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12% remove it88% keep it
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VersionDistribution 8.14% 1.16% 65.12% 25.58%

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Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5

What is Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5?  (from Corel)

Create illustrations, diagrams and technical documentation with confidence with Corel DESIGNER┬« Technical Suite X5, the complete solution for visual technical communications. With industry-leading file compatibility, 3D re-purposing, precise drawing tools and intuitive features, it supports your entire workflow. Publis...  Read more


Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 is a software program developed by Corel. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 Designer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 53 files and is usually about 1.93 MB (2,022,916 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 36% of users of Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5\Setup\SetupARP.exe /arp
Estimated size: 1.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5

Program executable:Designer.exe
Name:Corel Graphics Applications
Path:C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5\Programs\Designer.exe
Additional files:
  • tBar7.dll - Corel Corporation - Setup Engine Addon
  • CvtOptions140.dll - Conversion Option Passing Library
  • BarCode.exe - Corel Graphics Applications (Corel® BAR CODE Wizard)
  • Cap.exe - Corel CAPTURE(TM)
  • Capture.exe
  • CdrConv.exe - CdrConverter
  • Connect.exe - Corel CONNECT
  • CorelDRW.exe - CorelDRAW(R)
  • CorelPP.exe - Corel PHOTO-PAINT(R)
  • CRLPDFImport.dll - Corel PDF Import Filter
  • Designer.exe - Corel(R) DESIGNER(TM)
  • ooxmlConvert.dll - ooxml Conversion Module
  • ooxmlConvertInstaller.exe - Corel Compatibility Pack Installer
  • PrintWiz.exe - Corel Manual Double-Sided Printing Wizard
  • Providers.dll - Providers
  • ShellInterop.dll - Corel Graphics Applications VSTA Interoperability layer
  • VideoBrowser.exe - VideoBrowser
  • Visio2000.dll - Corel Visio Import Filter
  • Visio5.dll
  • DCPCUNLR.DLL - Corel Common Framework (DCPCUNLR)
  • DocLauncher.exe - Documentation Launcher
  • PASMUtility.DLL - PASMUtility
  • SerChckv2.DLL - SerChck
  • PFIT140.dll - WordPerfect(R) Office (PerfectFit Main DLL)
  • WStr14.dll - WordPerfect String Support
  • Renderer.dll - Corel Painter Engine (Renderer Dynamic Link Library)
  • RIFFIO.dll - RiffIO Dynamic Link Library
  • WT15sptlDE.exe - Corel Writing Tools (Corel Writing Tools Utility)
  • WT15sptlEN.EXE
  • Script.dll - Corel Setup Engine (Install chaining application)
  • Setup.exe
  • SetupARP.exe
  • SetupXML.dll
  • UninstRI.exe - Uninstall Chaining Utility - For Registration Incentive

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DocLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A447FC55-14EF-4E46-B6C2-97E94CC2F123}' (runs on registration).
  • Connect.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{52175AF9-5550-47F2-9050-88BC9F460F2C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DIM.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DIMUpdate wird heruntergeladen...1285781003180' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Corel\CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5\Draw\DIM.exe" "C:\ProgramData\corel\downloads\540215253_807001\1285781003180\dim_params.xml" -Launch=3 -uibase="C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\corel\.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Connect.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Corel\CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5\Connect\Connect.exe'.

How do I remove Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5?

You can uninstall Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 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 Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5, 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 Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.59%
Windows 10 24.71%
Windows XP 3.53%
Windows Vista 1.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 24.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.35%
Windows 10 Home 5.88%
Windows 10 Pro 4.71%
Windows 8.1 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  Germany 12.12%
  Italy 6.06%
  France 4.04%
  Finland 4.04%
  Poland 4.04%
  DZ 2.02%
  Indonesia 2.02%
  Japan 2.02%
  Canada 2.02%
  Saudi Arabia 2.02%
  United Kingdom 2.02%
  MK 1.01%
  Slovenia 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Toshiba 14.58%
ASUS 10.42%
Lenovo 10.42%
Sony 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Acer 4.17%
Samsung 2.08%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 1.52%
Gigabyte P43T-ES3G 1.52%
ECS H67H2-EM 1.52%
Dell XPS 8300 1.52%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y58... 1.52%

About Corel

Corel makes a speciality of graphics processing.
Publisher URL: www.corel.com


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