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4% remove it96% keep it
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Average installed length: 358.32 days

LTspice IV

What is LTspice IV?  (from Linear Technology)

LTspice IV is a high performance SPICE simulator, schematic capture and waveform viewer with enhancements and models for easing the simulation of switching regulators. Our enhancements to SPICE have made simulating switching regulators extremely fast compared to normal SPICE simulators, allowing the user to view wavef...  Read more


LTspice IV is a program developed by Linear Technology. 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 software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 5.84 MB (6,119,424 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 38% of users of LTspice IV come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.linear.com/designtools/software
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ltc\ltspiceiv
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LTC\LTspiceIV\scad3.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 5.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LTspice IV

  • LTspiceIV.exe - LTspice® IV Installation Program (LTspice® IV self-extracting gziped file)
  • scad3.exe - LTspice® IV (SPICE Simulator w/ Schematic Capture)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • scad3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1AB995B-0309-4DBB-9ED4-EBD2F3D6DF93}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove LTspice IV?

You can uninstall LTspice IV 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 LTspice IV, 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 LTspice IV.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.46%
Windows 10 32.11%
Windows XP 6.47%
Windows Vista 2.88%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.31%
Windows 7 Professional 19.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.91%
Windows 10 Home 8.48%
Windows 8.1 7.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.94%
  Germany 8.20%
  Italy 6.17%
  France 5.83%
  United Kingdom 3.79%
  Australia 2.30%
  Canada 2.17%
  India 1.83%
  Austria 1.76%
  Japan 1.76%
  Belgium 1.69%
  Spain 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.69%
  DK 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.80%
Hewlett-Packard 21.93%
ASUS 15.27%
Acer 12.92%
Lenovo 7.31%
Toshiba 4.05%
Samsung 3.52%
Intel 1.17%
Alienware 0.91%
American Megatrends 0.78%
MSI 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.51%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.51%
ASUS All Series 3.19%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.56%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.92%


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