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SimPlant Updater


SimPlant Updater is a program developed by Materialise Dental. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is updater.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 4.46 MB (4,675,604 bytes). Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 70% of users of SimPlant Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.materialise.com
Help link: www.materialise.com/customer-service-remote-assistance
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Materialise Dental\SimPlant Updater
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3
Estimated size: 4.46 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SimPlant Updater

Program executable:updater.exe
Name:SimPlant Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\materialise dental\simplant updater\updater.exe
Additional files:
  • Application.HostView.dll
  • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.Common.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Enterprise Library for .NET (Enterprise Library Shared Library)
  • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.Logging.dll (by Microsoft) - Enterprise Library Logging Application Block
  • Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation.dll - Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation
  • Microsoft.Practices.Unity.dll - Microsoft Unity Application Block (Microsoft.Practices.Unity)
  • Microsoft.Practices.Unity.Interception.dll - Microsoft.Practices.Unity.InterceptionExtension

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Updater.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SimPlant Updater' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Materialise Dental\SimPlant Updater\Updater.exe".

How do I remove SimPlant Updater?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 20%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  France 10.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  Canada 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Medion 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7501 20.00%
LENOVO 2516CTO 20.00%
HP Z400 Workstation 20.00%
Dell Inspiron 7720 20.00%
Dell Inspiron 5520 20.00%


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