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7% remove it93% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.5 100.00%

HMI Update Service

Overview

HMI Update Service is a software program developed by McKesson. 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 AliUpdate.exe. The installed file AliUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 94% of users of HMI Update Service come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\McKesson\MIG\Service\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4C171E6A-4654-4F09-8CAA-7E02250AAD45}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HMI Update Service

Program executable:AliUpdate.exe
Name:AliUpdate
AliUpdate NT service for HRS-D automatic update
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\McKesson\MIG\Service\AliUpdate.exe
MD5:c9371d698b6bb283d4f9f91d7437a42e

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • AliUpdate.exe runs as a service named 'Horizon Medical Imaging Update Service' (AliUpdate).

How do I remove HMI Update Service?

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Or, you can uninstall HMI Update 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HMI Update Service, 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 HMI Update Service.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 10 14%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows Vista 28.57%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 28.57%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Ev... 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.12%
  Canada 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Intel 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 1525 25.00%
Dell Dell XPS420 25.00%
ASUSTeK UL50Ag 25.00%

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