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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,671
United States Rank #23,712
Reach 0.0153%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 141.76 days
940.37 days >
Average installed length: 494.09 days


10.0.4400 1.99%
10.0.3600 2.32%
10.0.3200 1.99%
10.0.2800 7.62%
10.0.2414 86.09%

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ArcGIS License Manager 10

What is ArcGIS License Manager 10?  (from Environmental Systems Research Institute)

The license manager allows you to install ArcGIS Desktop and ArcInfo Workstation on as many machines as you want. The number of licenses purchased determines the number of users who can run the products simultaneously. You may purchase licenses for ArcInfo, ArcEditor, and ArcView. The license manager can be installed o...  Read more


ArcGIS License Manager 10 is a program developed by Environmental Systems Research Institute. The most used version is 10.0.2414, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is ARCGIS.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 28.27 MB (29,644,614 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 23% of users of ArcGIS License Manager 10 come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.esri.com
Help link: support.esri.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\License10.0\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\License10.0\Support\ESRI.exe" msiexec.exe /i {1DD1D1E9-FC96-4B17-BE0A-A5481F8B0D67}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 28.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcGIS License Manager 10

Program executable:ARCGIS.exe
ARCGIS daemon
Path:C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\License10.0\bin\ARCGIS.exe
Additional files:
  • ARCGIS.exe (by ESRI) - ARCGIS (ARCGIS daemon)
  • lmgrd.exe (by Acresso Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (Acresso Software Inc.)
  • ESRI.exe - ESRI Application (ESRI MFC Application)
  • installs.exe
  • lmutil.exe (by Acresso Software)
  • LSAdmin.exe (by ESRI) - ArcGIS (LSAdmin)
  • SoftwareAuthorizationLS.exe - SoftwareAuthorization.exe
  • ARCGIS_libFNP.dll - FLEXnet Secure Activation Module
  • LSAdmin_libFNP.dll
  • msvcm90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll
  • resLSAdmin.dll
  • resSoftwareAuthorizationLS.dll
  • SoftwareAuthorizationLS_libFNP.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LSAdmin.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{71B7FB0C-D26A-4ECB-A46B-C4DBA5F15B3B}' (runs on registration).
  • lmgrd.exe runs as a service named 'CitiXsys License Server' (CitiXsys License Server) "CitiXsys License Server".

How do I remove ArcGIS License Manager 10?

You can uninstall ArcGIS License Manager 10 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 ArcGIS License Manager 10, 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 ArcGIS License Manager 10.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.51%
Windows 10 18.54%
Windows XP 6.29%
Windows Vista 1.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.24%
Windows 7 Professional 20.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.98%
Windows 8 Pro 3.65%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.49%
  Iran 14.60%
  Brazil 5.08%
  Italy 4.44%
  India 2.86%
  Indonesia 2.54%
  Spain 2.22%
  Peru 2.22%
  MA 1.90%
  Colombia 1.90%
  France 1.90%
  Taiwan 1.59%
  Mexico 1.59%
  IQ 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.81%
Hewlett-Packard 19.07%
ASUS 14.42%
Acer 13.02%
Lenovo 4.19%
Toshiba 4.19%
Samsung 2.79%
MSI 2.33%
Sony 1.40%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.90%
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.80%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.80%
Dell Latitude E6400 2.10%
Dell Inspiron 3442 2.10%

About Environmental Systems Research Institute

Esri is a supplier of Geographic Information System software and geodatabase management applications and uses the name ArcGIS to refer to its suite of GIS software products.
Publisher URL: www.esri.com


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