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2% remove it98% keep it
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1.3.0000 4.11%
1.2.0000 68.49%
1.02.0000 1.37%
1.00.0000 26.03%

EQ7 Upgrade


EQ7 Upgrade is a program developed by The Electric Quilt Company. The most used version is 1.2.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 eq7.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 672.56 KB (688,699 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 94% of users of EQ7 Upgrade come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.electricquilt.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electric Quilt Company\EQ7\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E8B55B7D-A94D-4C4B-AFEB-4C4AAAFEB071}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 672.56 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EQ7 Upgrade

Program executable:eq7.exe
EQ7 Quilt Design Software
Path:C:\Program Files\Electric Quilt Company\EQ7\eq7.exe
Additional files:
  • ATRC.dll (by Pulse Microsystems, Mississauga Ontario) - autotrace1 Dynamic Link Library (autotrace1 DLL)
  • eqtools2.ocx (by Electric Quilt Company) - eqtools2 ActiveX Control Module
  • Crypt.dll (by Pulse Microsystems) - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. Cryptd (Cryptd)
  • GenCnv.dll (by Pulse Microsystems) - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. GenCnv (Generic Cnv)
  • GenPat.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. GenPat (Generic Pattern)
  • GenA.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. GenAd (Generic A)
  • GenIO.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. GenIO (Generic IO)
  • GenSC.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. GenSC (Generic Stitch Client)
  • GGems.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. GGems (GGems)
  • ADIG.dll (by Pulse Microsystems, Mississauga Ontario) - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. ADIG (ADIG)
  • BOXF.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. Boxf (Boxform)
  • Draw.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. Draw (Draw)
  • DRTD.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. DRTD (DRTD)
  • genb.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. GenB (Generic B)
  • GenC.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. GenC (Generic C)
  • GenD.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. GenD (Generic D)
  • IMF.dll - imFiles Dynamic Link Library (imFiles DLL)
  • libxml2.dll - libxml2 Dynamic Link Library
  • ABU.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. ABU (ABU)
  • BZR.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. Bzr (Bezier)
  • CTR.dll - Pulse Microsystems Ltd. CTR (CTree)
  • Design.dll - Design Dynamic Link Library (Design DLL)
  • GenApp.dll - GenApp Dynamic Link Library (GenApp DLL)
  • GenWin.dll - GenWin Dynamic Link Library (GenWin DLL)
  • IMP.dll - improc Dynamic Link Library (improc DLL)
  • Lfbmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (BMP filter (Win32))
  • Lfcmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - CMP filter (Win32)
  • Lffax15u.dll - FAX filter (Win32)
  • Lfgif15u.dll - GIF filter (Win32)
  • Lfpng15u.dll - PNG filter (Win32)
  • Lftif15u.dll - TIF filter (Win32)
  • Ltclr15u.dll - Color conversion (Win32)
  • Ltdis15u.dll - Display kernel (Win32)
  • Ltfil15u.dll - Filter kernel (Win32)
  • Ltimgclr15u.dll - Image processing (Color) (Win32)
  • Ltimgcor15u.dll - Image processing (Core) (Win32)
  • Ltimgefx15u.dll - Image processing (Effects) (Win32)
  • Ltimgsfx15u.dll - Image processing (Special Effects) (Win32)
  • EQ_EMB.dll - Embroidery Engine
  • libpng1n.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • eq7.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Electric Quilt Company\EQ7\eq7.exe'.

How do I remove EQ7 Upgrade?

You can uninstall EQ7 Upgrade 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 EQ7 Upgrade, 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 EQ7 Upgrade.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.27%
Windows 10 32.88%
Windows Vista 5.48%
Windows XP 1.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.83%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 10 Home 9.72%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.78%
Windows 10 Pro 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.17%
  Australia 1.67%
  Netherlands 1.67%
  Canada 1.67%
  United Kingdom 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.23%
Hewlett-Packard 29.23%
Toshiba 13.85%
Lenovo 10.77%
ASUS 6.15%
Acer 3.08%
Samsung 1.54%
American Megatrends 1.54%
Sony 1.54%
Alienware 1.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 2.94%
Acer Aspire V5-531 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite P775 1.47%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775 1.47%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.47%


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