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Should I remove Citrix Licensing?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution 33.33% 50.00% 16.67%

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Citrix Licensing


Citrix Licensing is a software program developed by Citrix Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named citrixlicensing.exe. The setup package generally installs about 76 files and is usually about 28.78 MB (30,177,280 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 45% of users of Citrix Licensing come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Panama.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Citrix.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\citrix\licensing\ls\web\xslt
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{16A4D384-A7A8-4989-BACF-85FF3561FCB9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 28.78 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Citrix Licensing

Program executable:citrixlicensing.exe
Name:Citrix Licensing
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{c352b127-f77e-4de5-9038-fd299a48930a}\citrixlicensing.exe
Additional files:
  • citrix.exe - Citrix Licensing (Citrix Daemon)
  • citrix_gtlicensingprov.exe - Citrix_GTLicensingProv Module
  • ctxclusteringhelper.dll - Citrix Clustering Setup Helper
  • ctxlsclustres.dll - Citrix Licensing Clustering Resource Dll
  • ctxlsportsvc.exe - Citrix License Server Port Updater Service
  • default.js
  • fnplmlicenseservermsgs.dll - Flex Net Publisher License Server message file
  • liceventui.dll - Multilingual User Interface Language Package
  • lmadmin.exe (by Flexera Software) - FlexNet Publisher (Flexera Software, Inc.)
  • lmdiag.exe (by Flexera Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (lmutil.exe)
  • lsportutil.dll - License files query and update dll
  • lsportutilui.dll
  • madcapall.js
  • madcapbodyend.js
  • reserve_url.exe - Citrix Licensing URL Reservation Tool
  • udadmin.exe - Citrix Licensing User Device Administration Tool
  • vdxudlic.dll - Citrix Licensing Vendor Daemon Extension for User Device Licensing
  • vendorlicenseservermsgs.dll - Vendor License Server message file
  • ac_runactivecontent.js
  • ajax.js
  • animation.js
  • autocomplete.js
  • container.js
  • deletecart.js
  • deletecartd.js
  • dom.js
  • drag.js
  • dragdrop.js
  • dragdrop-debug.js
  • dropdownmail.js
  • dropdowntriad.js
  • event.js
  • foobar.js
  • getarrayajax.js
  • logger.js
  • lsnativeinterface.dll - Citrix Licensing Server Native Interface
  • lspostconfighelper.exe - Citrix Licensing Post Install Config Helper
  • lspostconfigtool.exe - Citrix Licensing Post Install Config Tool
  • lspostconfigtool.resources.dll
  • moo.fx.js
  • moo.fx.pack.js
  • popup.js
  • prototype.js
  • standard.js
  • tabber.js
  • tablesorter.js
  • yahoo.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • ctxlsportsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Citrix Licensing Support Service' (CtxLSPortSvc) "This account controls reading the license files and updating strings with license trailers ( data dictionary functionality)".
  • lmadmin.exe runs as a service named 'Citrix Licensing' (Citrix Licensing) "Provides licensing services for Citrix products".
  • citrix_gtlicensingprov.exe runs as a service named 'Citrix Licensing WMI' (Citrix_GTLicensingProv) "Citrix Licensing WMI Service".

How do I remove Citrix Licensing?

Quickly and completely remove Citrix Licensing from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Citrix Licensing 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Citrix Licensing, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Citrix Licensing.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
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 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 16.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  Canada 18.18%
  Panama 9.09%
  India 9.09%
  Sweden 9.09%
  United Kingdom 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 60.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Common models
Acer E1-510 16.67%
Xen HVM domU 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 16.67%
HP Compaq Elite 8300 USDT 16.67%
Acer Aspire M3910 16.67%
Acer Aspire E5-511 16.67%

About Citrix Systems

Citrix Systems provides server and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and cloud computing technologies, including Xen open source products.
Publisher URL: www.citrix.com


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