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Dell License Manager


Dell License Manager is a program developed by Dell. 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 main program executable is omastart.exe. The software installer includes 42 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Dell License Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\SysMgt\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{EDED720B-736D-4B5C-84CF-499BE87D8F92}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell License Manager

Program executable:omastart.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell\SysMgt\omastart.exe
Additional files:
  • dcwipm32.dll - Dell(R) Hardware Abstraction (Dell WMI-IPMI Session Library)
  • Dell.ControlLibrary.dll - Dell License Manager (ControlLibrary)
  • Dell.DlmUI.exe - DlmUi
  • Dell.DlmUI.resources.dll
  • Dell.LicenseManager.dll - LicenseManager
  • Dell.LicenseManager.resources.dll
  • racvmcli.exe - Dell Inc. racvmcli (racvmcli)
  • cygcrypto-0.9.8.dll
  • cygwin1.dll (by Red Hat) - Cygwin (Cygwin® POSIX Emulation DLL)
  • DSM_BMU_SOLProxy32.exe
  • Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library (Reduced))
  • Ionic.Zlib.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - Ionic's Managed Zlib
  • ipmish.exe
  • ipmitool.exe
  • iVMCLI.exe
  • libargtable2.dll
  • libeay32.dll
  • libssl32.dll
  • msvcr90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • racadm.exe - Remote Access Controller (RAC) (RACADM)
  • racdiagapi.dll - RAC Diagnostics Library
  • sqlceca40.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft SQL Server Compact (Client Agent (64-bit))
  • sqlcecompact40.dll - Database Repair Tool (64-bit)
  • sqlceer40EN.dll - Native Error Strings and Resources
  • sqlceme40.dll - Managed Extensions (64-bit)
  • sqlceoledb40.dll - OLEDB Provider (64-bit)
  • sqlceqp40.dll - Query Processor (64-bit)
  • sqlcese40.dll - Storage Engine (64-bit)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • System.Data.SqlServerCe.dll (by Microsoft®) - Microsoft® SQL Server® Compact (System.Data.SqlServerCe)
  • System.Data.SqlServerCe.Entity.dll (by Microsoft®) - System.Data.SqlServerCe.Entity
  • System.Windows.Interactivity.dll - System.Windows.Interactivity
  • Telerik.Windows.Controls.dll (by Telerik) - RadControls for WPF (Telerik.Windows.Controls)
  • Telerik.Windows.Controls.GridView.dll - Telerik.Windows.Controls.GridView
  • Telerik.Windows.Controls.Input.dll - Telerik.Windows.Controls.Input
  • Telerik.Windows.Controls.resources.dll (by Telerik)
  • Telerik.Windows.Data.dll - Telerik.Windows.Data
  • Telerik.Windows.Zip.dll - Telerik.Windows.Zip
  • vmcli.exe
  • wget.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DSM_BMU_SOLProxy32.exe runs as a service named 'DSM BMU SOL Proxy' (SOLProxy) "BMC Management Utility (BMU) SOL Proxy Service. Powered by Avocent. Provides IPMI services for Telnet applications to connect to IPMI servers and open IPMI Serial-over-LAN (SOL) console sessions for monitoring and control purposes.".

How do I remove Dell License Manager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 40%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 10 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  France 25.00%
  Belgium 12.50%
  Slovakia 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 75.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
Dell Latitude E7440 25.00%
Dell Latitude E6540 25.00%
Dell Latitude E5530 non-v... 25.00%
ASUSTeK N73SV 25.00%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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