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SolidWorks Explorer 2012 SP02


SolidWorks Explorer 2012 SP02 is a program developed by SolidWorks. The software installer includes 35 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 80% of users of SolidWorks Explorer 2012 SP02 come from the United States, it is also popular in TN.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solidworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolidWorks\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{58A53B98-4759-4BBE-8F2D-878CD6B18CE2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by SolidWorks Explorer 2012 SP02

  • solidworkslicenseservice.dll - SolidWorks Suite (System Level Service Installer)
  • fnp_act_installer.dll (by Flexera Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (Activation Licensing Service Installer)
  • lmutil.exe (by Flexera Software)
  • pdmwdwgutil.dll (by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks) - SolidWorks PDMWorks Util
  • pdmworks.dll (by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks) - PDMWorks Workgroup API
  • pdmworks.interop.pdmworks.dll
  • pdmworks_libfnp.dll - FLEXnet Publisher (64 bit) (FLEXnet Secure Activation Module)
  • rwuxthemesu90.dll (by Rogue Wave Software Inc) - RWUXTheme Dynamic Link Library
  • SkinHelperU.dll - Solidworks skinhelper (skinhelper)
  • sldcontentcentralmanaged.dll - Solidworks sldcontentcentralmanaged (sldcontentcentralmanaged)
  • slddwgifilter.dll - Solidworks DWF/DXF IFilter (slddwgifilter)
  • sldgridasu.dll (by Rogue Wave Software) - Objective Grid (ObjGrid DLL Shared Library - Release Version)
  • sldsearchcommonu.dll - Solidworks sldsearchcommon (sldsearchcommon)
  • sldsearchifilter.dll - Solidworks sldsearchifilter (sldsearchifilter)
  • sldsflasu.dll (by Rogue Wave Software) - Stingray Foundation Library (Stingray Foundation Library DLL - Unicode Release Ver.)
  • sldTagsPropscommonu.dll - Solidworks sldTagsPropsCommon (sldTagsPropsCommon)
  • sldvistaelevate.dll - Solidworks sldvistaelevate. (sldvistaelevate)
  • sldwinshellextresu.dll - Solidworks SldShlExtRes (SldShlExtRes)
  • sldwinshellextu.dll - Solidworks SldShlExt (SldShlExt)
  • SolidWorks.Interop.swdocumentmgr.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SwDocumentMgr'.
  • solidworksexplorer.exe - SolidWorksExplorer
  • SolidWorksExplorer_libFNP.dll
  • stdole.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
  • swactwiz.exe - SolidWorks Activation Wizard
  • swactwiz_libFNP.dll
  • swactwizhelpersc.exe - SolidWorks Activation Wizard Helper SC
  • swactwizres.dll - reginfo Application (reginfo MFC Application)
  • swinstactsvc.exe - SolidWorks Activation Service Installer
  • swlicservinst.exe
  • swlmutil.exe - Solidworks SWLMUTIL (SWLMUTIL)
  • swlmwiz.exe - swlmwiz Application (SolidNetWork License Administrator)
  • swlmwizres.dll - swlmwiz MFC Application
  • toolkitprovc90u.dll (by Dassault Systemes) - SolidWorks toolkitprovc80 (toolkitprovc80)
  • wpfHostLib.dll - SolidWorks WPFHostLib DLL
  • wpfPreviewFlowControl.dll - SolidWorks (wpfPreviewFlowControl)

How do I remove SolidWorks Explorer 2012 SP02?

Quickly and completely remove SolidWorks Explorer 2012 SP02 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SolidWorks Explorer 2012 SP02 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 SolidWorks Explorer 2012 SP02, 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 SolidWorks Explorer 2012 SP02.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

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

About (from SolidWorks Corporation)

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.
Publisher URL: www.solidworks.com


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