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VarianPlatformClient is a software program developed by Varian Medical Systems. 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 33 files and is usually about 33.74 MB (35,377,037 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.varian.com
Help link: www.varian.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Varian\ProductLine
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{67AA06D6-AA39-4E3A-86AA-81FE55E4BC5C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 33.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VarianPlatformClient

  • VMS.OSP.Maintenance.dll - OSP Maintenance Component (OSP Maintenance)
  • VMSOSPServicesLM.dll - VMSOSPServicesLM Module (VMSOSPServicesLM COM Module)
  • VMS_Eventlog.dll - Varian Syslog Daemon
  • OSPInstaller.exe - OSP Release Library (OSPInstaller)
  • UninstallOSPService.exe - UninstallOSPService
  • PlatformAdmin.exe - OSP Administration (OSP Platform Administration)
  • Syslogd_Manager.exe - Kiwi Syslog Daemon (Kiwi Syslog Daemon for Windows)
  • Syslogd_Service.exe
  • UserRightsAdmin.exe - OSP User Rights Administration
  • VMS.OSP.Service.exe - Varian OSP Service
  • StartOSPService.exe - StartOSPService
  • CopyRegistry64.exe - CopyRegistry64
  • actskn43.ocx - ActiveSkin Module
  • baretailpro.exe
  • ccrpbds6.dll (by Common Controls Replacement Project (CCRP)) - CCRPBrowseDlgSvr6.BrowseDialog (CCRP BrowseDialog Server (VB6))
  • DartSnmp.dll (by Dart Communications) - PowerTCP© Tools (PowerTCP SNMP Controls)
  • DartSock.dll (by Dart Communications) - PowerTCP© Winsock Controls
  • DartZip.dll - PowerTCP© ZIP Compression Control
  • DDTek.Sybase.dll (by DataDirect Technologies) - Connect for ADO.NET (DataDirect Technologies Sybase Data Provider)
  • gacutil.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Microsoft (R) .NET Framework Global Assembly Cache Utility)
  • IGThreed40.ocx (by Infragistics) - UltraToolBars (ActiveThreed Controls)
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Janus.Windows.Common.dll
  • Janus.Windows.GridEX.dll (by Janus Systems) - Janus GridEX for Microsoft.Net
  • KiwiGrid3.ocx (by Kiwi Enterprises) - Kiwi Grid2
  • KiwiSubtmr.dll (by vbAccelerator) - KiwiSubtmr (Subclassing and Timer Assistant by vbAccelerator. Recompiled and renamed by Kiwi Enterprises to avoid version conflict.)
  • KRDPLogger.dll (by Kiwi Enterprises) - KRDP Logger Component (Kiwi Reliable Delivery Protocol (KRDP) Logger Component)
  • MagicLibrary.DLL (by Crownwood Consulting Ltd) - Magic
  • smtp61.ocx (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! ActiveX Edition Version 6.1 (IP*Works! V6 SMTP Control)
  • SvcIt.ocx (by Active+ Software) - ServiceMill Control
  • TimerLite.dll (by Angus Systems Group Limited) - TimerLite
  • VMS.OSP.Win32Security.dll (by Microsoft) - Win32 API security assembly
  • vsflex7l.ocx (by ComponentOne) - VSFlexGrid 7.1 Pro (VSFlexGrid 7.1 Pro (Light))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • VMS.OSP.Service.exe runs as a service named 'Varian OSP Service' (Varian OSP Service) "Controls software inventory and OSP maintenance.".
  • Syslogd_Service.exe runs as a service named 'Varian Syslog Daemon' (Varian Syslog Daemon) "Enables system event log messages issued by Varian programs and components to be managed by the Varian Syslog Service.".

How do I remove VarianPlatformClient?

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

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%


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