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Should I remove KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,030
United States Rank #10,112
Reach 0.0366%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 47.73 days
650.97 days >
Average installed length: 342.04 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.15.2301 0.14%
1.15.2203 0.42%
1.15.1801 1.41%
1.15.1602 0.57%
1.15.1401 1.70%
1.15.1301 0.42%
1.15.1201 0.57%
1.15.1003 0.57%
1.15.0902 0.85%
1.15.0801 1.41%
1.15.0301 0.14%
1.15.0201 1.13%
1.14.1202 18.81%
1.14.0901 5.23%
1.14.0801 5.09%
1.14.0604 0.14%
1.14.0603 7.36%
1.14.0401 15.42%
1.14.0303 1.56%
1.14.0101 4.95%
1.13.0702 0.42%
1.13.0601 11.17%
1.13.0501 0.14%
1.13.0301 1.13%
1.13.0104 2.12%
1.12.0301 0.71%
1.12.0202 0.85%
1.12.0201 3.25%
1.12.0106 1.41%
1.11.0080 0.14%
1.11.0065 0.42%
1.11.0050 4.81%
1.11.0040 1.98%
1.11.0037 0.42%
1.11.0030 0.14%
1.11.0010 2.69%
1.10.0020 0.14%
1.10.0010 0.14%

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KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools for Windows

What is KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools for Windows?

This is the software driver package for the installed KORG USB-MIDI. The driver package is required in order for the KORG USB-MIDI to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device.

Overview

The most used version is 1.14.1202, 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. 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 EsHelper2.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 4.59 MB (4,809,007 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.korg.co.jp
Help link: www.korg.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\KORG\KORG USB-MIDI Driver\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9E2ED5A3-CE30-4E00-BEDB-C31ECC89D4A9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools for Windows

Program executable:EsHelper2.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\KORG\KORG USB-MIDI Driver\EsHelper2.exe
MD5:1405573583d2d1408aafe352dfae46b7
Additional files:
  • CPLRUN.EXE - KORG USB-MIDI Driver for Windows (KORG USB-MIDI Driver)
  • KORGUM64.SYS (by KORG INC) - KORG USB-MIDI Driver [x64 Edition]
  • KORGUMDS.SYS (by KORG INC)
  • EsHelper.exe - KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools (KORG DriverTools EzSetup Helper)
  • EzSetup.exe - KORG Driver Setup Utility
  • EzSetup64.exe - KORG Driver Setup Utility [x64 Edition]
  • UnInstDrv.exe - KORG MIDI Driver Uninstall Utility
  • UnInstDrv64.exe - KORG MIDI Driver Uninstall Utility [x64 Edition]
  • X50 Editor.exe - X50 Editor
  • K_CoInst.exe - KORG Co-Installer for DriverTools
  • K_CoInst64.exe - KORG Co-Installer for DriverTools [x64 Edition]

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CPLRUN.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{8F437BF2-1270-426E-9A2C-50EA6B5CF593}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • EsHelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'KORG USB-MIDI Driver' which loads as C:\Program Files\KORG\KORG USB-MIDI Driver\EsHelper2.exe /s.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

EsHelper.exe
Memory:1.95 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000142506%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000539%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000886%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,381
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:31 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools for Windows?

Quickly and completely remove KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools for Windows from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools for Windows 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 KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools for Windows, 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 KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools for Windows.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.82%
Windows 10 29.28%
Windows XP 5.23%
Windows Vista 4.53%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.34%
Windows 7 Professional 10.23%
Windows 8.1 7.53%
Windows 10 Home 6.25%
Windows 10 Pro 5.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.57%
  United Kingdom 7.91%
  France 7.79%
  Germany 5.88%
  Italy 3.72%
  Canada 3.24%
  Australia 2.52%
  Belgium 2.04%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Brazil 1.68%
  Mexico 1.56%
  DK 1.20%
  Argentina 1.08%
  India 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.03%
Dell 17.58%
ASUS 14.84%
Acer 13.24%
GIGABYTE 9.13%
Toshiba 6.16%
Lenovo 3.88%
Samsung 3.20%
Intel 1.14%
MSI 1.14%
Alienware 0.91%
Sony 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.66%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.66%
ASUS All Series 3.77%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.36%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.36%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 1.89%

Publisher URL: www.korg.com

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