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Should I remove Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,833
United States Rank #4,414
Reach 0.1415%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.22 days
360.38 days >
Average installed length: 189.35 days


VersionDistribution 4.84% 1.83% 18.82%

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Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5

What is Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5?  (from Native Instruments)

GUITAR RIG 5 PRO is the ultimate software solution for perfect custom tone with more amps, more effects and more creative potential than ever before, all in a powerful and intuitive virtual effects rack. The GUITAR RIG 5 PRO software offers 17 legendary guitar and bass amplifiers, modeled with the exacting precision o...  Read more


Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 is a software program developed by Native Instruments. The most common release is, with over 25% of all installations currently using this version. 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 Guitar Rig 5.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 97.03 MB (101,745,830 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 40% of users of Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.native-instruments.com
Help link: www.native-instruments.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Guitar Rig 5
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{DD2792B0-5B90-4CC3-8D97-1C733D7FB366}\Guitar Rig 5 Setup PC.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 97.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5

Program executable:Guitar Rig 5.exe
Name:Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5
Guitar Rig 5
Path:C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Guitar Rig 5\Guitar Rig 5.exe
Additional files:
  • Guitar Rig 5.dll - Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 (Guitar Rig 5)
  • Guitar Rig 5.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Guitar Rig 5.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CA6CFB6C-DFC9-42BC-882A-3BBF9D5C12B4}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Guitar Rig 5.exe
Memory:169.68 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0036228362%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00249294%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00112989%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:238,704,006
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:33.13 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.15 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5?

You can uninstall Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 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 Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5, 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 Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.44%
Windows 10 43.41%
Windows XP 1.76%
Windows Vista 1.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.71%
Windows 10 Home 9.87%
Windows 7 Professional 9.01%
Windows 8.1 9.01%
Windows 10 Pro 7.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.97%
  Italy 5.86%
  United Kingdom 5.51%
  France 5.11%
  Germany 4.58%
  Brazil 3.52%
  Canada 3.08%
  Netherlands 2.37%
  Spain 1.78%
  Argentina 1.71%
  Australia 1.62%
  Russia 1.50%
  Sweden 1.46%
  Finland 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.77%
ASUS 16.96%
Dell 16.63%
Acer 15.98%
Lenovo 5.91%
Toshiba 4.81%
Samsung 3.77%
MSI 1.69%
Intel 0.97%
Alienware 0.58%
American Megatrends 0.58%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.26%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.32%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.76%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.25%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 2.07%

About Native Instruments

Native Instruments is a technology company that develops software and hardware for music production and DJing whos product line include software synthesizers, samplers and effect processors, sound libraries and emulations of acoustic instruments, groove production systems and audio interfaces, as well as various products for computer-based DJing that include DJ software, hardware controllers and specific DJ audio interfaces.
Publisher URL: www.native-instruments.com


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