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Should I remove IPMI Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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1.00.0001 76.92%
1.00.0000 23.08%

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IPMI Driver


IPMI Driver is a software program developed by Avocent. The most common release is 1.00.0001, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named instdrv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 808.14 KB (827,536 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Server 2003. While about 80% of users of IPMI Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avocent\Avocent IPMI Driver\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{20E21017-306D-4153-8C20-4E3F17E1EEB5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 808.14 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by IPMI Driver

Program executable:instdrv.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Avocent\Avocent IPMI Driver\instdrv.exe
Additional files:
  • IPMI.sys - Avocent Corporation. Avocent IPMI driver
  • ipmihelper.dll - ipmihelper Dynamic Link Library (ipmihelper DLL)
  • ipmihelper_2k.dll
  • ipmihelper_2k3_64b.dll
  • raw.dll - raw Dynamic Link Library (Communication library for BMC)
  • raw_2k.dll
  • raw_2k3_64b.dll
  • instdrv_2k.exe
  • instdrv_64b.exe

How do I remove IPMI Driver?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win Vista (SP2) 8%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows Server 2003 15.38%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 76.92%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 15.38%
Windows Server (R) 2008 E... 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  India 10.00%
  Mexico 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%


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