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3% remove it97% keep it
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maxView Storage Manager


maxView Storage Manager is a software program developed by PMC-Sierra. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named StorServ.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 318.51 KB (326,156 bytes). The installed file driverUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of maxView Storage Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adaptec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adaptec\maxView Storage Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BC926692-113A-4D44-B02B-3D12BF749C97}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 318.51 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by maxView Storage Manager

Program executable:StorServ.exe
Name:Adaptec Storage Manager
Adaptec Storage Manager Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Adaptec\maxView Storage Manager\StorServ.exe
Additional files:
  • afaapi.dll (by Adaptec) - Adaptec Storage Manager (Adaptec RAID Code API Library)
  • storarc.dll (by Adaptec) - Adaptec RAID Code (ARC) Library
  • StorServ.exe - Adaptec Storage Manager Service
  • arcconf.exe
  • changecredentials.exe
  • driverUpdate.exe
  • regpnp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • StorServ.exe runs as a service named 'maxView Storage Manager Agent' (maxviewStorageManagerAgent) "Monitors Adaptec Direct Attached Storage controllers and provides remote management capabilities.".

How do I remove maxView Storage Manager?

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

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  South Africa 16.67%
  Russia 16.67%


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