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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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BioAssayDesktop is a program developed by CambridgeSoft. The software installer includes 42 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7. While about 45% of users of BioAssayDesktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cambridgesoft.com
Help link: www.cambridgesoft.com/services
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CambridgeSoft\ChemOffice2006\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\1050\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{EB816247-52D4-432A-9E3A-C164234296A8}
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BioAssayDesktop

  • Chem3DCtl10.OCX - Chem3D ActiveX Control (Chem3D ActiveX Control 10.0)
  • BioAssayModules.ocx - BioAssayModules
  • npChem3DPlugin.dll - Chem3D Plugin (Chem3D Plugin 10.0)
  • CambridgeSoft.BioAssay.BackupRestoreDB.exe - Inventory (InventoryDBBackupRestore)
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.AttachDB.exe - InventoryDBSetup
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.BackupRestoreDB.exe
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.CSDO.dll - InventoryManagerCSDO
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.Login.dll - InventoryLoginControl
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.OleDbDAL.dll - InventoryManagerOleDbDAL
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.Reporting.dll - InventoryManagerReporting
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.Safety.dll - InventoryManagerSafety
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.ScanNAttachDB.exe
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.SQLServerDAL.dll - InventoryManagerSqlServerDAL
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.UpdateDBSchema.exe - InventoryDBUpdate
  • CambridgeSoft.Inventory.Utility.dll - InventoryManagerUtility
  • BioAssay.exe - BioAssay (BioAssay UI)
  • CambridgeSoft.BioAssay.AttachDB.exe - BioAssayDBSetup
  • CambridgeSoft.BioAssay.DAL.dll - BioAssayDAL
  • CambridgeSoft.BioAssay.Login.dll - BioAssayLoginControl
  • CambridgeSoft.BioAssay.UpdateDBSchema.exe - BioAssayDBUpdate
  • CambridgeSoft.BioAssay.Utility.dll - BioAssay Utility Classes
  • ChemDraw.exe - ChemDraw (ChemDraw Ultra 10.0)
  • ChemDrawCtl10.dll - ChemDraw Pro Control 10.0
  • NPCDP32.DLL - ChemDraw Pro Plugin 10.0
  • Chem3D.exe - Chem3D (Chem3D Ultra 10.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • NPCDP32.DLL is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npcdp32.dll'.
  • npChem3DPlugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npChem3DPlugin.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • NPCDP32.DLL is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'ChemDraw Plugin' with a plugin key of '@cambridgesoft.com/ChemDraw,version=10.0' for all users of the PC.
  • npChem3DPlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Chem3D Plugin' with a plugin key of '@cambridgesoft.com/Chem3D,version=10.0' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove BioAssayDesktop?

You can uninstall BioAssayDesktop 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 BioAssayDesktop, 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 BioAssayDesktop.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by BioAssayDesktop you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win XP 33%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  Iran 18.18%
  Germany 9.09%
  Egypt 9.09%
  Greece 9.09%
  India 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Sony 16.67%
Samsung 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
Sony VPCSB28GG 20.00%
Samsung P560 20.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 20.00%
HP G42 Notebook PC 20.00%


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