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Should I remove No-IP DUC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,378
United States Rank #3,424
Reach 0.2639%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.44 days
337.49 days >
Average installed length: 177.33 days


4.1.1 14.17%
4.1.0 25.41%
4.0.2 6.90%
4.0.1 37.66%
3.0.4 15.78%
3.0.3RC2 0.06%
3.0.3RC1 0.02%


What is No-IP DUC?  (from Vitalwerks Internet Solutions)

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No-IP DUC is a program developed by Vitalwerks Internet Solutions. The most used version is 4.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is duc30.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 2.77 MB (2,907,458 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 33% of users of No-IP DUC come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.no-ip.com
Help link: www.no-ip.com/ticket
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\no-ip
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\No-IP\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by No-IP DUC

Program executable:duc30.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\no-ip\duc30.exe
Additional files:
  • DUC20.exe - DUC v2.2.1.0 (No-IP.com DUC)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • AdminManager.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • DUC30.exe runs as a service named 'No-IP DUC Service' (NoIPDUCService3) "The No-IP DUC Service operates a background service to monitor your IP and submit updates to your account when the graphical version of the update client is not actively running on your system.".
  • DUC20.exe runs as a service named 'NoIPDUCService' (NoIPDUCService).

How do I remove No-IP DUC?

You can uninstall No-IP DUC 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 No-IP DUC, 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 No-IP DUC.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.06%
Windows 10 32.18%
Windows XP 4.57%
Windows Vista 2.07%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.96%
Windows 7 Professional 14.28%
Windows 10 Pro 5.82%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.82%
Windows 8.1 5.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.84%
  Germany 5.77%
  Brazil 4.84%
  United Kingdom 4.56%
  France 4.54%
  DZ 4.17%
  Italy 3.89%
  MA 3.71%
  TN 2.20%
  IQ 2.15%
  Spain 2.04%
  Canada 2.02%
  Australia 1.44%
  Belgium 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.50%
Dell 21.00%
Acer 17.70%
ASUS 12.48%
Toshiba 4.80%
Lenovo 4.03%
Samsung 3.12%
Intel 2.00%
MSI 0.84%
American Megatrends 0.81%
Alienware 0.60%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.64%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.62%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.66%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.31%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.21%


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