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5.20.31 66.67%
5.20.3 33.33%

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IBM Director Core Services

What is IBM Director Core Services?  (from IBM)

IBM® Director Core Services is installed on a managed system to provide hardware-specific (Level-1) functionality for IBM Director to communicate with and administer the managed system. IBM Director Core Services provides a subset of IBM Director Agent functionality that is used to communicate with and administer the ...  Read more


IBM Director Core Services is a software program developed by IBM. The most common release is 5.20.31, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 15.02 MB (15,753,413 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of IBM Director Core Services come from the United States, it is also popular in India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www-03.ibm.com/systems/management
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ibm\director\bin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\IBM\Director\bin\dirunins.exe CORESVCS
Estimated size: 15.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IBM Director Core Services

  • ProcessCheck.exe - Director 5.20.31
  • RebootW.exe
  • ShutdownW.exe
  • StartService.exe
  • bmpkgw32.dll - IBM Director
  • cimchk.dll
  • cimmgr.exe
  • cimmgrd.dll
  • dircli.exe
  • dirunins.exe
  • escim.dll
  • esntevt.dll
  • genevent.exe
  • GENUID.exe
  • GETUID.exe
  • hbaapi.dll
  • inv2xml.exe
  • libInvHW.dll
  • moncpu.dll
  • mondasd.dll
  • monfile.dll
  • monmem.dll
  • monmscs.dll
  • monntdev.dll
  • monntper.dll
  • monntser.dll
  • monproc.dll
  • monreg.dll
  • monsntry.dll
  • montcpip.dll
  • monwbem.dll
  • mscsagt.exe
  • PegasusCIMClientShell.dll
  • RasDump.exe
  • RasWatch.exe
  • rcshd.exe
  • TicAgentBrokerJNI.dll
  • ticscanagent.exe
  • twginv32.dll
  • winevent.exe

How do I remove IBM Director Core Services?

You can uninstall IBM Director Core Services 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 IBM Director Core Services, 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 IBM Director Core Services.

Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Win XP 33%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 33.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows Server (R) 2008 S... 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  India 12.50%

About IBM

International Business Machines (IBM) manufactures computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
Publisher URL: www.ibm.com


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