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6% remove it94% keep it
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12.3.0000.34200 5.71%
12.2.0000.32000 2.86%
12.1.0000.28400 2.86%
12.0.0000.25400 88.57%

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What is Autodesk Inventor Professional 2008?  (from Autodesk)

Autodesk Inventor and Autodesk Inventor Professional 3D CAD software provides functionality for advanced mechanical engineering design, finite element analysis, motion simulation, data management, routed system and mold design, as well as enhanced CAD productivity solutions.


Autodesk Inventor Professional 2008 is a program developed by Autodesk. The most used version is 12.0.0000.25400, 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 main program executable is inventor.exe. The software installer includes 181 files and is usually about 1.93 MB (2,022,819 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 35% of users of Autodesk Inventor Professional 2008 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-inventor-family/features
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7F4DD591-1200-0409-0000-7107D70F3DB4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.93 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk Inventor Professional 2008

Program executable:inventor.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\autodesk\inventor 2008\bin\inventor.exe
Additional files:
  • AdERegRes.dll - Register Today Dynamic Link Library Resource
  • AdSubAwareres.dll - Subscription Awareness Utility Resource DLL
  • AdskScInst.dll - Autodesk Inventor Professional 2008 - Inv (System Level Service Installer)
  • acgsimage.dll - AutoCAD 3D Graphics System Image Module
  • acISMuiRes.dll - Autodesk, Inc. acISMui Resource DLL (acISMuiRes Resource DLL)
  • AdEreg.dll - Register Today Dynamic Link Library
  • AcPEXCtlRes.dll - Autodesk Inc,. AcPEXCtl Module (AcPEXCtl Module)
  • AdSubAware.exe - Subscription Awareness Utility
  • AcAuthEnvironRes.dll - AcAuthEnvironRes Resource DLL (AcAuthEnviron Module)
  • AcDimRes.dll - AcDimRes Dynamic Link Library (AcDimRes DLL)
  • AcMPolygonMGD.dll - MPolygon Dynamic Link Library
  • EdmUIRes.dll - EdmUIRes Dynamic Link Library
  • AcadMaxTransferWorkflow.dll - Autodesk Windows Components (Autodesk AcadMaxTransferWorkflow DLL)
  • AcDashboardRes.dll - AcDashboardRes Resource DLL
  • addplwiz.exe - Autodesk Hardcopy Subsystem (Autodesk Hardcopy componenent)
  • pc3exe.exe
  • styshwiz.exe
  • acgs.dll - AutoCAD 3D Graphics System
  • acgsRes.dll - AutoCAD 3D Graphics System Resource DLL
  • achlnkuiRes.dll - HyperLinksRes Resource DLL
  • EdmUI.dll - EdmUI Dynamic Link Library
  • AcisBridge.dll - Autodesk, Inc. ACISBridge (ACISBridge)
  • ac1st17.dll - Autodesk, Inc. ObjectDBX
  • acdb17.dll
  • acdb17chtres.dll - acdb17dres.dll
  • acdb17deures.dll
  • acdb17enures.dll
  • acdb17espres.dll
  • acge17.dll - acge17d.dll
  • acge19.dll - acge19d.dll
  • acgex17.dll - acgex17d.dll
  • acgex19.dll - acgex19d.dll
  • AcAnimationVideo.dll - AcAnimationVideo Module
  • AcDynInputRes.dll - AcTableRes Resource DLL
  • AcioLite.dll - Autodesk, Inc. aciolite (aciolite)
  • AcMPolygonObj17enuRes.dll - AcMPolygonObjRes Module
  • AddInMgr.exe - Autodesk, Inc. AddInMgr (FW)
  • adlmres.dll - Autodesk,Inc. - adlmres (Autodesk Adlm Resource DLL)
  • AdeskDxTrans.dll - Autodesk, Inc. DxTrans (DxTrans)
  • AcAppRes.dll - AcAppRes Resource DLL (AcApp Module)
  • AcEditSpinAtl.dll - AcEditSpinATL Module
  • AcEPlotXRes.dll - ARX_MFC Resource DLL (ARX_MFCRes Resource DLL)
  • AcadMTrans.dll - Autodesk AcadMTrans (AcadMTrans)
  • acap.dll - Autodesk, Inc. acap (acap)
  • AcIO.dll - Autodesk, Inc. acio (acio)
  • AcDrCommon.dll - AcDwfMarkup Module (DWF Markup AcDrCommon Component)
  • AcDwfImagingServices.dll - DWF Markup Imaging Services Component
  • AcEPlotCommon.dll - DWF Markup AeEPlotCommon Component
  • AcEPlotCore.dll - DWF Markup AcEPlotCore Component
  • AcEPlotRenderer.dll - DWF Markup AcEPlotRenderer Component
  • AcEPlotViewer.dll - DWF Markup AcEPlotViewer Component
  • AcEPlotViewerRes.dll
  • AcInetUiRes.dll - AcInetUiRes Module
  • AcMPolygonCom.dll - MPolygonCOM Module
  • ADXBATCH.EXE - Mechanical Desktop (Mechanical Desktop Common)
  • FIX144ot.EXE
  • FIX212.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • acad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{87347441-7AF6-4B37-9A0B-DBD19D7591DD}' (runs on registration).

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Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 6%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.57%
Windows XP 34.29%
Windows Vista 17.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 34.29%
Windows 7 Professional 25.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.57%
Windows Vista Enterprise 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.78%
  Germany 15.22%
  Taiwan 6.52%
  Spain 6.52%
  Romania 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Croatia 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  Chile 2.17%
  France 2.17%
  RS 2.17%
  Australia 2.17%
  Sweden 2.17%
  Israel 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.74%
Hewlett-Packard 21.74%
Acer 17.39%
Toshiba 8.70%
Lenovo 4.35%
ASUS 4.35%
Intel 4.35%
Common models
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TOSHIBA Satellite C650 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite A105 3.57%
Dell Studio 1537 3.57%
Dell OptiPlex 790 3.57%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 3.57%

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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