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Access IBM Tools

What is Access IBM Tools?  (from IBM)

The IBM data access tool is one of the new tools available in release 2.5 of the IBM Workplace Client Technology, rich edition. The data access tool lets you create, design, modify, and run database applications whose data is stored in a local IBM Cloudscape database. A database application contains a collection of tab...  Read more


Access IBM Tools is a software program developed by IBM. 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 setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 3.18 MB (3,334,033 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows XP. While about 58% of users of Access IBM Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ibm.com
Help link: www.ibm.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ibm\access ibm
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\IBM\Access IBM\IBMUINST.EXE
Estimated size: 3.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Access IBM Tools

  • ibmuinst.exe - Access IBM Uninstall Utility
  • AIBM_ALM.exe - Access IBM Cleanup Utility
  • service-info.exe - frutest Application (frutest MFC Application)
  • aibm.exe (by Internation Business Machines) - Access IBM
  • sd.exe - sd Application (sd MFC Application)
  • AIBMRUNL.dll
  • pcdrfind.exe
  • pmemW.dll
  • regInstaller.exe - regInstaller Application (regInstaller MFC Application)

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 Tools?

You can uninstall Access IBM 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Access IBM Tools, 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 Tools.

Win XP 92%
Win 7 (SP1) 4%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 96.15%
Windows 7 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.50%
  Germany 7.50%
  Taiwan 7.50%
  Finland 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Canada 2.50%
  China 2.50%
  Hong Kong 2.50%
  Japan 2.50%
  Mexico 2.50%
  Netherlands 2.50%
  Sweden 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 72.73%
Toshiba 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
Compaq 9.09%
Common models
IBM 23738RG 9.09%
IBM 237372U 4.55%
IBM 23736ZG 4.55%
IBM 18714CU 4.55%
Hewlett-Packard hp workst... 4.55%
IBM 8434IVI 4.55%

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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