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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 8.33% 16.67% 8.33% 25.00%
4.02.005 25.00%
4.01.008 16.67%

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Compuware Distributed License Management


Compuware Distributed License Management is a program developed by Compuware. 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 19 files and is usually about 12.59 MB (13,202,432 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 77% of users of Compuware Distributed License Management come from the United States, it is also popular in Finland and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.compuware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Compuware\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{17C171BD-9AE6-40E5-B3E9-F5C3EC8CF99A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Compuware Distributed License Management

  • cpwr.exe - Compuware License Service (Service Component)
  • softKey32.dll - Compuware Softkey Dynamic Link Library
  • libdlm32.dll - Compuware Dynamic Link Library (Dynamic Link Library)
  • dlmhp.exe - Compuware License component
  • roi.dll - roi Dynamic Link Library
  • tss.dll - TSS Dynamic Link Library
  • cpwrProxy32.exe - Compuware Proxy Service
  • roiserver.exe - roiserver Application
  • cpwrConv.exe - cpwrConv Application
  • cpwrInfo.exe - cpwrInfo Application
  • dlmcv.exe - LauComma Application (LauCommand Application)
  • UMFilter.exe - UMFilter Application
  • cpwrcgi.exe - cpwrcgi Application
  • DLM.exe - DLM 4.2 Application (Compuware Distributed License Management)
  • LAU4.exe - Compuware Licensing (Previous LAU)
  • modPath4.exe - modPath Application
  • unregisterCpwr.exe - UnregisterCpwr (Unregisters the Compuware License Service)
  • dlmUsage.exe - dlmUsage
  • mimicker32.dll - Mimicker (Mimicker Dynamic Link Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • cpwr.exe runs as a service named 'Compuware License Service' (Compuware License Service).

How do I remove Compuware Distributed License Management?

Quickly and completely remove Compuware Distributed License Management from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Compuware Distributed License Management 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 Compuware Distributed License Management, 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 Compuware Distributed License Management.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 10 8%
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 83.33%
Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 10 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 41.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 25.00%
Windows 10 Education 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.92%
  Finland 7.69%
  Belgium 3.85%
  France 3.85%
  Germany 3.85%
  Italy 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 54.55%
Dell 18.18%
Lenovo 18.18%
Common models
LENOVO 11433HG 9.09%
HP xw4600 Workstation 9.09%
Gigabyte X58A-UD5 9.09%
LENOVO 4284CN2 9.09%
HP ProDesk 400 G1 MT 9.09%
HP EliteDesk 800 G1 SFF 9.09%


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