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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,179
United States Rank #13,471
Reach 0.0185%

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.1.3613.0 5.79%
4.1.3599.0 0.39%
4.1.3451.0 0.39%
4.1.3441.0 1.54%
4.1.3419.0 46.72%
4.1.3114.0 5.41%
4.1.2273.0 12.36%
4.1.1906.0 0.39%
4.0.3732.2 1.16%
4.0.3606.2 10.42%
4.0.3594.2 8.11%
4.0.3578.2 0.39%
4.0.3576.2 0.39%
4.0.3555.2 5.02%
4.0.2592.0 1.54%

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Forefront Identity Manager Add-ins and Extensions

What is Forefront Identity Manager Add-ins and Extensions?

FIM supports a variety of deployment topologies. Each of the main components may be installed separately or in combination on individual servers.

About  (from Microsoft)

Information technology (IT) professionals can use this Microsoft Forefront® Identity Manager (FIM 2010 R2) Installation Guide to install FIM 2010. A FIM 2010 deployment has two major component groups, the server side and the client side.

Overview

Forefront Identity Manager Add-ins and Extensions is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 4.1.3419.0, 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 setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 917 KB (939,008 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 53% of users of Forefront Identity Manager Add-ins and Extensions come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=148020
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=148022
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft forefront identity manager\2010\password reset client service
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{82602802-91A2-449B-98BF-7F86BDE7F7E5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 917 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Forefront Identity Manager Add-ins and Extensions

  • microsoft.identitymanagement.logging.dll - Microsoft® Forefront® Identity Manager 2010 R2
  • microsoft.identitymanagement.sqm.dll - Microsoft.IdentityManagement.Sqm
  • microsoft.resourcemanagement.dll
  • pwdmgmtproxy.exe
  • authnandregistrationactivex.dll
  • gateframework.dll - Gate Framework
  • passwordmanagementactivex.dll - Password Management ActiveX
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • otpemailplugin.dll - OTP Email Gate Plugin
  • otpsmsplugin.dll - OTP SMS Gate Plugin
  • pgplugin.dll - Password Gate Plugin
  • qaplugin.dll - Q&A Gate Framework Plugin

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • pwdmgmtproxy.exe runs as a service named 'Forefront Identity Manager Password Reset Client Service' (FIMPasswordReset) "Forefront Identity Manager Password Reset Client Service".

How do I remove Forefront Identity Manager Add-ins and Extensions?

Quickly and completely remove Forefront Identity Manager Add-ins and Extensions from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Forefront Identity Manager Add-ins and Extensions 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 Forefront Identity Manager Add-ins and Extensions, 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 Forefront Identity Manager Add-ins and Extensions.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.21%
Windows 8 41.70%
Windows XP 2.70%
Windows Vista 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 39.69%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 25.68%
Windows 7 Professional 14.01%
Windows 8 Enterprise 9.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.72%
Windows 10 Enterprise 2.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.50%
  Australia 12.94%
  India 4.55%
  United Kingdom 2.80%
  France 2.10%
  Sweden 1.75%
  Ireland 1.40%
  Mexico 1.40%
  Canada 1.40%
  Germany 1.40%
  Singapore 1.05%
  South Africa 1.05%
  Brazil 1.05%
  Belgium 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 53.27%
Dell 24.30%
Lenovo 12.62%
Acer 4.21%
ASUS 2.34%
Intel 2.34%
Toshiba 0.93%
Common models
HP EliteBook 840 G1 6.22%
HP EliteBook 8570w 4.78%
HP EliteBook 8460p 3.35%
Acer Aspire 1830 3.35%
HP ProBook 450 G1 3.35%
HP ProBook 6460b 2.87%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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