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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #27,311
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15.30.96 6.80%
15.20.82 1.94%
15.00.9022 91.26%

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SolidWorks Installation Manager

What is SolidWorks Installation Manager?  (from SolidWorks)

SolidWorks Installation Manager is a standalone application that installs and updates your SolidWorks products. SolidWorks Background Downloader performs automated file downloads (for example, when a new Service Pack release is found) using background processes, enabling you to continue other work while downloading. Wh...  Read more


SolidWorks Installation Manager is a program developed by SolidWorks. The most used version is 15.00.9022, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.31 MB (2,419,535 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 32% of users of SolidWorks Installation Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solidworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Installation Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26621E14-A45B-45CD-9ED9-7A0A9B585DB4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.31 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SolidWorks Installation Manager

  • sldim.exe - SOLIDWORKS sldDownloadresu (sldDownloadresu)
  • regval.exe

How do I remove SolidWorks Installation Manager?

Quickly and completely remove SolidWorks Installation Manager 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 Installation Manager 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 Installation Manager, 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 Installation Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.40%
Windows XP 33.01%
Windows 8 10.68%
Windows Server 2003 1.94%
Windows Vista 0.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.80%
Windows 7 Professional 17.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.84%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.97%
Windows 8 1.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.43%
  MA 8.11%
  France 7.21%
  Canada 3.60%
  United Kingdom 3.60%
  TN 2.70%
  Sweden 2.70%
  Israel 2.70%
  Germany 2.70%
  Czech Republic 2.70%
  Taiwan 1.80%
  Australia 1.80%
  Mexico 1.80%
  DZ 1.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.27%
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
Acer 10.61%
ASUS 7.58%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Sahara 3.03%
Toshiba 3.03%
Lenovo 3.03%
Sony 3.03%
Compaq 1.52%
Intel 1.52%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard h8-1540ef 2.47%
Acer Aspire V5-471G 2.47%
Dell Studio XPS 7100 2.47%
HP 650 Notebook PC 2.47%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.47%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L50... 1.23%

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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