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VIMSpc 2011A


VIMSpc 2011A is a software program developed by Caterpillar. 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 18 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Cat.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Caterpillar\VIMS3G\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A3A4F339-4210-4841-924C-9323A0ED8186}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VIMSpc 2011A

  • VNS_MFC.exe - Caterpillar VNS Application
  • VNS.dll - VNS Dynamic Link Library (Virtual Network Switch (VNS) DLL)
  • VIMS3GNG.dll - VIMS3G Download Tool (VIMS3GNG DLL)
  • Interop.DEDesignerExtensibility.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'DEDesignerExtensibility'.
  • Interop.RepositoryTypeLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'RepositoryTypeLib'.
  • Interop.otkloadr.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'otkloadr'.
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • Interop.Microsoft.Office.Core.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Office'.
  • Interop.VIMS3G.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VIMS3G'.
  • Interop.VBIDE.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VBIDE'.
  • Interop.ADOX.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ADOX'.
  • Interop.DAO.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'DAO'.
  • VIMS3G.exe (by CAT) - VIMS3G Next Gen Download Tool
  • VIMS3GDBComp.dll (by CAT) - VIMS 3G Database Maintenance
  • VIMSGroupBox.dll - VIMS 3G Group Box
  • adodb.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
  • OTKLOADR.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office System (Assembly loader)
  • VIMS3G.vshost.exe - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2008 (vshost32.exe)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • VIMS3G.vshost.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D469E8D5-841C-4D41-8466-10EF84594B2F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove VIMSpc 2011A?

You can uninstall VIMSpc 2011A 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 VIMSpc 2011A, 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 VIMSpc 2011A.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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