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Komodo 8 64-bit


Komodo 8 64-bit is a software program developed by ChessBase GmbH. 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 setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 878.11 KB (899,184 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 39% of users of Komodo 8 64-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\chessbase\chessprogram14\talk
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A3B618E0-0F66-40F1-93BD-A6BA4C033B4A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 878.11 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Komodo 8 64-bit

  • chessprogram14.exe - ChessProgram 14 UI (ChessProgram 14)
  • chessres.dll - ChessRes Dynamic Link Library
  • engine32.dll
  • frameres.dll - FrameRes Dynamic Link Library
  • sview3.dll - SView Library (SView)
  • tbaccess.dll - Tablebas
  • chessbaseadmintool.exe - AdminTool (ChessBase Admin Tool)
  • textures3.dll - Textures
  • craftysetup.exe
  • chessbasefontsetup.exe - ChessBase Font Installer
  • dsetup.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • dxsetup.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • fritz chess benchmark.exe - Fritz Chess Benchmark

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • chessprogram14.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F7BBF136-CFD4-4808-8C4B-63F0F1F0B5B6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Komodo 8 64-bit?

You can uninstall Komodo 8 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Komodo 8 64-bit, 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 Komodo 8 64-bit.

Win 10 51%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.28%
Windows 7 46.15%
Windows Vista 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 18.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.42%
Windows 8.1 18.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.79%
Windows 7 Professional 13.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.22%
  Germany 21.57%
  United Kingdom 9.80%
  France 3.92%
  Switzerland 3.92%
  Finland 3.92%
  India 3.92%
  Netherlands 3.92%
  Brazil 1.96%
  Australia 1.96%
  Greece 1.96%
  Canada 1.96%
  NP 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.00%
Dell 16.67%
Lenovo 10.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Medion 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 6.67%
Samsung 3.33%
Intel 3.33%
Common models
Dell Vostro 460 6.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 3.23%
Dell Latitude E6500 3.23%
Dell Latitude E6400 3.23%

About (from ChessBase GmbH)

If there is one place to play online chess, this is it! On Playchess.
Publisher URL: www.chessbase.com


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