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Should I remove Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,797
United States Rank #19,077
Reach 0.0123%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 86.06 days
251.95 days >
Average installed length: 132.38 days


10.3.894.0 9.09%
10.3.790.0 13.64%
10.3.650.0 2.07%
10.3.525.0 75.21%

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Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014

What is Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014?  (from Autodesk)

Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® software is a civil engineering design and documentation solution that supports Building Information Modeling workflows. Using AutoCAD Civil 3D, infrastructure professionals can better understand project performance, maintain more consistent data and processes, and respond faster to change....  Read more


Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 is a software program developed by Autodesk. The most common release is 10.3.525.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 Civ_Icon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 633.24 KB (648,437 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 43% of users of Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 come from the United States, it is also popular in Peru and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autodesk.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014\Setup\en-us\Setup\Setup.exe /P {5783F2D7-D000-0409-0102-0060B0CE6BBA} /M C3D /language en-US
Estimated size: 633.24 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014

Program executable:Civ_Icon.exe
Additional files:
  • AcadMaxTransferWorkflow.dll - Autodesk Windows Components (Autodesk AcadMaxTransferWorkflow DLL)
  • AcAnimationVideo.dll - AcAnimationVideo Module
  • 3am.Core.Geo.v3.dll - Autodesk Civil View (ThreeAm.Core.Geo)
  • 3am.Data.Vesper.v3.dll - ThreeAm.Data.Vesper
  • Acbrdres.dll - AutoCAD Civil 3D (AeccVerticalBranding DLL)
  • acadmapResource.dll - AutoCAD Map (AutoCAD Map component)
  • AcCmdTargetResource.dll
  • AcDsDesignServiceManaged.dll - DesignService Managed Dynamic Link Library
  • AcDsDesignServiceResource.dll - Design Service Message Library Component
  • AcDsmapvdb.dll
  • AcDxDataExchangeService.dll - Autodesk (Data Exchange Service)
  • ac1st19.dll - AutoCAD (AutoCAD component)
  • acad.exe - AutoCAD Application
  • acadinet.dll
  • AcadShowcaseWorkflow.dll
  • AcAeNet.dll
  • acbol.dll
  • AcBrandRes.dll
  • AcBrowserStub_x64.dll
  • AcButterflyExt.dll
  • AcCalcUi.dll
  • AcCloud.dll
  • AcCloudRender.dll
  • AcCommandToolTips.dll
  • accore.dll
  • accoreconsole.exe
  • accoremgd.dll
  • AcCui.dll
  • AcCustomize.dll
  • acdb19.dll
  • acdbmgd.dll
  • acdbmgdbrep.dll
  • acDcUtils.dll
  • AcDgnMsStr.dll
  • AcDialogToolTips.dll
  • AcDimX19.dll
  • AcDrawStream.dll
  • AcDs.dll
  • AcDx.dll
  • acdcgridasu.dll (by Rogue Wave Software) - Objective Grid (ObjGrid DLL Shared Library - Release Version)
  • AcDsDesignService.dll
  • AcDsMapEnabler.dll
  • AcDsMapEnablerArx.dll
  • AcDsMapEnablerDbx.dll

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.

How do I remove Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014?

You can uninstall Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 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 Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014, 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 Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.37%
Windows 10 44.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 23.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.98%
Windows 8.1 9.92%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.85%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.30%
  Peru 8.05%
  Brazil 5.36%
  Canada 4.60%
  Colombia 3.83%
  Mexico 2.30%
  South Africa 1.92%
  Egypt 1.92%
  BO 1.53%
  United Kingdom 1.53%
  Chile 1.15%
  Belgium 1.15%
  Australia 1.15%
  New Zealand 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.95%
Hewlett-Packard 16.58%
ASUS 14.97%
Acer 8.56%
Toshiba 8.02%
Lenovo 7.49%
Samsung 3.74%
Intel 3.21%
Sony 2.14%
Apple 1.07%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.85%
ASUS All Series 3.85%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.31%
Dell Precision T1650 2.31%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 2.31%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.31%

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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