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PLAXIS Connect


PLAXIS Connect is a program developed by Plaxis bv. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is plaxisupdater.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 3.05 MB (3,198,815 bytes). PlaxisUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 54% of users of PLAXIS Connect come from the United States, it is also popular in Hungary and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.plaxis.nl
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Plaxis\PLAXIS Connect\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Plaxis\PLAXIS Connect\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PLAXIS Connect

Program executable:plaxisupdater.exe
Name:PLAXIS Connect
Path:C:\Program Files\plaxis\plaxis connect\plaxisupdater.exe
Additional files:
  • ReplaceTool.exe - Plaxis for Windows (PLAXIS Connect)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • PlaxisUpdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PlaxisUpdater.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\Plaxis\PLAXIS Connect\PlaxisUpdater.exe -s.

How do I remove PLAXIS Connect?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8 25%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 37.50%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.85%
  Hungary 15.38%
  Australia 7.69%
  Malaysia 7.69%
  Netherlands 7.69%
  Turkey 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Sony 28.57%
Toshiba 14.29%
Intel 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L745 14.29%
Sony VPCSB38GG 14.29%
Sony SVP13219PTB 14.29%
Gigabyte P67A-UD4-B3 14.29%
Dell Precision M4600 14.29%


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