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Plugwise Source


Plugwise Source is a software program developed by Plugwise. The most common release is 2.23, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named plugwisepc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 18.73 MB (19,641,305 bytes). The installed file PlugwiseUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 56% of users of Plugwise Source come from Netherlands, it is also popular in Germany and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\plugwise\plugwise source
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Plugwise\Plugwise Source\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 18.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Plugwise Source

Program executable:plugwisepc.exe
Name:Plugwise Source
Path:C:\Program Files\plugwise\plugwise source\plugwisepc.exe
Additional files:
  • Plugwise.Rest.Core.dll - Plugwise.Rest.Core (Plugwise.Rest.Core.Core)
  • Plugwise.Chart.dll - Plugwise Source (Plugwise.Chart)
  • Plugwise.Core.dll - Plugwise.Core
  • Plugwise.Dal.dll - Plugwise.Dal
  • Plugwise.Debug.dll - Plugwise.Debug
  • Plugwise.ExternalDevices.dll - Plugwise.ExternalDevices
  • Plugwise.Images.dll - Plugwise.Images
  • Plugwise.IO.dll - Plugwise.IO
  • Plugwise.IO.Ports.dll - Plugwise.IO.Ports
  • Plugwise.IO.Remote.dll - Plugwise.IO.Remote
  • Plugwise.Net.dll - Plugwise.Net
  • Plugwise.UI.dll - Plugwise.UI
  • Plugwise.UI.Wizard.dll - Plugwise.IO.Wizard
  • Plugwise.Util.dll - Plugwise.Util
  • Plugwise.Utils.dll - Plugwise.Utils
  • PlugwiseBackup.exe - PlugwiseBackup
  • PlugwiseConfig.exe - PlugwiseConfig
  • PlugwiseDiag.exe - PlugwiseDiag
  • PlugwiseMeters.exe - PlugwiseMeters
  • PlugwiseServer.exe - SourceServer
  • PlugwiseUpdate.exe - PlugwiseUpdate
  • PlugwiseWatchDog.exe - PlugwiseWatchDog
  • PWUtil.exe - PWUtil
  • uninstall.exe
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLibrary unlabelled version)
  • PortTest.exe - PortTest
  • Routrek.Granados.dll (by Routrek Networks, Inc) - Granados

How do I remove Plugwise Source?

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Or, you can uninstall Plugwise Source 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 Plugwise Source, 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 Plugwise Source.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 8 17.86%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.81%
Windows 8 Pro 7.41%
Windows 8.1 7.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.41%
Windows 7 Professional 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.25% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 56.25%
  Germany 25.00%
  United States 15.63%
  France 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.00%
Medion 20.00%
Dell 12.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Samsung 12.00%
Hewlett-Packard 4.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Sony 4.00%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 8.33%
Acer Aspire V3-771 8.33%
MSI MS-7636 4.17%
Medion E5218 4.17%
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 4.17%


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