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InstallShield 2011 Limited Edition

What is InstallShield 2011 Limited Edition?  (from Flexera Software)

InstallShield Limited Edition for Visual Studio 2010 provides a small subset of the world-class functionality found in our other InstallShield editions. Many of the features our InstallShield customers love are locked and unavailable in your InstallShield Limited Edition.


InstallShield 2011 Limited Edition is a program developed by Flexera Software. The main program executable is ISMain.dll. The software installer includes 58 files and is usually about 143.33 KB (146,773 bytes). IsMMUpdater2.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 64% of users of InstallShield 2011 Limited Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.installshield.com/installshield/overview
Help link: www.installshield.com/contact/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\InstallShield\2011LE\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{38D39130-2440-40BE-BD88-0B581AA090C8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 143.33 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by InstallShield 2011 Limited Edition

Program module:ISMain.dll
Signed by:Flexera Software
Path:C:\Program Files\InstallShield\2011LE\System\ISMain.dll
InstallShield is a software tool for creating installers or software packages for installing software for Microsoft Windows desktop. InstallShield generates an .exe file which can be used to install software packages on a PC.
Additional files:
  • IsAppServices.dll - IsAppServices Module
  • ISBuildStringTables.dll - ISBuildStringTables
  • IsmAutoStringTables.dll - IsmAutoStringTables
  • ISMsiEntity.dll - IsMsiEntity Module
  • IsmImportExport.dll - InstallShield (R) (InstallShield Import/Export Tool)
  • ISBEStringTables.dll - ISBEStringTables
  • _IsIcoRes.exe - InstallShield
  • BECommonLib.dll - BECommonLib Module
  • BECommonLib8.dll
  • Build.dll - InstallShield (R) Disk Image Builder
  • CmnUI.dll - InstallShield (R) CommonUI DLL
  • Converter.dll - Converter Module
  • dotnetfx.exe - dotnetfx Module
  • ExpressTextMessages.ocx - ExpressTextMessages ActiveX Control Module
  • FrmWrkLib.dll
  • ImportExport.dll - ImportExport Module
  • IniReader.dll - IniReader Module
  • isanalyze.dll - IsAnalyze Module
  • IsBE.dll - InstallShield (R) ObjectPS DLL
  • is-cmax.dll - InstallShield (R) Script Editor
  • ISCommonDlg.dll - ISCommonDlg ActiveX Control Module
  • IsCommonServices.dll - IsCommonServices Module
  • ISCore.dll - InstallShield (R) Core DLL
  • ISDStore.dll - ISDStore Application
  • ISDStoreOld.dll - ISDStoreOld Application
  • IsImport.dll - InstallShield Import Tool
  • IsLimEdt.dll - IsDevEdt Module
  • IsLimPkg.dll - IsDevPkg Module
  • IsLimWiz.dll - IsDevWiz Module
  • ISMain.dll
  • IsMMUpdater2.dll - IsMMUpdater2 Module
  • ISObjMgr.dll - ISObjMgr Module
  • IsRegInj.dll - isRegInj Module
  • IsRegSpy.exe - isRegSpy Module
  • LaunchHelp.exe - InstallShield Authoring Tool
  • setup.exe - Setup Launcher Unicode
  • setupPreReq.exe
  • TSConfig.exe - InstallShield Verification Wizard
  • VS2010ShtCut.exe
  • ISIDELangWiz.dll - ISIDELangWiz
  • IsIsmMigrate.dll - IsIsmMigrate
  • ISProjHelper.dll - ISProjHelper
  • ISProject.dll - ISProject
  • ismauto.dll - ismauto
  • ISApp.dll - ISApp

How do I remove InstallShield 2011 Limited Edition?

You can uninstall InstallShield 2011 Limited Edition 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 InstallShield 2011 Limited Edition, 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 InstallShield 2011 Limited Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 10 5%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Windows 10 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.00%
Windows Vista Business 5.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.89%
  Canada 5.56%
  Germany 5.56%
  Philippines 5.56%
  Poland 2.78%
  Belgium 2.78%
  United Kingdom 2.78%
  India 2.78%
  Italy 2.78%
  Korea 2.78%
  South Africa 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 43.75%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Lenovo 6.25%
Samsung 6.25%
Apple 6.25%
American Megatrends 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Common models
ASUSTeK K52JK 7.14%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro10,1 7.14%
Samsung Samsung DeskTop S... 7.14%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 7.14%
Dell Vostro 3700 7.14%
Dell Vostro 1500 7.14%

About Flexera Software

Flexera's products include the the FlexNet Publisher license manager and InstallShield installation packagers.
Publisher URL: www.flexerasoftware.com


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