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Should I remove Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D 5.0 100.00%

Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D 5.0


Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D 5.0 is a software program developed by Vertriebs-GmbH. 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. 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 primary executable is named Unwise32.exe. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 60% of users of Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sybex.de
Help link: www.sybex.de/support.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D 5.0
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\PUNCH!~1.0\UNWISE32.EXE /Z /R C:\Program Files2\PUNCH!~1.0\INSTALL.LOG "Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D 5.0"

Program filesFiles installed by Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D 5.0

Program executable:Unwise32.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D 5.0\Unwise32.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Unwise32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • Unwise32.exe runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Unwise32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D?

Quickly and completely remove Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D 5.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D 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 Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D 5.0, 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 Punch! ViaCAD 2D-3D.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows Vista Business 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 60.00%
  United States 33.33%
  Austria 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 28.57%
Acer 14.29%
Toshiba 14.29%
Sony 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Common models
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