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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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1.30 9.60%
1.29 1.60%
1.28 17.20%
1.27 53.60%
1.26 12.80%
1.25 1.60%
1.24 3.20%
1.23 0.40%

Device Management Service


Device Management Service is a software program developed by I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. The most common release is 1.27, 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 IoDevMgrService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 858.47 KB (879,072 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 91% of users of Device Management Service come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iodata.jp
Help link: www.iodata.jp/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\I-O DATA\IoDevMgrService
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1B76F675-12D9-4183-A8EA-87733B4041A7}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0011 -removeonly
Estimated size: 858.47 KB
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by Device Management Service

Program executable:IoDevMgrService.exe
Path:C:\Free-SOFT\IODATA Free\IoDevMgrService.exe
Additional files:
  • IoDevMgrScp.exe
  • IoDevMgrService.exe
  • wnaspi32.dll
  • wnaspi64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • IoDevMgrService.exe runs as a service named 'I-O DATA Device Management Service' (IoDevMgrService) "I-O DATA Device Management Service Ver.1.29".

How do I remove Device Management Service?

You can uninstall Device Management Service 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 Device Management Service, 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 Device Management Service.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win XP 1%
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 85.20%
Windows Vista 7.20%
Windows 10 6.80%
Windows XP 0.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.94%
Windows 7 Professional 29.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.12%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.48%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 1.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.51% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 90.51%
  United States 5.14%
  Hong Kong 1.58%
  Thailand 0.79%
  Romania 0.79%
  Taiwan 0.40%
  Austria 0.40%
  Indonesia 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.28%
NEC 15.52%
Hewlett-Packard 9.48%
Lenovo 7.76%
Acer 7.76%
Toshiba 7.76%
ASUS 7.76%
Sony 4.31%
Gateway 2.59%
American Megatrends 1.72%
MSI 1.72%
Common models
ThirdWave Corporation Pri... 4.84%
MCJ Co.,Ltd. H61MU-S01 (M... 2.42%
LENOVO 4334 2.42%
Dell Inspiron 1564 1.61%
LENOVO 3249CTO 1.61%

Publisher URL: www.iodata.com


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