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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,769
United States Rank #9,930
Reach 0.0436%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 50.97 days
527.09 days >
Average installed length: 276.95 days


10.1.3143 15.64%
10.1.3035 83.39%
10.1.2891 0.98%

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ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop

What is ArcGIS for Desktop?  (from Environmental Systems Research Institute)

Hundreds of tools for performing spatial analysis are included in ArcGIS for Desktop. These tools allow you to turn data into actionable information and automate many of your GIS tasks. With support for more than 70 data formats, you can easily integrate all types of data for visualization and analysis. Produce high-q...  Read more


ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop is a software program developed by Environmental Systems Research Institute. The most common release is 10.1.3035, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named ESRI.exe. The setup package generally installs about 76 files and is usually about 2.01 MB (2,109,489 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 39% of users of ArcGIS for Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.esri.com
Help link: support.esri.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\Desktop10.1\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcGIS\Support\ESRI.exe" msiexec.exe /i {6C8365F4-1102-4064-B696-68842D20B933}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop

Program executable:ESRI.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\archivos comunes\arcgis\support\ESRI.exe
Additional files:
  • aiarcapi.dll - ARC/INFO
  • aiarcres.dll
  • aibase.dll - aibase.dll library for ARC/INFO
  • aifeat.dll - aifeat.dll library for ARC/INFO
  • aigridio.dll - aigridio.dll library for ARC/INFO
  • aisdtslist.exe
  • aisdtsp2a.exe
  • aisdtsr2g.exe
  • aishape.dll - aishape.dll library for ARC/INFO
  • aitopo.dll

How do I remove ArcGIS for Desktop?

Quickly and completely remove ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ArcGIS for Desktop 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 ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, 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 ArcGIS for Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.39%
Windows 8 31.87%
Windows XP 2.28%
Windows Vista 1.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.67%
Windows 7 Professional 19.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.87%
Windows 8.1 8.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.72%
Windows 8 Pro 4.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.19%
  Canada 4.35%
  Brazil 3.63%
  Italy 3.05%
  United Kingdom 2.47%
  Indonesia 2.18%
  Germany 2.18%
  Peru 2.03%
  Colombia 1.89%
  Iran 1.89%
  India 1.74%
  Mexico 1.74%
  Spain 1.60%
  France 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.42%
Hewlett-Packard 22.92%
ASUS 15.51%
Acer 11.01%
Toshiba 7.42%
Lenovo 6.74%
Samsung 4.04%
Intel 1.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.24%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.78%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.78%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.31%

About Environmental Systems Research Institute

Esri is a supplier of Geographic Information System software and geodatabase management applications and uses the name ArcGIS to refer to its suite of GIS software products.
Publisher URL: www.esri.com


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