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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 21.05% 7.89% 23.68% 5.26% 42.11%

Partage de CD ou DVD

What is Partage de CD ou DVD?  (from Apple)

You can use a DVD or CD via another computer's optical drive by enabling DVD or CD sharing. You might want to do this if your Mac did not come with an optical drive and you don't have an external Apple USB SuperDrive or MacBook Air SuperDrive. To use the above mentioned discs with a computer without an optical drive, u...  Read more


Partage de CD ou DVD is a program developed by Apple. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.77 MB (1,855,400 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 59% of users of Partage de CD ou DVD come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com/fr
Help link: www.apple.com/fr/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Partage de CD ou DVD\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{514FBEC8-E8CE-4F6F-A17F-2789E8DE8D69}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.77 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Partage de CD ou DVD

  • RemoteInstallMacOSX.exe - Installation à distance de Mac OS X
  • ODSOptions.exe - Options de partage de CD ou DVD
  • ODSAgent.exe - Agent de partage de DVD ou CD

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ODSAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Partage de CD ou DVD' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Partage de CD ou DVD\ODSAgent.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • RemoteInstallMacOSX.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DVD or CD Sharing\RemoteInstallMacOSX.exe'.
  • ODSAgent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DVD or CD Sharing\ODSAgent.exe'.

How do I remove Partage de CD ou DVD?

You can uninstall Partage de CD ou DVD 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 Partage de CD ou DVD, 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 Partage de CD ou DVD.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.89%
Windows 10 26.32%
Windows Vista 13.16%
Windows XP 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 27.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.46% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 59.46%
  United States 10.81%
  Switzerland 8.11%
  Canada 8.11%
  MA 2.70%
  Belgium 2.70%
  DZ 2.70%
  Spain 2.70%
  GF 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.71%
Dell 16.13%
Acer 16.13%
ASUS 12.90%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Samsung 3.23%
Toshiba 3.23%
Packard Bell 3.23%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 3.23%
Dell XPS L521X 3.23%
Shuttle Inc. SX58 3.23%
HP-Pavilion VN433AA-ABF p... 3.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.23%
HP EliteBook 840 G2 3.23%

About Apple

Apple designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer programs, and personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.apple.com


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