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LTspice IV

What is LTspice IV?  (from Linear Technology)

LTspice IV is a high performance SPICE simulator, schematic capture and waveform viewer with enhancements and models for easing the simulation of switching regulators. Our enhancements to SPICE have made simulating switching regulators extremely fast compared to normal SPICE simulators, allowing the user to view wavef...  Read more


LTspice IV is a program developed by Linear Technology. 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 software installer includes 5 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 39% of users of LTspice IV come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.linear.com/designtools/software
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ltc\ltspiceiv
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LTC\LTspiceIV\scad3.exe -uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by LTspice IV

  • scad3.exe - LTspice® IV (SPICE Simulator w/ Schematic Capture)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • scad3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1AB995B-0309-4DBB-9ED4-EBD2F3D6DF93}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove LTspice IV?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.50%
Windows XP 14.00%
Windows 8 11.50%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.00%
Windows 7 Professional 27.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 8 Pro 3.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.99%
  Japan 9.17%
  Germany 7.34%
  United Kingdom 5.50%
  Italy 4.13%
  Taiwan 3.67%
  Netherlands 2.75%
  Brazil 2.29%
  Belgium 1.83%
  Spain 1.83%
  France 1.83%
  Austria 1.38%
  Canada 1.38%
  Israel 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.99%
Hewlett-Packard 20.37%
Acer 12.35%
ASUS 9.88%
Lenovo 9.88%
American Megatrends 6.79%
Toshiba 6.17%
Sony 2.47%
Samsung 1.85%
Sahara 1.23%
Intel 1.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.11%
HP Pavilion dm1 Notebook ... 1.24%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.24%
Acer Aspire 5741 1.24%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.24%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.24%


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