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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.6.16014 22.22%
1.6.15804 22.22%
1.6.14941 11.11%
1.5.14491 11.11%
1.5.14154 22.22%
1.5.12149 11.11%

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Xythos Drive 64

Overview

Xythos Drive 64 is a program developed by Blackboard. The most used version is 1.6.16014, 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 120 files and is usually about 56.44 MB (59,179,008 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 87% of users of Xythos Drive 64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xythos.com/home/xythos/products/xythos_xd.html
Help link: support.xythos.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\xythos\drive64\jre\lib\zi\america
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A212C8BC-E4E7-4CDE-A7D0-55E2B95F732B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 56.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Xythos Drive 64

  • xythosdrive64.exe - Xythos Drive 64
  • i18n.dll - I18n
  • shellextension.dll - Xythos Drive Shell Extension
  • xdcomapi.dll - Xythos Drive API ActiveX Bridge
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U20 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • client.auth.win.dll - Xythos Drive Auth utils
  • client.fsutils.win.dll - Xythos Drive File System Utils
  • client.utils.passwordstorage.dll - Credentials jni
  • client.utils.sysutils.dll - Xythos Drive Client Utils
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • com.xythos.client.drive.trayicon.win.dll - Tray Icon jni
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deployjava1.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • io.pipe.win.dll - Xythos Drive Windows Named Pipe JNI
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jawt.dll
  • jbroker.exe
  • jdbcodbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jkernel.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jqs_plugin.dll - Java(TM) Quick Starter binary
  • jqsnotify.exe
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jvm.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6u20 (Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM)
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • lzma.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • shellextension.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'XythosContextMenu' with a class of {C38E7202-58A7-4CA6-8DD1-34C652B206F8}.
2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npitem.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'NPItEm.dll'.
  • npdeployjava1.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npdeployJava1.dll'.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • jp2iexp.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npitem.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Xythos Drive 64' with a plugin key of '@xythos.com/Xythos Drive 64' for all users of the PC.
Service
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe'.

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Quickly and completely remove Xythos Drive 64 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Xythos Drive 64 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 Xythos Drive 64, 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 Xythos Drive 64.

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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 8 22%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.78%
Windows 10 22.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 10 Education 11.11%
Windows 10 Enterprise 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.96%
  Belgium 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Lenovo 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 9010 11.11%
Acer TravelMate 5740 11.11%
LENOVO 1141CTO 11.11%
Dell Studio XPS 1640 11.11%
Dell Latitude E6520 11.11%
Dell Latitude E6430 11.11%

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