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Should I remove MotioninJoy Gamepad tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,304
United States Rank #4,265
Reach 0.1235%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.02 days
531.65 days >
Average installed length: 279.34 days


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MotioninJoy Gamepad tool 0.7.0000

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 0.7.0000 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 9 files and is usually about 3.64 MB (3,814,915 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 48% of users of MotioninJoy Gamepad tool come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

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 0.7.0000

  • DS3_Tool.exe - DS3_Tool
  • DS3_Tool_Local.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • MijCmd.exe
  • MotioninJoy_070000_signed.exe - MotioninJoy Dualshock 3 driver (MotioninJoy Dualshock 3 driver Setup)
  • SetDS3forPCSX2.exe
  • unins001.exe
  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DS3_Tool.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4845849D-00BB-4359-B59C-8B25687CBBA9}' (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 0.7.0000, 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 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.28%
Windows 10 37.51%
Windows Vista 1.60%
Windows XP 0.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.20%
Windows 8.1 15.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.34%
Windows 7 Professional 7.24%
Windows 8 5.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.00%
  United Kingdom 6.55%
  Canada 4.85%
  Italy 3.83%
  France 3.58%
  Australia 3.08%
  Brazil 2.37%
  Netherlands 2.09%
  Germany 1.77%
  DK 1.66%
  Norway 1.59%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Finland 1.35%
  Spain 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.08%
ASUS 19.86%
Acer 14.83%
Dell 12.54%
Lenovo 6.34%
Toshiba 6.01%
Samsung 4.77%
Alienware 3.46%
MSI 2.29%
Apple 0.72%
Intel 0.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.24%
ASUS All Series 6.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.13%
ASUSTeK G75VW 1.99%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.85%


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