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Should I remove Principia?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,405
United States Rank #24,926
Reach 0.0020%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 62.39 days
602.90 days >
Average installed length: 316.78 days


4.0 100.00%

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Principia is a program developed by Morningstar. The software installer includes 68 files and is usually about 29.73 MB (31,177,781 bytes). AutoUpdate.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 10. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Morningstar\Principia\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D6354BB4-9F5B-4C84-A62E-B4E61F5FC55E}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -uninst
Estimated size: 29.73 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Principia

  • AutoUpdate.exe - AutoUpdate Application (AutoUpdate MFC Application)
  • aa3dll40.dll - Morningstar aa3dll32 (aa3dll32)
  • f2f3ce40.dll - Morningstar f2f3ce32 (f2f3ce32)
  • comdll40.dll - comdll32 Dynamic Link Library (comdll32 DLL)
  • addhld40.dll - addhold Dynamic Link Library (addhold DLL)
  • CustSec.dll - CustSec Dynamic Link Library (CustSec DLL)
  • fldbld40.dll - eqfld32 Dynamic Link Library (eqfld32 DLL)
  • graph40.dll - graph97 Dynamic Link Library (graph97 DLL)
  • Alerts40.dll - Alerts Dynamic Link Library (Alerts DLL)
  • CPPReportBuilderAWS_Pr.dll - CPPReportBuilderAWS Module
  • CPPHypoCalculation_Pr.dll - CPPHypoCalculation Module
  • CPPCEDetailReport.dll - CPPCEDetailReport Module
  • CPPMFDetailReport.dll - CPPMFDetailReport Module
  • CPPSnapshotReport_Pr.dll - CPPSnapshotReport Module
  • CPPVADetailReport.dll - CPPVADetailReport Module
  • CPPReportBuilder.dll - CPPReportBuilder Module
  • CPPReportServer.dll - CPPReportServer Module
  • CPPReportGraph.dll - CPPReportGraph Module
  • asescoremix.dll - AseScoreMix Module
  • CPPHypoData_Pr.dll - CPPHypoData Module
  • CPPMtnGraph.dll - CPPMtnGraph Module
  • CPPMtnGraph_Pr.dll
  • HypoProject_Pr.dll - HypoProject Module
  • GraphPage.dll - GraphPage Module
  • GrowthPng.dll - GrowthPng Module
  • DetailPg.dll - DetailPg Module
  • GuidUtil.dll - GuidUtil Module
  • HypoData.dll - HypoData Module
  • DtlData.dll - DtlData Module
  • BMarkCalc.dll
  • cquickpdf.dll
  • Credit.dll
  • f2f3va40.dll

How do I remove Principia?

Quickly and completely remove Principia from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Principia 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 Principia, 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 Principia.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.21%
Windows 10 7.89%
Windows XP 5.26%
Windows Vista 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.74%
Windows 7 Professional 26.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%
Windows 10 Home 2.63%
Windows 10 Pro 2.63%

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?
Dell 35.29%
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
ASUS 8.82%
Toshiba 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
Intel 2.94%
Gateway 2.94%
Common models
ASUSTeK K42F 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.94%
Acer Aspire 5552 2.94%
Seneca PRO442240 2.94%
LENOVO 4286CTO 2.94%


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