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1% remove it99% keep it
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Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory


Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory is a software program developed by NetWrix. The most common release is 8.0.97, 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 31 files and is usually about 6.26 MB (6,565,888 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 82% of users of Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory come from the United States, it is also popular in Kazakstan and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netwrix.com
Help link: www.netwrix.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\netwrix\netwrix change notifier for active directory
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B8D1F487-2C13-470C-88CC-81B96DBECF91}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.26 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory

  • adcr.exe - Netwrix Active Directory Change Reporter
  • netwrix.changereporterproviderinterfaces.dll - NetWrix.ChangeReporterProviderInterfaces
  • netwrix.powershell.helper.dll - Netwrix.Powershell.Helper
  • netwrix.changereporterconfigurator.dll - NetWrix.ChangeReporterConfigurator
  • netwrix.changereporterproviderlib.dll - NetWrix.ChangeReporterProviderLib
  • netwrix.providerinteropcontroller.dll - NetWrix.ProviderInteropController
  • adcrsvc.exe - Netwrix AD Change Reporter (Netwrix AD Change Reporter Agent)
  • addump.dll
  • addumpcaller.exe
  • netwrix.legacycodeinterop.dll - NetWrix.LegacyCodeInterop
  • sessioninterfaces.dll - NetWrix SessionInterfaces
  • netwrix.processhelper.exe - Netwrix.ProcessHelper (NetWrix Process Helper)
  • netwrix.commonhelper.dll - NetWrix.CommonHelper
  • netwrixlib.dll - Netwrix Code Library (NetwrixLib)
  • netwrix.sqlwizard.dll - NetWrix.SqlWizard
  • gethashcode.exe - GetHashCode
  • adcrlib.dll - ADCRLib
  • gpreporting.exe - Netwrix GPO Report Generator for W2008
  • gpreportinglib.dll - GPReportingLib
  • interop.gpmgmtlib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'GPMGMTLib'.
  • addump_x64.dll
  • htmlagilitypack.dll (by Simon Mourier) - Html Agility Pack (Html Agility Pack - Release)
  • icsharpcode.sharpziplib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • interop.addumplib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ADDUMPLib'.
  • interop.windowsinstaller.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WindowsInstaller'.
  • netwrix.adcn.dll - Netwrix.ADCN
  • netwrix.adcn.service.exe - Netwrix ADCN
  • netwrix.adcn.web.dll - Netwrix.Web.ADCN
  • sqlite.interop.dll (by Robert Simpson, et al) - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Assembly)
  • system.data.sqlite.dll (by http://system.data.sqlite.org/) - System.Data.SQLite Core
  • system.data.sqlite.linq.dll (by http://system.data.sqlite.org/) - System.Data.SQLite for LINQ

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • adcr.exe is scheduled as a task named 'NetWrix Management Console - Active Directory Change Reporter - tarleton%edu' (runs daily at 3:00 AM).
  • netwrix.adcn.service.exe runs as a service named 'Netwrix Active Directory Change Notifier' (Netwrix Active Directory Change Notifier) "Netwrix Active Directory Change Notifier".

How do I remove Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory?

Quickly and completely remove Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory 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 Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory, 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 Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 10 40%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 10 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 10 Pro 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Kazakstan 9.09%
  United Kingdom 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Common models
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 20.00%
HP Spectre Pro x360 G1 20.00%
ECS H61H2-M3 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 20.00%


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