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Should I remove Intergraph SmartPlant License Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,834
United States Rank #47,488
Reach 0.0024%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.41 days
71.13 days >
Average installed length: 37.37 days


VersionDistribution 2.13% 6.38% 17.02% 65.96% 4.26% 2.13% 2.13%

Intergraph SmartPlant License Manager

What is Intergraph SmartPlant License Manager?  (from Intergraph CAS)

Intergraph┬« SmartPlant License Manager (SPLM) allows you to accurately trackhow many users are concurrently accessing plant design software. It also helps youcomply with your Software Licensing Agreement. Intergraph recommends youinstall SmartPlant License Manager prior to any of the software it licenses.SmartPlant Lic...  Read more


Intergraph SmartPlant License Manager is a program developed by Intergraph CAS. 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 main program executable is license.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 3.92 MB (4,114,597 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 31% of users of Intergraph SmartPlant License Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intergraph.com
Help link: support.intergraph.com/default.asp?division=PPM
Installation folder: C:\Win32App\INGR\SPLM\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{94676089-B640-4038-90DC-03EFAE980CEB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intergraph SmartPlant License Manager

Program executable:license.exe
Name:SmartPlant License Manager
SPLM Version
Additional files:
  • GenMachineGUI.exe - SmartPlant License Manager (SPLM Version
  • pdlice.exe
  • splmGenMachineID.exe
  • pdlice.dll - PD_LICE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • pdlice.exe runs as a service named 'SPLM - SmartPlant Licensing Manager' (SPLM - SmartPlant Licensing Manager).

How do I remove Intergraph SmartPlant License Manager?

You can uninstall Intergraph SmartPlant License Manager 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 Intergraph SmartPlant License Manager, 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 Intergraph SmartPlant License Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Server 2003 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.19%
Windows 10 38.30%
Windows XP 6.38%
Windows Server 2003 2.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 17.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.89%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.64%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 8.51%
Windows 10 Home 8.51%
Windows 10 Pro 6.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  Brazil 9.62%
  Singapore 7.69%
  India 5.77%
  Canada 5.77%
  Peru 5.77%
  Iran 3.85%
  Germany 3.85%
  Saudi Arabia 3.85%
  South Africa 1.92%
  TN 1.92%
  Thailand 1.92%
  Colombia 1.92%
  France 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
ASUS 11.90%
Hewlett-Packard 11.90%
Acer 9.52%
Intel 7.14%
Sony 7.14%
Lenovo 4.76%
Samsung 2.38%
Compaq 2.38%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 7559 5.00%
Dell Latitude E5250 5.00%
Dell Inspiron N5010 5.00%
Dell Precision M4700 5.00%
Dell PowerEdge 2950 2.50%
Sony VGN-AR870E 2.50%


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