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Block Options


Block Options is a software program developed by Digital Canal. 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 setup package generally installs about 43 files. The installed file DCupdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.DigitalCanal.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolidBuilder
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{64CA54BD-06F4-44AA-B40E-928A2B95063B}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Block Options

  • epsbengn.dll - sbcommro Dynamic Link Library (sbcommro DLL)
  • DCupdater.exe - Update Downloader
  • Cryp2005.dll (by Sampson Multimedia ®) - Crypto++ SDK 2005 Professional (Crypto++ SDK 2005 Run-Time DLL)
  • CommFunc.dll - CommFunc Dynamic Link Library (CommFunc DLL)
  • epsbcomm.dll - epsbcomm Dynamic Link Library (epsbcomm DLL)
  • epsbdbse.dll - epsbdbse Dynamic Link Library (epsbdbse DLL)
  • epsbsymb.dll - epsbsymb Dynamic Link Library (epsbsymb DLL)
  • Estimate.dll - Estimate Dynamic Link Library (Estimate DLL)
  • settings.dll - settings Dynamic Link Library (settings DLL)
  • DCClock.dll - DCCLock Dynamic Link Library (DCCLock DLL)
  • EpsbRes.dll - EpsbRes Dynamic Link Library (EpsbRes DLL)
  • Framing.dll - Framing Dynamic Link Library (Framing DLL)
  • Generic.dll - Generic Dynamic Link Library (Generic DLL)
  • ProductionOutput.exe - ProductionOutput Application (ProductionOutput MFC Application)
  • ProductionOutputCont.exe
  • dcanal.dll (by Schroff Development) - SilverScreen Solid Modeler
  • Engine.dll (by Schroff Development)
  • engine.exe
  • Engine6.dll
  • Model.dll - Model Dynamic Link Library (Model DLL)
  • Skins.dll - Skins Dynamic Link Library (Skins DLL)
  • Authorization.exe - Authorization Application (Authorization MFC Application)
  • SBMailMan.exe - SBMailMan Application (SBMailMan MFC Application)
  • DCC Texture Modifier.exe
  • ResetRegistry.exe - ResetReg Application (ResetReg MFC Application)
  • sbmsg.exe - sbmsg Application (sbmsg MFC Application)
  • og701as.dll (by Rogue Wave Software) - Objective Grid (ObjGrid DLL Shared Library - Release Version)
  • og70as.dll (by ClassWorks)
  • SBStarter_21.exe - SBStarter_21
  • bbElmid32.dll
  • btree.dll
  • btree6.dll
  • FIND_W32.EXE
  • InitReg.exe
  • keyword.dll
  • keyword6.dll
  • makersd.exe
  • SBStarter_20.exe
  • setenv.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • engine.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SolidBuilder\Silver6.exe'.

How do I remove Block Options?

You can uninstall Block Options 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 Block Options, 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 Block Options.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 11%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows XP 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 10 Home 11.11%
Windows 8.1 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 57.14%
Toshiba 14.29%
Sony 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 11.11%
Sony SVF14N13CXB 11.11%
MSI MS-7821 11.11%
HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook PC 11.11%
Dell Vostro 270s 11.11%
Dell Precision M4600 11.11%


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