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Should I remove Bentley DGN Index Service?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,980
United States Rank #14,688
Reach 0.0148%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 39.42 days
355.12 days >
Average installed length: 186.59 days


VersionDistribution 1.03% 2.40%
08.11.09030 76.03%
08.11.09029 20.55%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Bentley Systems

Bentley DGN Index Service


Bentley DGN Index Service is a program developed by Bentley Systems. The most used version is 08.11.09030, 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 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 DgnIndexOptions.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 28.39 MB (29,765,018 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 50% of users of Bentley DGN Index Service come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: selectservices.bentley.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Bentley Shared\Dgn Index Service\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A753B088-3FCE-4F1C-BF92-8E6931DE261E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 28.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bentley DGN Index Service

Program executable:DgnIndexOptions.exe
Name:Dgn Indexer
DgnIndexOptions for Windows
Additional files:
  • Bentley.Exceptions.dll - Platform Technology SDK (Bentley.Exceptions for Windows)
  • Bentley.ExtensionDiscovery.dll - Bentley Extension Discovery Assembly
  • Bentley.General.1.0.dll - Bentley.General.1.0 for Windows
  • Bentley.Geometry.2.0.dll - Bentley.Geometry.2.0 for Windows
  • Bentley.Geometry.Common.1.0.dll - Bentley.Geometry Common Geometry Interfaces
  • Bentley.Platform.dll - Bentley.Platform for Windows
  • Bentley.UI.dll - Bentley.UI for Windows
  • Bentley.Units.dll - Bentley.Units for Windows
  • DgnFileExtracter.exe - DgnFileExtracter (DgnFileExtracter for Windows)
  • DgnPlatformTools3.dll - DgnPlatformTools (DgnPlatformTools for Windows)
  • bentleylog4cxx-2.0.dll - Bentley Logging (bentleylog4cxx-2.0 for Windows)
  • bentleylogging-2.0.dll - bentleylogging-2.0 for Windows
  • DgnIndexServer.exe - DgnIndexServer (DgnIndexServer for Windows)
  • BentleyGeom3.dll - BentleyGeom (BentleyGeom for Windows)
  • DgnHandlers3.dll - DgnHandlers (DgnHandlers for Windows)
  • ECObjects4.dll - ECObjects (ECObjects for Windows)
  • rmgrsubs3.dll - rmgrsubs (rmgrsubs for Windows)
  • Bentley3.dll - Bentley (Bentley for Windows)
  • DgnCore3.dll - DgnCore (DgnCore for Windows)
  • DgnIndexOptions.exe (by "Bentley Systems") - Dgn Indexer (DgnIndexOptions for Windows)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DgnIndexServer.exe runs as a service named 'Bentley Dgn Index Service' (DgnIndexingService) "DGN Indexing Service".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DgnIndexServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Gemeinsame Dateien\Bentley Shared\Dgn Index Service\DgnIndexServer.exe'.

How do I remove Bentley DGN Index Service?

You can uninstall Bentley DGN Index Service 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 Bentley DGN Index Service, 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 Bentley DGN Index Service.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.96%
Windows 10 35.96%
Windows XP 1.71%
Windows Vista 1.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.78%
Windows 10 Home 9.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.25%
Windows 8.1 7.88%
Windows 10 Pro 6.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.14%
  Italy 5.72%
  United Kingdom 4.36%
  Spain 3.81%
  Brazil 2.72%
  Australia 2.72%
  Germany 2.45%
  France 2.18%
  Canada 2.18%
  Austria 1.63%
  Singapore 1.36%
  Netherlands 1.36%
  United Arab Emirates 1.36%
  Hong Kong 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.72%
Hewlett-Packard 28.21%
ASUS 19.49%
Acer 8.72%
Lenovo 5.13%
Samsung 2.56%
Toshiba 2.05%
Intel 1.03%
Apple 0.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.32%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.16%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.16%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.16%
ASUS All Series 2.16%
HP Z400 Workstation 2.16%


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