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Should I remove Quality Companion 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #42,183
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3.3.6 33.33%
3.3.5 3.70%
3.3.3 11.11%
3.3.1 25.93%
3.3.0 3.70%
3.2.1 11.11%
3.2.0 3.70%
3.1.0 7.41%

Quality Companion 3


Quality Companion 3 is a software program developed by Minitab. The most common release is 3.3.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named qc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files. 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 Quality Companion 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.minitab.com
Help link: www.minitab.com/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Minitab\Quality Companion 3\Companion\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{82A647BC-2F23-4289-A892-C4A8DD7CC0B7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Quality Companion 3

Program executable:qc.exe
Name:Quality Companion
Path:C:\Program Files\Minitab\Quality Companion 3\Companion\qc.exe
Additional files:
  • srvc.dll - Service Broker and Objects
  • openprot.dll - Open Protocol Library (Pluggable Protocol Support)
  • wssctl.dll - OpenCompanion Library (SharePoint OpenDocument Support)
  • htmldsgn.dll - HTML Editing Library (HTML Editing Support)
  • basehlpr.dll - Quality Companion (Basic Support Utilities)
  • core.dll - Core Domain Objects
  • formula.dll - Formula Engine Objects
  • htmlhlpr.dll - HTML Utility Library
  • ServerIntegration.dll - Dashboard Server Integration Library
  • upgrade.dll - File Upgrade Support
  • ViewModels.dll - View Data Abstraction Layer
  • cc3280mt.dll (by Borland) - Borland Developer Studio (Borland C++ Multi-thread RTL (WIN/VCL MT))
  • borlndmm.dll (by CodeGear) - CodeGear Memory Manager
  • libexslt.dll
  • libtidy.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • libxslt.dll
  • libzip.dll

How do I remove Quality Companion 3?

Quickly and completely remove Quality Companion 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Quality Companion 3 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 Quality Companion 3, 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 Quality Companion 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 7%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.26%
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows XP 7.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 7 Professional 18.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.81%
Windows 8 Pro 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.10%
  India 12.20%
  Australia 7.32%
  MA 2.44%
  Canada 2.44%
  Malaysia 2.44%
  Romania 2.44%
  Brazil 2.44%
  BM 2.44%
  United Kingdom 2.44%
  Colombia 2.44%
  Mexico 2.44%
  Singapore 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.08%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Lenovo 11.54%
ASUS 11.54%
Acer 7.69%
Sony 7.69%
Samsung 3.85%
Gateway 3.85%
Toshiba 3.85%
Apple 3.85%
Common models
ASUSTeK CM5571 3.70%
LENOVO 4239CTO 3.70%
LENOVO 20238 3.70%
Dell Vostro 1450 3.70%
Dell Precision T1600 3.70%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro10,1 3.70%

About (from Minitab, Inc.)

Minitab Inc. delivers software and services for quality improvement and statistics education.
Publisher URL: www.minitab.com


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