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HMI CAD-Reader

What is HMI CAD-Reader?

This is the Siemens software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the HMI CAD-Reader to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the device connected to your PC).

About  (from Siemens)

The convenient support of the Sinumerik CAD reader allows contours to be generated or drill points to be fi ltered out in just a few work steps. Unnecessary components of the drawing such as dimensioning, hachures, labels, and frames can be hidden and removed due to the layer technology. In addition, the CAD reader can...  Read more


The main program executable is cad_read.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 2.41 MB (2,529,913 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.siemens.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SIEMENS\CADReader
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{80223C37-C66A-4B9E-BF41-E4CB9887145D}\SETUP.EXE" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -uninst -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.41 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by HMI CAD-Reader

Program executable:cad_read.exe
Developed by SIEMENS AG A&D MC
Path:C:\Program Files\SIEMENS\CADReader\cad_read.exe
Additional files:
  • dxftogp.dll - SINUMERIK (Developed for SIEMENS AG)
  • CADT_FR.dll
  • CADT_GR.dll
  • CADT_IT.dll
  • CADT_SP.dll
  • CADT_UK.dll

How do I remove HMI CAD-Reader?

You can uninstall HMI CAD-Reader 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 HMI CAD-Reader, 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 HMI CAD-Reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 7%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 26.67%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 10 Home 13.33%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.86%
  Germany 23.81%
  Belgium 9.52%
  Italy 9.52%
  Canada 4.76%
  Poland 4.76%
  South Africa 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
MSI 13.33%
American Megatrends 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
Sony 6.67%
Samsung 6.67%
Intel 6.67%
Acer 6.67%
Common models
Sony VPCEB2E1E 7.14%
Samsung 350V5C/350V5X/350... 7.14%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. CR61... 7.14%
Micro-Star GP72 2QE 7.14%
MEDIONPC MS-7048 7.14%

Publisher URL: www.siemens.com


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