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Should I remove PDQ Deploy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,248
United States Rank #19,806
Reach 0.0060%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 141.72 days
422.04 days >
Average installed length: 221.75 days


VersionDistribution 2.38% 3.57% 7.14% 3.57% 3.57% 4.76% 1.19% 3.57% 1.19% 8.33% 3.57% 1.19% 5.95% 4.76% 1.19% 3.57% 5.95% 1.19% 2.38% 4.76% 1.19% 7.14% 3.57% 3.57% 7.14% 1.19% 1.19% 1.19%

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PDQ Deploy


PDQ Deploy is a program developed by Admin Arsenal. The most used version is, 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 main program executable is PDQDeployService.exe. The software installer includes 58 files and is usually about 26.88 MB (28,185,933 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 63% of users of PDQ Deploy come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.adminarsenal.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{77BF8E83-70D9-4702-9D42-9EB06E8BDAEC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 26.88 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PDQ Deploy

Program executable:PDQDeployService.exe
Name:PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Admin Arsenal\PDQ Deploy\PDQDeployService.exe
Additional files:
  • RemoteRepair.exe - Admin Arsenal Remote Repair
  • adminarsenal.runner.dll - Admin Arsenal Runner (Runner Engine)
  • adminarsenal.pdqinventory.integration.dll - PDQ Inventory (PDQ Inventory Integration API Client)
  • adminarsenal.pdqinventory.integrationapi.dll
  • aareader.exe - AA Console (Admin Arsenal Reader)
  • adminarsenal.pdqdeploy.consoleapi.dll - PDQ Deploy (PDQ Deploy Console API)
  • adminarsenal.pdqdeploy.engine.dll - PDQ Deploy Engine
  • adminarsenal.pdqdeploy.integration.dll - PDQ Deploy Integration API Client
  • adminarsenal.pdqdeploy.integrationapi.dll
  • adminarsenal.pdqdeploy.viewmodel.dll - PDQ Deploy View Model
  • database.dll - PDQ Deploy Database
  • PDQDeploy.exe - PDQ Deploy Command Line
  • pdqdeployconsole.exe - PDQ Deploy Console
  • pdqdeployintegrationapiserver.exe - PDQ Deploy Integration API Server
  • pdqdeployintegrationserver.exe
  • pdqdeployservice.exe - PDQ Deploy Service
  • adminarsenal.foundation.dll - Admin Arsenal System Classes

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PDQDeployService.exe runs as a service named 'PDQ Deploy' (PDQDeploy) "Software Deployment Service from Admin Arsenal".

How do I remove PDQ Deploy?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Server 2003 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.57%
Windows 8 17.86%
Windows XP 2.38%
Windows Server 2003 1.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 58.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.61%
  United Kingdom 6.09%
  Canada 4.35%
  Brazil 3.48%
  France 3.48%
  Belgium 1.74%
  TN 1.74%
  Switzerland 0.87%
  Germany 0.87%
  Thailand 0.87%
  Croatia 0.87%
  Malaysia 0.87%
  Hungary 0.87%
  Costa Rica 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 41.79%
Hewlett-Packard 32.84%
Lenovo 8.96%
Samsung 2.99%
Sony 2.99%
Acer 1.49%
Intel 1.49%
American Megatrends 1.49%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 980 5.06%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 3.80%
HP Compaq Pro 6300 MT 2.53%
Dell OptiPlex 390 2.53%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 2.53%
HP Pro 3400 Series MT 2.53%


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