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Should I remove Paragon Software PONS-CD 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #49,021
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 85.82 days
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Average installed length: 270.13 days

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Paragon Software PONS-CD 7


Paragon Software PONS-CD 7 is a program developed by Paragon Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 184.97 MB (193,954,737 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 90% of users of Paragon Software PONS-CD 7 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\PONS
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\PONS\uninstall_PONS-CD.exe
Estimated size: 184.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon Software PONS-CD 7

  • PONS-CD.exe
  • uninstall_PONS-CD.exe
  • Engine.dll
  • morphology.dll
  • msvcp60.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcrt.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows NT CRT DLL
  • QtCore4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Trolltech ASA)
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PONS-CD.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PONS-CD 7' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\PONS\PONS-CD.exe" -autorun.

How do I remove Paragon Software PONS-CD 7?

You can uninstall Paragon Software PONS-CD 7 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 Paragon Software PONS-CD 7, 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 Paragon Software PONS-CD 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.51%
Windows 10 31.08%
Windows Vista 3.83%
Windows XP 1.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.45%
Windows 8.1 18.64%
Windows 7 Professional 11.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.14%
Windows 10 Home 5.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.31% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 90.31%
  United States 5.51%
  Austria 1.54%
  United Kingdom 1.32%
  France 0.44%
  Netherlands 0.44%
  Colombia 0.22%
  Spain 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 48.19%
Acer 17.67%
Hewlett-Packard 8.84%
Dell 7.23%
ASUS 4.82%
Lenovo 4.02%
Samsung 2.01%
Sahara 1.61%
American Megatrends 0.80%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 6.50%
MEDION MS-7797 5.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.00%
MEDION MS-7800 3.50%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 3.00%

About Paragon Software

Paragon Software (aquired by MicroProse) was a video games developer that released titles may platforms including the PC.
Publisher URL: www.paragon-software.com


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