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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #24,598
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1.6.0000 52.56%
1.1.0000 47.44%

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NZXT Kraken Control


NZXT Kraken Control is a software program developed by NZXT. The most common release is 1.6.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named USBBootloader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.76 MB (1,840,979 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 65% of users of NZXT Kraken Control come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.NZXT.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NZXT\NZXT Kraken Control\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D1C13459-A3DB-4F89-BD52-2211D82157F0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by NZXT Kraken Control

Program executable:USBBootloader.exe
Name:USBXpress Bootloader Application
Path:C:\Program Files\NZXT\NZXT Kraken Control\USBBootloader.exe
  • NZXT Kraken Control.exe - NZXT Kraken Control

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • NZXT Kraken Control.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NZXT Kraken Control' and executes as C:\Program Files\NZXT\NZXT Kraken Control\NZXT Kraken Control.exe.

How do I remove NZXT Kraken Control?

You can uninstall NZXT Kraken Control 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 NZXT Kraken Control, 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 NZXT Kraken Control.

Win 10 51%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.28%
Windows 7 48.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 19.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8.1 10.26%
Windows 10 Pro 8.97%
Windows 7 Professional 8.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.38%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  Australia 2.88%
  Germany 2.88%
  DK 2.88%
  Belgium 1.92%
  France 1.92%
  Canada 1.92%
  Brazil 0.96%
  Thailand 0.96%
  Norway 0.96%
  Finland 0.96%
  Russia 0.96%
  Sweden 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 50.00%
Alienware 20.00%
Intel 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 55.56%
MSI MS-7751 8.89%
MSI MS-7821 4.44%
Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H 4.44%
Gigabyte Z87X-OC Force 2.22%
MSI MS-7977 2.22%


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