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A way to uninstall Connectivity Abstraction Layer from your computer

This web page is about Connectivity Abstraction Layer for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Deere & Company. Further information on Deere & Company can be found here. Click on to get more data about Connectivity Abstraction Layer on Deere & Company's website. Connectivity Abstraction Layer is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Service ADVISOR directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. You can uninstall Connectivity Abstraction Layer by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line "C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{510414A2-0F14-4DB8-BDF2-C98A6E1D1367}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file is named ServiceADVISOR.exe and its approximative size is 8.93 MB (9363456 bytes).

Connectivity Abstraction Layer is comprised of the following executables which occupy 22.93 MB (24040473 bytes) on disk:

  • filedisk.exe (7.50 KB)
  • FileServerShell.exe (76.00 KB)
  • GetHstID.exe (40.00 KB)
  • PACOMP.EXE (269.57 KB)
  • PACRYPT.EXE (68.07 KB)
  • PAEXT.EXE (379.00 KB)
  • PLDSaver.exe (124.00 KB)
  • SAUpdater.exe (780.00 KB)
  • ServiceADVISOR.exe (8.93 MB)
  • SystemStateInfo.exe (924.00 KB)
  • uninst.exe (283.31 KB)
  • CanSniffX.exe (1.73 MB)
  • CanTraceShell.exe (80.00 KB)
  • DTACShell.exe (80.00 KB)
  • ReportCardShell.exe (60.00 KB)
  • SAUploader.exe (33.96 KB)
  • cmprsw.exe (46.50 KB)
  • djpeg.exe (60.03 KB)
  • hotspot.exe (68.00 KB)
  • Image.exe (2.02 MB)
  • editmask.exe (320.00 KB)
  • LightweightIDOL.exe (3.95 MB)
  • UserShell.exe (60.00 KB)
  • VMRShell.exe (132.00 KB)
  • BWST.exe (696.08 KB)
  • DMUX32test.exe (532.00 KB)
  • EDLUtility.exe (60.00 KB)
  • JDPDMTest.exe (56.00 KB)
  • ReturnFileEncoder.exe (10.00 KB)
  • Version Checker.exe (200.00 KB)
  • XJDET.exe (820.00 KB)
  • xVDS.exe (184.00 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Connectivity Abstraction Layer version 4.2.002 alone. Click on the links below for other Connectivity Abstraction Layer versions: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove Connectivity Abstraction Layer.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Connectivity Abstraction Layer:
  • C:\Archivos de programa\Service ADVISOR

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Connectivity Abstraction Layer:
  • C:\Archivos de programa\Service ADVISOR\CAL Core.dll
  • C:\Archivos de programa\Service ADVISOR\calconfig.ini
  • C:\Archivos de programa\Service ADVISOR\CanTrace\CanTrace.tlb
  • C:\Archivos de programa\Service ADVISOR\eLearning\content\images\dsa7010_screen.png

Many times the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{2F7894E4-B1C7-49D9-B468-C67C9295FAC2}

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AARSaver.Document\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AARSaver.Document\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AARSaver.Document\shell\print\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AARSaver.Document\shell\printto\command\

How to delete Connectivity Abstraction Layer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Connectivity Abstraction Layer is an application marketed by the software company Deere & Company. Some computer users try to remove this program. Sometimes this is troublesome because doing this by hand requires some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK manner to remove Connectivity Abstraction Layer is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Connectivity Abstraction Layer or simply click the Search feature and type in "Connectivity Abstraction Layer". The Connectivity Abstraction Layer app will be found very quickly. After you click Connectivity Abstraction Layer in the list of applications, some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about Connectivity Abstraction Layer, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Connectivity Abstraction Layer:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: "C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{510414A2-0F14-4DB8-BDF2-C98A6E1D1367}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Connectivity Abstraction Layer.
Uninstall Connectivity Abstraction Layer

8. After removing Connectivity Abstraction Layer, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Connectivity Abstraction Layer that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Connectivity Abstraction Layer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove Connectivity Abstraction Layer by Deere & Company from your PC, nor are we saying that Connectivity Abstraction Layer by Deere & Company is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Connectivity Abstraction Layer in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-05-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-05-18 09:54:13.703