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Should I remove SOPAS Engineering Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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4.0.0 3.03%
3.3.3 3.03%
3.2.1 3.03%
3.2.0 3.03%
3.1.4 6.06%
3.1.0 3.03%
3.0.3 6.06%
3.0.2 3.03%
3.0.1 15.15%
2.38.3 3.03%
2.38.2 15.15%
2.38.1 6.06%
2.38.0 15.15%
2.36.4000 3.03%
2.34.4001 3.03%
2.32.2000 6.06%
2.24.0001 3.03%

SOPAS Engineering Tool


SOPAS Engineering Tool is a program developed by SICK AG. The most used version is 3.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 575.75 KB (589,565 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 44% of users of SOPAS Engineering Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sick.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SICK\SOPAS ET\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A4333CDF-CEFC-4F04-BBA2-264D58F3A520}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 575.75 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SOPAS Engineering Tool

  • SopasUSBListener.exe - SOPAS USB Device Listener
  • FopToPdfConverter.exe - SOPAS Engineering Tool
  • Help.exe - SOPAS Engineering Tool Help
  • SopasET.exe
  • SopasETConsole.exe - SOPAS Engineering Tool Console
  • Terminal.exe - SOPAS Terminal
  • ftd2xx.dll (by FTDI) - FTDIChip CDM Drivers (FTD2XX Dynamic Link Library)
  • SopasUSB.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SopasUSBListener.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Start SOPAS USB Listener.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SopasUSBListener.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SOPAS USB Listener' which loads as "C:\Program Files\SICK\SOPAS ET\SopasUSBListener.exe".

How do I remove SOPAS Engineering Tool?

You can uninstall SOPAS Engineering Tool 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 SOPAS Engineering Tool, 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 SOPAS Engineering Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.70%
Windows 10 18.18%
Windows Vista 6.06%
Windows XP 6.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.45%
Windows 10 Pro 15.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.06%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.90%
  Italy 9.76%
  Germany 9.76%
  Sweden 4.88%
  Brazil 4.88%
  Spain 4.88%
  Australia 2.44%
  DK 2.44%
  Russia 2.44%
  Austria 2.44%
  Belgium 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Korea 2.44%
  Czech Republic 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 33.33%
Lenovo 6.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
Acer 3.33%
Sony 3.33%
Samsung 3.33%
ASUS 3.33%
Common models
Dell Vostro1510 9.68%
Dell Latitude E6520 6.45%
HP ProBook 650 G1 6.45%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 3.23%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X875 3.23%
HP ProBook 6570b 3.23%


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