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Should I remove Serif DrawPlus X6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,460
United States Rank #12,768
Reach 0.0259%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 78.19 days
378.78 days >
Average installed length: 199.02 days


VersionDistribution 21.70% 47.80% 11.54% 18.96%

Other programs by Serif (Europe) Ltd

Serif DrawPlus X6


Serif DrawPlus X6 is a program developed by Serif (Europe) Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is Serif.exe. The setup package is about 699.79 KB (716,583 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 40% of users of Serif DrawPlus X6 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.serif.com
Help link: www.support.serif.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Serif\DrawPlus\X6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8A8AB2D3-53DE-4A65-8D35-68A09AA1AD7A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 699.79 KB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Serif DrawPlus X6

Program executable:Serif.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Serif\DrawPlus\X6\Serif.exe
Additional files:
  • Serif.exe
  • subinacl.exe (by Microsoft) - SubInAcl

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • subinacl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BD9CAADF-0D09-4D8F-99E4-9A14F47BF6D8}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • subinacl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMAdvisor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\SUBINACL.exe" /verbose=1 /keyreg "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{8696D99C-E2D2-4614-85A8-90FB821470E0}" /grant="Everyone"=F.

How do I remove Serif DrawPlus X6?

Quickly and completely remove Serif DrawPlus X6 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Serif DrawPlus X6 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 Serif DrawPlus X6, 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 Serif DrawPlus X6.

Win 8 48%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 48.36%
Windows 7 48.09%
Windows XP 2.19%
Windows Vista 1.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.37%
Windows 8.1 20.33%
Windows 7 Professional 9.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.34%
Windows 10 Home 7.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.33%
  United Kingdom 23.11%
  Germany 10.38%
  Canada 3.30%
  France 2.83%
  Belgium 1.89%
  Australia 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.65%
  Austria 1.42%
  Portugal 1.18%
  South Africa 0.94%
  DK 0.94%
  Italy 0.94%
  Norway 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.00%
Dell 17.00%
Acer 15.00%
ASUS 8.50%
Medion 8.50%
Samsung 4.50%
Lenovo 4.00%
Toshiba 3.50%
Intel 2.50%
Alienware 1.50%
American Megatrends 1.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.38%
HP ENVY TS 15 Notebook PC 2.68%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.01%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.01%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.01%
Dell Inspiron M5040 2.01%

About Serif (Europe) Ltd

Serif is a developer and publisher of desktop publishing and graphic design software for the PC and offers free, feature-restricted versions of its latest titles and maintains a separate website allowing customers to download free copies of older versions of their applications.
Publisher URL: www.serif.com


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