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Should I remove KatMouse?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,987
United States Rank #10,379
Reach 0.0272%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.66 days
571.78 days >
Average installed length: 300.43 days


What is KatMouse?  (from Eduard Hiti)

The prime purpose of the KatMouse utility is to enhance the functionality of mice with a scroll wheel, offering "universal" scrolling: moving the mouse wheel will scroll the window directly beneath the mouse cursor (not the one with the keyboard focus, which is default on Windows). This is a major increase in the usefu...  Read more


KatMouse is a program developed by Eduard Hiti. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is KatMouse.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 666.06 KB (682,045 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 53% of users of KatMouse come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: ehiti.de/katmouse
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\katmouse
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\KatMouse\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 666.06 KB

Program filesFiles installed by KatMouse

Program executable:KatMouse.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\katmouse\KatMouse.exe
Additional files:
  • KatMouseI.dll - Interface Dynamic Link Library (Interface DLL)
  • KatMouse.exe - KatMouse
  • KatMouseH.dll - MouseHook
  • KatMouseS.dll - Shell Hook

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • KatMouse.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named KatMouse.lnk_FolderAppdata_S-1-5-21-1969994795-3811018488-719817862-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • KatMouse.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'KatMouse' and executes as C:\Program Files\KatMouse\KatMouse.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • KatMouse.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'KatMouse' which loads as C:\Program Files\KatMouse\KatMouse.exe.

How do I remove KatMouse?

You can uninstall KatMouse 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 KatMouse (remove only), 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 KatMouse.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.97%
Windows 10 28.81%
Windows XP 7.62%
Windows Vista 2.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.11%
Windows 7 Professional 18.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.98%
Windows 8.1 5.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.63%
  Germany 8.51%
  Netherlands 5.11%
  United Kingdom 4.49%
  Italy 3.25%
  France 2.79%
  Canada 2.63%
  Poland 2.48%
  Australia 2.32%
  Belgium 1.55%
  Sweden 0.93%
  Austria 0.93%
  Romania 0.93%
  Switzerland 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.51%
Hewlett-Packard 19.66%
Acer 13.90%
ASUS 7.12%
Medion 3.05%
Intel 2.71%
Lenovo 2.71%
Samsung 2.03%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Alienware 1.36%
MSI 1.02%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
ASUSTeK N53SM 2.42%
Dell XPS 8500 2.42%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.42%
MEDION MS-7728 2.42%


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