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Should I remove EQ6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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EQ6 is a program developed by The Electric Quilt Company. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is EQ6.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 655.61 KB (671,341 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 86% of users of EQ6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.electricquilt.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electric Quilt Company\EQ6\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{AD1DEFDB-6143-4DF9-AF6D-ED8B61484105}
Estimated size: 655.61 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EQ6

Program executable:EQ6.exe
EQ6 Quilt Design Software
Path:C:\Program Files\Electric Quilt Company\EQ6\EQ6.exe
Additional files:
  • EQ6.exe - EQ6 (EQ6 Quilt Design Software)
  • EQtools.ocx (by Electric Quilt Company) - EQtools ActiveX Control Module
  • EQdraw.ocx (by Electric Quilt Company) - EQdraw ActiveX Control Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EQ6.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{32B11665-98DD-43D9-88F5-823B40564FB5}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • EQ6.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Electric Quilt Company\EQ6\EQ6.exe'.

How do I remove EQ6?

You can uninstall EQ6 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 EQ6, 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 EQ6.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.03%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Windows XP 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.97%
Windows 8.1 12.12%
Windows 10 Home 10.61%
Windows 8 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.58%
Windows 7 Professional 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.98%
  Australia 4.67%
  Canada 4.67%
  Netherlands 2.80%
  Switzerland 0.93%
  Germany 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.93%
Dell 21.43%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 7.14%
Toshiba 7.14%
Sony 5.36%
Alienware 3.57%
Lenovo 3.57%
American Megatrends 1.79%
Common models
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite P500 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite C875 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.61%


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