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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,045
United States Rank #23,629
Reach 0.0101%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 170.78 days
754.05 days >
Average installed length: 396.19 days


VersionDistribution 13.33% 74.36% 1.03% 7.18% 1.54% 2.56%

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Serif DrawPlus X2

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What is Serif DrawPlus X2?  (from Serif (Europe) Ltd)

DrawPlus X2 brings your design visions to life with intricate shapes, colors and effects. There are new tools for drawing arcs and triangles plus a new Stencils Tab offering a wide selection of ready-made templates that are perfect for adding impact across all your designs. Use intuitive vector drawing tools, flexible ...  Read more


Serif DrawPlus X2 is a program developed by Serif (Europe) Ltd. The most used version is, 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. 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 installer includes 43 files and is usually about 718.31 KB (735,552 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 43% of users of Serif DrawPlus X2 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.serif.com
Help link: www.support.serif.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Serif\DrawPlus\X2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3A438F62-00EE-4422-906B-6D9E107FC33F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 718.31 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Serif DrawPlus X2

  • DrawPlus.exe - DrawPlus (Serif DrawPlus X2)
  • FTPUtilsu.dll - FTPUtils (FTPUtils Dynamic Link Library)
  • ExifLibU.dll - ExifLib (ExifLib Dynamic Link Library)
  • AWCODC32.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Windows(TM) Operating System (Fax Codec)
  • AWDCXC32.DLL (by Microsoft) - DCX Codec
  • AWDENC32.DLL - Microsoft® At Work Fax (AWD Utility)
  • AWRESX32.DLL - Resource Executor
  • AWVIEW32.DLL - Viewer Support
  • DD_Alloc_2.03_8.dll (by Open Design Alliance ('Open Design')) - DWGdirect (DWGdirect: Memory Allocation Module)
  • DD_Db_2.03_8.dll (by Open Design Alliance ('Open Design')) - DWGdirect: DD_Db Module
  • DD_Ge_2.03_8.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Ge Module
  • DD_Gi_2.03_8.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Gi Module
  • DD_Root_2.03_8.dll - DWGdirect: DD_Root Module
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • lfacs14n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • lfani14n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lfavi14n.dll
  • lfawd14n.dll
  • lfbmp14N.dll
  • Lfcgm14n.dll
  • lfCMP14n.dll
  • lfCUT14n.dll
  • Lfdgn14n.dll
  • lfdrw14n.dll
  • lfdwf14n.dll
  • lfdwg14n.dll
  • lfdxf14n.dll
  • lfeps14n.dll
  • lfFAX14n.dll
  • lfflc14n.dll
  • lffpx14n.dll
  • lffpx7.dll - LEADTOOLS FlashPix library
  • lfgif14N.dll
  • lfica14n.dll
  • lfiff14n.dll
  • lfimg14n.dll
  • lfitg14n.dll
  • lfkodak.dll
  • lflma14n.dll
  • lflmb14n.dll
  • lfmac14n.dll
  • lfmpg14n.dll
  • subinacl.exe - SubInAcl

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • subinacl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1A93BE64-5923-47EB-81FD-C4B4374A2498}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • subinacl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMAdvisor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\SUBINACL.exe" /verbose=1 /keyreg "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{8696D99C-E2D2-4614-85A8-90FB821470E0}" /grant="Everyone"=F.

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Or, you can uninstall Serif DrawPlus X2 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 Serif DrawPlus X2, 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 Serif DrawPlus X2.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.69%
Windows Vista 12.82%
Windows 10 12.31%
Windows XP 7.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.88%
Windows 7 Professional 10.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.25%
Windows 10 Home 5.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.50% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 43.50%
  United States 33.18%
  United Kingdom 16.14%
  France 1.79%
  Austria 1.35%
  South Africa 0.45%
  Switzerland 0.45%
  Finland 0.45%
  Portugal 0.45%
  PR 0.45%
  Spain 0.45%
  Netherlands 0.45%
  DK 0.45%
  Italy 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 51.26%
Hewlett-Packard 18.49%
Dell 15.13%
Medion 6.72%
Samsung 1.68%
Alienware 0.84%
Lenovo 0.84%
Common models
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 24.07%
Acer Aspire M3800 4.94%
Acer Aspire M7720 1.85%
Acer Aspire M5810 1.85%
Gigabyte H55M-UD2H 1.85%

About Serif (Europe) Ltd

Serif is a developer and publisher of desktop publishing and graphic design software for the PC and offers free, feature-restricted versions of its latest titles and maintains a separate website allowing customers to download free copies of older versions of their applications.
Publisher URL: www.serif.com


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