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Should I remove CA Unicenter DSM Agent + Asset Management Plugin English only Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
11.2.3000.14 50.00%
11.2.1000.16 25.00%
11.2.3.1895 25.00%

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CA Unicenter DSM Agent + Asset Management Plugin English only Edition

Overview

CA Unicenter DSM Agent + Asset Management Plugin English only Edition is a software program developed by CA. The most common release is 11.2.3000.14, 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. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 57 files and is usually about 27.95 MB (29,305,334 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 90% of users of CA Unicenter DSM Agent + Asset Management Plugin English only Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in RS.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ca.com
Help link: supportconnect.ca.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CA\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{624FA386-3A39-4EBF-9CB9-C2B484D78B29}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 27.95 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CA Unicenter DSM Agent + Asset Management Plugin English only Edition

  • am_aguiplugin.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 (Unicenter DSM r11 Asset Managment Agent UI Library)
  • amAdvInvNt.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 General Inventory for Windows NT
  • amAgentAfterCopyW.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 AM Agent Installer After Copy
  • amagentsvc.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 Asset Management Agent
  • amappw32.exe
  • amdifw32.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 Inventory Difference for Windows NT
  • amicimw32.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 WBEM Inventory
  • amisww32.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 Asset Management File Scan
  • amm2iw32.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 AM MIF Converter
  • amMbcam.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 am_rscamw32
  • ammbvcapiw32.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 Asset Management Multibyte Sector API
  • ammsapim.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 Metering Server API
  • amRsapim.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 am_rsapi
  • amservice.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 Asset Management Service Scan
  • amshelhook.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 AM SWMetering Shelhook.dll
  • amsoftscan.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 Asset management Software scanner
  • amswmagt.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 AM SWMetering Agent
  • amswmspwnt.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 AM SWMetering Spawner
  • amswmwts.dll
  • amswsigscan.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 Software Signature Scanner
  • amtoolhelp.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 AM SWMetering Toolhelp.dll
  • amtplw32.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 Template Inventory for Windows NT
  • amUsersnt.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 User Inventory for Windows NT
  • bwcc32.dll (by Borland International) - Borland Windows Custom Control Library
  • cacertutil.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 Certificate Management tool
  • CAF.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 Common Application Framework
  • cainf.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 CA Common Asset information
  • CAMAfterCopy.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 CAM
  • CAMUninstall.dll
  • CAWinExF.dll (by Computer Associates International) - CAWIN Localization Extensions Library (CAWinExF)
  • ccnfAgent.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 Common Configuration Agent
  • ccnfAgentApi.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 CCNF agent API
  • ccnfcmda.exe - Unicenter DSM r11 CCNF agent CLI
  • ccnfcsmplugin.dll - Unicenter DSM r11 CCNF CSM plugin

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • CAF.exe runs as a service named 'CA DSM r11 Common Application Framework.' (caf) "Provides common services and process control for DSM products.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CAF.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CA\DSM\BIN\CAF.EXE'.

How do I remove CA Unicenter DSM Agent + Asset Management Plugin English only Edition?

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  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 CA Unicenter DSM Agent + Asset Management Plugin (English only Edition), 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 CA Unicenter DSM Agent + Asset Management Plugin English only Edition.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 75.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 75.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  RS 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Sahara 25.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Common models
LENOVO 2349SHH 25.00%
IBM 81387JG 25.00%
Dell OptiPlex 390 25.00%
Dell Latitude E5510 25.00%

Publisher URL: www.ca.com

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