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3% remove it97% keep it
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Windward System Five


Windward System Five is a software program developed by Windward Software Inc. The most common release is 5.30, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 primary executable is named systemfive.exe. The setup package generally installs about 61 files and is usually about 299.45 MB (313,998,395 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 78% of users of Windward System Five come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.windward-software.com
Installation folder: C:\windward\system5\bin
Uninstaller: C:\Windward\System5\bin\UNWISE.EXE C:\Windward\System5\bin\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 299.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windward System Five

Program executable:systemfive.exe
Name:Windward System Five
System Five
Additional files:
  • bcopy32.exe - Windward Software BCOPY wizard (BCOPY32)
  • WindwardPOS.exe - Windward POS Device Manager (System Five Point of Sale Devices)
  • S5Control.exe - Windward System Five (System Five Control)
  • WWAnywhere.exe - System Five
  • wwAnywhereMonitor.exe
  • WWAnywhereOld.exe
  • S5Sync.exe - S5 (S5Sync)
  • LiveUp.exe - Windward Software FTP Update Wizard
  • Part.exe - partsmart import
  • drm.dll (by Pervasive Software) - Pervasive PSQL 10.10 (Pervasive Data Access Components)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • unzdll.dll - BCB/Delphi UnZip (Win32 DLL, UNZIP)
  • zipdll.dll - BCB/Delphi Zip (Win32 DLL, ZIP)
  • DelZip179.dll (by DelphiZip) - DelphiZip (Freeware Zip/Unzip)
  • wPDF010A.dll (by wpcubed GmbH) - wPDF (PDF Export DLL)
  • multidll.dll
  • PartServer.exe
  • WindwardKeyHookDll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F881C818-B482-4061-9C95-F8D0A8DE8A02}' (runs on registration).
  • WWAnywhere.exe runs as a service named 'Windward Anywhere' (WWAnywhereService).

How do I remove Windward System Five?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows Small Business Se... 25.00%
Windows Vista Business 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Canada 22.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Common models
Dell PowerEdge T110 II 33.33%
Dell Dell DXP061 33.33%
Gigabyte P55A-UD3 33.33%


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