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Payne Consulting Group Metadata Assistant


Payne Consulting Group Metadata Assistant is a program developed by Payne Consulting Group. The most used version is 2.12.216, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 58 files and is usually about 39.52 MB (41,439,459 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 82% of users of Payne Consulting Group Metadata Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.payneconsulting.com/metadataassistant
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Payne Consulting Group\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F143A4DE-BC9F-4F03-AA81-F6A08A451A5A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 39.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Payne Consulting Group Metadata Assistant

  • NumberingAssistant.dll - Payne Consulting Group Numbering Assistant (Numbering Assistant 8.0 COM Add-in)
  • MetadataAssistantOutlook.dll - PCG Metadata Assistant for Outlook
  • MdaPowpt.exe - Metadata Assistant for PowerPoint
  • MetadataAssistantPP.dll - Metadata Assistant - Microsoft PowerPoint
  • MdaExcel.exe - Metadata Assistant for Excel
  • MdaPDF.exe - Metadata Assistant for PDFs
  • MdaWord.exe - Metadata Assistant for Word
  • MetadataAssistantPDF.dll - Metadata Assistant - Microsoft PDFs
  • MetadataAssistantWord.dll - Metadata Assistant - Microsoft Word
  • MaExcelAddin.dll - PCG Metadata Assistant (PCG Metadata Assistant Excel Addin)
  • MaPPAddin.dll - PCG Metadata Assistant Addin for Powerpoint
  • MaWordAddin.dll - PCG Metadata Assistant Word Addin
  • pcgDeskSite8.dll - Desksite 8 Dialog Wrapper DLL
  • NumberingAssistantVSTO.dll - Numbering Assistant (NumberingAssistantVSTO)
  • dm5MAIntegration.dll - Metadata Assistant
  • iManageMAIntegration.dll
  • MetadataAssistantXL.dll - Metadata Assistant - Microsoft Excel
  • OutofProcessStatus.exe - OutofProcessStatus
  • PayneProgressBarControl.ocx - PayneProgressBar
  • PayneUI.ocx - PayneUI

How do I remove Payne Consulting Group Metadata Assistant?

You can uninstall Payne Consulting Group Metadata Assistant 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 Payne Consulting Group Metadata Assistant, 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 Payne Consulting Group Metadata Assistant.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 10 20%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Netherlands 9.09%
  Canada 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Common models
LENOVO 7668CTO 20.00%
HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF ... 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 780 20.00%
ASUSTeK X202E 20.00%
Acer Aspire X3200 20.00%


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