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Should I remove PE-DESIGN NEXT?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,723
United States Rank #21,163
Reach 0.0053%


9.30.0000 19.23%
9.24.0000 0.96%
9.23.0000 6.73%
9.22.0000 2.88%
9.21.0000 0.96%
9.13.0000 7.69%
9.12.0000 0.96%
9.01.0000 59.62%
9.00.0000 0.96%

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What is PE-DESIGN NEXT?  (from Brother Industries)

PE-DESIGN® NEXT takes digitizing and embroidery to the next level of creativity with exceptional new features. A user-friendly graphical interface, similar to many software programs on the market today, makes it easy to locate and select the dynamic functions of this software. In addition, the quick access toolbar allo...  Read more


PE-DESIGN NEXT is a software program developed by Brother Industries. The most common release is 9.01.0000, 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 setup package generally installs about 32 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 64% of users of PE-DESIGN NEXT come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\PE-DESIGN NEXT\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{041EDAC5-853E-4A10-A0C8-ED0CF7769306}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by PE-DESIGN NEXT

  • dbres.dll - PE-DESIGN NEXT (Design Database Resouce File)
  • editres.dll - Layout & Editing Resouce File
  • EmbDB.exe - Design Database
  • Embedit.exe - Layout & Editing
  • Embfont.exe - Font Creator
  • Emblink.exe - Link
  • Embmake.exe - Design Center
  • EmbProgs.exe - Programmable Stitch Creator
  • fontres.dll - Font Creator Resouce File
  • linkres.dll - Link Resouce File
  • makeres.dll - Design Center Resouce File
  • progsres.dll - Programmable Stitch Resouce File
  • AutoBranch.dll - PE-DESIGN (AutoBranch DLL)
  • BapsStitch.dll - BapsStitch DLL
  • BasicStitch.dll - BasicStitch DLL
  • BlindStitch.dll - BlindStitch DLL
  • IMGEngine.dll - IMGEngine DLL
  • MetafileDll.dll - MetafileDll DLL
  • PeCommon.dll - PeCommon DLL
  • PeGeometry.dll - PeGeometry DLL
  • PhotoStitch.dll - PhotoStitch DLL
  • RealDraw.dll - RealDraw DLL
  • Semiauto.dll - Semiauto DLL
  • STBdll.dll - STBdll DLL
  • StippleStitch.dll - StippleStitch DLL
  • UnionDivide.dll - UnionDivide DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Embedit.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{76F5CA85-1D4C-4704-804B-6B94E42207D9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PE-DESIGN NEXT?

You can uninstall PE-DESIGN NEXT 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 PE-DESIGN NEXT, 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 PE-DESIGN NEXT.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.65%
Windows 10 31.73%
Windows Vista 5.77%
Windows XP 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.58%
Windows 10 Home 9.62%
Windows 8.1 8.65%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 10 Pro 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.34%
  France 4.90%
  United Kingdom 4.20%
  Brazil 3.50%
  Italy 3.50%
  Spain 2.80%
  Germany 2.80%
  Australia 2.10%
  Russia 2.10%
  Switzerland 1.40%
  Netherlands 1.40%
  Malaysia 1.40%
  Taiwan 0.70%
  Belgium 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.43%
Dell 25.68%
Acer 13.51%
Toshiba 12.16%
ASUS 5.41%
Lenovo 1.35%
Sony 1.35%
Intel 1.35%
MSI 1.35%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.20%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 2.20%
Dell Vostro 2520 2.20%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.20%
PCCHIPS P17G 2.20%
ASUS All Series 2.20%

About Brother Industries

Brother is an electronics equipment company whose products include printers, multifunction printers, sewing machines, large machine tools, label printers, typewriters, fax machines, and other computer-related electronics.
Publisher URL: www.brother-usa.com


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