84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove SolidWorks Enterprise PDM?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #34,822
United States Rank #27,276
Reach 0.0035%


14.05.1017 4.41%
14.04.0916 4.41%
14.03.0822 2.94%
14.02.0714 13.24%
14.01.0616 5.88%
13.05.1011 5.88%
13.04.0920 7.35%
13.03.0815 8.82%
13.02.0713 4.41%
13.01.0615 1.47%
13.00.0511 2.94%
12.05.0916 13.24%
12.04.0813 7.35%
12.01.0523 4.41%
12.00.0408 1.47%
11.04.0912 2.94%
11.02.0710 2.94%
10.05.1077 1.47%
10.03.0843 1.47%
10.00.0523 1.47%
9.00.0723 1.47%

Other programs by SolidWorks

SolidWorks Enterprise PDM

What is SolidWorks Enterprise PDM?

SolidWorks Enterprise PDM is a PDM tool that allows SolidWorks users operating in teams at various separate facilities to work on designs concurrently. With SolidWorks Enterprise PDM, designers can search, revise, and vault CAD data while maintaining an accurate design history.

About  (from SolidWorks)

SolidWorks Enterprise PDM software includes new productivity features for preparing models and drawings for distribution. A new convert, publish, print, and plot capability, for example, automatically converts hundreds of manufacturing drawings into neutral formats for quoting, collaboration, batch printing, and sharin...  Read more


The most common release is 14.02.0714, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 77 files and is usually about 499.7 KB (511,691 bytes). The installed file DbUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solidworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Enterprise PDM\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1EE936B9-56C6-4B47-8270-805FDCCD619D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 499.7 KB

Program filesFiles installed by SolidWorks Enterprise PDM

  • AddCmd.dll - SolidWorks Enterprise PDM
  • AddInMgr.dll
  • AddInRegSrv32PS.dll
  • AddInRegSrv64.exe
  • AddInRegSrv64PS.dll
  • AddInSrv.exe
  • AddInSrvPS.dll
  • ArcStat.dll
  • BlobCtrl.dll
  • BomSource.dll
  • BomView.dll
  • CardEdit.exe - SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Card Editor
  • CardLists.dll
  • CardView.dll - SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Card Viewer
  • CardViewSource.dll
  • ChangeStateCmd.dll
  • ColdStore.dll - SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Cold Store Administration
  • ColumnMgr.dll
  • ConditionSQLDlg.dll
  • ConditionTree.dll - SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Condition Tree Control
  • ConisioAdmin.exe - SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Administration
  • ConisioAPI.dll
  • ConisioClient.dll
  • ConisioUrl.exe
  • CopyTree.dll
  • Database.dll
  • DatabaseSettings.dll
  • DbUpdate.exe - SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Database Update Tool
  • DefaultMailPlugin.dll
  • DelDlg.dll
  • DeleteCmd.dll
  • DelView.dll
  • DocTypeMgr.dll
  • EdmInterface.dll
  • EdmInterfacePs.dll
  • EdmRes.dll
  • EdmServer.exe
  • EmailCfg.dll
  • ERPMgr.dll
  • ERPMgrLib.dll
  • CrashRpt.dll (by Dassault Systemes SolidWorks) - SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Early Visibility Release
  • CardMgr.dll (by Dassault Systemes SolidWorks)
  • ConisioCAD.dll
  • ConsistencyCheck.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • EdmServer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Conisio Login Manager' which loads as "C:\Program Files1\SOLIDW~2\EDMSER~1.EXE" /runatlogin.

How do I remove SolidWorks Enterprise PDM?

You can uninstall SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 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 SolidWorks Enterprise PDM, 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 SolidWorks Enterprise PDM.

Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.24%
Windows 10 7.35%
Windows Vista 1.47%
Windows Server 2003 1.47%
Windows XP 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 64.71%
Windows 7 Enterprise 11.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.82%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.22%
  France 6.45%
  Norway 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  Poland 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Italy 3.23%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Hong Kong 2.15%
  China 2.15%
  Mexico 1.08%
  New Zealand 1.08%
  Sweden 1.08%
  Czech Republic 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.31%
Hewlett-Packard 31.34%
Lenovo 14.93%
Intel 2.99%
Acer 2.99%
ASUS 2.99%
Samsung 1.49%
Sony 1.49%
Toshiba 1.49%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5520 3.23%
Dell Latitude E6430 3.23%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 3.23%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 3.23%
HP EliteBook 8760w 3.23%
HP Z420 Workstation 3.23%

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.