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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,930
United States Rank #18,025
Reach 0.0110%


2010.2.r4.1 3.23%
15.2.r1.0 7.83%
15.1.r2.0 12.90%
15.0.r4.0 76.04%

Finale 2010


Finale 2010 is a program developed by MakeMusic. The most used version is 15.0.r4.0, 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 main program executable is finale.exe. The software installer includes 16 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 47% of users of Finale 2010 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.finalemusic.com/support.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\finale 2010
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Finale 2010\uninstallFinale.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Finale 2010

Program executable:finale.exe
Name:Finale 2010 for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\finale 2010\finale.exe
Additional files:
  • finres32.dll - Finale 2010 for Windows (Finale 2010 for Windows Resources)
  • IRCAMLib.dll - MakeMusic Inc. IRCAMLib (IRCAMLib)
  • original_finale.exe
  • AIOLib.dll - MakeMusic, Inc. AIOLib (AIOLib)
  • finmidi.dll - Finale for Windows (Finale MIDI Module)
  • uninstallFinale.exe - Finale 2010 (Uninstalls Finale 2010 and associated files)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • finale.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8707BDC-8834-4E83-AA44-6E6BDA9ADB89}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Finale 2010?

You can uninstall Finale 2010 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 Finale 2010, 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 Finale 2010.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.44%
Windows 10 20.74%
Windows XP 6.91%
Windows Vista 6.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.96%
Windows 7 Professional 11.57%
Windows 10 Home 7.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.19%
  Italy 7.49%
  Germany 5.99%
  France 5.62%
  Netherlands 4.49%
  Brazil 3.00%
  Greece 2.25%
  Spain 2.25%
  Canada 2.25%
  Mexico 1.87%
  United Kingdom 1.87%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Russia 1.12%
  Israel 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.25%
Hewlett-Packard 21.85%
Acer 14.29%
ASUS 10.08%
Lenovo 5.04%
Toshiba 3.36%
Samsung 3.36%
Medion 2.52%
American Megatrends 1.68%
Compaq 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.42%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.65%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.65%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.65%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.65%
ASUS All Series 1.77%

About (from MakeMusic)

MakeMusic, Inc., is a world leader in music technology.
Publisher URL: www.makemusic.com


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