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Should I remove BeyondTrust PowerBroker Desktops Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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VersionDistribution 11.76% 5.88% 5.88% 11.76% 47.06% 5.88% 11.76%

BeyondTrust PowerBroker Desktops Client


BeyondTrust PowerBroker Desktops Client is a program developed by BeyondTrust Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 5 files and is usually about 35.48 MB (37,199,815 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 85% of users of BeyondTrust PowerBroker Desktops Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Finland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.beyondtrust.com
Help link: www.beyondtrust.com/Technical-Support.aspx?section=Technical-Support
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3E661B17-A65A-4E7D-868F-210A66259BAE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 35.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BeyondTrust PowerBroker Desktops Client

  • hpqwmiex.exe (by Hewlett-Packard Company) - hpqwmiex Module
  • M4-Capture.exe
  • M4-Service.exe
  • swt-win32-3448.dll (by Eclipse Foundation) - Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT for Windows native library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • M4-Service.exe runs as a service named 'M4-Service' (M4-Service) "Mikogo4 service.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.57 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000008164%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000066%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000016%
0.015104% average
Memory:5.05 MB
Total CPU:0.0000104123%
Kernel CPU:0.00000314%
User CPU:0.00000727%
CPU cycles/sec:44,771

How do I remove BeyondTrust PowerBroker Desktops Client?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 94%
Win XP 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.12%
Windows XP 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 93.75%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.62%
  Belgium 3.85%
  Finland 3.85%
  Saudi Arabia 3.85%
  Hungary 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 52.94%
Hewlett-Packard 41.18%
Toshiba 5.88%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 18.75%
HP EliteBook 8460p 12.50%
HP xw6600 Workstation 6.25%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 6.25%
HP EliteBook 8560p 6.25%


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