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Home Designer Essentials 2012

What is Home Designer Essentials 2012?  (from Chief Architect)

Home Designer Essentials by Chief Architect Software is our entry-level DIY home software product that can help you with the basics for designing, remodeling, interior designing or landscaping. Visualize everything in 3D before you start your project. The House Wizard and over 500 viewable sample plans will help you ge...  Read more


Home Designer Essentials 2012 is a software program developed by Chief Architect. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Home Designer Essentials 2012.exe. The setup package generally installs about 51 files. The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.chiefarchitect.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Chief Architect\Home Designer Essentials 2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FD5A5B86-E034-4CD1-8128-2BC156BCA19C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Home Designer Essentials 2012

Program executable:Home Designer Essentials 2012.exe
Name:Home Designer Essentials 2012
Path:C:\Program Files\Chief Architect\Home Designer Essentials 2012\Home Designer Essentials 2012.exe
Additional files:
  • CABlowfish-2_0_0-Win32.dll - CABlowfish Dynamic Link Library (CABlowfish Dynamic Link Library)
  • Home Designer Essentials 2012.exe - Home Designer Essentials 2012
  • CSC-2_0_0-Win32.dll - CSC Dynamic Link Library
  • msvcr90-ruby191.dll (by http://www.ruby-lang.org/) - Ruby interpreter [i386-mswin32_90] (Ruby interpreter (DLL) [i386-mswin32_90])
  • ssce-5_16_16-Win32.dll (by Wintertree Software) - Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine for Windows (Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine)
  • glew32.dll - The OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library
  • TD_AcisBuilder_3.03_9.dll (by Open Design Alliance)
  • TD_Alloc_3.03_9.dll (by Open Design Alliance)
  • TD_Br_3.03_9.dll
  • TD_BrepRenderer_3.03_9.dll
  • TD_Db_3.03_9.dll
  • TD_DbRoot_3.03_9.dll
  • TD_Ge_3.03_9.dll
  • TD_Gi_3.03_9.dll
  • TD_Root_3.03_9.dll
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • SPR32D80.dll (by FarPoint Technologies) - Spread (FarPoint Spreadsheet Control)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • boost_date_time-vc90-mt-1_44.dll
  • boost_filesystem-vc90-mt-1_44.dll
  • boost_regex-vc90-mt-1_44.dll
  • boost_signals-vc90-mt-1_44.dll
  • boost_system-vc90-mt-1_44.dll
  • boost_thread-vc90-mt-1_44.dll
  • CACommon.dll
  • CALibrary.dll
  • CAModel.dll
  • CARender.dll
  • CAToolbarCon.dll
  • SQL_Database.dll

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Or, you can uninstall Home Designer Essentials 2012 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 Home Designer Essentials 2012, 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 Home Designer Essentials 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 20%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows Vista Business 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%

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?
Toshiba 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L555D 20.00%
HP Pavilion dm3 Notebook ... 20.00%
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H 20.00%
Dell Vostro 1700 20.00%
ASUSTeK ET2410 20.00%

About (from Chief Architect)

Chief Architect — professional 3D architectural home design software.
Publisher URL: www.chiefarchitect.com


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