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Should I remove On-Screen Takeoff?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,213
United States Rank #12,438
Reach 0.0084%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 196.64 days
636.45 days >
Average installed length: 334.41 days


VersionDistribution 0.85% 3.39% 4.24% 5.08% 0.85% 7.63% 2.54% 7.63% 3.39% 49.15% 1.69% 1.69% 4.24% 2.54% 0.85% 0.85% 0.85% 0.85% 0.85% 0.85%

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On-Screen Takeoff


On-Screen Takeoff is a software program developed by On Center Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 23 files and is usually about 44.48 MB (46,642,373 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 94% of users of On-Screen Takeoff come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oncenter.com/products/ost
Help link: www.oncenter.com/support/tech_support_form.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\On-Screen Takeoff 3\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9F1DBB6C-6C1B-40B5-9DF1-59910F90F60A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 44.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by On-Screen Takeoff

  • OCSSync.exe - OCS Synchronizer Module
  • OPS_Downloader.dll - OPS_Downloader Module
  • HostIDGenerator.dll - HostIDGeneratorDll (HostIDGeneratorDll. Generates the Host ID that will be used to authorize your On Center Software applications.)
  • OCPDFConvert.exe - OCS PDF Converter (Batch PDF image file conversion tool)
  • Ost.exe - On-Screen Takeoff
  • OSTImport.dll - OSTImport Module
  • OstManager.dll - OstManager
  • pdf2image.dll (by VeryPDF.com Inc) - VeryPDF PDF To Image Converter SDK
  • DWFInfo.dll (by OnCenter Software) - OnCenter, On-Screen Takeoff (DWFInfo)
  • SymbCnt.dll (by OnCenter Software) - SymbolCounting Engine
  • CPCTool.exe (by Cartesian Products) - CPC Tool (Batch image file format conversion tool.)
  • cimage.dll (by verypdf.com Inc) - image
  • as2port.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Ost.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{704F2C6F-F0DB-4CB4-A9AD-DBBFA58FECC2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove On-Screen Takeoff?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.64%
Windows 8 27.12%
Windows Vista 3.39%
Windows XP 0.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 34.75%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.81%
Windows 8.1 11.86%
Windows 10 Home 5.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.75%
  Australia 2.08%
  Canada 2.08%
  Ireland 0.52%
  Egypt 0.52%
  BA 0.52%
  United Kingdom 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.64%
Hewlett-Packard 29.55%
Acer 7.95%
Lenovo 6.82%
ASUS 6.82%
Toshiba 4.55%
Alienware 2.27%
Samsung 1.14%
Common models
Dell Precision T1700 2.78%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.78%
Dell Latitude E6520 1.85%
Dell Precision M6700 1.85%
Dell OptiPlex 390 1.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.85%


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