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Should I remove Kontiki Media Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,713
United States Rank #29,881
Reach 0.0025%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.69 days
205.07 days >
Average installed length: 107.75 days


VersionDistribution 20.00% 2.00% 18.00% 16.00% 2.00% 4.00% 24.00% 4.00% 2.00%
7.20.1010.221 8.00%

Kontiki Media Manager


Kontiki Media Manager is a program developed by Kontiki. The most used version is, 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. 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 main program executable is khost.exe. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 3.43 MB (3,594,240 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 65% of users of Kontiki Media Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and India.

Program detailsProgram details

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Installation folder: C:\Program Files\kontiki\kontiki\cache\libs\extjs\resources\images\default\grid
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{545FEB50-E494-48DA-9F70-BED7FE3A10A3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.43 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Kontiki Media Manager

Program executable:khost.exe
Name:Delivery Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\kontiki\khost.exe
Additional files:
  • kservice.exe - Delivery Manager (Delivery Manager Service)
  • kwindow.exe - KWindow (Media Manager)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • kservice.exe runs as a service named 'KService' (KService) "Delivery Manager Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • khost.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'kdx' which loads as C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KHost.exe -all.

How do I remove Kontiki Media Manager?

You can uninstall Kontiki Media Manager 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 Kontiki Media Manager, 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 Kontiki Media Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win 7 2%
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 86.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 10 6.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 66.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 4.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise 2.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.22%
  Australia 4.35%
  India 4.35%
  Germany 2.90%
  Malaysia 2.90%
  United Kingdom 2.90%
  Hong Kong 1.45%
  South Africa 1.45%
  Brazil 1.45%
  France 1.45%
  Norway 1.45%
  Mexico 1.45%
  New Zealand 1.45%
  Israel 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.00%
Lenovo 24.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.00%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5430 non-v... 12.00%
Dell Latitude E5430 vPro 6.00%
Dell Latitude E6320 6.00%
Dell Latitude E5420 4.00%
Dell Latitude E7450 4.00%
LENOVO 4236J64 2.00%


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