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SDL Passolo 2009 SR3


SDL Passolo 2009 SR3 is a program developed by SDL Passolo GmbH. 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 main program executable is psl.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 139.5 MB (146,280,793 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 36% of users of SDL Passolo 2009 SR3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sdl.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sdl passolo 2009
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SDL Passolo 2009\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files\SDL Passolo 2009\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 139.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SDL Passolo 2009 SR3

Program executable:psl.exe
PASSOLO, Unicode
Path:C:\Program Files\sdl passolo 2009\psl.exe
Additional files:
  • Csh.dll (by Blue Sky Software) - What's This? Help Composer (User RunTime Communication DLL)
  • openloc.exe
  • Pass.AddIn.Core.dll - Passolo Add-In Framework Core Library
  • Pass.AddIn.Framework.dll (by PASS Engineering GmbH, Bonn) - Pass.AddIn.Framework
  • PExceptionLogger.dll - PExceptionLogger
  • PolarSpellChecker.dll (by Polar Software) - Polar SpellChecker Component 4
  • PRegExp.dll
  • pslcmd.exe
  • PslTag.ocx - PslTag Module
  • 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 2009 SR3?

You can uninstall SDL Passolo 2009 SR3 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 2009 SR3, 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 2009 SR3.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 10 13%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.50%
Windows 10 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows Seven Black Editi... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  Spain 18.18%
  Belgium 9.09%
  BG 9.09%
  Greece 9.09%
  Hungary 9.09%
  Japan 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.57%
Toshiba 14.29%
Samsung 14.29%
MSI 14.29%
Medion 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Common models
UNITCOM Z87-S01 12.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 12.50%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 12.50%
MSI MS-7592 12.50%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 12.50%
LENOVO 20287 12.50%


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