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2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution
5.0.90.9 100.00%

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Mechanical Desktop 5

Overview

Mechanical Desktop 5 is a program developed by Autodesk. 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 main program executable is acad.exe. The software installer includes 119 files. liveupdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 87% of users of Mechanical Desktop 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mdt5
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5783F2D7-0003-0409-0000-0060B0CE6BBA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Mechanical Desktop 5

Program executable:acad.exe
Name:AutoCAD
AutoCAD Application
Path:C:\Program Files\mdt5\acad.exe
MD5:8b30b173841a14ce50349706225d9d72
Additional files:
  • acedinetactivex.ocx - AcedInetActiveX ActiveX Control Module
  • ereg.dll - Register Today Dynamic Link Library
  • acdctoday.ocx - AcDcToday ActiveX Control Module
  • instfred.ocx - InstFred ActiveX Control Module
  • acETransmit.dll - acpackeng Dynamic Link Library (acpackeng DLL)
  • acadinet.dll - AcadInet Dynamic Link Library (AcadInet DLL)
  • prxyinet.dll - PrxyInet Dynamic Link Library (PrxyInet DLL)
  • acadbtn.dll - ACADBTN Dynamic Link Library (AutoCAD Button Resource Library)
  • adctrls.dll - ADCTRLS Dynamic Link Library (ADCTRLS DLL)
  • addplwiz.exe - Autodesk Hardcopy Subsystem (Autodesk Hardcopy Add-A-Plotter Wizard)
  • AdFTP.dll - AutoCAD FTP Shell Extension (AdFTP FTP Shell Extension)
  • apperr.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy Error-Handler DLL
  • aseloc.dll - AseLoc Dynamic Link Library (AseLoc DLL)
  • coreerr.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy Core Error DLL
  • gridres.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy Grid Resource DLL
  • oletohdi7.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy OLE-to-HDI conv. DLL
  • pc3exe.exe - Autodesk Hardcopy Plotter Configuration Editor
  • physpen.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy PhysPen DLL
  • plcalwiz.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy Plotter Calibration Wizard DLL
  • plcferr.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy Plot Config. Error DLL
  • plotcfg7.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy Plot Config. Toolkit DLL
  • prntprog.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy Plot Progress Dialog DLL
  • psizewiz.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy Paper Size Wizard DLL
  • r14pskit.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy Plot Style Table Wizard DLL
  • styedit.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy StyEdit DLL
  • styexe.exe - Autodesk Hardcopy Plot Style Table Editor
  • styleeng.dll - Autodesk Hardcopy Plot Style Engine DLL
  • styshwiz.exe - Autodesk Hardcopy Plot Style Table Wizard
  • acgs.dll - AutoCAD 3D Graphics System
  • anav.dll - anav Dynamic Link Library (anav DLL)
  • AcBr15.dll - Autodesk, Inc. ObjectDBX
  • acedinetserviceps.dll - AcedInetServicePS Module
  • AcGe15.dll
  • AcGex15.dll
  • adlmbase.dll - Autodesk,Inc. - adlmbase (Autodesk AdlmBase DLL)
  • adlmres.dll - Autodesk,Inc. - adlmres (Autodesk Adlm Resource DLL)
  • AcedInetService.dll - AcedInetService Module
  • asilloc.dll - Autodesk, Inc. AsilLoc (AsilLoc)
  • sqldata.dll - Autodesk, Inc. SQLData (SQLData)
  • asiloc.dll - Autodesk, Inc. AsiLoc (AsiLoc)
  • sqleng.dll - Autodesk, Inc. SQLEng (SQLEng)
  • tmptbl.dll - Autodesk, Inc. tmptbl (tmptbl)
  • acurlutl15.dll - dburlutl Application
  • errenu.dll - Autodesk, Inc. ERREN (ERREN)
  • acdcutils.dll - DCUTILS Application (dcUtils Application)
  • adesksys.dll - Autodesk System DLL
  • vlabout.dll - Visual LISP Support (Visual LISP About dialog DLL)
  • vlcom.dll - Visual LISP COM resource DLL
  • vlide.dll - Visual LISP IDE resource DLL
  • vllib.dll - Visual LISP resource DLL
  • vlmsg.dll
  • vlres.dll
  • assist.exe - Assist Application (Assist MFC Application)
  • csp.dll - Autodesk, Inc. CSP (CSP)
  • liveupdate.dll - LiveUpdate Module
  • aclbed.dll - Autodesk ACLBED (ACLBED)
  • axauto15.dll - axauto15 Module
  • resize.dll - RESIZE Library (RESIZE MFC DLL)
  • acpreview.ocx - AutoCAD Today (AcPreview ActiveX Support)
  • sharemfc.dll - Autodesk, Inc

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • acad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1F46447-69AB-4B1E-8A70-86BD5E74DD98}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Mechanical Desktop 5?

Quickly and completely remove Mechanical Desktop 5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Mechanical Desktop 5 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 Mechanical Desktop 5, 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 Mechanical Desktop 5.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 14%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
US RANK
#46,091

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 8 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.67%
  Belgium 6.67%
  Canada 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Sony 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Intel 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
Sony SVD13215PXB 16.67%
mustek6376 D865GLC_ 16.67%
LENOVO 0862 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1269c 16.67%
HP ProBook 4540s 16.67%
Acer Aspire X1430G 16.67%

About Autodesk

Autodesk focuses on 3D design application for use in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media and entertainment industries.
Publisher URL: www.autodesk.com

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