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6% remove it94% keep it
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IDS Client


IDS Client is a program developed by IDS. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is ids.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 4.08 MB (4,282,358 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 94% of users of IDS Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Chile and Slovenia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: idslinks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IDS LLC\IDS Client
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0
Estimated size: 4.08 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by IDS Client

Program executable:ids.exe
IDS LINKS Connection
Path:C:\Program Files\IDS LLC\IDS Client\ids.exe
Additional files:
  • upc.dll - Universal Printer Driver Client (IDS LINKS Print Server)
  • cs.dll - Component Server (Client-Side) (IDS LINKS Component Server (Client-Side))
  • pbr.dll - Product Brand Resource Library (IDS for Windows Product Brand Resource Library)
  • cplc.dll - Client Process Launch Client (IDS LINKS Client Process Launch Client)
  • scres.dll - Client Loader Resources (IDS LINKS Connection)
  • sc.dll - Client Loader DLL (IDS LINKS Client Loader DLL)
  • clipc.dll - Clipboard Client (IDS LINKS Clipboard Client)
  • filec.dll - File I/O Client (IDS LINKS File I/O Client)
  • dc.dll - Display Client (IDS LINKS Display Client)
  • printc.dll - Print Client (IDS LINKS Print Client)
  • sndc.dll - Audio Client (IDS LINKS Audio Client)
  • IdsRCli.exe - IDS Links (IdsRCli Application)

How do I remove IDS Client?

You can uninstall IDS Client 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 IDS Client, 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 IDS Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.18%
Windows 10 18.18%
Windows Vista 6.82%
Windows XP 6.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.09%
Windows 7 Professional 29.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.55%
Windows 10 Home 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.37%
  Chile 1.41%
  Slovenia 1.41%
  Colombia 1.41%
  Canada 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 15.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
Lenovo 7.50%
ASUS 2.50%
Samsung 2.50%
Sahara 2.50%
Intel 2.50%
Common models
ECS A885GM-A2 4.88%
Dell Studio 1745 2.44%
Dell OptiPlex 960 2.44%
Dell Latitude E5530 non-v... 2.44%
Dell Latitude E4300 2.44%
Dell Inspiron 546 2.44%


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