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Intel Active Management Technology Device Software

Overview

Intel Active Management Technology Device Software is a program developed by Intel. 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. The main program executable is mesoludlg.exe. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 13.51 MB (14,162,143 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 87% of users of Intel Active Management Technology Device Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\AMT
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\mesoludlg.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 13.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Active Management Technology Device Software

Program executable:mesoludlg.exe
Path:C:\windows\syswow64\mesoludlg.exe
MD5:6ea69e1f2e31b68d4383451dc9453b85
Additional files:
  • LMS.exe - Intel(R) Active Management Technology Local Manageability Service (Local Manageability Service)
  • UNS.exe - Intel(R) Active Management Technology User Notification Service (User Notification Service)
  • PrivacyIconClient.exe - Intel(R) Management and Security
  • StatusStrings.dll - StatusStrings Link Library (Intel(R) Active Management Technology StatusStrings DLL)
  • atchksrv.exe - atchksrv (Displays state of Intel® Active Management Technology.)
  • atchk.exe - atchk
  • atchkARA.dll
  • atchkCHS.dll
  • atchkCHT.dll
  • atchkCSY.dll
  • atchkDAN.dll
  • atchkDEU.dll
  • atchkELL.dll
  • atchkESN.dll
  • atchkESP.dll
  • atchkFIN.dll
  • atchkFRA.dll
  • atchkHEB.dll
  • atchkHUN.dll
  • atchkITA.dll
  • atchkJPN.dll
  • atchkKOR.dll
  • atchkNLD.dll
  • atchkNOR.dll
  • atchkPLK.dll
  • atchkPTB.dll
  • atchkPTG.dll
  • atchkRUS.dll
  • atchkSKY.dll
  • atchkSLV.dll
  • atchkSVE.dll
  • atchkTHA.dll
  • atchkTRK.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • UNS.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Active Management Technology User Notification Service' (UNS) "Intel(R) Active Management Technology User Notification Service - Updates the Windows Event Log with notifications of pre defined events received from the local Intel(R) Active Management Technology Device.".
  • LMS.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Active Management Technology Local Management Service' (LMS) "Intel(R) Active Management Technology Local Management Service - Allows applications to access the local Intel(R) Active Management Technology using its locally-available SOAP interfaces.".
  • atchksrv.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Active Management Technology System Status Service' (atchksrv) "Intel(R) Active Management Technology System Status Service - Displays status of Intel(R) Active Management Technology".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • atchk.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'atchk' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Intel\AMT\atchk.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

PrivacyIconClient.exe
Memory:37.79 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001990480%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009860%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010045%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Intel Active Management Technology Device Software?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win XP 17%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.67%
  Canada 6.67%
  Germany 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Intel 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
LENOVO 6457W56 16.67%
LENOVO 64576DU 16.67%
HP Compaq 8510w 16.67%
HP Compaq 6530b (GW688AV) 16.67%
Frontier Systems DQ965GF_ 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 755 16.67%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com

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