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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,211
United States Rank #6,934
Reach 0.5793%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.55 days
665.08 days >
Average installed length: 349.45 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
18.3.45.20170421 0.01%
18.3.22778 0.37%
18.2.26.20170320 0.06%
18.2.22525 0.13%
18.2.1.30.20170325 0.33%
18.2.1.22580 0.42%
18.1.25.20170228 0.18%
18.1.22140 0.73%
18.1.22.20170213 0.13%
18.0.81.20170109 0.16%
18.0.21763 0.10%
18.0.2.21932 0.41%
18.0.2.18.20170123 0.38%
18.0.13.20170113 0.13%
17.6.78.20161121 0.13%
17.6.66.20161110 0.05%
17.6.20762 0.36%
17.5.44.20161013 0.05%
17.5.20601 0.11%
17.4.37.20160609 0.97%
17.4.19695 1.49%
17.3.24.20160513 0.43%
17.3.24.20160418 0.71%
17.3.19290 1.79%
17.2.9.20160311 0.80%
17.2.19144 1.08%
17.1.7.20160205 0.95%
17.1.18829 1.21%
17.0.4.20160106 0.71%
17.0.18598 0.42%
16.3.17800 0.61%
16.3.170.20151019 0.38%
16.2.24.20150630 1.08%
16.2.17437 1.15%
16.1.20150424 1.72%
16.1.20150309 4.62%
16.1.16835 1.64%
16.1.16483 7.87%
16.0.20150211 2.71%
16.0.20150120 0.47%
16.0.20150113 5.29%
16.0.16151 4.66%
16.0.15910 2.09%
15.3.20141106 1.03%
15.3.20141009 0.49%
15.3.15181 0.01%
15.3.14949 1.28%
15.2.20140326 6.66%
15.2.14508 0.10%
15.2.13992 1.90%
15.1.20140312 0.20%
113 versions

Other programs by Landesfinanzdirektion Thüringen

ElsterFormular

What is ElsterFormular?  (from Landesfinanzdirektion Thüringen)

With ElsterFormular you your tax return at the PC and complete the data-encrypted and transmitted with MAGPIE via Internet to the tax administration. ElsterFormular Ausfüll is a pure software , which does not include any tax advisory functions. The program is available for the years 2009 to 2012 (and 2010 to 2013 as re...  Read more

Overview

ElsterFormular is a program developed by Landesfinanzdirektion Thüringen. The most used version is 16.1.16483, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is ElsterFormular-13.1.1.8531p.exe. The software installer includes 72 files and is usually about 127.28 MB (133,465,108 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 92% of users of ElsterFormular come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elster.de/elfo_home.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ElsterFormular
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ElsterFormular\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 127.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ElsterFormular

Program executable:ElsterFormular-13.1.1.8531p.exe
Path:C:\Klaus\Finanzamt\Elster2011\ElsterFormular-13.1.1.8531p.exe
MD5:f74045aa78999412e77ace411c691c8a
Additional files:
  • install_runtime.exe - ElsterFormular - MSRuntime (Installiert die Microsoft Runtime Bibliotheken)
  • bds2f80.exe (by Finanzverwaltung der Länder) - BDS2F80 (ElsterFormular)
  • ericprozess.exe
  • erustart.exe (by Finanzverwaltung der Länder) - erustart
  • hilfepica.exe
  • hotlineTool.exe
  • integritaetspruefer.exe
  • pica.exe
  • F80EF.exe - F80EF
  • installationsverwaltung.exe
  • ericapi.dll (by Bayerisches Landesamt für Steuern) - Elster Rich Client (ERiC) (eric api dll)
  • ericbasis.dll (by Bayerisches Landesamt für Steuern) - eric basis DLL
  • ericcrypt.dll - ericcrypt DLL
  • ericplugin.dll - Pluginframework
  • ericprint.dll - eric print DLL
  • erictransfer.dll - eric transfer DLL
  • ericxml.dll - eric xml DLL
  • eSigner.dll (by secunet Security Networks AG) - Elster Sicherheitskomponente Client
  • eva.dll - EVA
  • gmp.dll
  • hints.dll - Hinweis
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ericbasis2.dll
  • ericctrl.dll - eric control DLL
  • ericctrl2.dll
  • ericplugin2.dll
  • ericprint2.dll
  • erictools.dll - eric tools DLL
  • ericxerces.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1 (Shared Library for Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1)
  • ericxml2.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • Qt5CLucene.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • Qt5Core.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • Qt5Gui.dll
  • qca.dll
  • icudt53.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin53.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc53.dll - ICU Common DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • pica.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{137325BA-943C-4DA1-ABD6-2AA43A59E5B1}' (runs on registration).
  • integritaetspruefer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A232B16F-6961-4E59-9272-ED3C0AB5DF60}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ElsterFormular?

Quickly and completely remove ElsterFormular from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ElsterFormular 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 ElsterFormular, 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 ElsterFormular.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,211

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.70%
Windows 10 29.59%
Windows Vista 6.07%
Windows XP 5.63%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.96%
Windows 7 Professional 11.53%
Windows 10 Home 9.60%
Windows 8.1 9.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.84% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 91.84%
  United States 5.73%
  Netherlands 0.63%
  France 0.34%
  United Kingdom 0.28%
  Austria 0.21%
  Spain 0.14%
  Switzerland 0.08%
  Italy 0.07%
  Poland 0.07%
  Czech Republic 0.06%
  Belgium 0.05%
  Finland 0.04%
  DK 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 27.62%
Acer 21.74%
Dell 11.03%
Hewlett-Packard 10.78%
ASUS 7.87%
GIGABYTE 7.67%
Samsung 3.91%
Lenovo 3.26%
Toshiba 1.90%
American Megatrends 1.65%
Sahara 1.33%
Intel 1.24%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.77%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.41%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.52%
ASUS All Series 3.05%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.54%

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