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Should I remove Steinberg Cubase LE 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,037
United States Rank #14,083
Reach 0.0165%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 42.70 days
552.48 days >
Average installed length: 290.29 days


5.1.2 100.00%

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Steinberg Cubase LE 5

What is Steinberg Cubase LE 5?

Cubase is a music software product for music recording, arranging and editing as part of a Digital Audio Workstation. Cubase LE 5 is a simplified version of Cubase for less intricate recording, often bundled in with the purchase of audio interfaces.


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 25 files and is usually about 30.55 MB (32,031,744 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/home_cubase_le_5_gb
Help link: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/support_cubase_le_5_gb
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steinberg\cubase le 5\scripts\patchnames\inactive\yamaha
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{50C78780-1A54-4A5C-B3A7-FF828C62C5C2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 30.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Steinberg Cubase LE 5

  • asiodxfd.dll - Steinberg ASIO Direct Sound Wrapper
  • asioglld.dll - Steinberg ASIO Generic Low Latency 32bit Driver
  • asioglldsetup.exe - Generic Low Larency ASIO Driver Setup
  • baios.dll - BAIOS (Basic Audio Input Output System)
  • bitcrusher.dll - Bitcrusher (VST 2.4 Plug-In)
  • chopper.dll - Chopper
  • cubase le 5.exe - Cubase LE for Windows (Cubase LE)
  • datube.dll - DaTube Tube Processor
  • dsetup.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • dxfdsetup.exe - Setup ASIO Direct Sound Control Panel
  • dxsetup.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • eacdll.dll - EAC Dynamic Link Library
  • grungelizer.dll - grungelizer
  • metalizer.dll - Metalizer
  • midi gate.dll - Midi Gate
  • mp3audiohandler.dll - MPEG 1 Layer 3 (Fraunhofer) (Audio-Codec Plug-In)
  • mpeg2decoderaudiohandler.dll - MPEG 1 Layer 2
  • rex shared library.dll (by Propellerhead Software AB) - n/a (REX Shared library)
  • ringmodulator.dll - RingModulator
  • sd2audiohandler.dll - SoundDesigner II
  • stepfilter.dll - StepFilter
  • tranceformer.dll - Tranceformer
  • vstplugmanager.dll - VST 2.x Plug-In Manager
  • wmaaudiohandler.dll - Windows Media Audio

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • dxfdsetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D01E67B1-E3BC-4848-BE14-7E9D6119B863}' (runs on registration).
  • cubase le 5.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{41613EC9-C3E3-4A8A-800F-006A39574394}' (runs on registration).
  • asioglldsetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3C63534D-BEC3-42B4-B42D-946284420DD4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Steinberg Cubase LE 5?

You can uninstall Steinberg Cubase LE 5 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 Steinberg Cubase LE 5, 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 Steinberg Cubase LE 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.69%
Windows 10 26.15%
Windows Vista 6.15%
Windows XP 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.74%
Windows 7 Professional 12.96%
Windows 10 Home 9.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.72%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.25%
Windows 8.1 4.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.62%
  Germany 8.27%
  United Kingdom 6.02%
  Canada 4.26%
  Italy 3.76%
  France 3.26%
  Belgium 2.51%
  Japan 2.26%
  Brazil 2.01%
  Netherlands 2.01%
  Australia 1.75%
  Switzerland 1.25%
  Czech Republic 1.25%
  Finland 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.12%
Acer 21.74%
Dell 16.43%
ASUS 11.59%
Toshiba 11.11%
Lenovo 3.38%
Intel 1.93%
Samsung 1.93%
Medion 0.97%
Sahara 0.97%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.13%
ASUS All Series 2.34%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.34%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.34%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.34%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.34%

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg is a musical software and equipment company tat mainly produces music recording, arranging and editing software as used in digital audio workstations and VSTi software synthesizers.
Publisher URL: www.steinberg.net


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