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map&guide desktop 2012


map&guide desktop 2012 is a program developed by PTV AG. 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 software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 166.64 MB (174,733,662 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 72% of users of map&guide desktop 2012 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and BG.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ptv.de
Help link: www.mapandguide.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PTV-AG\map&guide desktop 2012
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1A8FA2BB-2DE9-410E-AA3E-F96D3F582E1D}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0007 -removeonly
Estimated size: 166.64 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by map&guide desktop 2012

  • adr2sql.exe - map&guide (map&guide Adress Layer Converter)
  • EmissionArbiter.dll
  • HeightProfile.ocx
  • mAddress.dll
  • mcad.dll
  • mg.exe - map&guide desktop 2012
  • mg_pc.dll
  • mgadmin.exe - map&guide desktop 2012 Administration
  • mgelevtask.exe - map&guide desktop 2012 Elevated Tasks Helper Tool
  • mgstart.exe - map&guide desktop 2012 Starter Tool
  • MGXLS.exe - map&guide desktop 2012 Excel Addin
  • MKalif.dll
  • mmap.dll
  • mmm.dll
  • MRoadEdt.dll
  • mroute.dll
  • mtollpro.dll
  • OTML3.dll
  • PlugIn.ocx
  • cau.dll - CAU DLL
  • illv2010.dll - PinCode Generating Library
  • mg_uv.dll
  • ShellFolders.dll - ShellFolders library
  • CryptCtrl.dll - CryptCtrl Module
  • mghtlbk.dll (by MAP&GUIDE GmbH) - map&guide 25h
  • mghrdid.dll (by AzSDK Technology) - HardwareID (AzSDK HardwareID - Full Version)
  • dpiecsv.dll (by MAP&GUIDE GmbH)
  • SCFComp.dll (by PTVAG) - SCFComp
  • ASFiNAG.dll
  • bitmap32.dll
  • gpsi_def.dll
  • heightcon2.dll
  • HeightProfileStr.dll
  • libeay32.dll
  • LogDLL.dll (by PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG) - LogLib Logging Component
  • MapComposer.dll
  • MGevent.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • mgstart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5575301F-B0A1-46BE-BFE9-5F7C1F768D19}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove map&guide desktop 2012?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 8%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.83%
Windows 8 20.83%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 8 Pro 4.17%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.41% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 72.41%
  United States 17.24%
  BG 3.45%
  Italy 3.45%
  Poland 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Acer 21.05%
Medion 15.79%
Lenovo 15.79%
Dell 10.53%
Samsung 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
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MEDION P6622 5.26%


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