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VersionDistribution 75.00% 25.00%

Device Utility


Device Utility is a program developed by PELCO. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is PelcoDeviceUtility.exe. The setup package is about 3.92 MB (4,112,693 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 57% of users of Device Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Finland and Saudi Arabia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pelco.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pelco\Device Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Pelco\Device Utility\Uninstall_Device Utility\Uninstall Device Utility.exe"
Estimated size: 3.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Device Utility

Program executable:PelcoDeviceUtility.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Pelco\Device Utility\PelcoDeviceUtility.exe
  • PelcoDeviceUtility.exe (by Macrovision) - LaunchAnywhere

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PelcoDeviceUtility.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6F08D4E-717E-4283-B882-B40A50525A05}' (runs on registration).
  • PelcoDeviceUtility.exe runs as a service named 'UPSMSRMI' (UPSMSRMI).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PelcoDeviceUtility.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'UPSMS' which loads as C:\Program Files\Dell\UPSManagementSoftware\UPSMS.exe.

How do I remove Device Utility?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 25%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Finland 14.29%
  Saudi Arabia 14.29%
  United Kingdom 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
LENOVO 7443E4G 25.00%
HP ProBook 4530s 25.00%
Dell Precision M4500 25.00%
Acer Aspire E1-571 25.00%


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