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7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #6,412
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VersionDistribution 7.95% 64.58% 2.27% 25.19%

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What is Hallmark Card Studio 2013 Deluxe?  (from Creative Technology Ltd)

Hallmark Card Studio 2013 Deluxe is the fast, fun and easy way to create customizable Hallmark cards. This new version comes with 13,000+ Hallmark cards and projects you can personalize using 18,000+ premium clip art images, 10,000+ heartfelt sentiments, exclusive Hallmark fonts and your own digital photos. This new ...  Read more


Hallmark Card Studio 2013 Deluxe is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most used version is, 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 main program executable is HCS.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 8.04 MB (8,425,647 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 89% of users of Hallmark Card Studio 2013 Deluxe come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hallmarksoftware.com/resellers/hcsd2013.aspx
Help link: www.hallmarksoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative Home\Hallmark Card Studio 2013 Deluxe\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A6E08FBC-FC99-4CEE-B645-83A42107BE89}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hallmark Card Studio 2013 Deluxe

Program executable:HCS.exe
Name:Hallmark Card Studio 2013
Path:C:\Program Files\Creative Home\Hallmark Card Studio 2013 Deluxe\HCS.exe
Additional files:
  • fmnot.exe - Hallmark Card Studio (Planner Application)
  • plnrnote.exe - Hallmark Event Planner
  • Avanquest.PhotoEffectUILib.dll (by Avanquest CDC) - Avanquest CDC PhotoEffectUILib (PhotoEffectUILib)
  • Google.GData.Client.dll (by Google) - Google GData Client Libraries (Google Data API Core Library)
  • Google.GData.Extensions.dll (by Google) - Google Data API Extensions Library
  • Google.GData.YouTube.dll - Google Data API YouTube Library
  • HCS.exe - Hallmark Card Studio Deluxe (Hallmark Card Studio 2013)
  • Engine.dll
  • EngineInterop.dll
  • Lfbmpu.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (BMP filter (Win32))
  • Lfcmpu.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - CMP filter (Win32)
  • Lfcmwu.dll - JPEG2000 filter (Win32)
  • Lfepsu.dll - EPS filter (Win32)
  • Lffaxu.dll - FAX filter (Win32)
  • lffpxu.dll - FPX filter (Win32)
  • Lfgifu.dll - GIF filter (Win32)
  • Lfj2ku.dll
  • Lfmspu.dll - MSP filter (Win32)
  • Lfpcdu.dll - PCD filter (Win32)
  • Lfpctu.dll - PCT filter (Win32)
  • Lfpcxu.dll - PCX filter (Win32)
  • Lfpngu.dll - PNG filter (Win32)
  • Lfpsdu.dll - PSD filter (Win32)
  • Lftgau.dll - TGA filter (Win32)
  • Lftifu.dll - TIF filter (Win32)
  • Lfwmfu.dll - WMF filter (Win32)
  • Avanquest.PhotoEffectLibrary.dll (by Avanquest CDC) - PhotoEffectLibrary
  • CommonUtilLibrary.dll - CommonUtilLibrary
  • ContentManagement.dll - ContentManagement
  • FileDlgExtenders.dll (by Decebal Mihailescu) - FileDlgExtenders
  • HtmlHelp.dll - HtmlHelp library
  • AddressBookCore.dll - AddressBookCore
  • CoreLib.dll (by Avanquest) - PA Core Library
  • Facebook.dll (by Facebook C# SDK) - Facebook C# SDK (Facebook)
  • CSReportError.dll (by Nova Development) - CSReportError
  • BrowserUtil.dll - BrowserUtil
  • FacebookAPI.dll (by Facebook) - FacebookAPI
  • FileBrowser.dll (by Weesp) - FileBrowser
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • AEXReader.dll - AexReader
  • HaruPDF.dll - Haru Free PDF Library [msvc]
  • HCS.XmlSerializers.dll
  • KnobControl.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • plnrnote.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DD445165-0C9F-497B-B099-60AE11624D18}' (runs on registration).
  • HCS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{81BB32BE-638A-4F0B-8EBD-E42671901AB8}' (runs on registration).

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Or, you can uninstall Hallmark Card Studio 2013 Deluxe 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 Hallmark Card Studio 2013 Deluxe, 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 Hallmark Card Studio 2013 Deluxe.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.04%
Windows 10 30.49%
Windows Vista 5.49%
Windows XP 3.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.30%
Windows 7 Professional 10.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.75%
Windows 8.1 7.98%
Windows 10 Home 6.27%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.05%
  Canada 3.97%
  United Kingdom 2.17%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Australia 0.60%
  Belgium 0.48%
  New Zealand 0.36%
  BM 0.24%
  Germany 0.24%
  TT 0.12%
  Singapore 0.12%
  South Africa 0.12%
  Taiwan 0.12%
  Colombia 0.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.28%
Dell 34.51%
Acer 9.14%
Toshiba 6.19%
ASUS 4.72%
Intel 2.06%
Lenovo 1.77%
American Megatrends 1.18%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.25%
Dell Inspiron 570 3.30%
Dell XPS 8300 2.83%
Dell XPS 8500 2.83%
Dell XPS 8700 2.83%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.83%

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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