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Should I remove Windisk?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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1.12.1170.0 40.00%
1.11.11210.0 20.00% 20.00% 20.00%



Windisk is a program developed by Windisk Ltd. The most used version is 1.12.1170.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 14.18 MB (14,873,623 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Windisk come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Greece.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Windisk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C1B7F5CB-C333-4CFF-9065-AADD00BE0758}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windisk

  • Base.dll - Windisk (Base)
  • Brc.dll - BrowserCleaning
  • General.dll - General
  • Network.dll - Network
  • Options.dll - Options
  • Plugins.dll - Plugins
  • UIComponents.dll - UIComponents
  • WCleanStart.exe - WCleanStart
  • WClientCore.dll - WClientCore
  • WClientSvc.exe - WClientSvc
  • WControlPanel.exe - WControlPanel
  • WNotify.exe - WDNotify
  • WShellClean.exe - WShellClean
  • WDMSI.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WindowsInstaller'.
  • Microsoft.Search.Interop.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SearchAPILib'.
  • WDSens.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SensEvents'.
  • WDComAdmin.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'COMAdmin'.
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v10.1.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraEditors
  • DevExpress.XtraGrid.v10.1.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraGrid
  • DevExpress.Utils.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.Utils
  • DevExpress.Data.v10.1.dll - DevExpress.Data
  • RawDiskNet.dll (by EldoS) - RawDisk (TM) (RawDisk .NET API)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • WUDrv.exe (by RHS) - WUDrv
  • CBase.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • WClientSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Windisk' (WindiskClient) "Provides disk cleaning and administration services".

How do I remove Windisk?

Quickly and completely remove Windisk from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windisk 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windisk, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Windisk.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 40%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8 Pro 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Australia 12.50%
  Greece 12.50%
  DK 12.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 40.00%
MSI 20.00%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5 20.00%
Gateway NV53 20.00%
Gigabyte P55A-UD7 20.00%
Acer Aspire X3950 20.00%


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