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13.0.00000 68.42%
11.0.03100 26.32%
1.0.0 5.26%

GDS 2 Java


GDS 2 Java is a software program developed by MAHLE Test Systems. The most common release is 13.0.00000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 54 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 79% of users of GDS 2 Java come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GDS 2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B9525813-BCCB-4A40-AF67-6F2A808459CA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GDS 2 Java

  • GDS2Launcher.exe
  • GDS2Restart.exe - GDS2 Restart Application
  • MahleUtility.dll - Win32 utility
  • BinaryWriter.dll - Session logging DLL for GMServiceLogiq
  • rtkJ2534Int.dll - J2534 Interface dll
  • awt.dll (by Oracle) - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U25 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Oracle) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java Deployment Library
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jawt.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • rtkGMSecurityInt.dll - GM Security Interface Dll
  • SecurityAccess.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GDS2Restart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2D1B1A68-019E-4631-900F-01F4FEF4DCEB}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove GDS 2 Java?

Quickly and completely remove GDS 2 Java from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall GDS 2 Java 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program GDS 2 Java, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 GDS 2 Java.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win 8 5%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.47%
Windows XP 5.26%
Windows 8 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 57.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.79%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.31%
  Brazil 3.45%
  Mexico 3.45%
  Netherlands 3.45%
  Canada 3.45%
  Turkey 3.45%
  UZ 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Lenovo 11.11%
Toshiba 5.56%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5530 non-v... 11.11%
Dell Inspiron N5110 11.11%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.56%
Dell Latitude 6430U 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 5558 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 5.56%


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