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Should I remove Principal eFP eFinancial Professional?

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9% remove it91% keep it
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4.7.1 33.33%
4.6.8 33.33%
4.3.1 33.33%

Principal eFP eFinancial Professional


Principal eFP eFinancial Professional is a software program developed by Principal Financial Group. The most common release is 4.7.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 67 files. The installed file SoftwareUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.principal.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Principal\MktgIllus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{187148D5-83D6-45BF-AF9C-4DE70B39D15C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Principal eFP eFinancial Professional

  • SoftwareManager.dll - Principal.Ind.ElectronicDistribution.SoftwareManager
  • PFGHypoCalc.dll - Principal Financial Group PFGHypoCalc (PFGHypoCalc)
  • PBRUtility.exe - Principal.Ind.BackupRestoreUtility
  • SoftwareUpdate.exe - Principal Software Update (Principal.Ind.ElectronicDistribution.SoftwareUpdate)
  • PFG.IS.DST.Soap.Policy.dll - PFG.IS.DST.Soap.Policy
  • DI.exe - Disability Insurance
  • DiRecordWrapper.dll - DiRecordWrapper
  • PFGDicharting.dll - PFGDicharting
  • PFGMain.dll - PFGMainEngine (This DLL calls all of PFG's Calculation modules.)
  • PreLaunchCk.exe - PreLaunchCk
  • DI Doctor.exe - DiDoctor
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

How do I remove Principal eFP eFinancial Professional?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 33%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 33.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Samsung 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Toshiba 16.67%
Common models
HP EliteBook 2760p 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 23-d050xt 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L55-A 16.67%
Samsung 900X3C/900X3D/900... 16.67%
Dell Inspiron N5010 16.67%


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