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Should I remove ArcGIS License Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,292
United States Rank #19,898
Reach 0.0230%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 83.42 days
434.06 days >
Average installed length: 228.07 days


10.1.3143 1.54%
10.1.3035 11.45%
10.1.2891 87.00%

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ArcGIS 10.1 License Manager

What is ArcGIS License Manager?  (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 10.1 License Manager is a program developed by Environmental Systems Research Institute. The most used version is 10.1.2891, 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. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 53.31 KB (54,593 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 22% of users of ArcGIS License Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.esri.com
Help link: support.esri.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\License10.1\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\License10.1\Support\ESRI.exe" msiexec.exe /i {1DD1D1E9-FC96-4B17-BE0A-A5481F8B0D67}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 53.31 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcGIS 10.1 License Manager

  • ARCGIS.exe (by ESRI) - ARCGIS (ARCGIS daemon)
  • ESRI.exe - ESRI Application (ESRI MFC Application)
  • lmgrd.exe (by Flexera Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (Flexera Software, Inc.)
  • lmutil.exe (by Flexera Software)
  • LSAdmin.exe (by Esri) - ArcGIS (LSAdmin)
  • ARCGIS_libFNP.dll - FLEXnet Secure Activation Module
  • installs.exe
  • 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 (by Esri)
  • resSoftwareAuthorizationLS.dll - SoftwareAuthorization.exe
  • SoftwareAuthorizationLS.exe
  • SoftwareAuthorizationLS_libFNP.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • lmgrd.exe runs as a service named 'CitiXsys License Server' (CitiXsys License Server) "CitiXsys License Server".

How do I remove ArcGIS License Manager?

You can uninstall ArcGIS License 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ArcGIS 10.1 License Manager, 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.02%
Windows 10 39.34%
Windows XP 1.54%
Windows Vista 1.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.40%
Windows 7 Professional 16.30%
Windows 8.1 7.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.05%
Windows 8 Pro 4.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.22%
  Italy 6.62%
  Brazil 5.98%
  Indonesia 3.21%
  Peru 3.21%
  Colombia 2.99%
  Iran 2.78%
  Germany 2.78%
  Spain 2.56%
  Canada 2.56%
  France 2.35%
  India 2.35%
  Mexico 2.35%
  United Kingdom 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.60%
Hewlett-Packard 20.81%
ASUS 14.60%
Acer 13.66%
Lenovo 8.07%
Samsung 6.52%
Toshiba 5.28%
Intel 2.80%
Sony 1.86%
American Megatrends 0.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.87%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.76%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.76%
Samsung 900X3G 2.76%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.21%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.21%

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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