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Should I remove CorelDRAW Essentials X5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,043
United States Rank #18,060
Reach 0.1336%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.48 days
933.52 days >
Average installed length: 490.50 days


VersionDistribution 78.73% 21.27%

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CorelDRAW Essentials X5

What is CorelDRAW Essentials X5?  (from Corel)

A powerful and easy-to-use suite of programs, CorelDRAW Essentials offers graphics, page layout, photo editing, and painting tools to help you create dynamic graphics projects for print and the Web. The intuitive user interface and handy project-based tutors get you up and running in no time. Featuring a perfect balanc...  Read more


CorelDRAW Essentials X5 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. 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 main program executable is Autorun.exe. The software installer includes 68 files and is usually about 3.57 MB (3,741,661 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 73% of users of CorelDRAW Essentials X5 come from Germany, it is also popular in Belgium and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Corel\CorelDRAW Essentials X5\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Corel\CorelDRAW Essentials X5\Setup\SetupARP.exe /arp
Estimated size: 3.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CorelDRAW Essentials X5

Program executable:Autorun.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Corel\CorelDRAW Essentials X5\Autorun.exe
Additional files:
  • tBar7.dll - Corel Corporation - Setup Engine Addon
  • CvtOptions140.dll - Conversion Option Passing Library
  • SetupXML.dll - SetupXML Dynamic Link Library
  • ArtisticMediaTool.dll - Corel Graphics Applications (Corel Graphics Applications Artistic Media Tool Library)
  • ArtisticMediaToolCore.dll - Corel Graphics Applications ArtisticMedia Tool Core Library
  • AutomationBase.dll - Base services for automation
  • BaseToolCore.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Base Tool Core Library
  • BevelTool.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Bevel Tool
  • BevelToolCore.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Bevel Tool Core
  • BezierFreeHandToolCore.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Bezier and Freehand Tool Core Library
  • BezierTool.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Bezier Tool Library
  • BlendTool.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Blend Tool Library
  • BlendToolCore.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Blend Tool Core Library
  • BoundaryTool.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Boundary Tool
  • BSplineCore.dll - Corel Graphics Applications BSpline Core
  • BSplineTool.dll - Corel Graphics Applications BSpline Tool
  • CalloutTool.dll - Corel Graphics Applications CalloutTool Library
  • CalloutToolCore.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Callout Tool Core Library
  • CDRAUTOSENSE.dll - Corel AutoSense
  • CdrContainer.dll - Corel Cdr Container IO Library
  • CdrConv.exe - CdrConverter
  • CdrCore.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Core
  • CdrCpr.dll - Corel Compression Library
  • CDRCRV.dll - Curve Engine Library
  • CDRFLT.dll - Corel Filter Manager
  • Connect.exe - Corel CONNECT
  • ConnectCore.dll - Corel Graphics ApplicationsConnect Core
  • ConnectTool.dll - Corel Graphics ApplicationsConnectTool
  • Container.dll - Corel Graphics ApplicationsContainer
  • ContourTool.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Contour Tool Library
  • ConvertToTool.dll - Corel Graphics Applications ConvertTo Tool Library
  • CorelDrw.dll - CorelDRAW(R)
  • CorelPP.dll - Corel PHOTO-PAINT(R)
  • CRLPDFImport.dll - Corel PDF Import Filter
  • CropTool.dll - Corel Graphics Applications Crop Tool
  • DrawEssentials.exe
  • ooxmlConvert.dll - ooxml Conversion Module
  • ooxmlConvertInstaller.exe - Corel Compatibility Pack Installer
  • PPEssentials.exe
  • Providers.dll - Providers
  • Script.dll - Script Dynamic Link Library
  • ShellInterop.dll - Corel Graphics Applications VSTA Interoperability layer
  • Shortcuts.dll - MUI Strings for Shortcuts
  • DCPCUNLR.DLL - Corel Common Framework (DCPCUNLR)
  • 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
  • WT15sptlES.exe
  • Setup.exe - Corel Setup Engine (Install chaining application)
  • SetupARP.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • 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\.

How do I remove CorelDRAW Essentials X5?

You can uninstall CorelDRAW Essentials 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 CorelDRAW Essentials 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 CorelDRAW Essentials X5.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win Vista 0%
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 7 89.18%
Windows 10 10.03%
Windows XP 0.49%
Windows Vista 0.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 84.38%
Windows 10 Home 6.68%
Windows 7 Starter 2.44%
Windows 7 Professional 1.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.61% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 72.61%
  Belgium 5.22%
  Austria 4.81%
  United States 4.77%
  Netherlands 3.67%
  DK 2.42%
  Australia 1.85%
  France 1.10%
  Switzerland 0.72%
  United Kingdom 0.38%
  Hungary 0.34%
  Slovenia 0.34%
  Spain 0.30%
  Italy 0.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 97.12%
Acer 0.76%
Hewlett-Packard 0.60%
ASUS 0.48%
Dell 0.44%
Lenovo 0.16%
Intel 0.12%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 20.98%
MEDION P7624 9.67%
Medion E7222 8.72%
Medion E6228 6.57%
MEDION MS-7748 6.41%
MEDION P6812 6.01%

About Corel

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


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