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VersionDistribution 64.29% 7.14% 7.14%
9.2.9 21.43%

STW Launchpad


STW Launchpad is a software program developed by Caterpillar. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 1010.5 KB (1,034,752 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 45% of users of STW Launchpad come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cat.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Caterpillar\STW Launchpad\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E68E4DC3-EDEC-415F-B24A-1C86C3E16B9F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1010.5 KB

Program filesFiles installed by STW Launchpad

  • STWLaunchpad.exe - STWLaunchpad
  • Configure.exe - Configure
  • LogViewer.exe - LogViewer
  • GetLogs.exe - GetLogs
  • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.Common.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Enterprise Library for .NET (Enterprise Library Shared Library)
  • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.ExceptionHandling.Configuration.Design.dll (by Microsoft) - Enterprise Library Exception Handling Application Block Design
  • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.ExceptionHandling.dll - Enterprise Library Exception Handling Application Block
  • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.ExceptionHandling.Logging.dll - Enterprise Library Exception Handling Logging Provider
  • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.Logging.dll - Enterprise Library Logging Application Block
  • Microsoft.Practices.ObjectBuilder.dll - Microsoft.Practices.ObjectBuilder

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • STWLaunchpad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6174076A-1B28-4770-A029-0A84812D1870}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove STW Launchpad?

You can uninstall STW Launchpad 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 STW Launchpad, 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 STW Launchpad.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 7%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows 10 35.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.29%
Windows 8 7.14%
Windows 10 Pro 7.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.00%
  Canada 10.00%
  UA 5.00%
  Qatar 5.00%
  Panama 5.00%
  GH 5.00%
  Venezuela 5.00%
  Iran 5.00%
  Germany 5.00%
  Italy 5.00%
  CI 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 46.15%
Toshiba 15.38%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
ASUS 7.69%
Samsung 7.69%
MSI 7.69%
Common models
Samsung 900X3C/900X3D/900... 7.14%
Dell XPS L521X 7.14%
Dell Inspiron 3421 7.14%
Samsung 355V4C/356V4C/344... 7.14%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 7.14%


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