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Should I remove ROCCAT Kone Mouse Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 532.93 days


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ROCCAT Kone Mouse Driver


ROCCAT Kone Mouse Driver is a program developed by Roccat GmbH. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 installer includes 4 files and is usually about 27.15 MB (28,472,218 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 30% of users of ROCCAT Kone Mouse Driver come from Germany, it is also popular in France and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ROCCAT\Kone Mouse
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9733747E-E53D-4C17-977E-3A872AFB93E1}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 27.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ROCCAT Kone Mouse Driver

  • OSD.exe - ROCCAT OSD (ROCCAT OSD - On-Screen-Display)
  • KoneCfg.EXE - Kone (KoneCfg Application)
  • KoneHID.EXE - KoneHID Application
  • KBHook.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • KoneHID.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{1C0CD937-2C56-4306-8276-AD38BF8D3B8D}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • KoneHID.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Kone' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ROCCAT\Kone Mouse\KoneHID.EXE".

How do I remove ROCCAT Kone Mouse Driver?

You can uninstall ROCCAT Kone Mouse 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 ROCCAT Kone Mouse 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 ROCCAT Kone Mouse Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.24%
Windows 10 39.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.10%
Windows 10 Pro 12.05%
Windows 7 Professional 8.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.23%
Windows 10 Home 4.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.23% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 30.23%
  France 16.28%
  United States 10.47%
  DK 6.98%
  United Kingdom 6.98%
  Netherlands 4.65%
  Poland 3.49%
  Sweden 3.49%
  Italy 2.33%
  Slovenia 2.33%
  Austria 1.16%
  Switzerland 1.16%
  CY 1.16%
  Croatia 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.53%
ASUS 14.89%
Alienware 8.51%
MSI 6.38%
Hewlett-Packard 4.26%
Samsung 4.26%
Toshiba 2.13%
Lenovo 2.13%
Dell 2.13%
American Megatrends 2.13%
Common models
MSI MS-7916 6.00%
ASUS All Series 6.00%
MSI MS-7788 4.00%
Acer Predator G7760 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 2.00%
MSI MS-7845 2.00%


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