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4% remove it96% keep it
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Autodesk DirectConnect 2010

What is Autodesk DirectConnect 2010?

Autodesk DirectConnect is a family of data translators. Each of these translators imports a specific CAD file format into one or more Autodesk products. A wide range of file formats is supported; for certain of these you must have the CAD product also installed for it to work. The data is imported as native solids Body objects that can be interactively retesselated as needed. Users of 3ds Max Design 2013 can refine the data until they get the precision they need in their renderings.

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 main program executable is aruba.exe. The software installer includes 64 files and is usually about 421.55 KB (431,672 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autodesk.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\File comuni\Autodesk Shared\DirectConnect2010\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{38F2E726-1FF5-4AAB-96AD-CAB5079E8846}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 421.55 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk DirectConnect 2010

Program executable:aruba.exe
Autodesk DirectConnect
Path:C:\Program Files\File comuni\Autodesk Shared\DirectConnect2010\bin\Aruba\aruba.exe
Additional files:
  • ac1st18.dll - AutoCAD (AutoCAD component)
  • AcAuthEntities18enures.dll
  • AcAxDb18enures.dll
  • acdb18.dll
  • acdb18enures.dll - Autodesk, Inc. ObjectDBX (acdb18dres.dll)
  • acdbmgd.dll
  • acdbmgdbrep.dll
  • acETransmit.dll
  • acETransmitRes.dll
  • acge18.dll - acge18d.dll
  • acgex18.dll - acgex18d.dll
  • AcGradient18.dll - AcGradient DLL
  • AcMPolygon18enures.dll - AcAxDbTLB Resource DLL (AcAxDbTLB)
  • AcMPolygonCom.dll - MPolygonCOM Module
  • AcMPolygonMGD.dll - AutoCAD Map (AutoCAD Map component)
  • AcMPolygonObj18enuRes.dll - AcMPolygonObjRes Module
  • AcPersSubentNaming18.dll - AcPersSubentNaming DLL Application
  • AcSceneRes.dll - Scene Resources
  • AcSignCore16.dll
  • AcSmComponents.dll
  • AcWipeoutRes.dll
  • ad18asm215.dll
  • AdImaging.dll - AdImaging Module
  • AdImagingRes.dll - AdImagingRes Module
  • AdIntImgServices.dll
  • AecArchBaseenu.dll - AecArchBaseRC DLL
  • AecArchDACHBaseenu.dll - AecArchDACHBaseRC DLL
  • AecAreaCalculationBaseenu.dll - AecAreaCalculationBase Resource
  • AecBaseenu.dll - AecBaseRC DLL
  • AecBaseExenu.dll - AecBaseExRC DLL
  • AecbBldSrvenu.dll - AecbBldSrvRC DLL
  • AecbColenu.dll - AecbColRC DLL
  • AecbElecBaseenu.dll - AecbElecBaseRC DLL
  • AecbHvacBaseenu.dll - AecbHvacBaseRC DLL
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcrt.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows NT CRT DLL
  • pcw_opa.dll
  • pcwsupport.dll
  • qt-mt338.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt
  • wrapper.dll

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Or, you can uninstall Autodesk DirectConnect 2010 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 Autodesk DirectConnect 2010, 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 Autodesk DirectConnect 2010.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.15%
Windows 10 18.52%
Windows XP 18.52%
Windows Vista 14.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 18.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 7.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.82%
  United Kingdom 6.82%
  Italy 4.55%
  TN 4.55%
  Taiwan 4.55%
  Brazil 2.27%
  Canada 2.27%
  Ecuador 2.27%
  Spain 2.27%
  France 2.27%
  India 2.27%
  Malaysia 2.27%
  Norway 2.27%
  Russia 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.17%
ASUS 12.50%
Acer 8.33%
American Megatrends 8.33%
Sony 4.17%
Samsung 4.17%
Lenovo 4.17%
Gateway 4.17%
Apple 4.17%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 4.35%
Sony VPCF12C5E 4.35%
Samsung R540/R580/R780/SA... 4.35%
Pegatron IPM45 4.35%
MSI MS-7668 4.35%
Micro-Star MS-7597 4.35%

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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