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Should I remove Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines?

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Versions

VersionDistribution
6.2.77323 5.88%
6.1.59235 5.88%
6.0.58937 11.76%
6.0.57617 41.18%
6.0.54210 11.76%
6.0.50762 5.88%
5.6.47101 11.76%
5.6.31188p 5.88%

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Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines

Overview

Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines is a program developed by Citrix Systems. The most used version is 6.0.57617, 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 29 files and is usually about 1.4 MB (1,466,132 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Server 2003. While about 76% of users of Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.citrixxenserver.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\citrix\xentools
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Citrix\XenTools\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 1.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines

  • uninstaller.exe - Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines (Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines Installer)
  • XenDpriv.exe - Citrix Tools For Virtual Machines (Citrix Xen Windows Guest Depriviledged Client)
  • XenGuestAgent.exe - Citrix Xen Windows Guest Agent
  • XenGuestLib.dll - Citrix Xen Windows Guest Agent Support Library
  • copyvif.exe - CitrixTools for Virtual Machines (Emulated NIC Settings Transferor)
  • enableuninst.exe - Xen PV device uninstall helper
  • getlogs.exe - PV driver log fetcher helper
  • query_balloon.exe - Balloon statistics query helper
  • removedev.exe - XenSource device removal helper
  • scsifilt.sys - Disk Class Lower Filter Driver
  • sync.exe - Citrix disk synchronizer helper
  • xeniface.sys - Xen Interface Device Driver
  • xennet.sys - NDIS Miniport Driver
  • xennet6.sys - NDIS6 Miniport Driver
  • xenservice.exe - XenSource Windows guest agent
  • xenutil.sys - Xen Paravirtualization Interfaces
  • xenvbd.sys - SCSI Miniport Driver
  • xenvif.sys - Xen PV Ethernet Bus Driver
  • xevtchn.sys - Xen Platform Driver
  • xs.dll - Xenstore accessor library
  • xs2.dll - Xenstore accessor library version 2
  • xs2_32.dll
  • xsutil.dll - Xen utility library
  • xsvc_depriv.exe - Deprivileged part of Xen service
  • XenVssProvider.dll - Citrix Vss Provider
  • VssClient.dll
  • xennetco.dll
  • xenstore_client.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • XenGuestAgent.exe runs as a service named 'Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines Service' (xensvc) "Monitors and provides various metrics to XenStore".
  • xenservice.exe runs as a service named 'Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines Service' (xensvc) "Monitors and provides various metrics to XenStore".

How do I remove Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines?

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

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Dell
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 8 6%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.35%
Windows Server 2003 5.88%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Windows 8 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server 2008 R2 Da... 41.18%
Windows 7 Enterprise 23.53%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 5.88%
Windows Server (R) 2008 E... 5.88%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.76%
  Singapore 6.06%
  Brazil 6.06%
  Canada 3.03%
  India 3.03%
  Korea 3.03%
  United Kingdom 3.03%

About Citrix Systems

Citrix Systems provides server and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and cloud computing technologies, including Xen open source products.
Publisher URL: www.citrix.com

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