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12% remove it88% keep it
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United States Rank #9,046
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Average installed length: 159.76 days

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Native Instruments Rig Kontrol 3 Driver

What is Native Instruments Rig Kontrol 3 Driver?  (from Native Instruments)

GUITAR RIG KONTROL is the supreme all-in-one tool for guitar and bass, combining the GUITAR RIG 5 PRO software with an ultra-flexible pedalboard controller and audio interface. Plug into RIG KONTROL, and you're ready to go. The on-board studio-quality audio interface captures every detail of your instrument and playin...  Read more


Native Instruments Rig Kontrol 3 Driver is a software program developed by Native Instruments. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named Rig Kontrol 3 Driver Setup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 10.44 MB (10,951,850 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 49% of users of Native Instruments Rig Kontrol 3 Driver 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\Rig Kontrol 3 Driver
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\{EC98E512-708C-4C3B-9F07-B58768C1DD8A}\Rig Kontrol 3 Driver Setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 10.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Native Instruments Rig Kontrol 3 Driver

Program executable:Rig Kontrol 3 Driver Setup.exe
Path:C:\ProgramData\{ec98e512-708c-4c3b-9f07-b58768c1dd8a}\Rig Kontrol 3 Driver Setup.exe
Additional files:
  • rig3cpl.exe - Native Instruments Rig Kontrol 3 Control Panel (Rig Kontrol 3 Control Panel)
  • rig3asio.dll - Native Instruments Rig Kontrol 3 (Rig Kontrol 3)
  • rig3asio_x64.dll
  • rig3asio32.dll
  • rig3asio64.dll
  • rig3stats.exe - ni_stats Application (ni_stats MFC Application)
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller
  • devcon.exe - Windows Setup API
  • Rig Kontrol 3 Driver Setup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DPInst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9D7E6BB6-D452-4E75-96F0-43F9D85FCFCE}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • rig3cpl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Native Instruments Rig Kontrol 3 Control Panel' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Rig Kontrol 3 Driver\rig3cpl.exe".
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 Rig Kontrol 3 Driver?

Quickly and completely remove Native Instruments Rig Kontrol 3 Driver from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Native Instruments Rig Kontrol 3 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 Rig Kontrol 3 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 Rig Kontrol 3 Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.12%
Windows 10 44.52%
Windows XP 3.23%
Windows Vista 1.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.09%
Windows 10 Home 14.25%
Windows 8.1 12.27%
Windows 7 Professional 10.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.81%
  Italy 6.47%
  United Kingdom 5.33%
  Germany 4.65%
  France 4.31%
  Brazil 3.29%
  Canada 2.72%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Australia 1.93%
  Sweden 1.14%
  Austria 1.02%
  Portugal 1.02%
  Belgium 0.91%
  Norway 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.67%
Dell 17.88%
ASUS 15.87%
Acer 10.83%
Toshiba 7.30%
Lenovo 7.05%
Samsung 3.27%
Intel 1.76%
Sony 1.76%
MSI 1.26%
Apple 1.01%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.74%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
Acer Aspire 5750 2.05%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.05%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 2.05%

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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