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Should I remove GWL Illustrator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 10.34% 10.34% 48.28% 24.14% 3.45% 3.45%

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GWL Illustrator

What is GWL Illustrator?

Desigend for Great-West Life.


GWL Illustrator is a software program developed by Novinsoft. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 2.37 MB (2,484,154 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 84% of users of GWL Illustrator come from Canada, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.novinsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\great west life\illustrator
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9B6E7965-72D3-4A3F-BEDA-ED980F502036}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.37 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GWL Illustrator

  • greatwestlife.config.dll - GreatWestLife.Config
  • nsguiframework.dll - NSGuiFramework
  • nsguicontrols.dll - NSGuiControls
  • nscommon.dll - NSCommon
  • divelements.sandgrid.dll (by Divelements Limited - http://www.divelements.co.uk/) - SandGrid for Windows Forms
  • sanddock.dll (by Divelements Limited - http://www.divelements.co.uk/) - SandDock (SandDock (Commercial Version))
  • sandbar.dll - SandBar (SandBar (Commercial Version))
  • gwsh.dll
  • gwsh.exe
  • gwsh_managedvar.dll
  • pdftlib.dll
  • pdftool.dll

How do I remove GWL Illustrator?

You can uninstall GWL Illustrator 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 GWL Illustrator, 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 GWL Illustrator.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 7%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.97%
Windows 10 24.14%
Windows XP 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.28%
Windows 7 Professional 13.79%
Windows 10 Pro 6.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.90%
Windows 8.1 6.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.38% of installs come from Canada
Which countries install it?
  Canada 84.38%
  United States 12.50%
  United Kingdom 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.63%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Dell 14.81%
Lenovo 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
ASUS 7.41%
Intel 3.70%
Sony 3.70%
Common models
Acer Aspire M5201 7.14%
Dell Vostro V131 3.57%
Acer Aspire 5742 3.57%
Synergio DH55PJ__ 3.57%
LENOVO 4334 3.57%
HP Compaq dc5800 Small Fo... 3.57%

About (from Novinsoft Inc.)

Novinsoft specializes in working with clients to custom design and develop systems to client specific and unique requirements.
Publisher URL: www.novinsoft.com


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