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Should I remove SDL Passolo 2007 Essential SP5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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SDL Passolo 2007 Essential SP5


SDL Passolo 2007 Essential SP5 is a software program developed by PASS Engineering. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 50.38 MB (52,829,458 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 36% of users of SDL Passolo 2007 Essential SP5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.passolo.com/support/index.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SDL Passolo 2007
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\SDLPAS~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\SDLPAS~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 50.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SDL Passolo 2007 Essential SP5

  • psl.exe - PASSOLO (PASSOLO, Unicode)
  • PolarSpellChecker.dll (by Polar Software) - Polar SpellChecker Component 4
  • Csh.dll (by Blue Sky Software) - What's This? Help Composer (User RunTime Communication DLL)
  • PslTag.ocx - PslTag Module
  • openloc.exe
  • PRegExp.dll
  • pslcmd.exe
  • shfolder.dll (by Microsoft) - Shell Folder Service
  • unicows.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millenium Operating Systems (Unicode Layer for Win9x)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove SDL Passolo 2007 Essential SP5?

You can uninstall SDL Passolo 2007 Essential SP5 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 SDL Passolo 2007 Essential SP5, 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 SDL Passolo 2007 Essential SP5.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.61%
Windows 10 18.18%
Windows XP 15.15%
Windows Vista 6.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.24%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.15%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  Spain 6.82%
  Canada 4.55%
  Chile 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%
  France 4.55%
  Italy 4.55%
  Netherlands 4.55%
  Poland 4.55%
  Taiwan 4.55%
  Argentina 2.27%
  Switzerland 2.27%
  Colombia 2.27%
  Estonia 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.08%
ASUS 19.23%
Acer 19.23%
Toshiba 11.54%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Samsung 3.85%
Lenovo 3.85%
Hewlett-Packard 3.85%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 5423 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 4.55%
Samsung RV413/RV513 4.55%
LENOVO 0385BC9 4.55%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 4.55%


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