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Should I remove IDEXX Smart Service?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 12.50% 12.50% 6.25% 6.25% 6.25% 50.00%
2.0.0 6.25%

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IDEXX Smart Service


IDEXX Smart Service is a software program developed by IDEXX Laboratories. The most common release is, 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 setup package generally installs about 19 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.IDEXXLaboratories.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IDEXX\IDEXX Smart Service
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7641CBD8-F4F2-4AC7-B4BC-62E9C1E72A1B}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by IDEXX Smart Service

  • odbc-bridge.dll - IDEXX ODBC Bridge
  • csinstallservice.exe - IDEXX Smart Service
  • csinstallmonitor.exe - csinstallmonitor
  • pacsinstallmonitor.exe
  • cssockwriter.exe - cssockwriter
  • jRegistryKey.dll - jRegistryKey (jRegistryKey's JNI component)
  • DirectCopy.exe
  • fileVersion.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • csinstallservice.exe runs as a service named 'IDEXX Smart Service' (IDEXX Smart Service) "IDEXX Smart Service".

How do I remove IDEXX Smart Service?

Quickly and completely remove IDEXX Smart Service from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall IDEXX Smart 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 IDEXX Smart 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 IDEXX Smart Service.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.25%
Windows 10 37.50%
Windows XP 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 53.33%
Windows 10 Pro 26.67%
Windows 8 6.67%
Windows 8.1 6.67%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 62.50%
Lenovo 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Acer 6.25%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 9020 13.33%
HP Pro3500 Series 6.67%
LENOVO 10099 6.67%
Dell OptiPlex 990 6.67%
Dell OptiPlex 755 6.67%
Dell OptiPlex 580 6.67%


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