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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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4.4.14 82.35%
4.4.5 17.65%


What is OPSWAT GEARS Client?  (from OPSWAT)

Powered by OPSWAT's proven technologies, GEARS allows you to monitor and manage many different application types on devices and configure automatic remediation of issues. GEARS utilizes OPSWAT’s OESIS Framework to provide extensive and detailed information about applications, verification of the authenticity of applica...  Read more


OPSWAT GEARS Client is a program developed by OPSWAT. The most used version is 4.4.14, 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 40 files and is usually about 12.89 MB (13,512,704 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 43% of users of OPSWAT GEARS Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\opswat\gears client
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{01076CA1-DC37-41CD-BDDB-427F51CFC40A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.89 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by OPSWAT GEARS Client

  • v3testing harness.exe - OESIS Local V3 Testing Harness (Testing Harness for OESIS Local V3)
  • gearsagentservice.exe - OPSWAT GEARS Client (GEARS Agent)
  • gearshelper.exe - OPSWAT GEARS Helper (GEARS Helper)
  • oesiscollector.exe - OESISCollector (OESIS Local Collector)
  • oesisdiagnose_v3.exe - OesisDiagnose (OesisDiagnose_V3)
  • 32bitproxy.exe - OESIS Local (32Bit Proxy)
  • 64bitproxy.exe - 64BitProxy
  • avmanagerunified.dll - AVManagerUnified Module
  • coreutils.dll - CoreUtils Library
  • fwmanager.dll - FWManager Module
  • impl_antiphishinglib.dll - Implementation Support
  • impl_antiviruslib.dll
  • impl_backupclientlib.dll
  • impl_browserlib.dll
  • impl_deviceaccesscontrollib.dll
  • impl_firewalllib.dll
  • impl_hdenclib.dll
  • impl_healthagentlib.dll - Impl_Hea Dynamic Link Library
  • impl_instantmessengerlib.dll - Impl_InstantMessenger Dynamic Link Library
  • impl_p2plib.dll
  • impl_softwareproductlib.dll - Impl_SoftwareProduct Dynamic Link Library
  • impl_systemmanagementlib.dll
  • impl_urlfilteringlib.dll - Impl_URLFiltering Dynamic Link Library
  • impl_virtualmachinelib.dll - Impl_VirtualMachine Dynamic Link Library
  • impl_vpnclientlib.dll
  • oesiscom.dll - OesisCom Module
  • oesiscore.dll - OESISCore Library
  • appremover_api.dll - AppRemover
  • appremover_cli.exe
  • thorwac.dll - thorwac
  • gearsoesis.dll - GearsOES Dynamic Link Library
  • oesisservice.exe - OesisService Module
  • oesisjava.dll - OesisJava Module
  • appremover_64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • gearshelper.exe runs as a service named 'OPSWAT GEARS Helper' (OPSWATGEARSHelper) "GEARS Client sends computer status info to your OPSWAT Servers".
  • gearsagentservice.exe runs as a service named 'OPSWAT GEARS Client' (OPSWATGEARSClient) "GEARS Client sends computer status info to your OPSWAT Servers".

How do I remove OPSWAT GEARS Client?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.47%
Windows XP 11.76%
Windows 8 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.06%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Windows 7 Home Basic 11.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows 7 Starter 5.88%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.86%
  Belgium 14.29%
  Russia 9.52%
  Brazil 4.76%
  Taiwan 4.76%
  France 4.76%
  Australia 4.76%
  Sri Lanka 4.76%
  Romania 4.76%
  DK 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.57%
Dell 21.43%
Lenovo 21.43%
Medion 14.29%
ASUS 7.14%
Toshiba 7.14%
Common models
Positivo MOBILE 6.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7318 6.25%
Medion P7621 6.25%
LENOVO 23535RV 6.25%
LENOVO 20150 6.25%


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