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Should I remove ABViewer 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 9.30% 18.60% 2.33% 32.56% 16.28% 2.33% 18.60%

ABViewer 8


ABViewer 8 is a program developed by Soft Gold. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is abviewer.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 43.4 MB (45,506,691 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 36% of users of ABViewer 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cadsofttools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Soft Gold\ABViewer 8\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Soft Gold\ABViewer 8\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 43.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ABViewer 8

Program executable:abviewer.exe
ABViewer 8
Path:C:\Program Files\soft gold\abviewer 8\abviewer.exe
Additional files:
  • Thumbnails.exe - CADSoftTools Thumbnails (CADSoftTools Thumbnails
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • sginstex.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove ABViewer 8?

You can uninstall ABViewer 8 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ABViewer 8, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ABViewer 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.42%
Windows XP 13.95%
Windows 10 9.30%
Windows Vista 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.76%
Windows 8 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.71%
  Germany 12.50%
  Israel 8.93%
  RS 3.57%
  Finland 3.57%
  Australia 3.57%
  Netherlands 3.57%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Taiwan 1.79%
  Switzerland 1.79%
  Russia 1.79%
  India 1.79%
  Greece 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.24%
Hewlett-Packard 24.24%
ASUS 12.12%
Acer 12.12%
American Megatrends 6.06%
Sahara 3.03%
Packard Bell 3.03%
Medion 3.03%
Toshiba 3.03%
Lenovo 3.03%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7529 2.78%
LENOVO 20042 2.78%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1285d 2.78%
Dell Precision T1600 2.78%
Dell Latitude E6530 2.78%


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