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Grand Distinction


Grand Distinction is a program developed by Pittsburgh Paints. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 48.82 MB (51,188,195 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PittsburghPaints.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pittsburgh Paints\Grand Distinction\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{80DCBB69-4E3C-4131-9585-67EE35DEBF71}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 48.82 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Grand Distinction

  • PPGM_ExteriorVis.ocx (by EI Software) - ExteriorVis ActiveX Control Module
  • FlashUtil9f.exe (by Adobe Systems) - Flash Player Helper (Adobe Flash Player Helper 9.0 r124)
  • PPGM.exe (by swatchbox) - PPG
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • scrrun.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (r) Script Runtime

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run Once)
  • FlashUtil9f.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'FlashPlayerUpdate' which loads as C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil9f.exe.

How do I remove Grand Distinction?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win 8 50%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%

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?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%


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