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Should I remove The National Estimator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,333
United States Rank #13,782
Reach 0.0063%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 292.59 days
1009.88 days >
Average installed length: 530.62 days


5.00.0001 0.81%
4.09.0000 2.42%
4.08.0000 3.23%
4.07.0000 0.81%
4.05.0001 6.45%
4.04.0000 13.71%
4.03.0000 20.16%
4.02.0000 25.00%
4.01.0001 3.23%
4.00.0000 12.10%
2.02.0000 10.48%
1.01.0000 1.61%

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The National Estimator

What is The National Estimator?

This is an eBook (PDF) published and distribuited by Craftsman. This eBook is the download version of the book in text searchable, PDF format and offers annual revised updates.

About  (from Craftsman Book Company)

The National Estimator (TNE) program is being shipped at no extra charge with all of Craftsman’s 2005 costbooks. But you don’t have to order anything to use this new program. The download is free and TNE will work just fine with all of your existing Craftsman costbooks (except 30-day trial costbooks). This download of ...  Read more


The most used version is 4.02.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 77 files and is usually about 28.35 MB (29,725,803 bytes). Updater.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.craftsman-book.com
Help link: www.craftsman-book.com/contacts/techquest.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Craftsman\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{78D8E9C8-50C0-4089-A913-29B53CE47978}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 28.35 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by The National Estimator

  • Craftsman.ContractWriter.exe - Construction Contract Writer
  • Craftsman.ContractWriter.Utils.dll - Craftsman.ContractWriter.Utils
  • Updater.dll - Updater Dynamic Link Library (Updater DLL)
  • CBCIndex.dll - Craftsman Estimating Books
  • CBCMisc.dll
  • CBConfig.dll
  • CBCUtil.dll
  • cbcZip.dll - cbcZip DLL
  • Tne32.exe - National Estimator 32 Pro
  • VList32.dll - National Estimator 32 Pro list box
  • EstConvDll.dll - National Estimator 32 (EstConvDll DLL)
  • MemBank.dll - MemBank
  • CBMatrix07.dll - National Estimator (CBMatrix07 Module)
  • CBNAM07.dll - CBNAM07 Module
  • Extract.dll - Extract Module
  • Downloader.dll - Downloader Module
  • JCW.exe - Job Cost Wizard
  • JCWReport.ocx - JCWReport
  • CBCHelp.exe - HelpTut (Help Tutorial Launcher)
  • JCWConv.dll - JCWConv
  • TneStart.exe - TNE (Craftsman Launcher for National Estimator)
  • Craftsman.Contracts.dll - Craftsman.Contracts
  • Craftsman.ContractWriter.Packages.dll - Craftsman.ContractWriter.Packages
  • Craftsman.Interviews.dll - Craftsman.Interviews
  • Craftsman.Snippets.dll - Craftsman.Snippets

How do I remove The National Estimator?

You can uninstall The National Estimator 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 The National Estimator, 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 The National Estimator.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.65%
Windows 10 29.84%
Windows Vista 10.48%
Windows XP 4.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.87%
Windows 10 Home 14.52%
Windows 7 Professional 10.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.87%
Windows 8.1 7.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.18%
  PR 1.41%
  Canada 0.94%
  Australia 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.67%
Hewlett-Packard 29.67%
Lenovo 10.99%
Acer 9.89%
Toshiba 8.79%
ASUS 4.40%
Medion 1.10%
Gateway 1.10%
Sony 1.10%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.87%
HP G60 Notebook PC 1.87%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.87%
LENOVO 0914 1.87%
LENOVO 20175 1.87%

About (from Craftsman Book Company)

Tens of thousands of contractors, remodelers, custom builders, appraisers, adjusters, estimators, architects, engineers and other construction professionals in the United States and Canada rely on Craftsman’s software products and annual estimating cost data publications.
Publisher URL: craftsman-book.com


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