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1% remove it99% keep it
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2.05.373.0 25.00%
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CADS RC Column Designer

What is CADS RC Column Designer?  (from Computer and Design Services Ltd)

CADS RC Column Designer is a software application for the analysis and design of reinforced concrete columns. The program can operate in ‘stand-alone’ mode (user input) or import data from frame analysis programs such as CADS Analyse 3D, A3D MAX or SCIA Engineer. Once completed, the design data, results and diagrams ma...  Read more


CADS RC Column Designer is a software program developed by Computer and Design Services Ltd. The most common release is 2.05.373.0, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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 primary executable is named rccd.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 6.73 MB (7,052,094 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 56% of users of CADS RC Column Designer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cads.co.uk/rc_column_designer.html
Help link: www.cadsglobal.com/support_home.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CADS\RCCD
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\CADS\RCCD\UNINST~1.EXE C:\Program Files1\CADS\RCCD\INSTALL.LOG
Estimated size: 6.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CADS RC Column Designer

Program executable:rccd.exe
Name:RC Column Designer
RC column design program
Path:C:\Program Files\cads\rccd\rccd.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall CADS RC Column Designer.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall CADS RC Column Designer.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • Uninstall CADS RC Column Designer.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Uninstall CADS RC Column Designer.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove CADS RC Column Designer?

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Or, you can uninstall CADS RC Column Designer 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CADS RC Column Designer, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 CADS RC Column Designer.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 10 Pro 25.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  United Kingdom 44.44%


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