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InstallShield X Express Edition


InstallShield X Express Edition is a program developed by InstallShield. The most used version is 10.00.0142, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 98 files and is usually about 650.79 KB (666,409 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 XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of InstallShield X Express Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.installshield.com/express
Help link: support.installshield.com/contact/req_sup.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\installshield x express\program\0409
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2B4F800C-FA4E-42D9-93D3-C3DC4A4FCAB7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 650.79 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by InstallShield X Express Edition

  • _isicores.exe - InstallShield Developer (InstallShield)
  • _isres.dll - InstallShield (R) (InstallShield (R) Dialog Resources)
  • alarmclock.exe - alarmclock
  • bdedesigner.dll - InstallShield Express (InstallShield Alert Designer)
  • bdemmhelper.dll
  • commonhelper.dll
  • converter.dll - Converter Module
  • dllwrap.dll - InstallShield Software Corp. DLLWrap Application (DLLWrap Application)
  • dotnetfx.exe
  • dx9designer.dll - DX9Designer Module
  • expresstextmessages.ocx - ExpressTextMessages ActiveX Control Module
  • frmwrklib.dll - InstallShield
  • importexport.dll - ImportExport Module
  • instmsia.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Installer (Installer for the Windows Installer)
  • instmsiw.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Installer - Unicode
  • isanalyze.dll - IsAnalyze Module
  • isapp.dll - ISExpApp
  • isappservices.dll - IsAppServices Module
  • isbestringtables.dll - ISExpBEStringTables
  • isbuildstringtables.dll - ISBuildStringTables
  • iscommonservices.dll - IsCommonServices Module
  • isdstore.dll - ISDStore Module
  • isdstoreold.dll
  • isexpcmdbld.exe - InstallShield Windows Installer Edition (InstallShield MSI Edition Command-line Build)
  • isideservices.dll - ISIDEServices Dynamic Link Library (ISIDEServices DLL)
  • isimport.dll - InstallShield for Windows Installer (InstallShield Import Tool)
  • isismmigrate.dll - IsIsmMigrate
  • ism.exe - InstallShield Software Corp. Script1 Application
  • ismain.dll
  • ismauto.dll - ismauto
  • ismautostringtables.dll - IsmAutoStringTables
  • ismimportexport.dll - InstallShield for Windows installer (InstallShield Import/Export Tool)
  • ismmupdater2.dll - IsMMUpdater2 Module
  • ismsientity.dll - IsMsiEntity Module
  • isproject.dll - ISProject
  • isprojhelper.dll - ISProjHelper
  • isredistdownloader.exe - ISRedistDownloader Application (3rd Party Redist Downloader)
  • isreginj.dll - isRegInj Module
  • isregsvr.dll
  • isrt.dll - InstallShield® (InstallShield® RunTime Dynamic Link Library)
  • isscriptbridge20.dll - ISScriptBridge Module
  • isstringtables.dll - ISStringTables
  • issystemobject.dll - ISExpSystemObject
  • isuiservices.dll - ISUIServices Module
  • isupgrade.dll - ISUpgrade Module
  • isutil.dll - InstallShield Utility Library
  • iswibuild.dll - InstallShield MSI Edition Build
  • iswiscanners.dll - ISWIScanners Module
  • iswizcrystal.dll - IsWizCrystal Module
  • iswizcrystal85.dll - IsWizCrystal85 Module
  • iswizmsde2000.dll - IsWizMSDE2000 Module
  • iswizscanners.dll - IsWizScanners Dynamic Link Library (IsWizScanners DLL)
  • iswrkspacemgr.dll - ISWrkSpaceMgr Module
  • iswsappfiles.ocx - IsWsAppFiles ActiveX Control Module
  • iswsapplicationfilesep.ocx - IsWsApplicationFilesEP Module
  • iswsappsearch.ocx - IsWsAppSearch Module
  • iswsbillboards.ocx - IsWsBillBoards ActiveX Control Module
  • iswsbuild.ocx - IsWsBuild ActiveX Control Module
  • iswscustomactions.ocx - IsWsCustomActions ActiveX Control Module
  • iswsdialogs.ocx - IsWsDialogs ActiveX Control Module
  • iswsdistribute.ocx - IsWsDistribute ActiveX Control Module

How do I remove InstallShield X Express Edition?

Quickly and completely remove InstallShield X Express Edition from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall InstallShield X Express 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program InstallShield X Express Edition, 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 InstallShield X Express Edition.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 20.00%


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