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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,370
United States Rank #43,500
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3.1.541 4.55%
3.1.540 10.61%
3.1.537 21.21%
3.1.536 12.12%
3.1.516 19.70%
3.1.174 1.52%
3.0.180 7.58%
3.0.176 3.03%
3.0.160 3.03%
2.8.47 4.55%
2.8.4 9.09%
2.5.983 1.52%
2.0.150 1.52%


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OSByPetzl is a program developed by Petzl distribution. The most used version is 3.1.537, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is osbypetzl.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 41.59 MB (43,613,374 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 27% of users of OSByPetzl come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Petzl\OSByPetzl\
Uninstaller: msiexec /qb /x {37BA8889-E324-9028-C245-06D480374D23}
Estimated size: 41.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OSByPetzl

Program executable:osbypetzl.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\petzl\osbypetzl\osbypetzl.exe
Additional files:
  • WinPetzlController.exe - OS by Petzl controller tray (OSByPetzl controller)
  • LibAqtkControl.dll - LibAqtkControl
  • LibUsbHid.dll - LibUsbHid

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • WinPetzlController.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Run-OSByPetzl' and executes as C:\Program Files\Petzl\OSByPetzl\WinPetzlController.exe.

How do I remove OSByPetzl?

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

Win 10 59%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 59.09%
Windows 7 36.36%
Windows Vista 3.03%
Windows XP 1.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 25.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.24%
Windows 10 Pro 10.61%
Windows 8.1 10.61%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.67%
  France 20.00%
  Germany 8.00%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  Italy 6.67%
  Spain 5.33%
  Finland 5.33%
  Canada 4.00%
  New Zealand 2.67%
  Sweden 2.67%
  Netherlands 2.67%
  Slovenia 2.67%
  Switzerland 1.33%
  Poland 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
ASUS 15.91%
Lenovo 13.64%
Toshiba 13.64%
Acer 11.36%
MSI 9.09%
Dell 6.82%
Medion 4.55%
Sony 2.27%
Samsung 2.27%
Packard Bell 2.27%
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