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K9-Disk Speedup


K9-Disk Speedup is a software program developed by K9Tools.com. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named k9dsu.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 25.49 MB (26,725,784 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 81% of users of K9-Disk Speedup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.k9tools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\K9-Disk Speedup\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\K9-Disk Speedup\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 25.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K9-Disk Speedup

Program executable:k9dsu.exe
Name:K9-Disk Speedup
Path:C:\Program Files\k9-disk speedup\k9dsu.exe
Additional files:
  • AsInvoker.exe - K9-Disk Speedup (K9-Disk Speedup - UAC Launcher)
  • asores.dll
  • HighestAvailable.exe
  • K9DSUDefragServiceManager.exe - K9-Disk Speedup - Install Helper
  • K9DSUDefragSrv.exe - K9-Disk Speedup - Defrag Service
  • K9DSUDefragSrv64.exe
  • K9DSUHelper.dll
  • KillK9DSUProcesses.exe
  • RequireAdministrator.exe
  • k9dsub4u.exe - b4u
  • asohtm.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • atl90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • MFC90CHS.dll (by Microsoft) - MFC Language Specific Resources
  • MFC90CHT.dll
  • MFC90DEU.dll
  • MFC90ENU.dll
  • MFC90ESN.dll
  • MFC90ESP.dll
  • MFC90FRA.dll
  • MFC90ITA.dll
  • MFC90JPN.dll
  • MFC90KOR.dll
  • mfc90u.dll - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • msvcp90.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • K9DSUDefragSrv.exe runs as a service named 'K9DSUDiskOptimizer' (K9DSUDiskOptimizer).
  • K9DSUDefragSrv64.exe runs as a service named 'K9DSUDiskOptimizer' (K9DSUDiskOptimizer).

How do I remove K9-Disk Speedup?

Quickly and completely remove K9-Disk Speedup from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall K9-Disk Speedup 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 K9-Disk Speedup, 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 K9-Disk Speedup.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 10 14%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 8.1 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.25%
  United Kingdom 12.50%
  Norway 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 16.67%
Sony 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
Sony VPCCW26FG 16.67%
HP-Pavilion BK170AA-ABA H... 16.67%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 16.67%
HP G60 Notebook PC 16.67%
ASUSTeK K54C 16.67%


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