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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #14,188
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VersionDistribution 3.33% 45.83% 0.83% 1.67% 3.33% 3.33% 10.83% 12.50% 18.33%

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Hallmark Card Studio 2012

What is Hallmark Card Studio 2012?  (from Creative Technology Ltd)

For more than 100 years, Hallmark has designed greeting cards for life’s special moments. Hallmark Card Studio 2012 extends this tradition, making it easy to create one-of-a-kind Hallmark cards as unique as the people you care for. From birthdays and holidays to special occasions and every day greetings, you’ll find th...  Read more


Hallmark Card Studio 2012 is a software program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 46 files and is usually about 5.04 MB (5,286,867 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 98% of users of Hallmark Card Studio 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and PR.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hallmarksoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative Home\Hallmark Card Studio 2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8777089A-4CF4-44BA-910B-9A4580669DED}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hallmark Card Studio 2012

  • fmnot.exe - Hallmark Card Studio (Planner Application)
  • plnrnote.exe - Hallmark Event Planner
  • HCS.exe - Hallmark Card Studio 2012
  • Engine.dll
  • EngineInterop.dll
  • ContentManagement.dll - ContentManagement
  • CoreLib.dll (by Avanquest) - PA Core Library
  • BrowserUtil.dll - BrowserUtil
  • AEXReader.dll - AexReader
  • HCS.XmlSerializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HCS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E514D288-E384-4787-BC50-5C0576F9DA17}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • plnrnote.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Event Planner Reminder.lnk_FolderCommonAppdata.

How do I remove Hallmark Card Studio 2012?

You can uninstall Hallmark Card Studio 2012 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 Hallmark Card Studio 2012, 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 Hallmark Card Studio 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 22.50%
Windows XP 8.33%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.08%
Windows 8.1 9.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.47%
Windows 10 Home 7.63%
Windows 7 Professional 6.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.00%
  Canada 1.00%
  PR 0.50%
  Ireland 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.36%
Dell 30.77%
Acer 12.09%
Toshiba 9.89%
Lenovo 3.30%
Intel 2.20%
ASUS 2.20%
Sony 1.10%
Gateway 1.10%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 4.46%
Acer Aspire V5-531 2.68%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.68%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.79%

About Creative Technology Ltd

Creative designs, manufactures and distributes digitized sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia, and personal digital entertainment products.
Publisher URL: us.creative.com


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