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Should I remove Duden Korrektor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,923
Reach 0.0167%


5.00.1507.00 86.06%
4.00.1301.08 7.27%
4.00.1301.00 6.67%

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Duden Korrektor


Duden Korrektor is a program developed by Duden. The most used version is 5.00.1507.00, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 21.76 MB (22,821,283 bytes). WebUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 91% of users of Duden Korrektor come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.duden.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Duden\Duden Korrektor\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\GEMEIN~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\9\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{91BF142C-E8C0-4279-A98D-A61A4404CF56}
Estimated size: 21.76 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Duden Korrektor

  • MSHY3GE.DLL - DUDEN Hyphenator DLL
  • MSSP3GE.DLL - DUDEN Spelling DLL
  • dpf.dll (by Bibliographisches Institut und F. A. Brockhaus AG) - Duden Proof Factory Dynamic Link Library (DLL) (Dpf Dynamic Link Library (DLL))
  • DK.dll (by Expert System S.p.A) - Duden Korrektor
  • DKCore.dll (by Expert System S.p.A) - Duden Korrektor Core Services UI
  • DKCore.exe - Duden Korrektor Core Services
  • DKTray.exe - Duden Korrektor SysTray
  • RegCSAPI2K7.exe - Duden Korrektor Speller RegTool
  • Register.dll - Duden Korrektor Registration Utility
  • Support.exe - Duden Korrektor Support Utility
  • WebUpdate.exe - Duden Korrektor Web Update
  • sx.dll (by Brockhaus Duden Neue Medien GmbH) - sx_intf (sx)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • dle.dll (by IAI) - dle
  • libxml2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DKTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CDBAB3AA-7EAA-4C39-81F2-B482D18D8ACD}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DKTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 1.
Startup File (User Run)
  • DKTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Duden Korrektor SysTray' and executes as C:\Program Files\Duden\Duden Korrektor\DKTray.exe.

How do I remove Duden Korrektor?

You can uninstall Duden Korrektor 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 Duden Korrektor, 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 Duden Korrektor.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.24%
Windows XP 20.61%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Windows 10 6.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.83%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.01%
Windows 8 Pro 1.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.24% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 91.24%
  United States 4.83%
  Austria 1.21%
  Switzerland 0.60%
  United Kingdom 0.60%
  Belgium 0.30%
  France 0.30%
  Romania 0.30%
  Spain 0.30%
  Italy 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 41.82%
Acer 15.15%
Dell 12.73%
American Megatrends 4.85%
Intel 4.85%
Sahara 4.24%
Samsung 3.64%
Toshiba 3.03%
Hewlett-Packard 2.42%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 8.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 6.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 4.47%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 3.91%
Acer Aspire M5810 2.79%
MEDIONPC MS-7091 2.23%


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