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United States Rank #18,155
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9.51.600 1.92%
9.51.200 27.88%
9.51.1 42.31%
9.10.0 13.46%
9.0.100 14.42%

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9

What is Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9?  (from Nuance Communications)

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 gives small business users and PC user the power to create documents, reports, e-mails and more -- all by speaking! Over three times faster than typing, and amazingly accurate, NaturallySpeaking 9 translates your voice dictations into Microsoft Word and Excel, Corel WordPerfect, and virtually...  Read more


Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is a program developed by Nuance Communications. The most used version is 9.51.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 73 files and is usually about 1.27 MB (1,328,479 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 61% of users of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nuance.com/naturallyspeaking
Help link: www.nuance.com/naturallyspeaking/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking9\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DDDD90B2-80F2-413A-8A8E-38C5076A7DBA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9

  • adminsvr.dll - Dragon NaturallySpeaking (Dragon NaturallySpeaking Administration Server)
  • assistant.exe - 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
  • ctxaudio.dll - Citrix Audio Server Component
  • 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
  • mergemycmds.exe - MergeMyCmds
  • modmerge.exe - ModMerge
  • mycmdsxml2dat.exe - MyCmdsXml2Dat
  • natlink.exe - NatLink module
  • natspeak.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows
  • nsadmin.exe - NS Admin Tool
  • nsadminw.exe - NaturallySpeaking Administration
  • nsbrowse.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Command Browser
  • savewave.exe - SaveWave
  • schedmgr.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking ACO Schedule Manager
  • tagent.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking AutoTranscribe Folder Agent
  • tutorial.exe - Tutorial
  • tutorial8.exe - Flash Tutorial
  • twovermsg.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows Utility
  • upgrade.exe - Upgrade Tool
  • upgrdmod.exe - Upgrade Models Tool
  • voctool.exe - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Vocabulary Tool
  • Ereg.exe - Ereg Application (SSEreg MFC Application)
  • EregRes_dut.dll - SSEreg (SSEregRes)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Ereg.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DNS7reminder' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking9\Ereg\Ereg.exe" -r "C:\ProgramData\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking9\Ereg.ini.

How do I remove Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9?

Quickly and completely remove Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 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 9, 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 9.

Win XP 36%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 39.42%
Windows Vista 29.81%
Windows 7 27.88%
Windows 8 2.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 39.42%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.73%
Windows Vista Business 2.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.56%
  Germany 8.45%
  France 7.04%
  United Kingdom 7.04%
  Netherlands 4.23%
  Australia 2.82%
  Italy 2.11%
  Belgium 1.41%
  Spain 1.41%
  Canada 1.41%
  South Africa 0.70%
  Brazil 0.70%
  KH 0.70%
  New Zealand 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.21%
Hewlett-Packard 18.31%
Toshiba 11.27%
American Megatrends 7.04%
Sahara 5.63%
Medion 4.23%
Samsung 4.23%
ASUS 2.82%
Acer 2.82%
Gateway 2.82%
Packard Bell 1.41%
Common models
Dell Dell XPS420 2.25%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.25%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.25%
MSI MS-7309 1.12%
MEDION P961x 1.12%

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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