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Should I remove Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent for Dell Business Client Systems?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,137
United States Rank #14,259
Reach 0.0183%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.99 days
235.60 days >
Average installed length: 123.79 days


VersionDistribution 0.55% 0.28% 0.28% 0.28% 0.28% 0.28% 4.99% 1.66% 2.22% 11.08% 5.82% 1.39% 4.43% 1.66%
1.4.1 62.88%
1.4.0 1.66%
1.3.0 0.28%

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Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent for Dell Business Client Systems

What is Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent for Dell Business Client Systems?

The Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent provides the system software information for supported Dell devices through Microsoft Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). The service synchronizes inventory data between a WMI provider and the system runtime status. You must set the "startup type" to "Automatic". The service is started every time the system boots up and triggers a data synchronization process. After the synchronization process is complete, the service stops automatically.


The most used version is 1.4.1, 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 44 files and is usually about 13.77 MB (14,441,830 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\SysMgt\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DE86041D-E727-4148-8B90-58B8E9FAC471}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.77 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent for Dell Business Client Systems

  • dcadpt32.dll - Dell(R) Instrumentation Service (Adapter Data Populator)
  • dccoop32.dll - Cost Of Ownership Data Populator
  • dcicfg32.exe - Configuration Utility
  • dcicfl32.dll - Dell Systems Management Instrumentation Config Library
  • dcifru32.dll - Field Replaceable Unit Data Populator
  • dcisep32.dll - Instrumentation Service Event Plugin Implementer
  • dclra32.dll - LRA Data Populator
  • dcosp32.dll - Operating System Data Populator
  • dcsbpp32.dll - SMBIOS Probe Data Populator
  • dcsfru32.dll - Field Replaceable Unit MIB Implementer
  • dcship32.dll - Server Administrator HIPWrap SMIL API
  • dcsnis32.dll - Instrumentation MIB Implementer
  • dcwfm32.dll - Wired For Management Data Populator
  • DsiaSrv32.exe - Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent
  • trpsim32.dll - Event Simulation Data Populator
  • dchapi32.dll - Dell(R) Hardware Abstraction (Dell HAPI Library)
  • dchbas32.dll - HAPI Base Library
  • dchcfg32.exe - HAPI Config Utility
  • dchcfl32.dll - Dell Systems Management Hardware Config Library
  • dchesm32.dll - HAPI ESM Library
  • dchipm32.dll - HAPI IPMI Library
  • dchtvm32.dll - HAPI TVM Library
  • dciwds32.exe - Dell HAPI WDM Driver Service Controller
  • dcmdev32.exe - WDM Driver Manager
  • dcmdev64.exe
  • dcwipm32.dll - Dell WMI-IPMI Session Library
  • hapint.exe - Hapi Installer
  • omsacntl.exe - OMSA Service Controller
  • dcecfg32.exe - Dell(R) Data Engine (Data Engine Configuration Utility)
  • dcecfl32.dll - Data Engine Configuration Library
  • dceda32.dll - Data Engine Data Accessor
  • dcmcat32.dll - Dell OpenManage Message Category
  • dcsgen32.dll - Data Consumer GenWrap SMIL API
  • dcsupt32.dll - Systems Management Support Library
  • invCol.exe - Inventory Collector (Dell Inventory Utility)
  • xcim.dll - XCIM

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DsiaSrv32.exe runs as a service named 'DSM CM Inventory Agent' (dsiasrv) "This service runs the Dell OpenManage Inventory Collector at boot time.".

How do I remove Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent for Dell Business Client Systems?

You can uninstall Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent for Dell Business Client Systems 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 Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent (for Dell Business Client Systems), 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 Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent for Dell Business Client Systems.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.81%
Windows 10 25.21%
Windows XP 4.43%
Windows Vista 0.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 32.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 23.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.28%
Windows 10 Pro 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.91%
  Germany 4.17%
  France 3.01%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  India 2.55%
  MA 2.31%
  United Arab Emirates 2.08%
  Finland 1.85%
  United Kingdom 1.85%
  Canada 1.62%
  Saudi Arabia 1.39%
  Norway 1.39%
  DZ 1.39%
  Egypt 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 96.88%
Hewlett-Packard 1.42%
ASUS 0.85%
Intel 0.28%
Acer 0.28%
Lenovo 0.28%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6520 6.48%
Dell Latitude E6420 5.92%
Dell Latitude E6410 5.07%
Dell OptiPlex 755 3.66%
Dell Latitude E6430 3.38%
Dell Latitude E5420 3.10%

About Dell

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


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