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Should I remove FactoryTalk Activation Manager CPR 9 SR 5?

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FactoryTalk Activation Manager 3.50.00 CPR 9 SR 5

What is FactoryTalk Activation Manager CPR 9 SR 5?  (from Rockwell Automation)

FactoryTalk Activation is part of the FactoryTalk Services Platform. It allows FactoryTalk enabled products to be activated via files generated by Rockwell Automation over the Internet. It eliminates the dependency on physical media to initiate activation. As a result, software activations can be delivered, distributed...  Read more


FactoryTalk Activation Manager 3.50.00 CPR 9 SR 5 is a software program developed by Rockwell Automation. 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 187 files and is usually about 23.99 MB (25,150,993 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 62% of users of FactoryTalk Activation Manager CPR 9 SR 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rockwellautomation.com/rockwellsoftware/factorytalk/activation.html
Help link: support.rockwellautomation.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Rockwell Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B23DFE1A-5EED-4E71-B800-0F42D803D257}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 23.99 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FactoryTalk Activation Manager 3.50.00 CPR 9 SR 5

  • RSTXHist.dll - RSTrendHistoricalServer Dynamic Link Library (RSTrendHistoricalServer DLL)
  • RA.FT.ExceptionManagement.dll - Rockwell Automation Exception Management
  • DNEXPSRV.EXE - DeviceNet Explicit Messaging Server
  • RSHWare.exe - Rockwell Hardware Installation Tool (Rockwell Automation's Hardware Installation Application)
  • RSTOP.DLL - Rockwell Software Topology services (Harmony Topology services)
  • RSDIRSRV.DLL - Rockwell Software Harmony services (Harmony space services)
  • RSNAV.DLL - Harmony Navigation services
  • RSOBSERV.EXE - Harmony Object Server
  • RSPROJ.DLL - Harmony Project services
  • RSREG.DLL - Harmony Registry services
  • DNETHTN.DLL - DeviceNet Harmony/Topology Server (DeviceNet Harmony/Topology Server DLL)
  • RSLinxDTM.OCX - RSLinx Classic Data Table Monitor
  • RSEds.dll - Rockwell Software EDS Services (Electronic Data Sheet Services.)
  • SecuritySetupWizDL.exe - RSI DCOM Security Setup Wizard (DCOM Security Setup Wizard)
  • BACKUP.EXE - RSLinx Classic Backup/Restore (RSLinx Classic Backup/Restore Utility)
  • DNDIALER.DLL - DnDialer Dynamic Link Library (DnDialer DLL)
  • KFD32DVR.DLL - KFD32DVR Dynamic Link Library (KFD32DVR DLL)
  • RSTXView.ocx - TrendX ActiveX Control Module
  • SDNPTDRV.DLL - sdnptdrv Dynamic Link Library (DeviceNet Pass Through Driver DLL)
  • Discrete.dll - Discrete Module Configurator (RSLogix5 Discrete I/O Modules)
  • IF2I.dll - IF2XOF2I Module Configurator (RSLogix5 IF2XOF2I and similar modules)
  • Monitor.dll - Monitor Dynamic Link Library (Monitor DLL)
  • NSERIES.dll - N-Series Module Configurator (RSLogix5 N-Series and similar modules)
  • RSCSV32.DLL - RSCSV32 Dynamic Link Library (The CSV plug for the Tag Name Services.)
  • RSRSP32.DLL - RSRSP32 Dynamic Link Library (The RSP plug for the Tag Name Services.)
  • RSRSS32.DLL - RSRSS32 Dynamic Link Library (RSRSS32 DLL)
  • SDN47PT.DLL - sdn47pt Dynamic Link Library (sdn47pt DLL)
  • DNHTNPS.DLL - Rockwell Automation dnhtnps (dnhtnps)
  • DNWHOPS.DLL - Rockwell Automation dnwhops (dnwhops)
  • IE4XOE2.dll - IE4XOE2 Module Configurator (RsLogix5 IE4XOE2 and similar modules)
  • RSOPCCon.dll - Inprocess Connection Server
  • SLCIO.dll - SLC-500 Module Configurator (SLC-500 I/O modules)
  • CDVDF132.dll - REALTIME DATA MANAGER CORE (Realtime Data Manager Component)
  • CMDDDE32.dll
  • CMDDEV32.dll
  • CMDMEM32.dll
  • CMDOPC32.dll
  • CMDRIO32.dll
  • CMDSYS32.dll
  • CMEDDE32.exe
  • CMEDEV32.exe
  • CMEMEM32.exe
  • Cmeopc32.exe
  • CMESYS32.exe
  • CAMCND32.dll
  • CAMDF132.dll
  • CAMDH_32.dll
  • CAMDHP32.dll
  • CAMRIO32.dll
  • CAMTBR32.dll
  • CAMTIP32.dll
  • CDCICC32.dll
  • CDCLXS32.dll
  • CDDICC32.dll
  • CDDLXS32.dll
  • CDVICC32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Services
  • FTActivationBoost.exe runs as a service named 'FactoryTalk Activation Helper' (FTActivationBoost) "Assists FactoryTalk Activation components for license management.".
  • RSOBSERV.EXE runs as a service named 'Harmony' (Harmony).
  • RSLINX.EXE runs as a service named 'RSLinx Classic' (RSLinx).
  • dnwhodisp.exe runs as a service named 'dnWhoDisp' (dnWhoDisp).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • RSLINX.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Rockwell Software\RSLinx\RSLINX.EXE'.

How do I remove FactoryTalk Activation Manager CPR 9 SR 5?

Quickly and completely remove FactoryTalk Activation Manager 3.50.00 (CPR 9 SR 5) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FactoryTalk Activation Manager CPR 9 SR 5 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 FactoryTalk Activation Manager 3.50.00 (CPR 9 SR 5), 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 FactoryTalk Activation Manager CPR 9 SR 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.53%
Windows 8 26.32%
Windows XP 10.53%
Windows Vista 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.53%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.53%
Windows 8 7.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.00%
  Canada 6.00%
  United Kingdom 6.00%
  Mexico 4.00%
  TT 2.00%
  MK 2.00%
  Vietnam 2.00%
  NG 2.00%
  Russia 2.00%
  Portugal 2.00%
  Indonesia 2.00%
  Philippines 2.00%
  United Arab Emirates 2.00%
  Saudi Arabia 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 47.22%
Hewlett-Packard 27.78%
Toshiba 11.11%
Lenovo 8.33%
ASUS 2.78%
Acer 2.78%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6520 10.81%
Dell Latitude E6510 2.70%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.70%
Dell Latitude E5520 2.70%
Dell Latitude E5440 2.70%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.70%


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