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Snow Inventory Client Installer

What is Snow Inventory Client Installer?  (from Snow Software AB)

Snow Inventory is a true multi-platform audit solution designed to find devices, audit software installs & track usage. Snow Inventory is the ideal way to audit and manage heterogeneous networks where organisations need to discover PCs and Servers, identify all licensable software installed on the network and track the...  Read more


Snow Inventory Client Installer is a program developed by Snow Software AB. 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 26 files and is usually about 6.15 MB (6,453,703 bytes). update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 53% of users of Snow Inventory Client Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: snowsoftware.com/website1/
Help link: www.snowsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\INVENTORYCLIENT
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{05E75D46-BE5E-4C86-8EDD-2D62188115E5}\Setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 6.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Snow Inventory Client Installer

  • client.dll - Snow Inventory (Inventory Client)
  • client.exe
  • client64.dll
  • client64.exe
  • inet.dll - Internet communication library
  • inet64.dll
  • install.dll - Inventory Client Installer
  • install.exe
  • install64.exe
  • oscan64.exe - Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner
  • prescan.exe - Inventory Prescanner
  • prescan64.exe
  • scanner.exe - Inventory Scanner
  • scanner64.exe
  • unzip.dll - Unzip library
  • unzip64.dll
  • update.exe - Client updater
  • update64.exe
  • vscan.exe - App-V Package Scanner

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • client64.exe runs as a service named 'Inventory Client' (SnowInventoryClient) "Collects hardware and software information, usage and configurations.".
  • client.exe runs as a service named 'Inventory Client' (SnowInventoryClient) "Snow Inventory Client".

How do I remove Snow Inventory Client Installer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 8 3%
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 87.50%
Windows XP 9.38%
Windows 8 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 37.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.38%
Windows 8 Pro 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.19%
  United Kingdom 14.89%
  Norway 8.51%
  Italy 4.26%
  Sweden 4.26%
  South Africa 4.26%
  Chile 2.13%
  Germany 2.13%
  Spain 2.13%
  India 2.13%
  Japan 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.67%
Lenovo 30.00%
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Sony 6.67%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 6.25%
Dell OptiPlex 790 6.25%
Dell Latitude E7450 3.13%
Dell Latitude E6530 3.13%
Dell Latitude E6430 3.13%
Dell Latitude E6410 3.13%


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