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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,391
United States Rank #30,546
Reach 0.0047%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.27 days
479.92 days >
Average installed length: 252.16 days


4.53 11.96%
4.52b 6.52%
4.52a 9.78%
4.52 15.22%
4.51a 5.43%
4.51 15.22%
4.5 15.22%
4.0 6.52%
3.5 11.96%
1.00.0000 2.17%

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Access IBM

What is Access IBM?  (from IBM)

It provides a Java based, platform-independent interface that runs on most operating systems that support Java. It consolidates the most commonly used tasks for accessing your IBM i, including 5250 emulation, data transfer, a virtual control panel, 5250 emulation for LAN Console and more, into one simplified location.


Access IBM is a program developed by IBM. The most used version is 4.52, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is aibm.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 3.68 MB (3,863,668 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of Access IBM come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ibm.com
Help link: www.ibm.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ibm\access ibm
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{EC6AF20D-4376-4070-BEE4-D3A0DFF7E140}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.68 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Access IBM

Program executable:aibm.exe
Name:Access IBM
Path:C:\Program Files\ibm\access ibm\aibm.exe
Additional files:
  • ASPortal.exe - IBM Automated Solution Launcher
  • LocalLauncher.exe
  • ibmuinst.exe - Access IBM Uninstall Utility
  • ERTS0576.exe - IBM Automated Solutions (IBM Automated Solution - ERTS0576)
  • service-info.exe - frutest Application (frutest MFC Application)
  • sd.exe - sd Application (sd MFC Application)
  • acpCommon.dll - IAS Module
  • aibmrunl.dll
  • pmemw.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • aibm.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IBM\Access IBM\aibm.exe'.

How do I remove Access IBM?

You can uninstall Access IBM 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 Access IBM, 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 Access IBM.

Win XP 92%
Win 7 (SP1) 8%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 92.39%
Windows 7 7.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 96.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.88%
  Germany 9.18%
  France 5.10%
  Italy 5.10%
  Canada 4.08%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  Taiwan 3.06%
  Japan 3.06%
  Spain 3.06%
  Israel 3.06%
  Poland 3.06%
  DK 2.04%
  Brazil 1.02%
  Belgium 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 55.81%
Lenovo 25.58%
Toshiba 9.30%
Compaq 4.65%
Intel 2.33%
Hewlett-Packard 2.33%
Common models
IBM 2373W5N 3.95%
LENOVO 07612BU 3.95%
IBM 1834BWG 3.95%
IBM 1871F1G 3.95%
IBM 23738RG 2.63%
LENOVO 200893G 2.63%

About IBM

International Business Machines (IBM) manufactures computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
Publisher URL: www.ibm.com


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