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Express Delegate

What is Express Delegate?  (from NCH Software)

The dictation system is managed through a web control panel, making it easy for a transcription company or large organization to control multiple dictation files. Recordings go through the Express Delegate server where they are assigned to typing pools. Typist can automatically receive recordings through Express Scribe...  Read more


Express Delegate is a program developed by NCH Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is delegate.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 3.73 MB (3,909,917 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 54% of users of Express Delegate come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nch.com.au/delegate/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Delegate
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Delegate\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 3.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Express Delegate

Program executable:delegate.exe
Express Delegate
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\delegate\delegate.exe
Additional files:
  • delegatesetup_v4.12.exe - Delegate (Express Delegate)
  • delsetup_v4.11.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • delsetup_v4.08.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • delegate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'delegateSevenDays' (Next runs on 8/10/2014 at 4:35 AM).
  • delegate.exe runs as a service named 'Express Delegate' (DelegateService) "Allows Express Delegate to run in the background if required.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • delegate.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Delegate' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Delegate\delegate.exe" -logon.

How do I remove Express Delegate?

You can uninstall Express Delegate 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 Express Delegate, 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 Express Delegate.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 7%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.33%
Windows 10 13.33%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.67%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.67%
Windows 10 Home 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows 8 Pro 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.17%
  Australia 12.50%
  Canada 12.50%
  Taiwan 4.17%
  India 4.17%
  New Zealand 4.17%
  Israel 4.17%
  Lithuania 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 46.67%
Dell 13.33%
ASUS 6.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
Sony 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
Gateway 6.67%
Common models
Sony VGN-NW240F 7.14%
LENOVO 28479XU 7.14%
Gigabyte H55M-UD2H 7.14%
Gateway NE56R 7.14%
Gateway MX6447 ... 7.14%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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