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Should I remove Autodesk MapGuide Viewer ActiveX Control Release?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,954
United States Rank #7,955
Reach 0.0510%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.22 days
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Average installed length: 421.84 days


VersionDistribution 42.35% 4.97% 25.65% 1.09% 3.88% 22.07%

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Autodesk MapGuide Viewer ActiveX Control Release 6.5

What is Autodesk MapGuide Viewer ActiveX Control Release?

MapGuide applications rely upon a client Plug-in, ActiveX Control, or Java applet with much of the application logic written in JavaScript using the APIs offered by the client-side plug-in. All spatial analysis is performed client-side on rendered graphics rather than on the underlying spatial data.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.52 MB (2,641,408 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autodesk.com
Help link: support.autodesk.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\autodesk\mapguidevieweractivex6.5\help\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E031338C-839D-4EDD-9537-99B653C39D81}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk MapGuide Viewer ActiveX Control Release 6.5

  • mgaxctrl.dll - Autodesk MapGuide(R) ActiveX Control

How do I remove Autodesk MapGuide Viewer ActiveX Control Release?

You can uninstall Autodesk MapGuide Viewer ActiveX Control Release 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 MapGuide(R) Viewer ActiveX Control Release 6.5, 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 MapGuide Viewer ActiveX Control Release.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.40%
Windows 10 18.33%
Windows XP 16.06%
Windows Vista 10.11%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.90%
Windows 7 Professional 14.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.00%
Windows 10 Home 6.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.36%
  Slovakia 16.11%
  Taiwan 9.80%
  Italy 5.32%
  Canada 4.32%
  Ireland 2.91%
  Israel 2.49%
  Czech Republic 2.41%
  United Kingdom 1.91%
  Germany 1.50%
  Brazil 1.00%
  Poland 0.91%
  RS 0.83%
  Portugal 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.98%
Hewlett-Packard 26.17%
Acer 12.76%
ASUS 9.21%
Toshiba 6.62%
Lenovo 4.36%
Intel 3.07%
Samsung 1.78%
American Megatrends 1.29%
Sahara 1.29%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.34%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.24%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.24%
ASUS All Series 1.87%
Dell Inspiron 530s 1.87%

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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