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Should I remove BERNINA ARTlink 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #33,293
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VersionDistribution 12.12% 87.88%



BERNINA ARTlink 7 is a software program developed by BERNINA. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named BERNINA_V6_SP2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 120 files and is usually about 136.76 MB (143,401,541 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 75% of users of BERNINA ARTlink 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wilcom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BERNINA
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{CA812D88-2139-4107-97B5-1B2D2A1DD04D}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 136.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BERNINA ARTlink 7

Program executable:BERNINA_V6_SP2.exe
Name:InstallShield (R)
Path:C:\Program Files\BERNINA\BERNINA_V6_SP2.exe
Additional files:
  • UCSSetup.EXE - BERNINA Universal Communication Server (InstallScript Setup Launcher)
  • BERES.DLL (by Wilcom) - Beres
  • ADV_GEOM.DLL (by Wilcom) - adv_geom
  • ADX.DLL - CDX / ADX (ADX Data Xchange / CutWork DataXchange)
  • ADX_DLL.dll
  • ADXCE.DLL (by Fritz Gegauf AG) - AdxCe (AdxCe for WinCE (StrongArm))
  • AESLINK.DLL - aeslink
  • ARTCNVDLL.DLL - Artcnvdl
  • ARTLink.exe - Dsgnedit (Dsgnedit.exe)
  • BEAGLink.dll - BEAGLINK Dynamic Link Library (BEAGLINK DLL)
  • CLRWAYS.OCX - ClrWays
  • COMUTILS.DLL - ComUtils
  • COMWRAP.DLL - ComWrap
  • CONTROLS.DLL - controls
  • DEFMERGE.EXE - Defmerge
  • DEFMGR.DLL - Defmgr
  • DESLOADR.EXE - desloadr
  • DESVIEW.DLL - Desview
  • DIALOG.DLL - Dialog
  • DIGI.DLL - Digi
  • EDISKDLL.DLL - ediskdll
  • EMMOD.DLL - emmod
  • ESDRDR.DLL - Esdrdr
  • EZSTITCH.DLL - ezstitch
  • GEOMETRY.DLL - Geometry
  • HWRSETUP.DLL - Hwrsetup
  • IMAGE.DLL - Image
  • IMPORT.DLL - Import
  • LANGSWAP.EXE - LangSwap
  • MFC42.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • MFC70.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
  • MFC71.DLL
  • MultiThreading.dll - MultiThreading
  • TraceEnvironment.dll - TraceEnvironment
  • UcsApplication.exe - UcsApplication
  • UniversalCommunicationServer.exe - UniversalCommunicationServer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • UniversalCommunicationServer.exe runs as a service named 'Universal Communication Server' (UniversalCommunicationServer) "Universal Communications Server to communicate with sewing machines".

How do I remove BERNINA ARTlink 7?

You can uninstall BERNINA ARTlink 7 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 BERNINA ARTlink 7, 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 BERNINA ARTlink 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.58%
Windows 10 39.39%
Windows XP 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.39%
Windows 10 Home 21.21%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 10 Pro 6.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.06%
Windows 7 Starter 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Australia 4.17%
  Germany 4.17%
  Italy 4.17%
  South Africa 2.08%
  France 2.08%
  Sweden 2.08%
  India 2.08%
  Canada 2.08%
  Hungary 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.14%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Acer 17.86%
Toshiba 7.14%
ASUS 3.57%
MSI 3.57%
Sony 3.57%
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