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BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Simulator

What is BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Simulator?  (from Research In Motion)

The BlackBerry 10 Device Simulator lets you load and test your apps even when you don't have a physical device. You can access most of the features you would find on a physical device. Using the simulator, you can use your mouse to simulate gestures, configure snapshots for debugging, and simulate features such as tilt...  Read more


BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Simulator is a software program developed by Research In Motion. 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 primary executable is named controller.exe. The setup package generally installs about 53 files and is usually about 1.11 GB (1,189,041,286 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 22% of users of BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Simulator come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: developer.blackberry.com/devzone/develop/simulator/sim_index.html
Installation folder: C:\Blackberry\Virtual Machines
Uninstaller: "C:\Blackberry\Virtual Machines\BlackBerry10Simulator-BB10_0_09-2318\install\uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 1.11 GB

Program filesFiles installed by BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Simulator

Program executable:controller.exe
Path:C:\Users\James\My Documents\Virtual Machines\BlackBerryPlayBookSimulator-2.1.0\controllers\controller.exe
Additional files:
  • CEni.dll
  • iawin32.dll - Intel Win32 Extentions Dynamic Link Library (Intel Win32 Extentions DLL)
  • iawin64_x64.dll
  • icudt49.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin49.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc49.dll - ICU Common DLL
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • logcollector.exe
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft)
  • qgif4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qgifd4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qico4.dll
  • qicod4.dll
  • qjpeg4.dll
  • qjpegd4.dll
  • qmng4.dll
  • qmngd4.dll
  • qsvg4.dll
  • qsvgd4.dll
  • Qt5Core.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5
  • Qt5Gui.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • Qt5Network.dll
  • Qt5Qml.dll
  • Qt5Quick.dll
  • Qt5QuickParticles.dll
  • Qt5Sql.dll
  • Qt5Svg.dll
  • Qt5V8.dll
  • Qt5Widgets.dll
  • Qt5Xml.dll
  • Qt5XmlPatterns.dll
  • QtCore4.dll
  • QtCored4.dll
  • qtga4.dll
  • qtgad4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtGuid4.dll
  • qtiff4.dll
  • qtiffd4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtSvgd4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmld4.dll
  • quazip.dll
  • remove.exe
  • reporter.exe
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • uninstaller.exe (by Flexera Software) - InstallAnywhere (LaunchAnywhere)
  • win64_32_x64.exe
  • ZGWin32LaunchHelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstaller.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6C35824-26E4-460E-A627-8FF45EB25919}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Simulator?

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  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.
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  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Simulator.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win 7 11%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.21%
Windows 8 15.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 31.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Windows 8 Enterprise 10.53%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.74%
  Canada 8.70%
  United Kingdom 8.70%
  United Arab Emirates 4.35%
  AM 4.35%
  CY 4.35%
  DK 4.35%
  Spain 4.35%
  France 4.35%
  Indonesia 4.35%
  India 4.35%
  Malaysia 4.35%
  Romania 4.35%
  Saudi Arabia 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Dell 6.25%
Alienware 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Common models
Samsung 300E4Z/300E5Z/300... 5.88%
PCCHIPS P47G 5.88%
LENOVO 9482B1U 5.88%
LENOVO 20078 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 5.88%
HPE-372f 5.88%

About Research In Motion

Research In Motion Limited (RIM) is a Canadian telecommunication company known as the developer of the BlackBerry smartphone and tablet.
Publisher URL: www.rim.com


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