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InstallShield Express


InstallShield Express is a program developed by InstallShield. The software installer includes 96 files and is usually about 1.75 MB (1,832,448 bytes). ismmupdater2.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.installshield.com/iswi
Help link: support.installshield.com/contact/req_sup.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\installshield\installshield express\program\0409
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9F704D45-7D1B-11D4-BBF9-00C04F5996A7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by InstallShield Express

  • _isicores.exe
  • _isres.dll - InstallShield (R) (InstallShield (R) Resources)
  • access2000designer.dll
  • access97designer.dll - InstallShield for Windows Installer (InstallShield Alert Designer)
  • alarmclock.exe - alarmclock
  • bdedesigner.dll
  • commonhelper.dll
  • dengine.dll - InstallShield® (InstallShield® Debug Engine)
  • dllwrap.dll - InstallShield Software Corp. DLLWrap Application (DLLWrap Application)
  • expresstextmessages.ocx - ExpressTextMessages ActiveX Control Module
  • frmwrklib.dll
  • inireader.dll - IniReader Module
  • instmsia.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Installer (Installer for the Windows Installer)
  • instmsiw.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Installer - Unicode
  • iralrshl.exe (by Symantec) - LiveAdvisor (LiveReg Wizard)
  • iravclcx.dll (by Symantec) - LCX Manager
  • iravcobj.dll - Shared Venice Components
  • isanalyze.dll - InstallShield for Windows installer (InstallShield Analyzer Utility)
  • isapp.dll - ISExpApp
  • isappservices.dll - IsAppServices Module
  • isbestringtables.dll - ISExpBEStringTables
  • isbuildstringtables.dll - ISBuildStringTables
  • iscombo.ocx - InstallShield Common Controls (InstallShield Combo Control)
  • isdstore.dll - ISDStore Module
  • isdstoreold.dll
  • isexpcmdbld.exe - InstallShield Software Corporation IsCmdBld (IsCmdBld)
  • isgrid2.dll - ISGrid Module
  • iside.exe - iside Application (iside MFC Application)
  • isideproject.dll - InstallShield Express (InstallShield Express IDE Project)
  • isimport.dll - InstallShield Import Tool
  • isismmigrate.dll - IsIsmMigrate
  • islabel.ocx - ISLabel
  • islist.ocx - ISList
  • islookup.dll - ISLookup
  • ism.exe - InstallShield Software Corp. Script1 Application (InstallShield)
  • ismain.dll
  • ismauto.dll - ismauto
  • ismautostringtables.dll - IsmAutoStringTables
  • ismimportexport.dll - InstallShield Import/Export Tool
  • ismmupdater2.dll - IsMMUpdater2 Module
  • ismsibuild.dll - IsMsiBuild - InstallShield Build Project
  • isobjmgr.dll - ISObjMgr Module
  • isproject.dll - ISProject
  • isprojhelper.dll - ISProjHelper
  • isrt.dll - InstallShield® RunTime Dynamic Link Library
  • isscriptbridge.dll - ISScriptBridge Module
  • issimplemenu.ocx - InstallShield SimpleMenu Control 0.1
  • isstringconverter.dll - IsStringConverter
  • isstringtables.dll - ISExpStringTables
  • issystemobject.dll - ISExpSystemObject
  • isuiframework.dll - InstallShield UI Framework
  • isuiservices.dll
  • isuisetup.dll - InstallShield Express UI Setup
  • isutil.dll - InstallShield Utility Library
  • isvbscanner.dll - InstallShield Express Visual Basic Project Scanner
  • iswebupdate.dll - ISWebUpdate Dynamic Link Library (ISWebUpdate DLL)
  • iswebupdate.exe - ISWebUpdate
  • iswiscanners.dll - ISWIScanners Module
  • iswizard.dll - ISWizard Module
  • iswizscanners.dll - IsWizScanners Dynamic Link Library (IsWizScanners DLL)
  • iswrkspacemgr.dll - ISWrkSpaceMgr Module

How do I remove InstallShield Express?

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

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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