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8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 6.67%
1.80.0000 33.33%
1.60.0000 26.67%
1.50.0000 33.33%

LexisNexis Common API


LexisNexis Common API is a program developed by LexisNexis. The most used version is 1.80.0000, 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 54 files and is usually about 6.41 MB (6,724,979 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.LexisNexis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LexisNexis\PMCommonAPI\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4B4838F8-63E6-4CCF-856E-99FC6DBA6DEA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.41 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by LexisNexis Common API

  • LexisNexis.PM.CapiFrontOffice.Communication.dll - LexisNexis.PM.CapiFrontOffice.Communication
  • LexisNexis.PM.CapiFrontOffice.Business.dll - LexisNexis.PM.CapiFrontOffice.Business
  • Juris.DataAccessLayer.CacheManagement.dll - Juris.DataAccessLayer.CacheManagement
  • FirebirdClientStructureChangeAdapter.dll - FirebirdClientStructureChangeAdapter
  • LexisNexis.PM.CapiFrontOffice.Data.dll - LexisNexis.PM.CapiFrontOffice.Data
  • PMAPIService.dll - LexisNexis Practice Management API (PMAPIService)
  • PMCommonAPI.exe - PMCommonAPI
  • Juris.Common.LicenseInstances.dll - Juris.Common.LicenseInstances
  • Juris.DataAccessLayer.Factory.dll - Juris.DataAccessLayer.Factory
  • LexisNexis.PM.CapiFrontOffice.dll - LexisNexis.PM.CapiFrontOffice
  • LNMobilityDiscoveryServiceService.dll - LexisNexis Mobility Discovery (LNMobilityDiscoveryService)
  • Juris.Facade.Transaction.dll - Juris.Facade.Transaction
  • CAPIVer.dll - LexisNexis® Common API (Software for Lawyers)
  • Juris.Common.Security.dll - Juris.Common.Security
  • Juris.DataAccess.AI.dll - Juris.DataAccess.AI
  • LNMobilityDiscoveryService.exe - LexisNexis Mobility
  • Juris.DataAccessLayer.Synchronization.dll - Juris.SyncService
  • Juris.Facade.dll - Juris.Maintenance
  • Juris.Common.Interfaces.dll - Juris.Interfaces
  • Juris.Common.dll - Juris.Common
  • LexisNexis.JurisAPI.dll - JurisAPI (LexisNexis.JurisAPI)
  • Juris.DataAccessLayer.dll - Juris
  • Juris.DataAccessLayer.FirebirdClient.dll
  • Juris.DataAccessLayer.SqlClient.dll
  • Juris.DataAccessLayer.WebServiceClient.dll
  • Juris.Entities.dll
  • PMAPICmdConfig.exe - PMAPICmdConfig
  • Common.dll (by Reed Elsevier) - Reed Elsevier (Common)
  • LexisNexis.PM.CapiFrontOffice.Communication.XmlSerializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • LNMobilityDiscoveryService.exe runs as a service named 'LexisNexis Mobility Discovery Service' (LNMobilityDiscoveryService) "Automatically detects the presence of the Common API (CAPI)".
  • PMCommonAPI.exe runs as a service named 'LexisNexis Practice Management Common API' (LexisNexis Practice Management Common API) "Data exchange service for LexisNexis Practice Management software".

How do I remove LexisNexis Common API?

You can uninstall LexisNexis Common API 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 LexisNexis Common API, 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 LexisNexis Common API.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win XP 7%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.33%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.33%
Windows 10 Home 13.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%
Windows 10 Pro 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.46%
Lenovo 15.38%
Dell 15.38%
Toshiba 15.38%
Acer 7.69%
Common models
LENOVO 20150 14.29%
HPE-510t 7.14%
Dell PowerEdge T310 7.14%
HP ProBook 4540s 7.14%
HP ENVY TS m7 Notebook PC 7.14%


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