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Should I remove Citrix XenServer Tools Installer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #43,662
United States Rank #49,408
Reach 0.0020%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.56 days
64.52 days >
Average installed length: 33.90 days


6.5.181 2.50%
6.5.156 2.50%
6.5.142 2.50%
6.5.138 2.50%
6.5.119 5.00%
6.2.311 2.50%
6.2.259 42.50%
6.2.254 27.50%
6.2.238 2.50%
6.1.34 2.50%
6.1.31 2.50%
6.1.18 5.00%

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Citrix XenServer Tools Installer

What is Citrix XenServer Tools Installer?  (from Citrix Systems)

Citrix XenServer is an industry and value leading open source virtualization platform for managing cloud, server and desktop virtual infrastructures. Organizations of any size can install XenServer in less than ten minutes to virtualize even the most demanding workloads and automate management processes – increasing IT...  Read more


Citrix XenServer Tools Installer is a program developed by Citrix Systems. The most used version is 6.2.259, 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 6 files and is usually about 707.5 KB (724,480 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of Citrix XenServer Tools Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.citrix.com/downloads/xenserver.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\citrix\xentools\installer
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8F5484DA-7020-4F4F-AE1B-AF0C98162671}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 707.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Citrix XenServer Tools Installer

  • xenlegacy.exe - Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines (Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines Installer)
  • xluninstallerfix.exe
  • installwizard.exe - InstallWizard
  • installgui.exe - InstallGui
  • uievent.exe - UIEvent

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • installwizard.exe runs as a service named 'Citrix XenServer Tools Installer' (XenPVInstall) "Manages Citrix XenServer Tools Installation".

How do I remove Citrix XenServer Tools Installer?

You can uninstall Citrix XenServer Tools Installer 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 Citrix XenServer Tools Installer, 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 Citrix XenServer Tools Installer.

Win 10 60%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.00%
Windows 7 35.00%
Windows Vista 2.50%
Windows Server 2003 2.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 35.00%
Windows Server 2012 Stand... 20.00%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 15.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%
Windows Server 2012 R2 Da... 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.30%
  Netherlands 22.22%
  Brazil 3.70%
  Israel 3.70%
  Switzerland 3.70%
  Germany 3.70%
  Japan 3.70%
  United Kingdom 1.85%
  Indonesia 1.85%
  India 1.85%
  BG 1.85%
  Australia 1.85%
  DK 1.85%
  Panama 1.85%

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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