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Should I remove OrthoCAD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #49,117
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VersionDistribution 20.00% 20.00% 20.00% 20.00% 20.00%



OrthoCAD is a program developed by Cadent. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 40.78 MB (42,765,335 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.orthocad.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cadent\OrthoCAD
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Cadent\OrthoCAD\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\Cadent\OrthoCAD\orthocad_install.log
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 40.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OrthoCAD

  • remote_cm.dll - iTero Case Manager (remote_cm)
  • OrthoCAD.exe - OrthoCAD (OrthoCAD - 3D modeling system)
  • gdi_mfc.dll
  • mfc_app_dlgs.dll
  • mfc_dlg_util.dll
  • mfc_mes_dlgs.dll
  • mfc_udlgs.dll
  • _ISource40.dll (by Smaller Animals Software) - ImgSource v4.0
  • 3d_infra.dll
  • 3d_ms.dll
  • ceph_ms.dll
  • fio.dll
  • gdi.dll
  • Glut32.dll
  • math_util.dll
  • mt.dll
  • ortho_objs_ms.dll
  • surf_edit.dll
  • surf_ms.dll
  • tools_util_ms.dll
  • tts_if.dll
  • util.dll
  • utools_ms.dll
  • xml_dom_interface.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove OrthoCAD?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 60.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 80.00%
Intel 20.00%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 960 33.33%
Dell OptiPlex 380 33.33%
Dell Latitude E6510 33.33%


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