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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #27,850
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VersionDistribution 51.67% 48.33%

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Corel Painter 2017

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Corel Painter 2017 is a program developed by Corel. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is DIM.EXE. The software installer includes 27 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of Corel Painter 2017 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Corel\Painter 2017\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Corel\Painter 2017\Setup\SetupARP.exe /arp

Program filesFiles installed by Corel Painter 2017

Program executable:DIM.EXE
Name:Corel Common Framework
DIM x64
Path:C:\Program Files\Corel\Painter 2017\DIM.EXE
Additional files:
  • tBar7.dll - Corel Corporation - Setup Engine Addon
  • Painter 2017 x64.exe - Corel(R) Painter(TM) 2017 (Painter 2017)
  • DIM.EXE - Corel Common Framework (DIM x64)
  • SerChckV2.DLL - SerChck x64
  • asi32_1464.dll - Corel Painter Engine (asi32_14)
  • BrushEngine64.dll - BrushEngine Dynamic Link Library
  • CrlTheme64.dll - CrlTheme
  • IPMx64.dll - IPM Interface Library
  • PainterCore64.dll - Painter Core Dynamic Link Library
  • PainterRIPLib64.dll - PainterRIP Dynamic Link Library
  • Renderer64.dll - Renderer Dynamic Link Library
  • RiffIO64.dll - RiffIO Dynamic Link Library
  • UXInterface64.dll - User Experience Interface Library
  • Zip64.dll - Compression Dynamic Link Library
  • UXAssemblyResources.dll - UXAssemblyResources
  • Script.dll - Corel Setup Engine (Setup.exe)
  • Setup.exe
  • SetupARP.exe
  • SetupIntegration2.dll
  • SetupXML.dll
  • UXAssembly.dll - UXAssembly
  • IPP.dll - IPP (IPP Core DLL)
  • IPPInstaller.exe - IPP Restore Installer
  • PsiClient.dll - PSIClient (PSIClient x64)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • DIM.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DIMDownloading your update...1473256834843' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Corel\Painter 2017\DIM.EXE" "C:\ProgramData\corel\downloads\540215550_007003\1473256834843\dim_params.xml" -Launch=3 -uibase="C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\corel\messages\540215550_0.

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  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 Corel Painter 2017, 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 Corel Painter 2017.

Win 10 78%
Win 7 (SP1) 22%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 78.33%
Windows 7 21.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 36.67%
Windows 10 Pro 26.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 10 Enterprise 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Netherlands 3.75%
  Germany 2.50%
  France 2.50%
  Austria 1.25%
  Australia 1.25%
  Canada 1.25%
  Czech Republic 1.25%
  Spain 1.25%
  Hong Kong 1.25%
  Italy 1.25%
  Japan 1.25%
  Luxembourg 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
ASUS 21.21%
Acer 15.15%
Dell 6.06%
Samsung 6.06%
Lenovo 6.06%
Intel 6.06%
Sony 3.03%
Sahara 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
MSI MS-7817 4.76%
ASUS All Series 4.76%
ZOOSTORM 7200-3025B 2.38%
Acer Aspire VN7-791 2.38%
Acer Aspire E5-511 2.38%
Sony VPCEB2Z1E 2.38%

About Corel

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


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