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Should I remove Macromedia Fireworks MX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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Macromedia Fireworks MX

What is Macromedia Fireworks MX?  (from Macromedia)

Create, optimize, and export interactive graphics in a single Web-centric environment using Macromedia Fireworks MX. Fireworks offers all the tools to make everything from simple graphic buttons to sophisticated rollover effects and pop-up menus. Support for major file formats and HTML standards and integration with po...  Read more


Macromedia Fireworks MX is a software program developed by Macromedia. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named fireworks.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 40.06 MB (42,009,398 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 44% of users of Macromedia Fireworks MX come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macromedia.com
Help link: www.macromedia.com/go/fireworks_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Fireworks MX
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{930B2432-43D4-
Estimated size: 40.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Macromedia Fireworks MX

Program executable:fireworks.exe
Fireworks 8
Path:C:\Program Files\macromedia\fireworks mx\fireworks.exe
Additional files:
  • FP_Launch_FW.dll - FP_Launch_FW
  • VSetupT.exe
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Fireworks.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Fireworks MX\Fireworks.exe'.

How do I remove Macromedia Fireworks MX?

You can uninstall Macromedia Fireworks MX 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 Macromedia Fireworks MX, 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 Macromedia Fireworks MX.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.70%
Windows 10 20.05%
Windows XP 13.20%
Windows Vista 9.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.78%
Windows 7 Professional 14.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.86%
Windows 10 Home 5.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.99%
  Brazil 7.94%
  United Kingdom 7.13%
  Canada 4.28%
  Italy 4.07%
  Germany 3.05%
  Australia 2.65%
  France 2.24%
  Japan 2.24%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Belgium 1.83%
  Sweden 1.22%
  Austria 1.02%
  Colombia 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.45%
Dell 25.86%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 8.19%
Samsung 6.03%
Toshiba 5.17%
Lenovo 4.74%
Intel 3.02%
American Megatrends 1.72%
Common models
HP G42 Notebook PC 3.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.17%
ASUSTeK G55VW 2.38%
ASUS All Series 2.38%
HP Mini 110-3100 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.38%

About Macromedia

Macromedia was a graphics and web development software company that produced such products as Flash and Dreamweaver and was acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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