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CoSTAR Programming Utility


CoSTAR Programming Utility is a software program developed by CoStar. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 6.96 MB (7,299,072 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\costar programming utility
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1A642A03-81E3-4D60-B9A7-4980EE282515}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CoSTAR Programming Utility

  • cpu.exe - CoSTAR Technologies Programming Utility (CPUApp)
  • serial.common.dll - Serial.Common
  • icsharpcode.sharpziplib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • cpu.bootloader.dll - Bootloader
  • cpu.upgrade.dll - CPUUpgrade
  • cpu.cfw.dll - CPU.Cfw
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • cpu.bes.dll - BES
  • dfutoolgui.exe
  • w9xpopen.exe
  • msvcm90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll

How do I remove CoSTAR Programming Utility?

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

Win XP 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Sony 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
Sony VGN-FS740 33.33%
Dell Dimension 8400 ... 33.33%


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