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Should I remove Pepakura Viewer 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,192
United States Rank #6,746
Reach 0.0589%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.44 days
544.12 days >
Average installed length: 285.89 days

Pepakura Viewer 3


Pepakura Viewer 3 is a program developed by TamaSoftware. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is pepakura_viewer3.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 4.44 MB (4,653,647 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 49% of users of Pepakura Viewer 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tamasoft.co.jp/pepakura-en
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tamasoftware\pepakura3en\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\tamasoftware\pepakura3en\viewer\epuninst.exe" /s
Estimated size: 4.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pepakura Viewer 3

Program executable:pepakura_viewer3.exe
Name:Pepakura Viewer 3
Pepakura Viewer Ver.3.0.5a
Path:C:\Program Files\tamasoftware\pepakura3en\viewer\pepakura_viewer3.exe
Additional files:
  • pepakura_viewer_cameo3.exe - Pepakura Viewer 3 for Silhouette CAMEO
  • pepakura3.exe - Pepakura Designer 3 (Pepakura Designer Ver.3.1.2)
  • epuninst.exe (by web technology) - EXEpress CX (EXEpress Uninstaller)
  • extlink_designer_en.exe (by Tama Software) - Associate file extension
  • extlink_viewer_en.exe (by Tama Software)
  • unzip.exe
  • checkdx.dll
  • CheckSpec.dll
  • drc.dll (by KONAMI TYO)
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® 95 and 98 (Direct driver preloader)
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • lame.exe (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • lame_enc.dll (by http://lame.sf.net)
  • LaunchPad.exe (by Sony Online Entertainment) - LaunchPad (Sony Online Entertainment LaunchPad)
  • setup.exe (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (R)
  • setup_pepakura_viewer305_en.exe - Self Extractable Archive
  • sh4check.exe (by KONAMI TYO)
  • SH4Config.exe
  • SILENT HILL 4.exe - Silent Hill 4: The Room
  • SilkroadOnline_GlobalOfficial_v1_397.exe - Silkroad Online Install Program
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • UNINSTALLER.EXE (by Sony Online Entertainment)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • lame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6A36AA0C-3758-44BE-BC58-B39D3A5F02F5}' (runs on registration).
  • LaunchPad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6E0D219C-BAF3-4F83-BCB8-A50082594BD5}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • LaunchPad.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Dragon's Prophet\LaunchPad.exe'.
  • lame.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lame For Audacity\lame.exe'.

How do I remove Pepakura Viewer 3?

You can uninstall Pepakura Viewer 3 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 Pepakura Viewer 3, 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 Pepakura Viewer 3.

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.50%
Windows 10 29.89%
Windows XP 4.39%
Windows Vista 4.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.64%
Windows 7 Professional 8.53%
Windows 8.1 8.19%
Windows 10 Home 7.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.55%
  United Kingdom 5.39%
  France 4.97%
  Canada 4.26%
  Italy 3.34%
  Germany 2.70%
  Mexico 2.70%
  Brazil 2.27%
  Argentina 1.99%
  Australia 1.85%
  Spain 1.85%
  Indonesia 1.28%
  Netherlands 1.21%
  Poland 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.72%
Acer 17.89%
Dell 15.01%
ASUS 14.29%
Toshiba 5.34%
Lenovo 4.04%
Samsung 3.90%
MSI 1.01%
Apple 0.87%
Alienware 0.72%
Intel 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.06%
HP Pavilion dv3 Notebook ... 5.05%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.37%
ASUSTeK N53SV 2.69%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.36%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.02%


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