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Should I remove Autodesk DWF Viewer 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,071
United States Rank #7,411
Reach 0.1324%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.40 days
631.21 days >
Average installed length: 331.65 days


7.2.0 73.79%
7.0.0 26.21%

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Autodesk DWF Viewer 7

What is Autodesk DWF Viewer 7?  (from Autodesk)

Download the free Autodesk DWF Viewer to easily view and print 2D and 3D drawings, maps, and models in the DWF format the ideal way to share accurate design information. Only DWF is built for distributing CAD files and 3D models so the fidelity and intelligence of designs can be communicated securely, including object ...  Read more


Autodesk DWF Viewer 7 is a software program developed by Autodesk. The most common release is 7.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named DWFViewer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 34.29 MB (35,952,318 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 21% of users of Autodesk DWF Viewer 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autodesk.com
Help link: www.autodesk.com/dwfviewer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Autodesk DWF Viewer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9A346205-EA92-4406-B1AB-50379DA3F057}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 34.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk DWF Viewer 7

Program executable:DWFViewer.exe
Name:Autodesk DWF Viewer
Path:C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Autodesk DWF Viewer\DWFViewer.exe
Additional files:
  • lacadp.dll - ACEXTLS Dynamic Link Library
  • AdCommon.dll - Autodesk Express Viewer (Autodesk AdCommon Module)
  • AdView.dll - Autodesk ExpressViewerDll Module
  • ExpressViewer.exe - Autodesk ExpressViewer Module
  • AdImagingServices3.dll - Autodesk DWF Viewer (Autodesk AdImagingServices Module)
  • DwfSelection.dll - Autodesk DwfSelection Module
  • DwfViewer.dll - Autodesk DwfViewer Module
  • DwfViewer.exe
  • adlmint.dll - ADLM
  • IconRefresh.exe - IconRefresh
  • Setup.exe (by Fusion) - Application title (TIN Setup Pro)
  • _Setup.dll (by Tarma Software Research) - Tarma Installer (TIN Setup)
  • _Setupx.dll (by Tarma Software Research) - Tarma Installer extension DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DWFViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{885F0BB6-963D-4277-9D66-0D2ECD705C46}' (runs on registration).
  • ExpressViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A880E779-2404-490C-ADAC-326711032260}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ExpressViewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Autodesk DWF Viewer\ExpressViewer.exe'.

How do I remove Autodesk DWF Viewer 7?

You can uninstall Autodesk DWF Viewer 7 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 DWF Viewer 7, 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 DWF Viewer 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.45%
Windows XP 20.22%
Windows 10 14.55%
Windows Vista 8.66%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.78%
Windows 7 Professional 14.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.36%
Windows 10 Home 3.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.02%
  Italy 9.31%
  India 4.05%
  MA 3.65%
  Spain 3.40%
  France 3.01%
  Iran 2.94%
  Taiwan 2.90%
  United Kingdom 2.69%
  Brazil 2.36%
  Mexico 2.22%
  Germany 2.15%
  Canada 1.68%
  Argentina 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.28%
Hewlett-Packard 24.10%
Acer 13.75%
ASUS 9.89%
Toshiba 5.11%
Intel 4.39%
American Megatrends 2.82%
Lenovo 2.42%
Samsung 2.36%
Sahara 1.11%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.99%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.51%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.10%
INTEL DG31PR 2.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.69%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.48%

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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