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5% remove it95% keep it
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Autodesk DirectConnect 2009 64-bit

What is Autodesk DirectConnect 2009 64-bit?

Autodesk DirectConnect is a family of data translators. Each of these translators imports a specific CAD file format into one or more Autodesk products.

About  (from Autodesk)

Autodesk┬« DirectConnect software enables you to exchange industrial design data efficiently with engineers using CAD products. The result is a fluid digital design workflow that eliminates rework, saves time, and preserves your design intent. To exchange data with mechanical design and engineering products from Autode...  Read more


The primary executable is named apcw.exe. The setup package generally installs about 58 files and is usually about 301.06 KB (308,283 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: usa.autodesk.com/alias/directconnect-data-transfer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\DirectConnect2009 (64-bit)\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{EC4EBC45-30AF-4F3C-B2B5-2FAF3FF9A1D1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 301.06 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk DirectConnect 2009 64-bit

Program executable:apcw.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\DirectConnect2009 (64-bit)\bin\apcw.exe
Additional files:
  • aruba.exe - Autodesk DirectConnect 2009 (Autodesk DirectConnect)
  • ac1st17.dll - Autodesk, Inc. ObjectDBX
  • acdb17.dll
  • acdb17enures.dll - acdb17dres.dll
  • acge17.dll - acge17d.dll
  • acgex17.dll - acgex17d.dll
  • AcMPolygonObj17enuRes.dll - AcMPolygonObjRes Module
  • ASMAHL120A.dll - Autodesk ShapeManager (D-Cubed Hidden Line Manager)
  • ASMBASE120A.dll - ASM Baseutil
  • ASMBLND120A.dll - ASM Blend
  • ASMBOOL120A.dll - ASM Boolean
  • ASMCOVR120A.dll - ASM Cover
  • ASMCSTR120A.dll - constructor
  • ASMCT120A.dll - ASM Cellular Topology
  • ASMEULR120A.dll - ASM Euler
  • ASMFCT120A.dll - ASM Faceter
  • ASMGA120A.dll - ASM Generalized Attributes
  • ASMIHL120A.dll - ASM IHL
  • ASMINTR120A.dll - ASM Intersections
  • ASMKERN120A.dll - ASM Kernel
  • ASMLAW120A.dll - ASM LAW
  • ASMLOP120A.dll - ASM Local Operations
  • AcGradient17.dll - AcGradient DLL
  • AcMPolygonMGD.dll - AutoCAD Map (AutoCAD Map component)
  • AcAuthEntities17enures.dll - AutoCAD (AutoCAD component)
  • AcAxDb17enures.dll
  • acdbmgd.dll
  • AcPersSubentNaming17.dll - AcPersSubentNaming DLL Application
  • AcSceneRes.dll - Scene Resources
  • AcSignCore16.dll
  • ad17asm120.dll
  • AdIntImgServices.dll
  • AdImaging.dll - AdImaging Module
  • AdImagingRes.dll - AdImagingRes Module

How do I remove Autodesk DirectConnect 2009 64-bit?

You can uninstall Autodesk DirectConnect 2009 64-bit 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 DirectConnect 2009 (64-bit), 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 DirectConnect 2009 64-bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.18%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows 10 5.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.14%
Windows 7 Professional 24.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.62%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 2.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.17%
  India 9.43%
  Taiwan 3.77%
  Spain 3.77%
  Israel 3.77%
  Hong Kong 1.89%
  MK 1.89%
  Chile 1.89%
  Singapore 1.89%
  Thailand 1.89%
  France 1.89%
  NG 1.89%
  Australia 1.89%
  New Zealand 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.81%
ASUS 19.35%
Dell 12.90%
Acer 12.90%
Sony 6.45%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
Gateway 3.23%
Intel 3.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.67%
MSI MS-7522 6.67%
Micro-Star MS-7514 6.67%
Supermicro X7DWA 3.33%
Sony VPCEB1Z1E 3.33%
Sony VPCEA36FH 3.33%

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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