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Should I remove MotioninJoy Gamepad tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,516
United States Rank #1,927
Reach 0.4507%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.30 days
392.28 days >
Average installed length: 206.11 days


0.7.1001 100.00%

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MotioninJoy Gamepad tool 0.7.1001

What is MotioninJoy Gamepad tool?  (from www.motioninjoy.com)

MotioninJoy drives your Playstation 3 controller (Sixaxis or Dualshock 3) on windows. By this way your;Sixaxis or Dualshock 3 as a general game controller with motion sensor and emulate Xbox 360 controller.


MotioninJoy Gamepad tool 0.7.1001 is a software program developed by www.motioninjoy.com. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 16 files and is usually about 3.64 MB (3,814,621 bytes). The installed file Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 40% of users of MotioninJoy Gamepad tool come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.motioninjoy.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MotioninJoy\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MotioninJoy\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MotioninJoy Gamepad tool 0.7.1001

  • MotioninJoy_060003_amd64_signed.exe - MotioninJoy ds3 driver (MotioninJoy ds3 driver Setup)
  • MotioninJoy_071001_signed.exe - MotioninJoy Dualshock 3 driver (MotioninJoy Dualshock 3 driver Setup)
  • DS3_Tool.exe - DS3_Tool
  • DS3_Tool_Local.exe
  • Updater.exe - Updater
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • SetDS3forPCSX2.exe
  • Better DS3.exe (by Slackerhome Productions) - Better DS3
  • Driverwhiz.exe (by Driver Whiz) - Driver Whiz (This installer database contains the logic and data required to install Driver Whiz.)
  • LilyPad.dll
  • MijCmd.exe
  • unins001.exe
  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DS3_Tool.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{044D58C1-AE77-4D25-802F-997220107BE7}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DS3_Tool.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DS3 Tool' and executes as C:\Program Files\MotioninJoy\ds3\DS3_Tool.exe -mini.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:89.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0010001096%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00041337%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00058674%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:13,453,331
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:22.96 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.61 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove MotioninJoy Gamepad tool?

You can uninstall MotioninJoy Gamepad tool 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 MotioninJoy Gamepad tool 0.7.1001, 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 MotioninJoy Gamepad tool.

Win 10 48%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? 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 50.26%
Windows 10 48.41%
Windows Vista 0.85%
Windows XP 0.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.47%
Windows 8.1 14.06%
Windows 10 Home 10.80%
Windows 7 Professional 7.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.60%
  France 7.66%
  Italy 5.56%
  Germany 5.02%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  Canada 4.44%
  Brazil 2.95%
  Spain 2.20%
  Australia 2.11%
  Netherlands 1.61%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Saudi Arabia 1.43%
  Sweden 1.39%
  Norway 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.89%
ASUS 19.40%
Acer 17.81%
Dell 11.48%
Lenovo 6.12%
Toshiba 5.74%
Samsung 3.48%
Alienware 2.45%
MSI 2.33%
Intel 0.69%
Apple 0.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.69%
MSI MS-7821 2.60%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.41%


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