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VersionDistribution 11.11%
5.3.4 11.11% 11.11% 22.22% 22.22% 11.11% 11.11%

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PCAN-Explorer 5


PCAN-Explorer 5 is a software program developed by PEAK-System Technik GmbH. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named pcanexpl.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 31.59 MB (33,124,422 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 60% of users of PCAN-Explorer 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.peak-system.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PCAN-Explorer 5
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PCAN-Explorer 5\UNWISE.EXE" /U "C:\Program Files\PCAN-Explorer 5\Install.log"
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 31.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PCAN-Explorer 5

Program executable:pcanexpl.exe
Name:PCAN-Explorer for Windows
PCAN-Explorer 5
Path:C:\Program Files\pcan-explorer 5\pcanexpl.exe
Additional files:
  • PcanNets.exe - PCAN Nets Configuration for Windows (PCAN Nets Configuration)
  • PcanStat.exe - PCAN Status Display for Windows (PCAN Status Display)
  • PcanApi.dll - PCAN2 for all Windows Versions (32-bit Driver Interface for PCAN drivers)
  • LicMngr.exe - PEAK Product License Manager
  • PcanSym.dll - PCAN-Explorer for Windows (PCAN Symbols Parser Library)
  • PcanSEdt.exe - PCAN Symbol Editor
  • Pcan3.dll - PCAN3 for Windows (PCAN3 ActiveX DLL)
  • PE5Script.dll - PE5Script Module
  • LibBrws.dll - Library Browser (Library Browser for PCAN-Explorer 5)
  • PrjBrws.dll - PCAN-Explorer 5 (PCAN-Explorer Project Browser)
  • PrjSys.dll - PCAN-Explorer Project System
  • PECanDlg.dll - PCAN-Explorer (PCAN-Explorer Dialogs Library)
  • PEExtDlg.dll
  • PEStdDlg.dll
  • PropWnd.dll - PCAN-Explorer Properties Window
  • AdminCheck.dll - AdminCheck (AdminCheck Dynamic Link Library)
  • LicHelp.dll - LicHelp (PEAK License Helper Library)
  • PEHelper.dll - PEHelper (PCAN-Explorer Helper Library)
  • UNWISE.EXE (by Symantec) - WISE (WiseScript Uninstaller)

How do I remove PCAN-Explorer 5?

Quickly and completely remove PCAN-Explorer 5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PCAN-Explorer 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PCAN-Explorer 5, 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 PCAN-Explorer 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 11%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 10 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 55.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 10 Home 11.11%
Windows 7 Enterprise 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.00%
  Germany 13.33%
  Italy 13.33%
  France 6.67%
  Israel 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Lenovo 25.00%
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