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Ixia Update Service


Ixia Update Service is a software program developed by Ixia. 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 setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 763.05 KB (781,360 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of Ixia Update Service come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ixiacom.com
Help link: www.ixiacom.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ixia\Update Service\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9DFF8B35-5095-49D0-A9DA-4B41DCD9712E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 763.05 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Ixia Update Service

  • Interop.FNCClientDownloadManager11Lib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'FNCClientDownloadManager11Lib'.
  • Interop.FNCClient11Lib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'FNCClient11Lib'.
  • Interop.TaskScheduler.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'TaskScheduler'.
  • UpdateLicenseCheckerLibrary.dll - UpdateLicenseCheckerLibrary
  • WinService.exe - Ixia Update Service
  • EQATEC.Analytics.Monitor.dll (by EQATEC A/S) - AnalyticsMonitor
  • UpdateManager.dll - UpdateManager
  • UpdateManagerContracts.dll - ClassLibrary1
  • UpdateManagerContractsV2.dll
  • UpdateManagerV2.dll
  • ScheduledApp.exe - Ixia Updates
  • WcfService.dll - WcfService
  • WcfServiceV2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ScheduledApp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'IxiaUpdates' (runs daily at 11:47 AM).
  • WinService.exe runs as a service named 'Ixia Update Service' (Ixia Update Service).

How do I remove Ixia Update Service?

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Or, you can uninstall Ixia Update Service 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Ixia Update Service, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Ixia Update Service.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 20.00%


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