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Should I remove Cornerstone?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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8.3.66 42.86%
8.3.56 28.57%
8.2.05 14.29%
8.0 14.29%



Cornerstone is a program developed by IDEXX Computer Systems. The most used version is 8.3.66, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is NMSAccess.exe. The software installer includes 67 files. csupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Cstone
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Cornerstone

Program executable:NMSAccess.exe
Additional files:
  • cstonedm.exe - IDEXX Data Services
  • dbbackup.exe (by Sybase) - Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere (Adaptive Server Anywhere Backup Utility)
  • dbcon7.dll (by Sybase) - Connection and ODBC Dialog Display
  • dbctrs7.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Performance Utility
  • dbeng7.exe - Adaptive Server Anywhere Database Engine
  • dbexpand.exe - Adaptive Server Anywhere Expand Utility
  • dbextf.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere External Interface
  • dbinfo.exe - Adaptive Server Anywhere Information Utility
  • dbinit.exe - Adaptive Server Anywhere Initialization Utility
  • dbisqlc.exe - Interactive SQL
  • dbjava7.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Java VM
  • dblgen7.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Language Strings
  • dblib7.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Interface
  • dblic.exe - Adaptive Server Anywhere License Utility
  • dblog.exe - Adaptive Server Anywhere Log File Utility
  • dbodbc7.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere ODBC Driver
  • dbping.exe - Adaptive Server Anywhere Ping Utility
  • dbserv7.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Server Utility
  • dbshrink.exe - Adaptive Server Anywhere Compress Utility
  • dbsrv7.exe - Adaptive Server Anywhere Network Server
  • dbstop.exe - Adaptive Server Anywhere Stop Utility
  • dbtool7.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Database Tools
  • autobill.exe - PowerBuilder Enterprise Series (Sybase Inc. Product File)
  • cs1loca.exe
  • cstclock.exe
  • cstone.exe
  • csupdate.exe
  • BoolLibrary.dll
  • BurnIt.exe - BurnIt Applicazione (BurnIt Applicazione MFC)
  • AcqModule.exe
  • cw3220.dll (by Borland International) - Borland C++ 5.0 (Dynamic Link Run Time Library)
  • CW3230.DLL (by Borland International)
  • AspriseJTwain.dll (by Lab Asprise! [http://asprise.com]) - Asprise JTwain (Asprise JTwain Library)
  • D2HTLS32.DLL (by WexTech Systems) - Doc-To-Help® (Doc-To-Help Hyperformance Tools DLL)
  • alrd-client.exe
  • apptutil.dll
  • CATCryptLT.dll
  • check_import.exe
  • csdbext.dll
  • csnetapi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • cstonedm.exe runs as a service named 'IDEXX Data Services' (IDEXX Data Services).
  • NMSAccess.exe runs as a service named 'NMSAccess' (NMSAccess).

How do I remove Cornerstone?

You can uninstall Cornerstone 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 Cornerstone, 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 Cornerstone.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 10 29%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 10 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 57.14%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 8.1 14.29%

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 42.86%
Lenovo 28.57%
Acer 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Common models
LENOVO 10BC000GUS 14.29%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 14.29%
Acer Aspire Z3-600 14.29%
LENOVO 10099 14.29%
Dell Vostro 200 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 990 14.29%


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