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Should I remove TuxGuitar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,600
United States Rank #11,929
Reach 0.0385%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 57.81 days
796.74 days >
Average installed length: 418.63 days

TuxGuitar 1.2

What is TuxGuitar?

TuxGuitar is a free, open source tablature editor, which includes basic features such as tablature editing, score editing, triplet support and the ability to import and export Guitar Pro files. TuxGuitar can function as a basic MIDI editor using the tablature or staff interface, and as of the 1.0 release, can import and export MIDI files. TuxGuitar offers a set of three default skins that its users can choose from.


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 main program executable is tuxguitar.exe. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 23.47 MB (24,605,397 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tuxguitar-jet
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TuxGuitar-Jet\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 23.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TuxGuitar 1.2

Program executable:tuxguitar.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\tuxguitar-jet\tuxguitar.exe
Additional files:
  • fluidsynth.dll
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • Uninstall.exe
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U7 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • baseline640.dll
  • cleanup.exe
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • dcpr.dll (by Sun Microsystems)
  • fontmanager.dll
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • hpi.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • jawt.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jvm.dll
  • mlib_image.dll
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • net.dll
  • nio.dll
  • sunmscapi.dll
  • tuxguitar-1.2-windows-x86-jet.exe
  • unicows.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))
  • unpack.dll
  • unpack200.exe
  • w2k_lsa_auth.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6
  • xjitb640.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • tuxguitar.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A4D58915-BF7A-41C4-9F10-49C795C930CA}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove TuxGuitar?

You can uninstall TuxGuitar 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 TuxGuitar 1.2, 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 TuxGuitar.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.03%
Windows 10 30.04%
Windows Vista 5.67%
Windows XP 5.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.57%
Windows 8.1 11.84%
Windows 7 Professional 10.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.24%
Windows 10 Home 5.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.00%
  France 22.95%
  Germany 5.31%
  Italy 5.31%
  United Kingdom 5.19%
  Japan 3.02%
  Canada 2.66%
  Australia 2.54%
  Belgium 2.29%
  Brazil 1.69%
  Spain 1.21%
  Finland 1.09%
  Sweden 1.09%
  Poland 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.78%
ASUS 17.94%
Acer 17.94%
Dell 13.68%
Toshiba 7.85%
Lenovo 4.93%
Samsung 2.47%
Intel 1.35%
American Megatrends 0.90%
Medion 0.90%
Sahara 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.77%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.81%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.37%
ASUS All Series 1.92%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.92%


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