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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Hologic Physician's Viewer


Hologic Physician's Viewer is a software program developed by Hologic. The most common release is 7.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 19 files and is usually about 38.91 MB (40,800,576 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of Hologic Physician's Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hologic.com
Help link: www.hologic.com/service
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hologic\Physician's Viewer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9A2D82AC-DB1F-4844-893D-2AE11B37B0D2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 38.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hologic Physician's Viewer

  • VPUApp.exe - Physician's Viewer
  • Hologic.Apex.Xml.dll - Hologic.Apex.Xml
  • VPUDB.exe - VPUDB Module (VPU Database Server)
  • MC3ADV.DLL (by Merge Healthcare / Cedara Software, 6737 West Washington Street, Milwaukee, WI 53214 (414)977-4000) - 008-91204, MergeCOM-3 Advanced Integrator's Tool Kit for Win32 on Intel x86 using Visual C++
  • VPUConfiguration.dll - VPUConfiguration Dynamic Link Library (VPUConfiguration DLL)
  • VPUDBConverter.dll - VPUDBConverter Dynamic Link Library (VPUDBConverter DLL)
  • DicomBase.dll - DicomBase Dynamic Link Library (DicomBase DLL)
  • UtlAdo.dll - UtlADO Dynamic Link Library (UtlADO DLL)
  • CentralDICOMServer.exe - CentralDICOMServer Module
  • VXA.dll - VXA Dynamic Link Library (VXA DLL)
  • DicomServerConfig.exe
  • DecisionData.dll - DecisionDataLibrary
  • DecisionEngine.dll - DecisionEngine
  • DecisionRules.dll - DecisionRules
  • StarReport.dll (by Joseph L. Paparella) - DxReport (DxReport COM Object)
  • PICN20.DLL (by Pegasus Imaging) - PEGASUS (Pegasus Dispatcher for Win32)
  • Bridge.dll
  • VPUDBps.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • VPUApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{28A47DA9-9FBB-40B6-B884-4D670952D258}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • VPUDB.exe runs as a service named 'VPUDB' (VPUDB).
  • CentralDICOMServer.exe runs as a service named 'CentralDICOMServer' (CentralDICOMServer).

How do I remove Hologic Physician's Viewer?

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Or, you can uninstall Hologic Physician's Viewer 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 Hologic Physician's Viewer, 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 Hologic Physician's Viewer.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Belgium 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Common models
Dell Precision M6600 33.33%
Gigabyte X48-DS5 33.33%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 33.33%


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