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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,599
United States Rank #4,004
Reach 0.2414%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.96 days
470.77 days >
Average installed length: 247.35 days


VersionDistribution 0.13% 1.07% 13.86% 84.94%

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What is Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 - English?  (from Autodesk)

Design and shape the world around you with the powerful, connected design tools in Autodesk® AutoCAD® software. Create stunning 3D designs, speed documentation, and connect with the cloud to collaborate on designs and access them from your mobile device.


Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 - English is a program developed by Autodesk. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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). In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The main program executable is Acad162_icon.exe. The software installer includes 124 files and is usually about 666.01 KB (681,999 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 30% of users of Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 - English come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-autocad
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2014\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2014\Setup\en-us\Setup\Setup.exe /P {5783F2D7-D001-0000-0102-0060B0CE6BBA} /M ACAD /language en-US
Estimated size: 666.01 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 - English

Program executable:Acad162_icon.exe
Additional files:
  • AcadMaxTransferWorkflow.dll - Autodesk Windows Components (Autodesk AcadMaxTransferWorkflow DLL)
  • addplwiz.exe - Autodesk Hardcopy Subsystem (Autodesk Hardcopy component)
  • AdWorkflowCore.dll - Autodesk Workflow Core DLL
  • AdWorkflowUI.dll - Autodesk Workflow UI DLL
  • apperr.dll
  • dswhip.dll - AutoCAD® 2D Graphics System (AutoCAD® 2D Graphics System (ADI replacement))
  • fontcap.dll
  • acge19.dll - Autodesk, Inc. ObjectDBX (acge19d.dll)
  • acgex19.dll - acgex19d.dll
  • AdDownloaderCore.dll - Autodesk Downloader Core
  • AcAnimationVideo.dll - AcAnimationVideo Module
  • AeciRm.dll - Autodesk Raster Design (AeciRm Module)
  • AcEditSpinAtl.dll - AcEditSpinATL Module
  • acurlutl19.dll - dburlutl Application
  • Connect.Client.ContentServiceClient.dll - ContentServiceClient
  • AcModelDocCOM.dll - AcSynergyCOM Module
  • Connect.Client.Application.dll - ClientApplication
  • AcGradient19.dll - AcGradient DLL
  • adcadmn.exe - ADC Admin Task
  • aruba.exe - DirectConnect (Autodesk DirectConnect)
  • slidelib.exe - slidelib
  • ac1st19.dll - AutoCAD (AutoCAD component)
  • acad.exe - AutoCAD Application
  • acadinet.dll
  • AcadShowcaseWorkflow.dll
  • AcAeNet.dll
  • AcApp.crx
  • AcArray.crx
  • acblock.crx
  • acbol.dll
  • AcBrandRes.dll
  • AcBrowserStub_x64.dll
  • AcBrowserStub_x86.dll
  • AcButterflyExt.dll
  • AcCalcEngine.crx
  • AcCalcUi.dll
  • AcCloud.dll
  • AcCloudConnect.crx
  • AcCloudRender.dll
  • AcCmMgr.crx
  • AcCommandToolTips.dll
  • accore.dll
  • accoreconsole.exe
  • accoremgd.dll
  • AcCui.dll
  • AcCustomize.dll
  • AcDataLink.crx
  • acdb19.dll
  • acdb19fm.dll
  • acdbmgd.dll
  • acdbmgdbrep.dll
  • acDcUtils.dll
  • AcDgnMsStr.dll
  • AcDialogToolTips.dll
  • acDim.crx
  • AcDimX19.dll
  • acdorder.crx
  • AcDrawStream.dll
  • AcDs.dll
  • AcDwfMarkupCore.crx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • acad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FFC02FFC-4CAD-4160-8529-F38265BAF83B}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • acad.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AutoCAD Application' and executes as C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2014\acad.exe.

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  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:
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Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.24%
Windows 10 46.80%
Windows XP 0.88%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.24%
Windows 7 Professional 14.23%
Windows 8.1 10.30%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.02%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.00%
  Brazil 7.18%
  Canada 3.22%
  India 3.08%
  United Kingdom 2.92%
  Turkey 2.86%
  Italy 2.86%
  Mexico 2.76%
  Iran 2.64%
  Australia 2.37%
  Netherlands 2.17%
  Saudi Arabia 1.95%
  Egypt 1.89%
  Malaysia 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.91%
Dell 21.38%
ASUS 17.09%
Acer 11.39%
Lenovo 7.40%
Toshiba 7.07%
Samsung 4.26%
Intel 1.46%
MSI 0.94%
Alienware 0.49%
Sony 0.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.84%
ASUS All Series 5.35%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.87%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.37%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.29%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.14%

About Autodesk

Autodesk focuses on 3D design application for use in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media and entertainment industries.
Publisher URL: www.autodesk.com


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