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Should I remove Native Instruments Kontakt Factory Library?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,130
United States Rank #12,555
Reach 0.0207%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.05 days
443.86 days >
Average installed length: 233.22 days


VersionDistribution 3.44% 2.95% 5.41% 22.85% 13.51% 0.74%

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Native Instruments Kontakt Factory Library

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Native Instruments Kontakt Factory Library is a program developed by Native Instruments. The most used version is, with over 44% 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 software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 16 MB (16,772,658 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 49% of users of Native Instruments Kontakt Factory Library come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.native-instruments.com
Help link: www.native-instruments.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Kontakt Factory Library
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{35B46D49-85E2-40EA-8EC6-43B281EDD8E7}\Kontakt Factory Library Setup PC.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Native Instruments Kontakt Factory Library

  • Absynth 5 FX Surround.dll - Native Instruments Absynth 5 (Absynth 5)
  • Absynth 5 FX.dll
  • Absynth 5 Stereo.dll
  • Absynth 5.dll
  • Absynth 5.exe
  • Battery 4.exe - Native Instruments Battery 4 (Battery 4)
  • FM8.exe - Native Instruments FM8 (FM8)
  • Komplete Kontrol.exe - Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol (Komplete Kontrol)
  • Kontakt 5.exe - Native Instruments Kontakt 5 (Kontakt 5)
  • Kontakt Factory Library Setup PC.exe - Kontakt Factory Library Setup
  • Massive.exe - Native Instruments Massive (Massive)
  • msvcp120.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr120.dll (by Microsoft)
  • Reaktor5.exe - Native Instruments Reaktor5 (Reaktor5)
  • Reloader.exe
  • ServiceCenter.exe - Native Instruments Service Center (Service Center)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ServiceCenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D93C9F90-D7E9-4C35-B92E-895B1F973A60}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Native Instruments Kontakt Factory Library?

You can uninstall Native Instruments Kontakt Factory Library 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 Kontakt Factory Library, 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 Kontakt Factory Library.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.90%
Windows 10 44.61%
Windows XP 0.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.79%
Windows 10 Home 11.33%
Windows 8.1 9.85%
Windows 10 Pro 8.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.99%
  Germany 6.65%
  France 6.45%
  United Kingdom 4.03%
  Canada 3.83%
  Netherlands 3.63%
  Italy 3.23%
  Sweden 1.81%
  Norway 1.61%
  Australia 1.61%
  Japan 1.21%
  Brazil 1.01%
  Belgium 1.01%
  Switzerland 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.90%
ASUS 20.40%
Dell 14.93%
Acer 9.95%
Samsung 4.98%
Lenovo 3.48%
Toshiba 3.48%
MSI 2.49%
Intel 2.49%
Alienware 2.49%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.33%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.65%
Dell XPS 8500 2.92%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 2.19%
Dell Dell System XPS 15... 1.46%
Acer Aspire E1-571G 1.46%

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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