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3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #27,309
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VersionDistribution 3.39% 5.08% 3.39% 1.69% 3.39% 3.39% 1.69% 1.69% 6.78% 1.69% 1.69% 3.39% 16.95% 1.69% 11.86% 1.69% 5.08% 13.56% 5.08% 1.69% 3.39% 1.69%

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PDQ Inventory

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PDQ Inventory is a software program developed by Admin Arsenal. 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 setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 17.82 MB (18,690,048 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 67% of users of PDQ Inventory come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.adminarsenal.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\admin arsenal\pdq inventory
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{750706EA-D68B-4812-A849-9FE12D217AD1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.82 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PDQ Inventory

  • RemoteRepair.exe - Admin Arsenal Remote Repair
  • adminarsenal.runner.dll - Admin Arsenal Runner (Admin Arsenal Runner Engine)
  • adminarsenal.pdqdeploypro.integration.dll - PDQ Deploy Pro (PDQ Deploy Pro Integration API Client)
  • adminarsenal.pdqinventory.consoleapi.dll - PDQ Inventory (PDQ Inventory Console API)
  • adminarsenal.pdqinventory.integration.dll - PDQ Inventory Integration API Client
  • adminarsenal.pdqinventory.standardinventory.dll - PDQ Inventory Standard Inventory
  • adminarsenal.pdqinventory.standardinventoryconsole.dll - PDQ Inventory Standard Inventory Console
  • adminarsenal.pdqinventory.standardinventorytarget.dll
  • adminarsenal.pdqinventory.targetapi.dll - PDQ Inventory Target API
  • database.dll - PDQ Inventory Database
  • PDQInventory.exe - PDQ Inventory Command Line
  • pdqinventoryconsole.exe - PDQ Inventory Console
  • pdqinventoryintegrationserver.exe - PDQ Inventory Integration API Server
  • pdqinventorymonitor.exe - PDQ Inventory Monitor
  • pdqinventoryscanner.exe - PDQ Inventory Scanner
  • pdqinventoryservice.exe - PDQ Inventory Service
  • Remote_Repair.exe - Remote Repair
  • aareader.exe - AA Console (Admin Arsenal Reader)
  • adminarsenal.pdqdeploy.integration.dll - PDQ Deploy (PDQ Deploy Integration API Client)
  • adminarsenal.foundation.dll - Admin Arsenal System Classes
  • Inventory_Help.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PDQInventoryService.exe runs as a service named 'PDQ Inventory' (PDQInventory) "Software Inventory Service from Admin Arsenal".

How do I remove PDQ Inventory?

Quickly and completely remove PDQ Inventory from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PDQ Inventory 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 PDQ Inventory, 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 PDQ Inventory.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.49%
Windows 10 30.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 54.24%
Windows 10 Pro 8.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.78%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.78%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Brazil 6.17%
  United Kingdom 3.70%
  Belgium 3.70%
  Canada 2.47%
  Germany 2.47%
  Switzerland 1.23%
  Malaysia 1.23%
  Australia 1.23%
  Colombia 1.23%
  Norway 1.23%
  TN 1.23%
  India 1.23%
  Saudi Arabia 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Lenovo 10.42%
Intel 4.17%
Toshiba 4.17%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Sony 2.08%
ASUS 2.08%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 3020 5.88%
Dell OptiPlex 990 3.92%
Dell Latitude E5410 3.92%
Dell OptiPlex 7020 3.92%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 3.92%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 1.96%


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