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Should I remove Intel Ready Mode Technology?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,004
United States Rank #2,571
Reach 0.1023%


VersionDistribution 0.10% 2.88% 2.53% 1.88% 14.19% 4.61% 5.70% 1.98% 2.93% 11.46% 34.72% 8.88% 1.84% 0.05% 0.50% 0.60% 0.15% 0.05% 0.05% 0.20% 4.22% 0.40% 0.10%

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Intel Ready Mode Technology


Intel Ready Mode Technology is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 6.3 MB (6,602,752 bytes). isctsoftwareupdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 87% of users of Intel Ready Mode Technology come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intel\intel(r) ready mode technology
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{44B4F748-36AE-4455-B3CA-A64BB601F53F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.3 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Ready Mode Technology

  • irmtlockworkstation.exe - Intel® Ready Mode Technology (Intel® Ready Mode Technology Screen Lock Application)
  • irmtlynchelper.lycnconsole.exe
  • irmtmodernui.exe
  • irmtservice.exe - Intel® Ready Mode Technology Service
  • irmtserviceps.dll
  • isctsoftwareupdate.dll - Never Sleep Software Update Library
  • lserv.dll - Log Server
  • ui.controls.dll - UI Controls
  • ui.core.dll - UI Core
  • ui.localization.dll - UI Localization
  • intelreadymodedriver.sys
  • irmtmodernui.resources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • irmtservice.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Ready Mode Technology' (IRMTService) "Intel(R) Ready Mode Technology".

How do I remove Intel Ready Mode Technology?

You can uninstall Intel Ready Mode Technology 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) Ready Mode Technology, 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 Ready Mode Technology.

Win 10 98%
Win 7 (SP1) 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 98.41%
Windows 7 1.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 81.54%
Windows 10 Pro 11.22%
Windows 8.1 3.52%
Windows 7 Professional 1.34%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.62%
  United Kingdom 2.31%
  Italy 1.88%
  Germany 1.75%
  France 1.69%
  Canada 1.53%
  Netherlands 0.81%
  Australia 0.63%
  Spain 0.38%
  Singapore 0.34%
  Switzerland 0.34%
  Belgium 0.22%
  Korea 0.19%
  Hong Kong 0.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 55.81%
Dell 36.10%
Alienware 5.99%
Lenovo 1.00%
Intel 0.89%
Toshiba 0.11%
ASUS 0.05%
Common models
Dell XPS 8900 18.07%
ASUSTeK G20AJ 5.44%
Dell Inspiron 24-5459 5.38%
Dell XPS 8910 4.57%
HP 750-114 4.38%
Dell Inspiron 3668 4.32%

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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