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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,513
United States Rank #25,026
Reach 0.0087%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.88 days
645.51 days >
Average installed length: 339.17 days


1.1.3 100.00%

Open Workbench


Open Workbench is a software program developed by Niku. 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 9.98 MB (10,464,256 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 34% of users of Open Workbench come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\open workbench\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AED0B5AC-0771-4600-9777-9C4C910EBE09}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Open Workbench

  • npviewsres.dll - Niku Workbench (NPMViews DLL)
  • npviewsres_de.dll
  • npviewsres_fr.dll
  • npwbres.dll - Open Workbench (Niku Workbench Application)
  • npwbres_de.dll
  • npwbres_fr.dll
  • npjavaclipbd.dll - ABT Workbench (ABTWin32JavaClipboard DLL)
  • npgantt.dll
  • npviews.dll
  • npwbench.exe
  • sanani.dll
  • sedomain.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • npwbench.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D9476889-715B-46D4-AD5B-218FE0E2FAD2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Open Workbench?

You can uninstall Open Workbench 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 Open Workbench, 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 Open Workbench.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.91%
Windows 10 29.24%
Windows XP 2.92%
Windows Vista 2.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.75%
Windows 7 Professional 19.30%
Windows 10 Home 9.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.85%
Windows 8.1 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.36%
  France 10.26%
  Germany 9.23%
  United Kingdom 6.15%
  Australia 5.13%
  Italy 4.10%
  South Africa 4.10%
  India 2.05%
  Thailand 2.05%
  Brazil 1.54%
  Canada 1.54%
  Netherlands 1.54%
  New Zealand 1.54%
  Philippines 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.13%
Dell 21.62%
Acer 15.32%
ASUS 14.41%
Toshiba 6.31%
Lenovo 3.60%
Medion 3.60%
Intel 1.80%
Samsung 1.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.41%
Dell Latitude E6500 1.85%
HP ProBook 4430s 1.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.85%
Dell OptiPlex 790 1.85%


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