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Should I remove Iomega Home Storage Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,903
United States Rank #16,712
Reach 0.0122%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 187.26 days
730.84 days >
Average installed length: 384.00 days


VersionDistribution 79.17% 8.33% 12.50%

Iomega Home Storage Manager


Iomega Home Storage Manager is a program developed by Iomega. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 755.37 KB (773,494 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 50% of users of Iomega Home Storage Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Iomega.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Iomega\Home Storage Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C08E4323-261D-4B2F-8F24-CDB26E2AA081}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 755.37 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Iomega Home Storage Manager

  • Iomega Discovery.exe - Iomega Home Media Network Discover Application
  • VistaDnD.dll - Iomega Home Storage Manager (VistaDnD Dynamic Link Library)
  • rev_system_software-de-w32-x86-50424.exe - Iomega REV System Software (Setup Launcher)
  • Iomega Storage Manager.exe - Home Network HDD (Iomega Storage Manager)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Iomega Discovery.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Iomega Home Storage Manager' which loads as C:\Program Files\Iomega\Home Storage Manager\Iomega Discovery.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Iomega Storage Manager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Iomega\Home Storage Manager\Iomega Storage Manager.exe'.
  • Iomega Discovery.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Iomega\Home Storage Manager\Iomega Discovery.exe'.

How do I remove Iomega Home Storage Manager?

You can uninstall Iomega Home Storage 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 Iomega Home Storage 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 Iomega Home Storage Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.08%
Windows 10 17.50%
Windows Vista 10.42%
Windows XP 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.77%
Windows 7 Professional 15.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.02%
Windows 8.1 4.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.17%
  Germany 11.34%
  United Kingdom 9.28%
  France 4.12%
  DK 3.44%
  Canada 3.44%
  Netherlands 2.75%
  Spain 2.41%
  Australia 2.06%
  Sweden 2.06%
  Italy 1.72%
  Belgium 1.37%
  Finland 1.37%
  Ireland 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.85%
Hewlett-Packard 24.09%
Acer 14.60%
ASUS 9.49%
Samsung 4.38%
American Megatrends 2.92%
Intel 2.19%
Lenovo 1.46%
Medion 1.46%
Toshiba 1.46%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.25%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 3.25%
Dell XPS 8700 2.44%
ASUS All Series 2.44%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.44%
ASUSTeK N73SM 1.63%

Publisher URL: go.iomega.com


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