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Should I remove Windward System Five?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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5.42 40.00%
5.30 40.00%

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Windward System Five


Windward System Five is a software program developed by Windward Software Inc. The most common release is 5.42, 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. 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 primary executable is named systemfive.exe. The setup package generally installs about 78 files and is usually about 299.45 MB (313,998,395 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 82% of users of Windward System Five come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.windward-software.com
Installation folder: C:\windward\system5\bin
Uninstaller: C:\Windward\System5\bin\UNWISE.EXE C:\Windward\System5\bin\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 299.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windward System Five

Program executable:systemfive.exe
Name:System Five
Additional files:
  • bcopy32.exe - Windward Software BCOPY wizard (BCOPY32)
  • WindwardPOS.exe - Windward POS Device Manager (System Five Point of Sale Devices)
  • S5Control.exe - Windward System Five (System Five Control)
  • WWAnywhere.exe - System Five
  • wwAnywhereMonitor.exe
  • WWAnywhereOld.exe
  • S5Sync.exe - S5 (S5Sync)
  • CreateDSN.exe - Create DSN
  • LiveUp.exe - Windward Software Live Update
  • Part.exe
  • Interop.DSICLIENTXLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'DSICLIENTXLib'.
  • Interop.VER1000XLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VER1000XLib'.
  • EverestMultiPayX.ocx (by Datacap Systems) - EverestMultiPayX ActiveX Control Module
  • DSICLientX.ocx (by Datacap Systems) - DSICLientX ActiveX Control Module
  • PDCX.ocx - PDCX ActiveX Control Module
  • drm.dll (by Pervasive Software) - Pervasive PSQL 10.10 (Pervasive Data Access Components)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • unzdll.dll - BCB/Delphi UnZip (Win32 DLL, UNZIP)
  • DSITransaction.dll (by Mercury Payment Systems) - DSITransaction
  • zipdll.dll - BCB/Delphi Zip (Win32 DLL, ZIP)
  • MercuryShield.dll (by Mercury Payment Systems) - MercuryShield
  • MPS.POS.Utils.dll - MPS.POS.Utils
  • Peripheral.dll - Peripheral
  • DelZip179.dll (by DelphiZip) - DelphiZip (Freeware Zip/Unzip)
  • DelZip190.dll (by DelphiZip)
  • Common.dll - Common
  • MSEnum.dll - MSEnum
  • wPDF010A.dll (by wpcubed GmbH) - wPDF (PDF Export DLL)
  • ingenicopinpadsetup.exe
  • multidll.dll
  • PartServer.exe
  • WindwardKeyHookDll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{6768D28E-B6AC-49C5-988D-1DD310504E28}' (runs on registration).
  • WWAnywhere.exe runs as a service named 'Windward Anywhere' (WWAnywhereService).

How do I remove Windward System Five?

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Or, you can uninstall Windward System Five 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 Windward System Five, 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 Windward System Five.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows Vista Business 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows Small Business Se... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Canada 18.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Common models
Gigabyte P55A-UD3 25.00%
HP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF 25.00%
Dell PowerEdge T110 II 25.00%
Dell Dell DXP061 25.00%


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