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6.08.4146 28.57%
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Absolute Manage Admin

What is Absolute Manage Admin?  (from Absolute Software)

Absolute Manage is the world’s only firmware-embedded computer lifecycle management solution that allows IT Administrators to manage the PCs, Macs, Laptops and mobile Apple devices (iPhones, iPads etc.) in their organization’s deployments from a single console.


Absolute Manage Admin is a software program developed by Absolute Software. The most common release is 6.08.4146, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named lanrev admin.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 2.73 MB (2,858,724 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 89% of users of Absolute Manage Admin come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.absolute.com
Help link: www.absolute.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pole position software\lanrevadmin\lanrev admin.resources
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3FE47996-9F46-4B75-B264-FA666BB597E5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Absolute Manage Admin

Program executable:lanrev admin.exe
Name:Absolute Manage Admin
Path:C:\Program Files\pole position software\lanrevadmin\lanrev admin.exe
Additional files:
  • setup.exe - Absolute Manage Agent (Setup Launcher)
  • aapt.exe
  • AppleSingleTool.exe
  • CoreFoundation.dll
  • DeploymentTool.exe
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libexslt.dll
  • libssh2.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • libxslt.dll
  • MiniDump.exe (by Pole Position Software GmbH) - Absolute Manage (MiniDump)
  • msvbvm60.dll (by Microsoft) - Visual Basic (Visual Basic Virtual Machine)
  • msvcrt.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows NT CRT DLL
  • PPSADAServ.dll (by Pole Position Software GmbH) - LANrev Admin
  • PPSBugReporter.dll - PPSBugReporter
  • PPSBugReporterUI.exe - PPSBugReporterUI
  • SQLite.dll
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • UnZip.exe
  • xsltproc.exe
  • zcompression.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • zlib1.dll

How do I remove Absolute Manage Admin?

You can uninstall Absolute Manage Admin 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Absolute Manage Admin, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Absolute Manage Admin.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 10 29%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 10 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 28.57%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 8.1 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.89%
  Sweden 5.56%
  United Kingdom 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 33.33%
Lenovo 16.67%
Common models
Parallels Software Intern... 14.29%
LENOVO 2121A2U 14.29%
HP ProBook 6460b 14.29%
HP EliteOne 800 G1 Touch ... 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 9010 14.29%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF ... 14.29%

About (from Absolute Software)

For individuals, Absolute provides peace-of-mind by physically recovering stolen computers and remotely deleting sensitive files from them.
Publisher URL: www.absolute.com


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