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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,048
United States Rank #9,691
Reach 0.0475%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.1.181 88.89%
2.0.1.155 3.92%
2.0.1.141 5.23%
2.0.0.125 1.63%
2.0.0.75 0.33%

Licensing Service Install

Overview

Licensing Service Install is a program developed by Protexis. The most used version is 2.0.1.181, 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 11 files and is usually about 861 KB (881,664 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 42% of users of Licensing Service Install come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\protexis\license service
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AF72E557-0647-4DE5-ACDA-ECFB38D5D732}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 861 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Licensing Service Install

  • psiservice_2.exe - PsiService System Service (PsiService PsiService)
  • marsapi.dll - MarsApi
  • psikey_2.dll - PSIKey (nTitles PSIKey)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • psiservice_2.exe runs as a service named 'Corel License Validation Service V2, Powered by arvato' (PSI_SVC_2) "This service provides license-validation functionality for Corel Corporation. It is powered by Protexis from arvato digital services.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

psiservice_2.exe
Memory:1.06 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00002089%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,006
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Licensing Service Install?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.64%
Windows Vista 10.13%
Windows 8 4.58%
Windows XP 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.08%
Windows 7 Professional 21.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.94%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.80%
  Germany 6.56%
  United Kingdom 5.74%
  Japan 4.37%
  Belgium 3.83%
  Netherlands 3.28%
  Canada 3.01%
  France 2.46%
  Italy 2.19%
  Taiwan 1.91%
  Australia 1.64%
  Indonesia 1.64%
  Iran 1.64%
  Brazil 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.75%
Dell 20.11%
Acer 15.87%
GIGABYTE 7.41%
Toshiba 6.88%
Sony 6.88%
Medion 5.29%
ASUS 3.17%
NEC 2.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.79%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.84%
HP 620 3.25%
HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook ... 2.60%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 2.60%
HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF ... 1.95%

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