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Should I remove Native Instruments Massive?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,585
United States Rank #3,652
Reach 0.1539%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.41 days
484.20 days >
Average installed length: 254.41 days


VersionDistribution 0.16% 5.67% 2.74% 3.39% 0.49% 8.08%
1.1.3 0.49%

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Native Instruments Massive

What is Native Instruments Massive?  (from Native Instruments)

MASSIVE is a sonic monster – the ultimate synth for basses and leads. The analog concept belies the contemporary, cutting-edge sound it generates. The high-end engine delivers pure quality, lending an undeniable virtue and character to even the most saturated of sounds. The interface is clearly laid out and easy to use...  Read more


Native Instruments Massive is a software program developed by Native Instruments. The most common release is, with over 10% 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 Massive.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 96.45 MB (101,137,696 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 47% of users of Native Instruments Massive come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.native-instruments.com
Help link: www.native-instruments.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Massive
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{E26B3878-7CEC-469C-B449-5CAA336DF8CD}\Massive Setup PC.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 96.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Native Instruments Massive

Program executable:Massive.exe
Name:Native Instruments Massive
Path:C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Massive\Massive.exe
Additional files:
  • Massive.bak.exe - Native Instruments Massive (Massive)
  • Massive.dll
  • Massive.exe
  • MassiveDXi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Massive.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{697316BD-167A-4168-937C-973A9130176D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Native Instruments Massive?

You can uninstall Native Instruments Massive 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 Massive, 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 Massive.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.31%
Windows 10 43.92%
Windows XP 1.48%
Windows Vista 1.25%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.92%
Windows 10 Home 11.16%
Windows 8.1 11.09%
Windows 7 Professional 8.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.68%
  United Kingdom 6.11%
  France 5.19%
  Italy 4.61%
  Canada 4.00%
  Germany 3.89%
  Netherlands 2.69%
  Sweden 1.89%
  Australia 1.78%
  Spain 1.33%
  Belgium 1.25%
  Brazil 1.19%
  Norway 1.14%
  Russia 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.62%
ASUS 19.65%
Acer 14.91%
Dell 13.12%
Lenovo 5.53%
Toshiba 5.30%
Samsung 4.13%
MSI 1.62%
Intel 1.56%
Alienware 1.56%
Apple 0.61%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.89%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.37%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.63%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.48%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.32%
LENOVO 20217 2.03%

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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