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BMC Software Tools

Overview

BMC Software Tools is a program developed by BMC Software. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 106 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 57% of users of BMC Software Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in DK and Kuwait.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BMC Software\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\BMC Software\Uninstall\Uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by BMC Software Tools

  • mcsAccessControl.exe - PATROL Knowledge Module for Microsoft Cluster Server (Runtime for PATROL Knowledge Module for Microsoft Cluster Server)
  • mcsGateway.exe
  • mcsInfoDll.dll
  • mcsLogMonitor.exe
  • mcsProbe.exe
  • mcsService.exe
  • mcsUptime.exe
  • mcsUpTinstall.exe
  • AdministrationAbout.dll - PATROL Central Operator - Microsoft Windows Edition (PATROL Central Administration - Microsoft Windows Edition extra info extension)
  • AdministrationLaunchPad.dll - PATROL Central Administration - Microsoft Windows Edition taskpad extension
  • AdministrationResDll.dll - PATROL Central Administration - Microsoft Windows Edition resources
  • AdministrationSnapin.dll - PATROL Central Administration - Microsoft Windows Edition console module
  • AuthenticationProvider.dll - PATROL Central - Microsoft Windows Edition COS authentication module
  • BMCBrowserCtrlATL.dll - PATROL Central - Microsoft Windows Edition EPSS module
  • BMCBrowserCtrlResourceDll.dll - PATROL Central - Microsoft Windows Edition EPSS resources
  • bmcic.dll - PATROL Central - Microsoft Windows Edition taskpad support
  • bmcndmgr.dll - PATROL Central - Microsoft Windows Edition node manager module
  • ConsoleResDll.dll - PATROL Central - Microsoft Windows Edition resource file
  • mqscm.exe - PATROL Knowledge Module for Microsoft Message Queue (Runtime binary for PATROL Knowledge Module for Microsoft Message Queue)
  • OperatorConsoleAbout.dll - PATROL Central Operator - Microsoft Windows Edition extra info extension
  • OperatorConsoleLaunchPad.dll - PATROL Central Operator - Microsoft Windows Edition taskpad extension
  • OperatorConsoleResDll.dll - PATROL Central Operator - Microsoft Windows Edition resources
  • OperatorConsoleSnapIn.dll - PATROL Central Operator - Microsoft Windows Edition console module
  • pcentral.exe - Core Infrastructure for PATROL Central console modules
  • RegisterAdministration.dll - PATROL Central Administration - Microsoft Windows Edition registration script
  • RegisterOperator.dll - PATROL Central Operator - Microsoft Windows Edition registration script
  • RegisterPCentral.dll - PATROL Central core components registration
  • registerRTServerSelection.dll - PATROL Central RTServer Selection - Microsoft Windows Edition registration script
  • RemoveHelpDir.exe - Uninstall help directories removal
  • RTServerSelection.dll - PATROL Central RTServer Selection - Microsoft Windows Edition taskpad extension
  • RTServerSelectionResDll.dll - PATROL Central RTServer Selection - Microsoft Windows Edition resources
  • SnapinMgr.dll - PATROL Central - Microsoft Windows Edition snapin manager module
  • TaskSnapin.dll - PATROL Central - Microsoft Windows Edition LaunchPad module
  • PatProcQuery.exe - PATROL for Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • PatQuery.exe
  • ADDMRemQuery_ia64_v2.exe - BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping (ADDM Remote Query)
  • ADDMRemQuery_x86_64_v2.exe
  • ADDMRemQuery_x86_v2.exe
  • ComListAllApps.exe - PATROL Knowledge Module for Microsoft COM+ (Runtime binary for PATROL Knowledge Module for Microsoft COM+)
  • ComListFuncs.exe
  • ComSCM.exe
  • ComSpyCtl.dll
  • tw_proxy_control.exe - BMC Atrium Discovery Proxy Control (BMC Atrium Discovery Proxy Control Utility)
  • tw_proxy_manager.exe - BMC Atrium Discovery Proxy Manager
  • tw_proxy_worker.exe - BMC Atrium Discovery Proxy Worker
  • tw_save_ssl_key_password.exe - BMC Atrium Save SSL Key Password (BMC Atrium Save SSL Key Password Utility)
  • MSADREMLdap.exe - PATROL for MS Exchange Servers. (MSEXCHLdap)
  • tw_svc_proxy.exe - BMC Atrium Discovery Proxy
  • bckprocess.exe - Installation Utility (bckprocess)
  • pwcheck.exe - pwcheck
  • setup.exe - setup
  • uninstall.exe - uninstall
  • boottime.exe - PATROL KM Common (Runtime binary for PATROL KM Common)
  • pukVersionCheck.exe - PATROL for Unix (Runtime binary for KM Version Checking)
  • acmmls32.dll - PATROL (mls library)
  • acmmls32_v2.dll
  • acmmls32_v280.dll
  • acmmls32_v280_64.dll
  • acmmls3280.dll
  • acmmls3280_64.dll
  • agentm.exe - agentm MFC Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • PatrolAgent.exe runs as a service named 'PatrolAgent' (PatrolAgent).
  • tw_svc_proxy.exe runs as a service named 'BMC Atrium Discovery Credential Proxy - Wnidows_test' (AtriumProxy - Wnidows_test) "Provides discovery support for Atrium Discovery. If this service is stopped, discovery of some machines will be unavailable.".

How do I remove BMC Software Tools?

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Or, you can uninstall BMC Software Tools 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 BMC Software Tools, 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 BMC Software Tools.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  DK 14.29%
  Kuwait 14.29%
  Singapore 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Alienware 25.00%
Common models
HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF ... 33.33%
Dell Inspiron 530 33.33%
Alienware M14xR1 33.33%

About BMC Software

BMC Software specializes in business service management software.
Publisher URL: www.bmc.com

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