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6% remove it94% keep it
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Design Era


Design Era is a program developed by Sierra Technology Group SA. The most used version is 17.03, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is eral.exe. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 386.9 MB (405,689,100 bytes). EraUpdate.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 10 as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 93% of users of Design Era come from the United States, it is also popular in France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.d-era.com
Help link: www.d-era.com/dws/srv_tb_support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sierra\ERA
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{434D88D3-3371-465A-BD23-E32C77772072}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL -removeonly
Estimated size: 386.9 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Design Era

Program executable:eral.exe
Name:Stitch Era ® Era Launcher
Era Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\sierra\era\eral.exe
Additional files:
  • EmbRepository.dll - Stitch Era ® Embroidery Repository (Embroidery Repository)
  • EmbRepositoryU.dll
  • CrossStitchFileServer.dll - Stitch Era ® Cross Stitch Server (Cross Stitch Server)
  • EraExplorer.exe - Stitch Era ® Embroidery Explorer (Embroidery Explorer)
  • EraExplorerU.exe
  • EraActivation.exe - Stitch Era ® Era Activation (Era Activation)
  • FilesProv.dll - Stitch Era ® Files Provider (Files Provider)
  • FilesProvU.dll
  • BookProv.dll - Stitch Era ® Book Provider (Book Provider)
  • BookProvU.dll
  • EraU.exe - Stitch Era ® Era Universal (Era Universal)
  • EraUL.exe - Stitch Era ® Era Launcher (Era Launcher)
  • EraShellReg.exe - Stitch Era ® ShellRegEra (ShellRegEra)
  • Era.exe - Stitch Era ® Design Era (Design Era)
  • EraUpdate.exe - Stitch Era ® Era Update (Era Update)
  • EEManager.dll - Stitch Era ® EEManager (EEManager)
  • EEManagerU.dll
  • EraSetup.exe - Stitch Era ® Era Setup (Era Setup)
  • dngl.dll - Stitch Era ® Dngl (Dngl)
  • DnglEra.dll
  • g_autop.dll - Stitch Era ® (Stitch Era ® Component)
  • g_basegen.dll
  • g_chenille_fill.dll
  • g_contour.dll
  • g_cpxfield.dll
  • g_cpxss.dll
  • g_curve_server.dll
  • g_dotline.dll
  • g_e2c.dll
  • g_efc.dll
  • g_eod740.dll
  • g_fillbase.dll
  • g_generate.dll
  • g_geometry.dll
  • g_gtal.dll
  • g_image.dll
  • g_patterns.dll
  • g_photofill.dll
  • g_prickedgen.dll
  • g_rtl.dll
  • g_scanlines.dll
  • g_shape.dll
  • g_specialstitch.dll
  • g_spiralfill.dll
  • g_spiralxs.dll
  • g_strass_basegen.dll
  • g_strass_efc.dll
  • BayTechSetup.exe - Embroidery Office (BayTech Host Setup)
  • cv210.dll
  • cxcore210.dll

How do I remove Design Era?

You can uninstall Design Era 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 Design Era, 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 Design Era.

Win 10 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.00%
Windows Vista 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows Vista Business 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  France 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Dell 40.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 500-c60 20.00%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 20.00%
Dell Inspiron One 2330 20.00%


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