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Should I remove Keyboard Express 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,820
United States Rank #35,291
Reach 0.0015%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 73.58 days
504.79 days >
Average installed length: 265.23 days


VersionDistribution 31.03% 6.90% 27.59% 24.14%
4.1 6.90% 3.45%

Keyboard Express 4

What is Keyboard Express 4?  (from Insight Software Solutions)

Keyboard Express is a robust Windows keyboard macro utility that saves time and reduces errors by automating repetitive computer tasks. Record keystrokes or build a sequence of steps for the computer to play back. Then, with the push of a key or two, run the macro sequence at a much faster speed than can be produced ma...  Read more


Keyboard Express 4 is a software program developed by Insight Software Solutions. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named keyplayer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 24.88 MB (26,086,889 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 78% of users of Keyboard Express 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.keyboardexpress.com
Help link: www.keyboardexpress.com/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Keyboard Express 4
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\KEYBOA~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\KEYBOA~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 24.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Keyboard Express 4

Program executable:keyplayer.exe
Name:Keyboard Express
Keyboard Express, a Windows macro program
Path:C:\Program Files\keyboard express 4\keyplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • FirstTime.exe - Keyboard Express
  • ke3Converter.dll - Keyboard Express file converter
  • keydef.exe - Reset Keyboard Express preferences to default values
  • keyedit.exe - Keyboard Express, a Windows macro program
  • keyscript.exe
  • LicProg.exe - License program
  • UnInstHKCU.exe
  • KeyPlayerHook.dll - Key Player
  • KEProx64.exe
  • UNWISE.EXE (by Altiris) - WISE (WiseScript Uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • KeyPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task named 'keyboard Express' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • KeyPlayer.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named keyboard Express.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • KeyPlayer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'KeyPlayer' which loads as C:\Program Files\Keyboard Express 4\KeyPlayer.exe.

How do I remove Keyboard Express 4?

You can uninstall Keyboard Express 4 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 Keyboard Express 4, 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 Keyboard Express 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.72%
Windows 10 44.83%
Windows XP 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.03%
Windows 8.1 13.79%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.90%
Windows 10 Home 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.50%
  South Africa 5.00%
  Brazil 2.50%
  Thailand 2.50%
  France 2.50%
  Australia 2.50%
  Philippines 2.50%
  Netherlands 2.50%
  Egypt 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.00%
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Toshiba 12.00%
Sahara 4.00%
Intel 4.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Acer 4.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
Common models
ASUSTeK CM1745 8.00%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 8.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55-B 4.00%
Dell Latitude E6420 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P75-A 4.00%
Gigabyte 945GCM-S2L 4.00%


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