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Should I remove Iomega Storage Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,564
United States Rank #13,905
Reach 0.0222%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.13 days
977.44 days >
Average installed length: 513.57 days


VersionDistribution 36.76% 5.25% 18.95% 0.23% 29.68% 1.14%

Typically installed together

Iomega Storage Manager


Iomega Storage Manager is a software program developed by EMC. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 programs's main executable is iomegastoragemanager.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 6.91 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 9.02 MB (9,459,865 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 39% of users of Iomega Storage Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.emc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Iomega Storage Manager
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Iomega Storage Manager\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Iomega Storage Manager

Program executable:iomegastoragemanager.exe
Name:Iomega Storage Manager
Iomega Storage Manager
Signed by:Iomega Corp
Path:C:\Program Files\iomega storage manager\iomegastoragemanager.exe
Additional files:
  • pCloudd.exe (by Iomega Corp) - pCloudd Application
  • DrvInstallHlpr.exe (by Iomega) - Personal Cloud (cNIVdrv.sys install helper application)
  • DrvInstallHlpr64.exe (by Iomega)
  • wxmsw28u_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • IomegaStorageEngine.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • IomegaStorageManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DD5445A6-5C0E-4CCF-B919-EC5FBB568019}' (runs on registration).
  • pCloudd.exe runs as a service named 'PCloudd' (PCloudd).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • IomegaStorageManager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Iomega Storage Manager\IomegaStorageManager.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.91 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004974088%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00039813%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009928%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,034,538
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:133 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.22 MB
Total CPU:0.0000230577%
Kernel CPU:0.00000752%
User CPU:0.00001554%
CPU cycles/sec:1,371
I/O reads/min:3 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Iomega Storage Manager?

You can uninstall Iomega 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 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 Storage Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.03%
Windows 10 15.49%
Windows XP 5.92%
Windows Vista 4.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.21%
Windows 7 Professional 21.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.94%
Windows 8.1 3.42%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.81%
  France 7.84%
  Germany 7.46%
  Netherlands 6.88%
  United Kingdom 6.50%
  Italy 5.54%
  Belgium 3.63%
  Canada 3.63%
  Brazil 2.10%
  Israel 2.10%
  Switzerland 1.91%
  Australia 1.72%
  Spain 1.72%
  Argentina 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.96%
Dell 18.15%
Acer 13.13%
ASUS 11.20%
Intel 3.86%
Toshiba 3.09%
Lenovo 2.70%
Samsung 2.70%
American Megatrends 1.93%
Medion 1.54%
Sony 1.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.71%
ASUS All Series 4.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.01%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.01%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.01%


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