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Should I remove OMCI?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,240
United States Rank #23,057
Reach 0.0051%


VersionDistribution 17.00% 12.00% 9.00% 2.00% 3.00% 7.00% 11.00% 2.00% 7.00% 4.00%
7.2.0410 11.00%
7.01.0382 15.00%

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OMCI is a software program developed by Dell. 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. The primary executable is named Iap.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 7.46 MB (7,821,413 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 61% of users of OMCI come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\OpenManage\Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{73F1BDB7-11E1-11D5-9DC6-00C04F2FC33B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OMCI

Program executable:Iap.exe
Name:OpenManage Client Instrumentation
Iap Module
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell\OpenManage\Client\Iap.exe
Additional files:
  • DDisks.dll - OpenManage Client Instrumentation (DDisks Module)
  • DellWMI.dll - WMI Module
  • DEvents.dll - DEvents Module
  • dmonitor.dll - dmonitor Module
  • dpccard.dll - dpccard Module
  • dpci.dll - dpci Module
  • dsmbios.dll - dsmbios Module
  • dsysInfo.dll - SysInfo Module
  • Iap.exe - Iap Module
  • IndiCons.dll - IndiCons Module
  • IndiProv.dll - IndiProv Module
  • omci.sys - OMCI Device Driver

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Iap.exe runs as a service named 'Iap' (Iap) "Provides routing services for components of Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation (OMCI).".

How do I remove OMCI?

You can uninstall OMCI 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 OMCI, 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 OMCI.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.00%
Windows 7 28.00%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Windows Server 2003 1.00%
Windows 10 1.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 67.71%
Windows 7 Enterprise 15.63%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.17%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.11%
  Germany 5.56%
  United Kingdom 3.97%
  Canada 3.17%
  Italy 3.17%
  Brazil 1.59%
  Belgium 1.59%
  Sweden 1.59%
  Mexico 1.59%
  Spain 1.59%
  Malaysia 1.59%
  MA 0.79%
  Norway 0.79%
  Finland 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.00%
Hewlett-Packard 1.00%
Common models
Dell Latitude D620 9.68%
Dell Computer OptiPlex GX... 6.45%
Dell Latitude E6410 4.30%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 4.30%
Dell Latitude D820 4.30%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 4.30%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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