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Should I remove Solar Fire Gold?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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7.1.0 20.00%
7.0.9 5.00%
7.0.8 35.00%
7.0.5 5.00%
7.0.4 15.00%
7.0.3 15.00%
7.0.0 5.00%

Other programs by Esoteric Technologies

Solar Fire Gold


Solar Fire Gold is a software program developed by Esoteric Technologies. The most common release is 7.0.8, 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 34 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 71% of users of Solar Fire Gold come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.esotech.com.au
Help link: www.esotech.com.au/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolarFire7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{42AABEF1-60DB-44D8-9D12-D618E9F6964D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Solar Fire Gold

  • Almutens.exe - Dignity/Almuten Editor (Almuten Editor)
  • Sfinterp.exe - Interpretations Editor
  • Partedit.exe - Arabic Parts Editor
  • Staredit.exe - Fixed Stars Editor
  • Pgdesign.exe - Page Designer
  • Mnuedit.exe - Solar Fire
  • Plntrium.exe
  • Rulredit.exe
  • Solarmap.exe - Solar Maps (Main Application Module)
  • solfire.exe - Solar Fire Gold 7.2.2
  • Filefind.exe - FileFind
  • ETConv.exe
  • ETImp01.dll
  • ETUninst.dll
  • DESIGNER.exe
  • Etast32.dll
  • ETPlan1.dll
  • ETPlan2.dll
  • ETSF0001.dll
  • ETSF0002.dll
  • ETSF0003.dll
  • FindCity.dll (by Astro Communications Services) - FindCity DLL (FindCity)
  • Swedll32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • solfire.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B24FA9D6-4C56-43B9-B04E-D91383900D08}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Solar Fire Gold?

You can uninstall Solar Fire Gold 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 Solar Fire Gold, 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 Solar Fire Gold.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 10%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 10 15.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  United Kingdom 10.71%
  Australia 3.57%
  India 3.57%
  Germany 3.57%
  Canada 3.57%
  Czech Republic 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.78%
Acer 22.22%
Toshiba 16.67%
Sony 16.67%
Lenovo 5.56%
Hewlett-Packard 5.56%
Gateway 5.56%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 11.11%
Sony VPCF119GX 5.56%
Dell Studio XPS 1640 5.56%
Acer Aspire 7750G 5.56%
Sony VPCF136FM 5.56%
Sony VGN-AW41XH_Q 5.56%


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