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1% remove it99% keep it
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Microsoft IntelliType Pro 8.1

What is Microsoft IntelliType Pro?

With IntelliType Pro 8.1, setup automatically detects your keyboard model. If you have more than one keyboard attached to your computer, each keyboard model can have different settings. PS/2 devices are no longer supported in IntelliType Pro 8.1.


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 itype.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 29.51 MB (30,940,539 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\
Uninstaller: msiexec.exe /I {446EE0D9-1F6B-42BF-8278-8D0B172BA15D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft IntelliType Pro 8.1

Program executable:itype.exe
Name:Microsoft IntelliType Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\itype.exe
Additional files:
  • btwizard.exe - Microsoft IntelliType Pro / IntelliPoint
  • dpgcmd.dll
  • dpgmkb.dll
  • dpgupdateinstall.exe
  • DPLaunch.exe
  • qs.exe - QSettings.exe
  • sqwiz.exe
  • srres.dll
  • difxapi.dll - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • dw15.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • itcplKey.dll - Microsoft IntelliType Pro
  • itcpltp.dll
  • itcplwhl.dll - itcplwhl
  • itcplwir.dll - itcplwir
  • itcplzm.dll
  • itpcoin10.dll
  • itpcoin4.dll
  • itres.dll
  • mskey.exe
  • Type32.dll
  • type32.exe
  • dpupdchk.exe - Microsoft IntelliPoint
  • mhook.dll
  • WdfCoInstaller01005.dll - WDF Coinstaller
  • SQMAPI.dll - SQM Client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DPLaunch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EFC1BCCC-5C88-4138-AFE2-4572E4402495}' (runs on registration).
  • itype.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_IType_exe' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • itype.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named itype_Reg_HKLMRun.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • itype.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IntelliType Pro' which loads as "C:\Program Files\microsoft intellitype pro\itype.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.96 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013751269%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00072140%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00065373%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:127,882
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:64 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:7.2 MB
Total CPU:0.0007486963%
Kernel CPU:0.00057677%
User CPU:0.00017192%
I/O reads/min:58 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
Memory:1.59 MB
CPU cycles/sec:66

How do I remove Microsoft IntelliType Pro?

You can uninstall Microsoft IntelliType Pro 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 Microsoft IntelliType Pro 8.1, 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 Microsoft IntelliType Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.12%
Windows 10 7.56%
Windows Vista 2.16%
Windows XP 2.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.24%
Windows 7 Professional 20.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.44%
Windows 10 Home 4.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.44%
  Germany 5.46%
  Canada 5.24%
  United Kingdom 5.02%
  Australia 2.90%
  Italy 1.67%
  France 1.45%
  Netherlands 1.45%
  Israel 1.23%
  Brazil 0.89%
  Greece 0.89%
  Austria 0.67%
  Switzerland 0.45%
  Sweden 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.02%
Hewlett-Packard 23.63%
Toshiba 9.51%
Acer 6.63%
Intel 6.34%
ASUS 2.88%
Samsung 1.15%
American Megatrends 0.86%
Sony 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.76%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 3.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.29%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.82%
Dell XPS 8300 2.35%
Hewlett-Packard p6710f 2.35%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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