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QuantaSoft is a program developed by Bio-Rad Laboratories. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is QuantaSoft.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 11.19 MB (11,736,762 bytes). FirmwareUpdater.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of QuantaSoft come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bio-rad.com
Help link: www.bio-rad.com/Contact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bio-Rad\QuantaSoft\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1C42B3E6-F230-4544-A7FB-236AEBA558B9}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 11.19 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by QuantaSoft

Program executable:QuantaSoft.exe
Name:QuantaSoft Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Bio-Rad\QuantaSoft\QuantaSoft.exe
Additional files:
  • DropletReaderDeviceIoControlLoggerProxy.dll - Logger Proxy for Droplet Reader Device IO Control (DropletReaderDeviceIoControlLoggerProxy)
  • DropletReaderInterceptor.dll - Droplet Reader Interceptor (Simulator) Library
  • DRQLUsbCommunication.dll - Droplet Reader USB Communications Library
  • BasicDLL.dll - Basic USB Communication Library
  • QLFirmwareDownload.exe - Firmware Downloader Application
  • CoreTypes.dll - QuantaSoft Core Types Library (CoreTypes)
  • DeviceInterop.dll - Device Interoperation Library (DeviceInterop)
  • QLFpgaDownload.exe - FPGA Downloader Application
  • QuantaLabDLL.dll - QuantaSoft Engine Library
  • DropletReaderSimulator.dll - Droplet Reader Simulator (DropletReaderSimulator)
  • QuantaSoft.exe - QuantaSoft Application
  • FirmwareUpdater.dll - FirmwareUpdater
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • ZedGraph.dll - ZedGraph Library (ZedGraph)
  • ObjectListView.dll (by Bright Ideas Software) - ObjectListView
  • SparkleLibrary.dll (by Bright Ideas Software) - SparkleLibrary (Sparkle Library)

How do I remove QuantaSoft?

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

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Italy 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 50.00%
Lenovo 50.00%


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