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Should I remove DyKnow?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #45,209
Reach 0.0007%


5.7.12 35.71%
5.6.12 7.14%
5.5.16 14.29%
5.4.17 35.71%
5.3.35 7.14%


What is DyKnow?  (from the publisher)

Delivering the best classroom management and interactive learning software for educators. Our solutions simplify the classroom by providing interactive learning and classroom management software. Our robust teaching technology helps educators create engaging presentations while simultaneously assessing student understa...  Read more


The most common release is 5.7.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 25.05 MB (26,261,992 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 82% of users of DyKnow come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.DyKnow.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DyKnow\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{41CA7437-58B8-48EB-AFC1-DF112F3BA418}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 25.05 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DyKnow

  • DyKnowHooks.dll - DyKnow� Demonstration SystemHooks Library
  • DyKnowWin8ViewScreen.dll
  • ApplyComSettings.exe (by Dynamic Knowledge Transfer,) - DyKnow®'s Com Settings Installer (DyKnow Com Settings Installer)
  • DevComponents.DotNetBar.dll (by DevComponents.com) - DevComponents.DotNetBar
  • DyKnow Addin.dll (by Dynamic Knowledge Transfer,) - DyKnow®'s PowerPoint Addin (DyKnow PowerPoint Addin Library)
  • DyKnow.Audio.dll - DyKnow®'s Audio Library (DyKnow Audio Library)
  • DyKnow.Communication.dll - DyKnow® Communication Library (DyKnow Communication Library)
  • DyKnow.Demonstration.dll - DyKnow Demonstration Library
  • DyKnow.DyKnowLib.Controls.PowerPoint.dll - DyKnow®'s Type Library (DyKnow PowerPoint Controls Library)
  • DyKnow.DyKnowLib.dll - DyKnow Library
  • DyKnow.exe - DyKnow® (DyKnow)
  • DyKnow.Host.dll - DyKnow® Host Library (This assembly contains DyKnow® Host utilities.)
  • DyKnow.Host.Interface.dll - DyKnow® Workstation Event Service (DyKnow® Host Interface)
  • DyKnow.Host.Utilities.dll - DyKnow®'s Monitor Library (DyKnow Monitor Library)
  • DyKnow.Interop.dll - DyKnow®'s Interop Definition Library
  • DyKnowLiveLog.exe (by Macromedia) - Shockwave Flash (Macromedia Flash Player 8.0 r22)
  • DyKnowLogSender.exe
  • DyKnowReceiver.exe (by Macromedia)
  • DyKnowSender.exe
  • DyKnowTest.exe - DyKnowTest
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.dll (by Microsoft) - 2007 Microsoft Office system (Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint)
  • Office.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.Office.Core
  • nettest.exe - NetTest Utility (This assembly contains DyKnow® Net Test utility.)
  • dkInteraction.exe
  • DyKnow.Common.dll - DyKnow Common Library
  • Interop.WMEncoderLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMEncoderLib'.
  • MonitorStateReader.exe - MonitorStateReader
  • PowerPointImport.dll - DyKnow®'s Renderer (DyKnow PowerPoint Import Library)
  • WPFInboxes.dll - DyKnow Rendering Library
  • WPFUtilities.dll - DyKnow Rendering Utilities Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DyKnow.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B05E5319-CB8F-45DE-8A28-D6FA9AA5E817}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove DyKnow?

You can uninstall DyKnow 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 DyKnow, 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 DyKnow.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 10 14%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 71.43%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Australia 13.64%
  Taiwan 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Dell 16.67%
Toshiba 8.33%
Common models
HP EliteBook 2760p 21.43%
HP EliteBook 2540p 14.29%
Dell Venue 11 Pro 5130 14.29%
HP EliteBook 2740p 7.14%


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