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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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GPSoftware GPSoftware Directory Opus


GPSoftware GPSoftware Directory Opus is a software program developed by GPSoftware. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named dopus.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 56.39 MB (59,124,026 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of GPSoftware GPSoftware Directory Opus come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.GPSoftware.com
Help link: www.gpsoft.com.au
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ Directory Opus
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5D4F167D-CCC8-413E-A6EE-F2FABBBBF50D}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -DentalFloss -remove
Estimated size: 56.39 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GPSoftware GPSoftware Directory Opus

Program executable:dopus.exe
Name:Directory Opus
Directory Opus 9
Path:C:\Program Files\ directory opus\dopus.exe
Additional files:
  • d8viewer.exe (by GP Software) - Directory Opus (D9Viewer)
  • dopushlp.dll (by GP Software) - Directory Opus 9 Helper Library
  • dopuslib.dll - Directory Opus 9 Support Library
  • dopuslib32.dll - Directory Opus 9 WoW32on64 Support Library
  • dopusrt.exe - Directory Opus Helper Application
  • dopusx64.exe - Directory Opus 9 x64 Helper
  • exif.dll - Directory Opus EXIF support library
  • dopusbch.dll (by Jan van den Baard, modifications (with permission) by GP Software) - Brainchild (Brainchild, A 32 bit editor control.)
  • libeay32.dll
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • dopusrt.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'OpusOpenFolder' with the ProgID of 'Folder' and the action verb 'openindopus.
Context Menu Handler
  • dopuslib.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'OpusZip' with a class of {E9FE4040-3C93-11D4-8006-00201860E88A}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • dopusx64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BBB6D1A1-39C9-49DC-BC10-D2D542E9F994}' (runs on registration).
  • dopus.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Directory opus'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • dopusrt.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Directory Opus Desktop Dblclk' and executes as "C:\Program Files\GPSoftware\Directory Opus\dopusrt.exe" /dblclk.

How do I remove GPSoftware GPSoftware Directory Opus?

You can uninstall GPSoftware GPSoftware Directory Opus 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 GPSoftware GPSoftware Directory Opus, 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 GPSoftware GPSoftware Directory Opus.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Canada 22.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Acer 25.00%


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