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Should I remove Altium Designer Release 10?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,416
Reach 0.0098%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 183.05 days
551.23 days >
Average installed length: 289.63 days


10.1377.27009 0.73%
10.890.23450 1.46%
10.818.23272 8.03%
10.771.23139 2.19%
10.747.23074 1.46%
10.700.22943 5.84%
10.651.22821 0.73%
10.589.22577 15.33%
10.577.22514 2.19%
10.545.22410 0.73%
10.516.22330 2.92%
10.494.22274 1.46%
10.391.22084 56.93%

Altium Designer Release 10

What is Altium Designer Release 10?  (from Altium Limited)

Altium Designer combines Schematic, ECAD Libraries, Rules & Constraints, BoM, Supply Chain Management, ECO Processes and World-Class PCB Design tools in one easy to use, Native 3D enhanced, Unified Environment, increasing your entire team’s productivity, efficiency and reducing your overall costs and time to market.


Altium Designer Release 10 is a program developed by Altium Limited. The most used version is 10.391.22084, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 dxp.exe. The software installer includes 49 files and is usually about 1.01 GB (1,084,549,049 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 23% of users of Altium Designer Release 10 come from Iran, it is also popular in Taiwan and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.altium.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Altium\AD 10
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Altium\AD 10\System\Installation\uninstall.bat"
Estimated size: 1.01 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Altium Designer Release 10

Program executable:dxp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\altium\ad 10\dxp.exe
Additional files:
  • mozctl.dll - Mozilla ActiveX control and plugin support (Mozilla ActiveX control and plugin module)
  • FastMM_FullDebugMode.dll (by PSD / Pierre le Riche) - FastMM FullDebugMode Support DLL
  • freebl3.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • nspr4.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • mozcrt19.dll - Mozilla Custom C Runtime (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • ibfs32.dll (by Dallas Semiconductor Maxim) - iButton-TMEX (FF IBFS32 V3.22 06/17/05 (IBFS32.DLL))
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll - XULRunner
  • IA2Marshal.dll
  • javaxpcomglue.dll
  • mozctlx.dll
  • AltiumMS.exe
  • avcodec.dll
  • avformat.dll
  • avutil.dll
  • DrRw40.dll
  • js3250.dll
  • libmp3lame-0.dll
  • PCTF.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DXP.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Altium\AD 10\DXP.EXE'.

How do I remove Altium Designer Release 10?

Quickly and completely remove Altium Designer Release 10 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Altium Designer Release 10 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 Altium Designer Release 10, 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 Altium Designer Release 10.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.18%
Windows 8 15.33%
Windows XP 7.30%
Windows Vista 2.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 42.34%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.79%
Windows 7 Professional 13.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.30%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.38%
Windows 8.1 2.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.70% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 22.70%
  Taiwan 9.93%
  United States 9.22%
  Brazil 3.55%
  Canada 3.55%
  Romania 3.55%
  France 2.84%
  Australia 2.84%
  Mexico 2.84%
  Italy 2.13%
  Hungary 2.13%
  Slovenia 2.13%
  China 2.13%
  Indonesia 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.73%
Hewlett-Packard 16.13%
Acer 15.05%
ASUS 15.05%
Lenovo 5.38%
Samsung 4.30%
Sony 4.30%
Sahara 2.15%
Toshiba 2.15%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.85%
ASUSTeK N43SM 1.92%
Micro-Star MS-1688 1.92%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 1.92%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.92%
ASUSTeK K45VD 0.96%


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