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Should I remove Evoluent Mouse Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,713
United States Rank #13,970
Reach 0.0153%


VersionDistribution 4.98% 6.98%
5.5.0 10.30%
5.0.3 8.31%
5.0.0 0.33%
4.0.1 7.64%
4.0.0 38.54%
3.9.1 17.61%
3.9.0 0.33%
3.7.0 1.99%
3.3.0 2.33%
3.2.0 0.33%
1.0.16 0.33%

Evoluent Mouse Manager

What is Evoluent Mouse Manager?  (from Evoluent)

Evoluent Mouse Manager is an optional but powerful software that may be installed to configure the buttons to perform many common functions. For example, button 2 may be configured to perform a double click with a single actual click to open a program, button 3 may be configured to open a link in a new tab, button 4 ma...  Read more


Evoluent Mouse Manager is a software program developed by Evoluent. The most common release is 4.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 4.18 MB (4,387,328 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 52% of users of Evoluent Mouse Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.evoluent.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\evoluent\evoluent mouse manager
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0F8F4447-1F0B-4703-9BD5-53F0274CE856}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Evoluent Mouse Manager

  • evodriverupdateservice.exe - EvoDriverUpdateService
  • evomouseexec.exe - Evoluent Mouse Manager
  • mousehook.dll - Vertical MouseHook
  • rebootapp.exe - EvoluentRebootApp
  • evoluentsystray.exe - EvoluentSystray
  • evomousedriverfilterhidusb.sys - Filter driver for the Evoluent Vertical Mouse
  • evomousedrivermini.sys - Evoluent Vertical Mouse Virtual Input Driver
  • evosetupcustaction.exe - EvoSetupCustAction
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • customlogger.dll (by Microsoft) - CustomLogger
  • evomouselistener.exe (by Microsoft) - EvoMouseListener

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • evodriverupdateservice.exe runs as a service named 'Evoluent Driver Update Service' (EvoDriverUpdateService) "EvoMouse driver update service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • evomouselistener.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Evoluent Mouse Listener' which loads as C:\Program Files\Evoluent\Evoluent Mouse Manager\EvoMouseListener.exe.

How do I remove Evoluent Mouse Manager?

You can uninstall Evoluent Mouse 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Evoluent Mouse Manager, 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 Evoluent Mouse Manager.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.25%
Windows 10 31.13%
Windows XP 3.31%
Windows Vista 2.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.48%
Windows 10 Home 8.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.38%
Windows 10 Pro 6.38%
Windows 8.1 4.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.47%
  Germany 13.77%
  United Kingdom 5.19%
  Canada 5.19%
  Netherlands 3.64%
  France 2.86%
  Finland 2.60%
  Australia 2.34%
  Italy 1.82%
  Norway 1.82%
  Sweden 1.56%
  Switzerland 1.04%
  DK 1.04%
  Belgium 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.98%
Hewlett-Packard 23.78%
Acer 9.15%
Medion 5.49%
ASUS 5.49%
Apple 2.44%
Lenovo 2.44%
Toshiba 2.44%
American Megatrends 1.83%
Intel 1.83%
MSI 1.22%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.84%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.23%
Dell XPS 8300 3.23%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 2.42%
Dell Precision M4600 1.61%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF ... 1.61%


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