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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #13,051
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 206.95 days

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Native Instruments Maschine Controller Driver

What is Native Instruments Maschine Controller Driver?  (from Native Instruments)

Create tight rhythms, harmonies and melodies in moments with MASCHINE - the groundbreaking instrument that combines a pattern-based sequencer, professional sampler, multi-effect unit and VST/AU plug-in host with tactile control. Experience a fully creative workflow with the integrated hardware/software system, combini...  Read more


Native Instruments Maschine Controller Driver is a program developed by Native Instruments. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 3.68 MB (3,863,498 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 58% of users of Native Instruments Maschine Controller Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.native-instruments.com
Help link: www.native-instruments.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Maschine Controller Driver
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{2B0AD088-31DC-4A62-9BFF-8A02B70C0942}\Maschine Controller Driver Setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 3.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Native Instruments Maschine Controller Driver

  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller
  • devcon.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Setup API
  • DPInst.exe - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DPInst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9D7E6BB6-D452-4E75-96F0-43F9D85FCFCE}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DPInst.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\DPInst.exe'.

How do I remove Native Instruments Maschine Controller Driver?

Quickly and completely remove Native Instruments Maschine Controller Driver from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Native Instruments Maschine Controller Driver 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Native Instruments Maschine Controller Driver, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Maschine Controller Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.33%
Windows 10 48.34%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Windows XP 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.57%
Windows 8.1 14.57%
Windows 10 Home 13.25%
Windows 7 Professional 8.28%
Windows 10 Pro 6.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.91%
  Canada 5.36%
  Germany 5.10%
  France 5.10%
  United Kingdom 5.10%
  Italy 2.81%
  Australia 2.55%
  Netherlands 2.30%
  Belgium 1.79%
  Switzerland 0.77%
  Japan 0.77%
  Korea 0.77%
  Austria 0.51%
  DK 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.29%
Dell 17.68%
ASUS 14.14%
Acer 13.13%
Lenovo 5.05%
Toshiba 4.55%
Samsung 3.54%
Alienware 3.03%
MSI 2.02%
Apple 0.51%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.02%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.01%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.26%
MSI MS-7922 2.26%
ASUSTeK G75VW 1.50%

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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