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3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 93.10% 6.90%

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Home Designer Suite 2012

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

Take on any home design or remodeling project with Home Designer Suite. Take a virtual tour and use 3D views to know exactly what your project will look like before you build! Perfect for home design, remodeling, interior design, kitchens and baths, decks and landscaping, and cost estimation. Design or visualize your...  Read more


Home Designer Suite 2012 is a program developed by Chief Architect. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is Home Designer Suite 2012.exe. The software installer includes 50 files. The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 91% of users of Home Designer Suite 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.chiefarchitect.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Chief Architect\Home Designer Suite 2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2BA9ABCD-9E29-4E43-84E8-7730EE0FD118}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Home Designer Suite 2012

Program executable:Home Designer Suite 2012.exe
Name:Home Designer Suite 2012
Path:C:\Program Files\Chief Architect\Home Designer Suite 2012\Home Designer Suite 2012.exe
Additional files:
  • CABlowfish-2_0_0-Win32.dll - CABlowfish Dynamic Link Library (CABlowfish Dynamic Link Library)
  • CSC-2_0_0-Win32.dll - CSC Dynamic Link Library
  • Home Designer Suite 2012.exe - Home Designer Suite 2012
  • 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
  • SketchUpReader.dll (by Google) - SketchUpReader Module (SketchUp Reader API)
  • 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
  • lib3ds-120.dll
  • SQL_Database.dll

How do I remove Home Designer Suite 2012?

Quickly and completely remove Home Designer Suite 2012 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Home Designer Suite 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 Suite 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 Suite 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 7%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.97%
Windows 8 24.14%
Windows XP 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.72%
Windows 7 Professional 13.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.90%
Windows 10 Home 6.90%
Windows 10 Pro 3.45%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.91%
  Canada 4.55%
  Australia 2.27%
  India 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.17%
Hewlett-Packard 29.17%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 8.33%
Toshiba 4.17%
Lenovo 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
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About (from Chief Architect)

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


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