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Should I remove Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,295
United States Rank #14,503
Reach 0.0230%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.60 days
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Average installed length: 133.26 days

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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver


Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver is a program developed by Native Instruments. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is kz1cpl.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 35.89 MB (37,633,743 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 37% of users of Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.native-instruments.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{9597097D-B8DC-4754-AF2D-CB61CCFC861A}\Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver Setup PC.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 35.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver

Program executable:kz1cpl.exe
Name:Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 Control Panel
Traktor Kontrol Z1 Control Panel
Path:C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver\kz1cpl.exe
Additional files:
  • kz1asio32.dll - Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 Control Panel (Traktor Kontrol Z1 Control Panel)
  • kz1asio64.dll
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller
  • devcon.exe - Windows Setup API

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)
  • kz1cpl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 Control Panel' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Native Instruments\Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver\kz1cpl.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 Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver?

You can uninstall Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver, 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 Traktor Kontrol Z1 Driver.

Win 10 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.49%
Windows 7 39.29%
Windows Vista 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.12%
Windows 10 Home 18.14%
Windows 8.1 16.15%
Windows 10 Pro 11.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.30%
Windows 7 Professional 6.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.70%
  Italy 9.32%
  France 7.38%
  Germany 6.41%
  United Kingdom 6.41%
  Netherlands 4.08%
  Canada 2.91%
  Spain 2.72%
  Australia 2.52%
  Belgium 2.14%
  Brazil 1.75%
  Switzerland 1.36%
  Finland 1.36%
  Sweden 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.92%
ASUS 18.69%
Dell 14.10%
Acer 13.77%
Lenovo 11.80%
Samsung 5.25%
Toshiba 3.61%
MSI 1.97%
Alienware 1.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.88%
ASUS All Series 3.05%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 3.05%
ASUSTeK X550LD 2.44%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 2.44%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.83%

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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