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4% remove it96% keep it
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What is MathType?  (from Design Science)

MathType is a powerful interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, elearning, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents. Enter equations as easily as you would write math with paper and pencil! This f...  Read more


MathType is a software program developed by Design Science. 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 setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 27.87 MB (29,224,692 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of MathType come from the United States, it is also popular in BG and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dessci.com/en/products/mathtype/default.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MathType
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MathType\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\MathType\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 27.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MathType

  • Setup.exe - Design Science Setup Utility
  • install.exe - MathType 6.8 (MathType for Windows version 6.8)
  • MathType.exe - MathType
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D421D11A-6221-4BF6-8F93-2187C1DFFE7D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove MathType?

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

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  BG 11.11%
  Italy 11.11%
  Netherlands 11.11%
  Romania 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 25.00%
ECS GF8100VM-M5 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 1764 25.00%
Acer Aspire E500A 25.00%


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