmerge.exe - ModMerge
  • natlink.exe - NatLink module
  • natspeak.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows
  • nsadmin.exe - NS Admin Tool
  • nsbrowse.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Command Browser
  • savewave.exe - SaveWave
  • schedmgr.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking ACO Schedule Manager
  • tutorial.exe - Tutorial
  • tutorial8.exe - Flash Tutorial
  • twovermsg.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows Utility
  • upgrade.exe - Upgrade Tool
  • upgrdmod.exe - Upgrade Models Tool
  • ereg.exe - Ereg Application (Ereg)
  • cpres.dll - CP (CP resource DLL)

How do I remove Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8?

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Or, you can uninstall Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 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 Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8, 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 Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8.

Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 53.85%
Windows 7 23.08%
Windows Vista 12.82%
Windows 10 10.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 53.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.26%
Windows 10 Pro 2.56%
Windows Vista Business 2.56%
Windows 8 Pro 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.96%
  United Kingdom 12.96%
  France 9.26%
  Germany 5.56%
  Canada 5.56%
  Australia 1.85%
  Italy 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Dell 27.59%
Acer 13.79%
American Megatrends 13.79%
Gateway 3.45%
Sony 3.45%
Lenovo 3.45%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.71%
HP Pavilion dv6000 (EY798... 5.71%
Dell Dell DM061 5.71%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2123 5.71%
Sony SVS13127PXB 2.86%
Packard Bell imedia S3210 2.86%

Publisher URL: www.nuance.com


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