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Should I remove NewTek LightWave 3D [8]?

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3% remove it97% keep it
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NewTek LightWave 3D [8]

What is NewTek LightWave 3D [8]?  (from NewTek)

LightWave 3D combines a state-of-the-art renderer with powerful, intuitive modeling, and animation tools. Tools that may cost extra in other professional 3D applications are part of the product package, including 999 free cross-platform render nodes, support for Windows and Mac UB 64 and 32-bit operating systems, free ...  Read more


NewTek LightWave 3D [8] is a software program developed by NewTek. The most common release is 8.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 25 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.newtek.com
Help link: www.newtek.com/support/tech/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LightWave [8]
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by NewTek LightWave 3D [8]

  • annex8.dll
  • cliped8.dll
  • crender8.dll
  • enved8.dll
  • gcore8.dll
  • hub.exe
  • hwrender8.dll
  • iview8.dll
  • lcore8.dll
  • lightwav.exe
  • locus8.dll
  • lsed.exe
  • lsid.exe
  • lstd.exe
  • lwaudio8.dll
  • lwsn.exe
  • lwtools8.dll
  • modeler.exe
  • panels8.dll
  • preview8.dll
  • RegisterLightwave.exe
  • surfed8.dll
  • vfrb8.dll
  • volume8.dll
  • vxped8.dll

How do I remove NewTek LightWave 3D [8]?

You can uninstall NewTek LightWave 3D [8] 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 NewTek LightWave 3D [8], 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 NewTek LightWave 3D [8].

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 10 40%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 10 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 8 Pro 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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