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Should I remove Marimba?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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VersionDistribution 20.00% 20.00% 20.00% 40.00%



Marimba is a software program developed by BMC Software. The most common release is, 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 2 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 93% of users of Marimba come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bmc.com
Help link: www.bmc.com/support_home
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\marimba\tuner\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5B979F07-99A5-A3A6-E62D-8041B70BCBA1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Marimba

  • runchannel.exe - BCAC Runchannel
  • Tuner.exe - BCAC Tuner

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Tuner.exe runs as a service named 'Marimba' (Marimba).

How do I remove Marimba?

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

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  Netherlands 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8730w 40.00%
Dell OptiPlex 780 20.00%
Dell Latitude E6400 20.00%
Dell Latitude D630C 20.00%

About BMC Software

BMC Software specializes in business service management software.
Publisher URL: www.bmc.com


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