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MatrikonOPC Server for Simulation


MatrikonOPC Server for Simulation is a program developed by MatrikonOPC. 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 matrikonopcsimulation.exe. The software installer includes 56 files and is usually about 86.3 MB (90,496,577 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 29% of users of MatrikonOPC Server for Simulation come from the United States, it is also popular in Colombia and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.matrikonopc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Matrikon\OPC
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{8D871B9F-3756-4F6D-B78B-BF976D0540A8}\MatrikonOPCSimulation.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 86.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MatrikonOPC Server for Simulation

Program executable:matrikonopcsimulation.exe
Additional files:
  • OPCModbus.exe - MatrikonOPC Server for Modbus Devices (Matrikon OPC Server for Modbus Devices)
  • OPCSiemensPLC.exe - MatrikonOPC Server for Siemens PLCs
  • AltovaXML.dll - AltovaXML Dynamic Link Library (AltovaXM Dynamic Link Library)
  • OPCGEPLC.exe - MatrikonOPC Server for GEPLCs
  • ScriptLibrary_u.dll - ScriptLi Dynamic Link Library (ScriptLibrary CalculationLibrary)
  • Altova.dll - Altova Dynamic Link Library
  • CalcEngine.dll - Matrikon Calculation Engine (CalcEngine Core Library)
  • CalcEngineResource.dll - CalcEngine
  • CalcEngineServerPS.dll - CalcEngineServer Proxy Stubs
  • CalculationGraph.dll
  • NetPortalQueryServerPS.dll - COM Server to execute NetPortal queries for the Calculation Engine
  • ProcessNetDataDelivery.dll - ProcessNetDataDelivery Dynamic Link Library
  • Scheduler.dll - Scheduler for the Calculation Engine
  • ScriptLibrary.dll - ScriptLibrary Calculation Library
  • HDAExplorer.exe - MatrikonOPC HDA Explorer (MatrikonOPC HDA Explorer Application)
  • MatrikonOPC Analyzer.exe - OPCAnalyzer Application
  • OPCAnalyzer.exe
  • OPCSrvSiemensPLCWizard.exe - OPCSrvSiemensPLCWizard (MatrikonOPC Server for Siemens PLCs : Configuration Wizard)
  • OPCExplorer.exe - MatrikonOPC Explorer
  • CalcEngine_u.dll - Calculation Engine
  • OpcDataDelivery_u.dll - OPC DA Data Courier Library
  • ProcessNetDataDelivery_u.dll - ProcessNet Data Courier Library
  • SimpleMath_u.dll - Simple Math Calculation Library
  • ACLSecure.exe - ACLSecure Utility
  • OPCSim.exe - Matrikon OPC (MatrikonOPC Server for Simulation and Testing)
  • RmsApiProxy.dll - RmsApiProxy (Proxy dll to access RMS API)
  • OPCDlgCoreProj1.dll - OPC Logging Delegator Shell

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Services
  • OPCSiemensPLC.exe runs as a service named 'MatrikonOPC Server for Siemens PLCs' (MatrikonOPC Server for Siemens PLCs) "OPC Server for SiemensPLC.".
  • OPCSim.exe runs as a service named 'MatrikonOPC Server for Simulation and Testing' (MatrikonOPC Server for Simulation and Testing).
  • OPCGEPLC.exe runs as a service named 'MatrikonOPC Server for GE PLCs' (MatrikonOPC Server for GE PLCs) "MatrikonOPC Server for GE PLCs.".
  • OPCModbus.exe runs as a service named 'MatrikonOPC Server for Modbus Devices' (MatrikonOPC Server for Modbus Devices) "OPC Server which provides connectivity to Modbus devices.".

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  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.
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    • 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 MatrikonOPC Server for Simulation.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.00%
Windows 10 24.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 32.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.00%
Windows 10 Pro 12.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.03%
  Colombia 6.45%
  Norway 6.45%
  Canada 6.45%
  Slovenia 3.23%
  South Africa 3.23%
  Brazil 3.23%
  Belgium 3.23%
  Finland 3.23%
  Australia 3.23%
  India 3.23%
  New Zealand 3.23%
  Argentina 3.23%
  Romania 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.73%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Lenovo 18.18%
Acer 13.64%
Toshiba 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
MSI 4.55%
ASUS 4.55%
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