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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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MathType 5


MathType 5 is a program developed by Design Science. The most used version is 5.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 2 files and is usually about 8.84 MB (9,267,255 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 25% of users of MathType 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dessci.com
Help link: www.dessci.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mathtype
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MathType\Setup.exe" -R
Estimated size: 8.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MathType 5

  • Setup.exe - Design Science Setup Utility
  • MathType.exe - MathType

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MathType.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C4F4AA97-CB38-444C-9D57-54F3189BB6ED}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove MathType 5?

You can uninstall MathType 5 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 MathType 5, 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 MathType 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.77%
Windows XP 26.71%
Windows 10 12.38%
Windows Vista 8.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 25.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.73%
Windows 7 Professional 12.42%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.21%
Windows 10 Home 2.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.78%
  Germany 7.16%
  Taiwan 5.97%
  France 4.78%
  Iran 4.78%
  India 3.88%
  Italy 3.58%
  Greece 2.69%
  Spain 2.39%
  Israel 2.39%
  Belgium 2.09%
  Vietnam 1.79%
  TN 1.79%
  Russia 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 24.46%
ASUS 8.15%
Acer 7.61%
Toshiba 7.07%
Intel 5.43%
Lenovo 3.26%
American Megatrends 2.72%
Samsung 2.17%
Medion 1.63%
NEC 1.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.68%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.79%
Acer Aspire 5742G 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 546 1.79%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.79%


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