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4% remove it96% keep it
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2004.2.0 100.00%



PADS2005 is a program developed by Mentor Graphics. The software installer includes 42 files. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. While about 56% of users of PADS2005 come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mentor.com/supportnet
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mentor Graphics\PADS\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\8\Intel 32\IDriver.exe /M{FE8B0635-4858-4CBF-96CE-BC90FF79A3C5}
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PADS2005

  • schcvtlib.dll - Symbol and Schematic Translator for DxDesigner and PADS Logic (Symbol and Schematic Translator Dynamic Link Library)
  • DecalPreview.ocx - PreviewPCBDecal ActiveX Control Module
  • BlazeRouterMonitor.exe - PADSRouterMonitor Application (PADSRouterMonitor MFC Application)
  • LibConv4.exe - PADS Library Converter
  • mgls.dll - Mentor Graphics MGLS (MGLS)
  • pads2sp.exe - SPECCTRA Application (SPECCTRA MFC Application)
  • pcls_ok.exe - PCLS_OK Application (PCLS_OK MFC Application)
  • odb500.dll - Latium System (PCB Database)
  • PowerUI500.dll - Latium System User Interface
  • sdb500.dll - Latium System Database
  • SLibs500.dll - Latium System Library
  • BlazeRouter.exe - PADS Router
  • powerpcb.exe - PADS Layout
  • powerlogic.exe - PADS Logic
  • actgeom.dll
  • actpe.dll
  • checklpt.exe
  • checkpdd.exe
  • checkvdd.exe
  • dao350.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Jet (Microsoft DAO 3.51 Object Library)
  • ddb2pcb.exe - Protel PCB to PADS Layout translator
  • ddinst32.exe
  • DFF500.dll
  • ecogen.exe
  • ecogen500.dll
  • HHActiveX.dll (by eHelp) - RoboHelp HTML 12 (HHActiveX Control DLL)
  • inetwh32.dll (by Blue Sky Software) - Blue Sky Software - INETWH32 (INETWH32)
  • InstUtil.dll
  • licsetup.exe
  • lmtools.exe (by GLOBEtrotter Software)
  • lmutil.exe (by GLOBEtrotter Software)
  • mgls_ok.exe
  • msjet35.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Jet Engine Library
  • Nav500.dll
  • og701as.dll (by Rogue Wave Software) - Objective Grid (ObjGrid DLL Shared Library - Release Version)
  • PBCG500.dll (by BCGSoft Ltd) - BCGControlBar Dynamic Link Library (BCGControlBar DLL)
  • pcb2act.exe - Pcb2Act Application (Pcb2Act MFC Application)
  • pex500.dll
  • regsvr32.exe - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System (Microsoft(C) Register Server)
  • sbe5_32.dll (by Polar Engineering and Consulting) - WinWrap Basic
  • sbent532.ocx (by Polar Engineering and Consulting)
  • ssidiag.exe

How do I remove PADS2005?

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Or, you can uninstall PADS2005 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 PADS2005, 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 PADS2005.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Taiwan 44.44%


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