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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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3.273.1129 9.09%
2.0.103 18.18%
2.0.101 27.27%
2.0.100 18.18%

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Drafting Assistant


Drafting Assistant is a software program developed by Thomson Reuters. The most common release is 2.0.101, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named draftingassistant.bootstrapper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 70 files and is usually about 26.64 MB (27,929,245 bytes). The installed file Thomson.West.DraftingUpdater.DataAccess.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ThomsonReuters.com
Help link: store.westlaw.com/support/default.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Thomson Reuters\Drafting Assistant
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9A1A4BF9-7C01-4685-83C3-EB36E84C788C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 26.64 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Drafting Assistant

Program executable:draftingassistant.bootstrapper.exe
Name:Drafting Assistant
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{a0b6f0fe-d1dd-4c2a-b979-2d260c27e637}\draftingassistant.bootstrapper.exe
Additional files:
  • Thomson.West.Wsi.Text.Recognizers.CitationRecognition.Options.dll - Thomson.West.Wsi.Text.Recognizers.CitationRecognition.Options
  • DraftingAssistantConfigurationManager.exe - Thomson.West.DraftingAssistant.ConfigurationManager
  • Thomson.West.Drafting.CSShellExtContextMenuHandler.dll - Thomson.West.Drafting.CSShellExtContextMenuHandler
  • Thomson.West.Wsi.Text.Recognizers.CitationRecognition.CiteFinder.dll - Text.Recognizer.CitationRecognition.CiteFinder
  • Thomson.West.Wsi.BriefToolsII.CiteRecognition.dll - Thomson.West.Wsi.BriefToolsII.CiteRecognition
  • Thomson.West.BriefToolsII.ServiceIntegration.dll - Thomson.West.BriefToolsII.ServiceIntegration
  • Thomson.West.DraftingAssistant.InstallShield.exe - Thomson.West.DraftingAssistant.InstallShield
  • Thomson.West.Drafting.ComponentIntegration.dll - Thomson.West.Drafting.ComponentIntegration
  • Thomson.West.DraftingAssistant.DataAccess.dll - Thomson.West.DraftingAssistant.DataAccess
  • Thomson.West.Drafting.ServiceIntegration.dll - Thomson.West.Drafting.ServiceIntegration
  • Thomson.West.DraftingAssistant.Utilities.dll - Thomson.West.DraftingAssistant.Utilities
  • Thomson.West.DraftingUpdater.DataAccess.dll - Thomson.West.DraftingUpdater.DataAccess
  • Thomson.West.Wsi.BriefToolsII.Utilities.dll - Thomson.West.Wsi.BriefToolsII.Utilities
  • Thomson.West.Wsi.BriefToolsII.Options.dll - Thomson.West.Wsi.BriefToolsII.Options
  • Thomson.West.Drafting.Import.exe - Thomson.West.Drafting.Import
  • Thomson.West.DataAccess.dll - Thomson.West.DataAccess
  • Thomson.West.Wsi.Text.Recognizers.CitationRecognizer.dll - CitationRecognition
  • Thomson.West.Wsi.Text.Recognizers.CitationRecognition.DesktopCiteFinder.dll - CiteFinder
  • Thomson.West.Wsi.Text.Recognizers.CitationRecognition.DesktopCiteFinder64.dll

How do I remove Drafting Assistant?

You can uninstall Drafting Assistant 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 Drafting Assistant, 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 Drafting Assistant.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 10 27%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows 10 27.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 36.36%
Windows 7 Professional 27.27%
Windows 10 Pro 18.18%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%

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 55.56%
Lenovo 22.22%
Toshiba 11.11%
Intel 11.11%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 790 20.00%
Dell Latitude E6440 10.00%
BIOSTAR Group N68S3B 10.00%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 10.00%
LENOVO 62775AU 10.00%

Publisher URL: thomsonreuters.com


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