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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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Very good
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6.9.0 16.67%
6.7.5 33.33%
6.3.1 16.67%
6.2.0 33.33%

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PCS Director

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What is PCS Director?

Provides reports on printer inventory, device volumes, budgets, cost baselines and printing workflow issues on the network

About  (from RICOH)

PCS Director software allows you to monitor all printing, copying, scanning, and faxing activity, handle charge-backs, control who is printing, how much is being printed, and identify the cost of printing across the entire organization. This comprehensive print management solution allows you to understand and manage pr...  Read more


PCS Director is a program developed by RICOH. The most used version is 6.7.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 57 files and is usually about 3.09 MB (3,244,032 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ricoh-usa.com/services_and_solutions/services_solutions_details.aspx?cid=148&scid=164&sid=747&ptm=overview
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ricoh\pcs director\client\plugins
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{01CAD98A-79B1-43B2-8189-B834DFFF82BB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PCS Director

  • pa6mtrak.dll (by PJLM Software) - Print Audit 6 (File to connect Microstation MDL to the Client)
  • pa516cal.dll
  • pa532cal.dll
  • pa6ccutl.exe (by PJLM Software) - Print Audit 6 Client Configuration Utility
  • pa6clhlp64.exe - Print Audit 6 Client Helper Service
  • pa6clint.exe - PA6 Windows Client
  • pa6hook.dll - Print Audit 6 Hook Library
  • pa6wtrak.dll (by Print Audit) - Print Audit Tracking DLL
  • pa6wtrak64.dll (by Print Audit)
  • pamark.dll - Print Audit Support Library
  • pa664inj.sys - Print Audit 6 64-bit Driver
  • pa6clintlangres.dll
  • pa6logvw.exe - Print Audit 6 Log Viewer
  • pa6utils.dll - Print Audit (Print Audit 6 Utility Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • pa6clhlp64.exe runs as a service named 'Print Audit 6 Client Helper 64-bit' (PA6ClientHelper) "This service provides additional functionality to the 64-bit Print Audit 6 Client".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • pa6clint.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PrintAudit6' which loads as C:\Program Files\Ricoh\PCS Director\Client\pa6clint.exe.

How do I remove PCS Director?

Quickly and completely remove PCS Director from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PCS Director 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 PCS Director, 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 PCS Director.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 7 17%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 83.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%

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?
Dell 33.33%
Lenovo 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Common models
LENOVO 4178A53 16.67%
LENOVO 41717FU 16.67%
HP-Pavilion GN559AA-ABA a... 16.67%
HP EliteBook 8560w 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 990 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 530s 16.67%


Ricoh is an imaging and electronics company and produces electronic products such as cameras and office equipment such as printers, photocopiers, fax machines, offers Software as a Service document management solutions such as DocumentMall, document solutions such as Print&Share and also offers Projectors.
Publisher URL: www.ricoh-usa.com


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