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Autodesk Inventor Suite 2008


Autodesk Inventor Suite 2008 is a program developed by Autodesk. The most used version is 12.3.0000.34200, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 main program executable is inventor.exe. The software installer includes 171 files and is usually about 1.62 MB (1,703,626 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Server 2003 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Autodesk Inventor Suite 2008 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

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: 1.62 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk Inventor Suite 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • AcDashboardRes.dll - AcDashboardRes Resource DLL
  • 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
  • acdb17enures.dll - acdb17dres.dll
  • acdb18enures.dll - acdb18dres.dll
  • acge17.dll - acge17d.dll
  • acge18.dll - acge18d.dll
  • acge19.dll - acge19d.dll
  • acgex17.dll - acgex17d.dll
  • acgex18.dll - acgex18d.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)
  • AcAppRes.dll - AcAppRes Resource DLL (AcApp Module)
  • ASMAHL217A.dll - Autodesk ShapeManager (ASM Autodesk Hidden Line Manager)
  • ASMAHL218A.dll
  • ASMBASE217A.dll - ASM Base
  • ASMBASE218A.dll
  • ASMBLND217A.dll - ASM Blend
  • ASMBLND218A.dll
  • ASMBOOL217A.dll - ASM Boolean
  • ASMBOOL218A.dll
  • ASMCOVR217A.dll - ASM Cover
  • ASMCOVR218A.dll
  • ASMCSTR217A.dll - ASM Construction
  • ASMCSTR218A.dll
  • ASMCT217A.dll - ASM Cellular Topology
  • ASMCT218A.dll
  • ASMDatax217A.dll - ASM Data Exchange Tools
  • ASMDatax218A.dll
  • ASMDEFM217A.DLL - ASM Deform
  • ASMEULR218A.dll - ASM Euler
  • ASMFCT218A.dll - ASM Faceter
  • ASMGA218A.dll - ASM Generalized Attributes
  • ASMHEAL218A.DLL - ASM Healing
  • ASMIMPORT218A.dll - ASM Import
  • 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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • server.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Backburner\server.exe'.
  • monitor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Backburner\monitor.exe'.
  • manager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Backburner\manager.exe'.

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Win Server 2003 40%
Win XP 20%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Server 2003 40.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 60.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  France 25.00%
  Australia 12.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
American Megatrends 33.33%
Common models
HP Z400 Workstation 50.00%
LENOVO 0679 25.00%
HP 620 25.00%

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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