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VersionDistribution 72.00% 28.00%

Digital Blue QX5 Microscope


Digital Blue QX5 Microscope is a program developed by Digital Blue. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is QX5Micro.exe. The software installer includes 6 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 70% of users of Digital Blue QX5 Microscope come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.digiblue.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Digital Blue\QX5 Microscope\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{08786A53-D98F-484A-867C-3302BC5AE30D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Digital Blue QX5 Microscope

Program executable:QX5Micro.exe
Name:Digital Blue QX5 Computer Microscope
Path:C:\Program Files\Digital Blue\QX5 Microscope\QX5Micro.exe
Additional files:
  • QX5Micro.exe - Digital Blue QX5 Computer Microscope
  • Digital Blue QX7 Microscope.exe - QX7 Microscope (Digital Blue QX7 Microscope)
  • PCDLIB32.DLL (by Eastman Kodak) - Kodak Photo CD Access Developer Toolkit (PCDLIB32)
  • ibsjpeg.dll (by ImageBuilder Software) - IBS JPEG (ibsjpeg)
  • mdc.dll
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • QX5Micro.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9D71CA5F-D7B2-4331-8FDE-942114C18CAC}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Digital Blue QX5 Microscope?

Quickly and completely remove Digital Blue QX5 Microscope from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Digital Blue QX5 Microscope 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 Digital Blue QX5 Microscope, 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 Digital Blue QX5 Microscope.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows Vista 16.00%
Windows XP 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 12.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.00%
Windows 8 4.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.70%
  Canada 9.09%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Russia 3.03%
  New Zealand 3.03%
  Netherlands 3.03%
  Ireland 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.10%
Dell 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Toshiba 4.76%
Samsung 4.76%
Common models
HP ProBook 4740s 4.17%
BIOSTAR Group TA890GXE 4.17%
Acer TMP255-M 4.17%
LENOVO 5049WKY 4.17%
HP-Pavilion GU661AA-ABU m... 4.17%


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