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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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11.10.2 10.00%
11.10.0001 30.00%
11.4.000 60.00%

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DownStream License Manager

What is DownStream License Manager?  (from DownStream Technologies)

DownStream provides an economical and holistic solution to PCB post processing that enables engineers and designers to quickly create the key deliverables for PCB fabrication, assembly and testing. DownStream's tools combine comprehensive feature sets to handle complex designs with a very easy-to-use interface, allowin...  Read more


DownStream License Manager is a program developed by DownStream Technologies. The most used version is 11.4.000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 8.26 MB (8,663,684 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 47% of users of DownStream License Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.DownStreamTechnologies.com
Installation folder: C:\DownStreamTech\LicenseManager
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E9AE0226-F79A-4FD2-AE8F-6E6208329ABE}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 8.26 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by DownStream License Manager

  • act_inc.exe - ACT_INC daemon
  • LicenseBorrow.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • act_inc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\DownStreamTech\LicenseManager\act_inc.exe'.

How do I remove DownStream License Manager?

Quickly and completely remove DownStream 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 DownStream 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 DownStream 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 DownStream License Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Server 2003 10%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Server 2003 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 30.00%
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.67%
  Thailand 13.33%
  Singapore 6.67%
  India 6.67%
  Iran 6.67%
  DK 6.67%
  Egypt 6.67%
  Italy 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Common models
Dell Precision T1600 14.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 14.29%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 14.29%
Dell Vostro1510 14.29%
Dell Latitude E5520 14.29%
HP Z400 Workstation 14.29%


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