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Should I remove Dual Controller?

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 #34,566
United States Rank #25,456
Reach 0.0035%


2.62 1.45%
1.54 47.83%
1.48 15.94%
1.35 31.88%
1.34 2.90%

Dual Controller


Dual Controller is a program developed by LG Electronics Inc. The most used version is 1.54, 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 39 files and is usually about 94.37 MB (98,956,655 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Dual Controller come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lge.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LG Electronics\Dual Controller
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0C021556-694B-43A1-9A60-2BAA870B792A}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 94.37 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dual Controller

  • DualControlFileTransferSession.exe - Dual Controller (DualControlFileTransferSession)
  • DualController.exe
  • DualControlStartupApp.exe - DualControlStartupApp
  • DualControlEventManager.dll - Dual Control (DualControlEventManager)
  • DualControlInstallerApp.exe - Installer Support App for Dual Control
  • DualControlUninstallerApp.exe
  • DualControlConnectionManager.dll - DualControl (DualControlCommunicationManager)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • DualControlFileTransferSession.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #7' which loads as C:\Program Files\LG Electronics\Dual Controller\bin\DualControlFileTransferSession.exe /RestartByRestartManageC:F3D4C0F1-B96A-4fec-BF0D-D1E261E497AA /RestartByRestartManageC:CA4DA9F8-B4A0-4387-B462-EF.
  • DualController.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #1' which loads as C:\Program Files\LG Electronics\Dual Controller\bin\DualController.exe /RestartByRestartManageC:A2581D40-D65A-443c-A4C5-2B64A3D2785A /RestartByRestartManageC:A2FB3052-74EF-4dc6-BBB4-BEE02973A279 /Rest.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DualControlStartupApp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DualControl' which loads as C:\Program Files\LG Electronics\Dual Controller\bin\DualControlStartupApp.exe.

How do I remove Dual Controller?

You can uninstall Dual Controller 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 Dual Controller, 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 Dual Controller.

Win 10 81%
Win XP 1%
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 10 81.16%
Windows 7 17.39%
Windows XP 1.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 43.48%
Windows 10 Home 24.64%
Windows 7 Professional 7.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.80%
Windows 10 Education 2.90%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.02%
  Germany 6.38%
  United Kingdom 6.38%
  Hungary 3.19%
  Belgium 2.13%
  France 2.13%
  Austria 2.13%
  Brazil 1.06%
  Taiwan 1.06%
  Korea 1.06%
  Japan 1.06%
  PR 1.06%
  Netherlands 1.06%
  United Arab Emirates 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 15.63%
Lenovo 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Alienware 6.25%
Medion 6.25%
Sony 3.13%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Toshiba 3.13%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.64%
LENOVO 20378 4.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-C 2.13%
MSI MS-7821 2.13%
LENOVO 80MK 2.13%
HP HP Elite Slice 2.13%


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