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4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #29,408
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 447.44 days
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Average installed length: 571.97 days


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Duden Korrektor Standard

What is Duden Korrektor Standard?  (from Bibliographisches Institut GmbH)

Named for the fourth consecutive time to the software of the year: the Duden spelling checker for Microsoft Office. The PLUS version includes the spelling and grammar checker, including four electronic dictionaries.


Duden Korrektor Standard is a program developed by Bibliographisches Institut GmbH. 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 62 files and is usually about 623.42 KB (638,378 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 95% of users of Duden Korrektor Standard come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.duden.de
Help link: www.duden.de/hotline
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Duden\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9B5D7FA6-9E73-426E-81C4-2C8FE5ACFBEF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 623.42 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Duden Korrektor Standard

  • dudenbib.exe - Duden-Bibliothek
  • Qt3Support4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Trolltech ASA)
  • AddinExpress.MSO.2005.dll (by Add-in Express Ltd) - Add-in Express .NET (Add-in Express .NET Office Add-in)
  • adxloader.dll
  • adxregistrator.exe (by Add-in Express) - adxregistrator
  • assistant.exe
  • bib.dll
  • CleanUpDk7.exe - CleanUpDk7
  • Der Duden Korrektor im Einsatz.exe (by Adobe Systems) - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 9.0 r115)
  • Die Duden-Rechtschreibprüfung.exe (by Adobe Systems)
  • 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
  • DKFx.dll - Duden Korrektor Framework
  • DKReg.exe - Duden Korrektor Registration Utility
  • DKTray.exe - Duden Korrektor Tray Tool
  • dle.dll (by IAI) - dle
  • dpf.dll - Duden Proof Factory Dynamic Link Library (DLL) (Dpf Dynamic Link Library (DLL))
  • ESEngine.exe - Duden Korrektor 2 (ActiveLE Multi-Instancing Wrapper for Duden Korrektor 2)
  • extensibility.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • Integration.dll - Duden Korrektor Integration
  • Interop.Access.dll
  • Interop.Excel.dll
  • Interop.FrontPage.dll
  • Interop.FrontPageEditor.dll
  • Interop.Office.dll
  • Interop.Outlook.dll
  • Interop.PowerPoint.dll
  • Interop.Publisher.dll - Assembly imported from type library Publisher
  • Interop.Word.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • MBControls.dll - MBControls 2.0 for .NET (MBControls)
  • MSSP3GE.DLL - DUDEN Spelling DLL
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll
  • msvcr71.dll
  • PCLib.exe - PCLib Applicazione (PCLib Applicazione MFC)
  • Qt3D.dll
  • Qt3Dd.dll
  • Qt3DQuick.dll
  • Qt3DQuickd.dll
  • QtAssistantClient4.dll - QtAssistantClient
  • QtCLucene4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtOpenGL4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtTest4.dll - QTestLib (Qt Unit Testing Library)
  • QtXml4.dll
  • RegCSAPI2K7.exe - Duden Korrektor Speller RegTool
  • RegDKTray.exe - Duden Korrektor Tray RegTool
  • Register.dll
  • Register.exe - DKReg
  • Support.exe - DKSupport
  • sx.dll - sx
  • WebUpdate.exe - WebUpdate
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • dudenbib.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4824CB79-C527-4A9D-9548-3C7BE88627DA}' (runs on registration).
  • 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 Standard?

You can uninstall Duden Korrektor Standard 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 Standard, 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 Standard.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.09%
Windows 10 10.95%
Windows Vista 8.65%
Windows XP 5.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 59.97%
Windows 7 Professional 9.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%
Windows 10 Home 2.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.75% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 94.75%
  United States 1.96%
  Austria 1.00%
  Switzerland 0.63%
  Spain 0.29%
  France 0.29%
  Netherlands 0.29%
  United Kingdom 0.25%
  Luxembourg 0.21%
  Canada 0.08%
  Belgium 0.04%
  DK 0.04%
  Italy 0.04%
  Poland 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 45.20%
Acer 19.57%
Dell 8.67%
Hewlett-Packard 6.06%
ASUS 5.45%
Samsung 1.92%
Intel 1.77%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Sahara 1.23%
Toshiba 1.23%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 7.85%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 6.82%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 4.86%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.31%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 3.20%


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