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Should I remove WMI Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #14,932
United States Rank #11,524
Reach 0.0215%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.45 days
278.69 days >
Average installed length: 146.43 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.50.1131.0001 100.00%

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WMI Tools

What is WMI Tools?  (from Microsoft)

WMI Tools include: WMI CIM Studio: view and edit classes, properties, qualifiers, and instances in a CIM repository; run selected methods; generate and compile MOF files. WMI Object Browser: view objects, edit property values and qualifiers, and run methods. WMI CIM Studio: view and edit classes, properties, qualifiers...  Read more

Overview

WMI Tools is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package generally installs about 80 files and is usually about 1.5 MB (1,570,304 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 54% of users of WMI Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=24045
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft deployment toolkit\templates\distribution\scripts
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{25A13826-8E4A-4FBF-AD2B-776447FE9646}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WMI Tools

  • appdiscovery.exe - Microsoft® Operating System Deployment (OSD) Application Discovery (Application Discovery)
  • appinstall.exe - AppInstall
  • bddrun.exe - Microsoft® CoReXT (BDDRun)
  • ccmcore.dll - System Center Configuration Manager (Core Framework Classes)
  • ccmutillib.dll - CCM Network and Security Utilities
  • microsoft.bdd.catalog35.exe - Microsoft.BDD.Catalog35
  • microsoft.bdd.catalog40.exe - Microsoft.BDD.Catalog40
  • microsoft.bdd.cm12actions.dll - Microsoft.BDD.CM12Actions
  • microsoft.bdd.cm12wizards.dll - Microsoft.BDD.CM12Wizards
  • microsoft.bdd.configmanager.dll - Microsoft BDD Workbench (Microsoft.BDD.ConfigManager)
  • microsoft.bdd.core.dll - Microsoft.BDD.Core
  • microsoft.bdd.elevatedproxy.exe - Microsoft.BDD.ElevatedProxy
  • microsoft.bdd.monitorservice.exe - Microsoft.BDD.MonitorService
  • microsoft.bdd.pnpenum.exe - Microsoft.BDD.PnpEnum
  • microsoft.bdd.tasksequencemodule.dll - Microsoft.BDD.TaskSequenceModule
  • microsoft.bdd.tasksequencepshost35.exe - Microsoft.BDD.TaskSequencePSHost (Microsoft.BDD.TaskSequencePSHost35)
  • microsoft.bdd.tasksequencepshost40.exe - Microsoft.BDD.TaskSequencePSHost40
  • microsoft.bdd.thunk35.exe - Microsoft.BDD.Thunk35
  • microsoft.bdd.thunk40.exe - Microsoft.BDD.Thunk40
  • microsoft.bdd.utility.dll - Microsoft.BDD.Utility
  • microsoft.bdd.wdsenum.exe - Microsoft.BDD.WDSEnum
  • microsoft.bdd.webservices.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System
  • microsoft.bdd.wizlauncher.exe - Microsoft.BDD.WizLauncher
  • microsoft.bdd.workbenchresources.dll - Microsoft.BDD.WorkbenchResources
  • microsoft.enterprise.udidesigner.common.dll - UDIDesigner (Microsoft.Enterprise.UDIDesigner.Common)
  • microsoft.enterprise.udidesigner.coremodules.dll - Microsoft.Enterprise.UDIDesigner.CoreModules
  • microsoft.enterprise.udidesigner.dataservice.dll - Microsoft.Enterprise.UDIDesigner.DataService
  • microsoft.enterprise.udidesigner.infrastructure.dll - Microsoft.Enterprise.UDIDesigner.Infrastructure
  • microsoft.enterprise.udidesigner.instrumentation.dll - UDIDesigner.Instrumentation
  • microsoft.practices.prism.dll - Prism (Microsoft.Practices.Prism)
  • microsoft.practices.prism.interactivity.dll - Microsoft.Practices.Prism.Interactivity
  • microsoft.practices.prism.unityextensions.dll - Microsoft.Practices.Prism.UnityExtensions
  • microsoft.practices.servicelocation.dll - Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation
  • microsoft.practices.unity.dll - Microsoft Unity Application Block (Microsoft.Practices.Unity)
  • microsoft.windows.shell.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll
  • osdcommon.dll - Microsoft® Operating System Deployment (OSD) Common Library (OSDCommon Dynamic Link Library)
  • osdrefreshwizard.dll - OSDRefreshWizard
  • osdresults.exe - OSDResults
  • osdsetupwizard.exe - Wizard Shell
  • ribboncontrolslibrary.dll
  • serviceui.exe - ServiceUI Application
  • sharedpages.dll - SharedPages
  • smsboot.exe
  • smscore.dll - SMS Common
  • sqlceca35.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Compact (Client Agent (64-bit))
  • sqlcecompact35.dll - Database Repair Tool (64-bit)
  • sqlceer35en.dll - Native Error Strings and Resources
  • sqlceme35.dll - Managed Extensions (64-bit)
  • sqlceoledb35.dll - OLEDB Provider (64-bit)
  • sqlceqp35.dll - Query Processor (64-bit)
  • sqlcese35.dll - Storage Engine (64-bit)
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • system.data.sqlserverce.dll - System.Data.SqlServerCe
  • system.data.sqlserverce.entity.dll
  • tscore.dll - Task Sequencing Core Classes
  • tsenv.exe
  • tsmanager.exe
  • tsmbootstrap.exe
  • tsmessaging.dll - OSDMessaging

How do I remove WMI Tools?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#14,932

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.09%
Windows 8 12.29%
Windows Vista 9.97%
Windows XP 5.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.25%
Windows 7 Professional 21.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.64%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.47%
  United Kingdom 6.32%
  Canada 4.74%
  Germany 3.68%
  Australia 2.63%
  India 1.84%
  China 1.58%
  Switzerland 1.32%
  France 1.32%
  Poland 1.32%
  Taiwan 1.32%
  Austria 1.05%
  Portugal 1.05%
  Czech Republic 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.43%
Hewlett-Packard 24.46%
Acer 14.67%
GIGABYTE 7.61%
Toshiba 5.43%
ASUS 4.89%
Intel 3.26%
Lenovo 2.72%
Samsung 2.17%
Medion 1.63%
Sahara 1.63%
American Megatrends 1.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.15%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.36%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.36%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.36%
ASUS All Series 1.57%
Acer Aspire 5742Z 1.57%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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