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Reference Manager 12 Workstation

What is Reference Manager 12 Workstation?  (from Thomson Reuters)

You and your colleagues can simultaneously edit the same record within a single database. Sharing databases with the network program allows multiple users to read and write to the same database down to the field level within the same bibliographic record. Only Reference Manager for Windows offers this true network ca...  Read more


Reference Manager 12 Workstation is a software program developed by Thomson Reuters. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 18 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 44% of users of Reference Manager 12 Workstation come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.refman.com
Help link: www.refman.com/support/rmsupport.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Reference Manager 12 Network\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8BCAC105-C501-41F9-AED3-587024ABCA8C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Reference Manager 12 Workstation

  • SSCE5432.dll (by Wintertree Software) - Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine for Windows (Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine)
  • xerces-c_2_8.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.8.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.8.0)
  • BkwrAPI.dll - Reference Manager for Windows (Z39.50 Remote Database Searching)
  • Configure DataViz.exe - Data Visualization Configuration Utility
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • IFE.exe - Import Filter Editor
  • INETWH32.DLL (by Blue Sky Software) - Blue Sky Software - INETWH32 (INETWH32)
  • InstallRM12W.exe - Reference Manager 12 Workstation
  • instmsi3.exe (by Microsoft) - MSI 3.1 (Update Package)
  • NetCount.exe - Network Metering Utility
  • Omnivis.dll - Omnivis Visualization Support
  • QueryArray.dll
  • RefManConfig.exe - Reference Manager Configuration Utility
  • Risxtd.exe
  • RM12.exe - Reference Manager Version 12.0.3 (Bld 3262)
  • WebDbAPI.dll - Web Database Searching
  • WiseUpdt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RM12.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F82E7247-5C1F-4124-9E22-DAE07A6D2ECE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Reference Manager 12 Workstation?

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  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 Reference Manager 12 Workstation, 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 Reference Manager 12 Workstation.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win XP 17%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

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 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Belgium 11.11%
  France 11.11%
  Spain 11.11%
  Germany 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Toshiba 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Intel 16.67%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 16.67%
LENOVO 3129A4G 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 960 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 780 16.67%
Dell Latitude E6510 16.67%

Publisher URL: thomsonreuters.com


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