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Waves Complete V9r15

What is Waves Complete V9r15?  (from Waves)

From essentials like reverb, compression, noise reduction, and EQ to modeled analog hardware, surround and post production tools, artist signature collections and beyond, Waves Bundles feature the best of Waves GRAMMY® award-winning plugins.


Waves Complete V9r15 is a program developed by Waves. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is GTR_3.0.exe. The software installer includes 218 files and is usually about 3.25 MB (3,411,839 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 35% of users of Waves Complete V9r15 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Waves.com
Help link: www.Waves.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Waves
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{91000001-C561-4E32-99EB-3C5AD3683A70}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.25 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Waves Complete V9r15

Program executable:GTR_3.0.exe
Name:Waves Audio G|T|R
Path:C:\Program Files\Waves\GTR_3.0.exe
Additional files:
  • WaveShell-VST 9.2.dll - WaveShell-VST ( Build 20549)
  • GTRSolo 3.5.exe - GTRSolo 3.5 ( Build 13977)
  • KeroVee.dll
  • _Setup.dll (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (FLEXnet (R) InstallShield (R) Setup Launcher Resources)
  • 4Front Bass.dll
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • Absynth 5 FX Surround.dll (by Native Instruments GmbH) - Native Instruments Absynth 5 (Absynth 5)
  • Absynth 5 FX.dll (by Native Instruments GmbH)
  • Absynth 5 Stereo.dll
  • Absynth 5.dll
  • acidrack.dll - VST (VST Plugin)
  • Addictive Drums 2 x64.dll
  • Addictive Drums 2.dll
  • AMP212.dll
  • AmplifikationLite.dll
  • AmpliTube 3.64.dll
  • AmpliTube 3.dll
  • AnarchyRhythms.dll
  • Anawave.dll
  • AnechoicRoomSimulator.dll
  • Anvil.dll (by Ignite Amps) - The Anvil (The Anvil VST Plug-in)
  • ARP2600 V2 Efx.dll (by Arturia) - ARP2600 V2 (ARP2600 V2 plug-in)
  • ARP2600 V2.dll (by Arturia)
  • AutoPan.dll
  • BassChorusV22.dll
  • BassPhaserV10.dll
  • Bass-Station 64.dll
  • Bass-Station.dll
  • Bass-Station-Stereo 64.dll
  • Bass-Station-Stereo.dll
  • BFD2.dll (by FXpansion Audio UK Ltd) - FXpansion BFD2 Premium Acoustic Drum Module (BFD2 Dynamic Link Library)
  • Bitcrusher.dll
  • Boss DS-1.dll
  • Boss SD-1.dll
  • BT BrickWall BW2S.dll
  • BT Chorus CH2S.dll
  • BT Compressor CP2S.dll
  • BT Compressor FA770.dll
  • BT Desser DS2S.dll
  • BT Driver DR2S.dll
  • BT Equalizer PEQ2A.dll
  • BT Equalizer PEQ2B.dll
  • BT Equalizer PEQ2C.dll
  • BT GateLimiter GL201.dll
  • BT Limiter LM2S.dll
  • BT OilcanEcho TLE2S.dll
  • BT Phaser PH2S.dll
  • BT Stereo Imager.dll
  • BT Tempo Delay 3D.dll
  • CabEnhance Final 104.dll
  • CamelPhat3.dll
  • Classic Delay.dll
  • Corkscrew.DLL
  • Crystallizer.dll (by SoundToys) - Crystallizer
  • dblue Glitch v1.3.dll
  • Dblue Glitch VST v1.3.4.dll
  • dblue_Crusher.dll
  • dblue_Glitch_v1_3.dll
  • dblue_Stretch.dll
  • dblue_TapeStop.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GTR_3.0.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2AE6853F-D59D-465E-AEE8-C65D47BF6A3C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • wget.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PCDApp\wget.exe'.

How do I remove Waves Complete V9r15?

You can uninstall Waves Complete V9r15 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 Waves Complete V9r15, 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 Waves Complete V9r15.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.35%
Windows 10 44.78%
Windows XP 0.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.09%
Windows 7 Professional 14.78%
Windows 10 Home 10.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8.1 9.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.02%
  Italy 9.73%
  United Kingdom 7.39%
  France 5.06%
  Netherlands 3.89%
  Brazil 3.11%
  Australia 2.33%
  Spain 2.33%
  Greece 2.33%
  Sweden 2.33%
  Argentina 1.95%
  Canada 1.95%
  RS 1.95%
  Germany 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.90%
Hewlett-Packard 21.90%
Acer 16.06%
Dell 10.22%
Lenovo 6.57%
Toshiba 6.57%
Samsung 3.65%
Apple 1.46%
MSI 1.46%
Sony 1.46%
Alienware 0.73%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.68%
BIOSTAR Group H61MGV3 1.68%
ASUSTeK K53E 1.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.68%
HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 1.68%


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