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6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,209
United States Rank #34,965
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.49 days
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Average installed length: 426.17 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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SolidWorks 2010 SP0

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What is SolidWorks 2010 SP0?  (from SolidWorks)

SolidWorks 2010 is designed to provide every design team with an improved work experience that can bring them to new levels of success regardless of their industry. SolidWorks 2010 supplies single-window, fully associative integration with all of DS SolidWorks’ software products, including SolidWorks Simulation, SolidW...  Read more


SolidWorks 2010 SP0 is a program developed by SolidWorks. 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 main program executable is sldim.exe. The software installer includes 268 files and is usually about 3.25 MB (3,405,632 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 14% of users of SolidWorks 2010 SP0 come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solidworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\SolidWorks\IM_20100-40000-1100-200\sldim\sldIM.exe" /remove "C:\WINDOWS\SolidWorks\IM_20100-40000-1100-200\sldim\sldIM_installed.xml"
Estimated size: 3.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SolidWorks 2010 SP0

Program executable:sldim.exe
Name:SolidWorks Installation Manager
Additional files:
  • EModelUtilsVista.dll - EModelUtilsVista Module
  • EModelEventLog.dll - EModelEventLog Module
  • EModelAddIn.dll - EModelAdddIn Module (EModelAddIn Module)
  • solidworkslicenseservice.dll - SolidWorks Suite (System Level Service Installer)
  • propertyManagerUpload.exe - WPFUpload
  • AddinCompatibilityTester.exe
  • DsgnChkRptView.exe (by Geometric Software Solutions) - Solidworks Design Checker (DsgnChkRptView)
  • DTSCoordinatorService.exe (by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks) - DTSCoordinator
  • DTSMonitor.exe (by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks) - Network Monitor
  • DTSServiceManager.exe - DTSServiceManager
  • eDrawingOfficeAutomator.exe - eDrawingOfficeAutomator
  • EModelViewer.exe - EModelViewer Module
  • gabiswengine.exe
  • GtReportManager.exe (by Geometric Software Solutions) - Solidworks gtReportManager (gtReportManager)
  • LocalSldService.exe - LocalSldService
  • sldaicon.exe
  • sldbgproc.exe - Solidworks sldbgproc (sldbgproc)
  • sldexitapp.exe - sldExitApp
  • sldsetdocprop.exe - SolidWorks Toolbox - SetDocProperty (SetDocProperty Application)
  • sldShellExtServer.exe - SolidWorks SldShellExtServer (SolidWorks Shell Extension Server)
  • SldToolboxConfigure.exe - ToolboxConfiguration
  • SLDWORKS.exe - SolidWorks (SldWorks)
  • solidworksexplorer.exe - SolidWorksExplorer
  • swactwiz.exe - SolidWorks Activation Wizard
  • swBOEngine.exe - swBOEngine
  • swinstactsvc.exe - SolidWorks Activation Service Installer
  • swlicservinst.exe
  • swlmutil.exe - Solidworks SWLMUTIL (SWLMUTIL)
  • swlmwiz.exe - swlmwiz Application (SolidNetWork License Administrator)
  • swScheduler.exe - swBackOffice (SolidWorks Task Scheduler)
  • swspmanager.exe - SWSPManager Application (SWSPManager MFC Application)
  • UpdateBrowserData.exe - SolidWorks Toolbox - UpdateBrowserData (UpdateBrowserData Application)
  • UtlReportViewer.exe - Solidworks UTLReportViewer (UTLReportViewer)
  • 3dloadersdll.dll
  • ace.dll (by Adobe Systems) - ACE (Adobe Color Engine)
  • ACIS.dll - DWGeditor(TM) 2010 (DWGeditor(TM) 2010 ACIS DLL)
  • adobexmp.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe XMP Toolkit
  • annotationcplu.dll - FeatureC Dynamic Link Library
  • AnnotationOperation.dll - AnnotationOperation
  • AnnotationUI.dll - AnnotationUI
  • AnnotationWPF.dll - AnnotationWPF
  • ans2cos.exe
  • apicoupleru.dll - apiCoupler Dynamic Link Library (apicoupler Dynamic Link Library)
  • are.dll - ARE (Adobe Raster Express)
  • asmfeaturecplu.dll - asmFeatu Dynamic Link Library
  • AsmFeatureOperation.dll - AsmFeatureOperation
  • asmfeatureui.dll - asmfeatureui
  • asmfeaturewpf.dll - asmfeaturewpf
  • asutility.dll (by MSC.Software) - MSC.ADAMS (Built on 2006-09-08 15:44:28)
  • 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
  • ax5r32n.dll (by Axtel) - Axtel, Inc. Ax5r32 (Ax5r32 Release Version)
  • ax5w32n.dll (by Axtel) - Axtel, Inc. Axbar232 (Ax5w32 Release Version)
  • ax6r32n.dll - Axtel, Inc. Ax6r32 (Ax6r32N : Gold Version)
  • ax6w32n.dll - Axtel, Inc. Ax6w32 (Ax6w32N : Release Version)
  • ax7r32n.dll - Axtel, Inc. Ax7r32 (Ax7r32N : Gold Version)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DWGEditor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{03EB709C-D305-4997-852D-E6DB3B64F738}' (runs on registration).
  • StandAloneSlv.exe runs as a service named 'Remote Solver for Flow Simulation 2010' (Remote Solver for Flow Simulation 2010).

How do I remove SolidWorks 2010 SP0?

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Or, you can uninstall SolidWorks 2010 SP0 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 SolidWorks 2010 SP0, 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 SolidWorks 2010 SP0.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.04%
Windows XP 18.01%
Windows 10 5.69%
Windows Vista 4.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.90%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.62%
Windows 7 Professional 15.24%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.48%
  Brazil 9.50%
  Taiwan 6.33%
  France 5.88%
  India 5.88%
  Iran 4.98%
  Australia 3.62%
  United Kingdom 3.62%
  Germany 2.71%
  Italy 2.71%
  MA 2.71%
  Mexico 2.71%
  DZ 2.26%
  Spain 2.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.40%
Acer 19.84%
Hewlett-Packard 18.25%
Toshiba 8.73%
American Megatrends 4.76%
ASUS 3.97%
Lenovo 2.38%
Samsung 2.38%
Intel 1.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.74%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.80%
Dell Inspiron N4030 1.87%
Gigabyte EP41T-UD3L 1.87%
Acer Aspire 5736Z 1.87%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.87%

About (from SolidWorks Corporation)

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.
Publisher URL: www.solidworks.com


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