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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #48,915
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Versions

VersionDistribution
7.7.2 50.00%
7.6.2 25.00%
7.4.3 25.00%

Principal Disability Insurance Illustration System

Overview

Principal Disability Insurance Illustration System is a software program developed by Principal Financial Group. The most common release is 7.7.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 setup package generally installs about 114 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.principal.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\principal\mktgillus\diis\jre\lib\zi\america
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4B9619EC-6ABF-46F0-999E-99B6200C3D12}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Principal Disability Insurance Illustration System

  • awt.dll (by Oracle) - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U9 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Oracle) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • dbocalccomjava.dll
  • dcpr.dll
  • decora-d3d.dll
  • decora-sse.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • dicalccomjava.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • fxplugins.dll
  • glass.dll
  • glib-lite.dll
  • gstreamer-lite.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • jabswitch.exe - Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javaaccessbridge.dll
  • javaaccessbridge-32.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • javafx-font.dll
  • javafx-iio.dll
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jawt.dll
  • jawtaccessbridge.dll
  • jawtaccessbridge-32.dll
  • jdbcodbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jfxmedia.dll
  • jfxwebkit.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jsdt.dll
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • kcms.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • kprcalccomjava.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • jp2iexp.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}.
Service
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".
Startup File (User Run)
  • javaw.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'update' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe" -jar "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\update.jar".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe'.
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\java.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

java.exe
Memory:51.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0012977854%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012127%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00117651%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,681,869,865
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:18.7 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
javaw.exe
Memory:86.2 MB
Total CPU:0.0231238333%
Kernel CPU:0.00903025%
User CPU:0.01409359%
CPU cycles/sec:15,015,714
Switches/sec:20
I/O reads/min:622.15 KB
I/O writes/min:258.22 KB
jqs.exe
Memory:4.53 MB
Total CPU:0.0140922445%
Kernel CPU:0.00713569%
User CPU:0.00695656%
Switches/sec:9
I/O reads/min:2.7 MB
I/O writes/min:888 Bytes

How do I remove Principal Disability Insurance Illustration System?

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Or, you can uninstall Principal Disability Insurance Illustration System 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 Principal Disability Insurance Illustration System, 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 Principal Disability Insurance Illustration System.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Principal Disability Insurance Illustration System you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 50.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%

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?
Hewlett-Packard 75.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Common models
HP EliteBook 2760p 50.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L55-A 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 23-d050xt 25.00%

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