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Should I remove Cisco Media Services Interface?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,302
United States Rank #27,714
Reach 0.0031%


VersionDistribution 33.87% 1.61% 9.68%
4.0.7504 8.06%
3.2.7147 14.52%
3.2.6831 12.90%
3.2.6357 4.84%
3.2.6008 9.68%
3.2.5872 1.61%
3.1.5183 1.61%
3.1.4718 1.61%

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Cisco Media Services Interface

What is Cisco Media Services Interface?  (from Cisco Systems)

Media Services Interface (MSI) is a software component that is embedded in video endpoints and collaboration applications. The MSI software developer's kit provides a set of APIs enabling applications to use medianet network services like autoconfiguration and media monitoring. MSI ties the network to user devices and ...  Read more


Cisco Media Services Interface is a program developed by Cisco Systems. The most used version is, 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 22 files and is usually about 3.56 MB (3,735,552 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 63% of users of Cisco Media Services Interface come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cisco.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cisco systems\media services interface
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F31BC142-0001-0000-0001-00006831CFDD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.56 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco Media Services Interface

  • msid.exe - Cisco Media Services Interface Windows Service
  • msirest.exe - Cisco MSI Management Windows Service
  • msiclient3.dll - Cisco Media Services Interface Client Library
  • msiinfra3.dll - Cisco Media Services Interface Infra Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • qtcore4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qtnetwork4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qtservice-2.6.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • msid.exe runs as a service named 'Cisco Media Services Interface' (Cisco Media Services Interface) "Enables Cisco Media Services Interface features on this computer (MSI v.".
  • msirest.exe runs as a service named 'Cisco MSI Management Service' (Cisco MSI Management Service) "Enables Cisco MSI RESTful management interface on this computer (MSI v.".

How do I remove Cisco Media Services Interface?

You can uninstall Cisco Media Services Interface 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 Cisco Media Services Interface, 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 Cisco Media Services Interface.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.48%
Windows 10 12.90%
Windows XP 1.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 41.94%
Windows 7 Professional 35.48%
Windows 10 Pro 8.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.84%
Windows 10 Enterprise 3.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.79%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  India 4.65%
  Brazil 3.49%
  Hungary 3.49%
  Italy 2.33%
  BH 2.33%
  Switzerland 2.33%
  Germany 2.33%
  Kuwait 1.16%
  Mexico 1.16%
  Portugal 1.16%
  Greece 1.16%
  Saudi Arabia 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 36.36%
Dell 34.55%
Hewlett-Packard 23.64%
Intel 3.64%
ASUS 1.82%
Common models
Dell Latitude E7440 3.33%
Dell Latitude E6530 3.33%
HP EliteDesk 800 G1 SFF 3.33%
HP EliteBook 8470p 3.33%
Dell Latitude E7240 3.33%
Dell Latitude E6440 3.33%

About Cisco Systems

Cisco designs, manufactures, & sells networking equipment whose portfolio of products & services is focused on market segments, Enterprise & Service Provider, Small Business & the Home.
Publisher URL: www.cisco.com


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