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Should I remove MetaWeb?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,925
United States Rank #21,129
Reach 0.0046%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.41 days
395.54 days >
Average installed length: 207.83 days


VersionDistribution 3.13% 1.56% 1.56% 79.69% 4.69% 1.56%
3.1.1 7.81%


What is MetaWeb?  (from CGM Technology Services)

With worldwide 100.000+ installations, MetaWeb is a leading WebCGM/TIFF viewer and annotation tool offering a host of functionalities. MetaWeb works within Microsoft Internet Explorer and can be freely downloaded and implemented.


MetaWeb is a software program developed by CGM Technology Services. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named MetaPrint.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 3.96 MB (4,151,158 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 68% of users of MetaWeb come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cgmtech.de/metaweb.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ematek\MetaWeb\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{73DE96F9-C03B-4FF4-A027-FFBF6B087EBD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MetaWeb

Program executable:MetaPrint.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Ematek\MetaWeb\MetaPrint.exe
Additional files:
  • Cgmimp32.dll - Microsoft Graphic Filters (CGM Import Filter)
  • MetaBHO.dll - MetaBHO Module
  • cgmcnv32.dll
  • MetaPrint.exe
  • Txt2Hs.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • MetaBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CGMFragment Class' with the class of {0695F52A-89A2-4246-81B5-AFAD2D3B865F} (Metaweb CGM Fragment BHO).

How do I remove MetaWeb?

Quickly and completely remove MetaWeb from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MetaWeb 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 MetaWeb, 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 MetaWeb.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by MetaWeb you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.56%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows XP 6.25%
Windows Vista 4.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.81%
Windows 7 Professional 32.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 8 3.13%
Windows 8.1 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.48%
  Germany 9.78%
  Canada 4.35%
  Turkey 2.17%
  Australia 2.17%
  Brazil 2.17%
  United Arab Emirates 1.09%
  Slovenia 1.09%
  Mexico 1.09%
  Switzerland 1.09%
  Czech Republic 1.09%
  Austria 1.09%
  Belgium 1.09%
  BG 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.37%
Hewlett-Packard 25.49%
Lenovo 9.80%
Acer 7.84%
Toshiba 7.84%
Medion 3.92%
ASUS 3.92%
American Megatrends 3.92%
Intel 1.96%
Common models
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Hewlett-Packard 23-b231 1.79%
Gateway NV55C 1.79%
ASUSTeK N53SV 1.79%


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