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Should I remove Proteus 8 Demonstration?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,467
Reach 0.0048%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.57 days
311.78 days >
Average installed length: 163.82 days


8.2.18911.0 10.53%
8.2.18428.0 19.30%
8.1.17358.0 36.84%
8.1.17219.0 7.02%
8.0.16153.0 8.77%
8.0.15918.0 1.75%
8.0.15852.0 5.26%
8.0.15611.0 10.53%

Proteus 8 Demonstration


Proteus 8 Demonstration is a program developed by Labcenter Electronics. The most used version is 8.1.17358.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 main program executable is PDS_1.exe. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 580.96 KB (594,899 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 19% of users of Proteus 8 Demonstration come from India, it is also popular in the United States and TN.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.labcenter.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Labcenter Electronics\Proteus 8 Demonstration\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E1FA34DE-B1FB-4073-A8FD-A483139172D8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 580.96 KB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Proteus 8 Demonstration

Program executable:PDS_1.exe
Additional files:
  • CONSOLE.EXE - Proteus Design Suite (PROSPICE Simulation Module)
  • EASYHDL.DLL - EASYHDL Script Interpreter
  • PDS.EXE - Proteus 8 (Proteus 8 Application Framework)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PDS.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Labcenter Electronics\Proteus 8 Demonstration\BIN\PDS.EXE'.

How do I remove Proteus 8 Demonstration?

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Or, you can uninstall Proteus 8 Demonstration 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 Proteus 8 Demonstration, 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 Proteus 8 Demonstration.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.91%
Windows 8 24.56%
Windows XP 10.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.79%
Windows 7 Professional 14.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.77%
Windows 8 Single Language 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.35% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 19.35%
  United States 14.52%
  TN 11.29%
  France 9.68%
  MA 6.45%
  Philippines 3.23%
  Turkey 3.23%
  Spain 3.23%
  Malaysia 3.23%
  South Africa 1.61%
  Brazil 1.61%
  SY 1.61%
  Ireland 1.61%
  Egypt 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.53%
ASUS 17.65%
Dell 15.69%
Acer 15.69%
Lenovo 7.84%
Sony 3.92%
Samsung 3.92%
Toshiba 1.96%
Sahara 1.96%
Intel 1.96%
MSI 1.96%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 4.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite A70 2.13%
Packard Bell dot s 2.13%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y48... 2.13%
LENOVO 20042 2.13%
HP-Pavilion NC876AA-ACJ P... 2.13%


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