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SpinetiX Hyper Media Director


SpinetiX Hyper Media Director is a software program developed by SpinetiX. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 87 files. The program uses the GLib GNOME library. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of SpinetiX Hyper Media Director come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\spinetix\hmd\share\templates\cliparts\road signs\france\.spxdav
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{90981CD6-146E-4B0A-908D-6E8F9CBED731}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SpinetiX Hyper Media Director

  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • atkmm-1.6.dll (by The gtkmm development team (see AUTHORS)) - gtkmm (The official C++ wrapper for atk)
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-49.dll
  • cairomm-1.0.dll (by The cairomm development team (see AUTHORS)) - cairomm (The official C++ wrapper for cairo)
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • gdkmm-2.4.dll (by The gtkmm development team (see AUTHORS)) - The official C++ wrapper for gdk
  • glibmm-2.4.dll (by The glibmm development team (see AUTHORS)) - glibmm (The official C++ wrapper for glib)
  • gtkmm-2.4.dll - The official C++ wrapper for gtk+
  • hmd.exe - Hyper Media Director
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • im-am-et.dll
  • im-cedilla.dll
  • im-cyrillic-translit.dll
  • im-ime.dll
  • im-inuktitut.dll
  • im-ipa.dll
  • implant.dll
  • im-thai.dll
  • im-ti-er.dll
  • im-ti-et.dll
  • im-viqr.dll
  • intl.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libintl: accessing NLS message catalogs (LGPLed libintl for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • intldate.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office 2003 (Microsoft Office 2003 component)
  • js32.dll
  • libatk-1.0-0.dll
  • libcairo-2.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libfontconfig-1.dll
  • libfreetype.dll
  • libgdk_pixbuf-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit)
  • libgdk-win32-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GIMP Drawing Kit
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib
  • libgmodule-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GModule
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll - GObject
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll - GThread
  • libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll
  • libical.dll
  • libneon.dll
  • libpango-1.0-0.dll
  • libpango-arabic-fc.dll
  • libpango-arabic-lang.dll
  • libpangocairo-1.0-0.dll
  • libpangoft2-1.0-0.dll
  • libpango-hangul-fc.dll
  • libpango-hebrew-fc.dll
  • libpango-indic-fc.dll
  • libpango-indic-lang.dll
  • libpango-khmer-fc.dll
  • libpango-syriac-fc.dll
  • libpango-thai-fc.dll
  • libpango-tibetan-fc.dll
  • libpangowin32-1.0-0.dll
  • libpixmap.dll
  • libpng13.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • libraptor.dll
  • libtiff3.dll
  • libwimp.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • live555.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • spxim.exe runs as a service named 'SPX Instant Messenger' (SPXims) "Server for handling SpinetiX Instant Messages".

How do I remove SpinetiX Hyper Media Director?

You can uninstall SpinetiX Hyper Media Director 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 SpinetiX Hyper Media Director, 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 SpinetiX Hyper Media Director.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Belgium 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 50.00%


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