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Should I remove Intel Education Runtime - 64 bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,985
United States Rank #21,653
Reach 0.0071%


VersionDistribution 7.25% 3.62% 14.49% 0.72% 71.74% 0.72% 1.45%

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Intel Education Runtime - 64 bit

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Intel Education Runtime - 64 bit is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. The main program executable is DeviceControlService.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 7.83 MB (8,212,532 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 84% of users of Intel Education Runtime - 64 bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel Education Software\Device Control Service\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6ded2f80-6eba-11e3-bd6a-00155d50bd31}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Education Runtime - 64 bit

Program executable:DeviceControlService.exe
Name:Intel® Education Software Solution Device Control Package
Device Control Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel Education Software\Device Control Service\DeviceControlService.exe
Additional files:
  • DeviceControlService.exe - Intel® Education Software Solution Device Control Package (Device Control Service)
  • DPThemControl.dll - Intel® Education Foundation Plugin Thermal Control Shared Library (Plugin Thermal Control Shared Library)
  • DPTorch.dll - Intel® Education Foundation Plugin Torch Shared Library (Plugin Torch Shared Library)
  • DPTpm.dll - Intel® Education Foundation Plugin Tpm Shared Library (Plugin Tpm Shared Library)
  • ThemCtlTray.exe - Intel® Education ThemCtlTray Application (ThemCtlTray Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DeviceControlService.exe runs as a service named 'Device Control Service' (Device Control Service).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ThemCtlTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ThemCtlTray.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Intel Education Software\Device Control Service\ThemCtl\ThemCtlTray.exe".

How do I remove Intel Education Runtime - 64 bit?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) Education Runtime - 64 bit from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Education Runtime - 64 bit 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel(R) Education Runtime - 64 bit, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Intel Education Runtime - 64 bit.

Win 10 99%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.28%
Windows 7 0.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 84.06%
Windows 10 Pro 12.32%
Windows 8 Pro 1.45%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 0.72%
Windows 7 Professional 0.72%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 0.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.81%
  Spain 10.48%
  Argentina 2.86%
  Italy 1.90%
  France 0.95%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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