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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #14,748
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Intel Network Connections

What is Intel Network Connections?

Intel Network Connections the LAN driver for IntelĀ® Desktop Boards with the Intel PRO Network Connection.

About  (from Intel)

The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides support for all network connections that are built into a motherboard and all OEM versions of network adapters. The drivers your computer manufacturer provides are validated to work with your system. Your computer manufacturer might have customized the drivers and soft...  Read more


Intel Network Connections is a software program developed by Intel. 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 LMS.exe. The setup package is about 19.03 MB (19,949,516 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 41% of users of Intel Network Connections come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Intel.com
Help link: support.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i{7AAA00C4-26E6-4EC0-8069-955B0A9D6009} ARPREMOVE=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 19.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Network Connections

Program executable:LMS.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\AMT\LMS.exe
Additional files:
  • LMS.exe
  • Setup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • LMS.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Active Management Technology Local Management Service' (LMS) "Intel(R) Active Management Technology Local Management Service - Allows applications to access the local Intel(R) Active Management Technology using its locally-available SOAP interfaces.".

How do I remove Intel Network Connections?

You can uninstall Intel Network Connections 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 Intel(R) Network Connections, 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 Intel Network Connections.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.31%
Windows XP 18.60%
Windows 10 8.63%
Windows Vista 6.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 44.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.11%
Windows 10 Pro 7.65%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.10%
Windows Vista Business 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.27%
  MA 4.54%
  Netherlands 4.54%
  Canada 4.31%
  France 3.63%
  United Kingdom 3.40%
  Italy 3.17%
  Germany 2.49%
  Switzerland 2.27%
  Australia 2.27%
  Sweden 1.59%
  Saudi Arabia 1.59%
  India 1.36%
  Romania 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 96.47%
Dell 1.76%
Acer 1.18%
Lenovo 0.59%
Common models
HP Compaq 4000 Pro SFF PC 16.48%
HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF ... 13.46%
HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT ... 12.36%
HP Compaq dc7900 Small Fo... 10.99%
HP Compaq dc7900 Converti... 7.42%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 4.67%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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