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Should I remove PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 x64?

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PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 x64


PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 x64 is a software program developed by OSIsoft. 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 47 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 81% of users of PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: techsupport.osisoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PIPC\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2A8B0463-1CE3-45EF-9E0B-C56A20B9F17D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 x64

  • OSIsoft.PIDataLink.Notifications.Common.dll - PI DataLink Notification Search (r) (PI DataLink Notification Search for Excel Common)
  • OSIsoft.PIDataLink.Notifications2007.UDF.dll - PI DataLink Notification Search UDF for Excel 2007
  • OSIsoft.PIDataLink.Notifications2007.UI.dll - PI DataLink Notification Search for Excel 2007
  • PISDK.dll - PI Software Development Kit (PI SDK 64-bit module)
  • PISDKCommon.dll - PISDKCommon 64-bit Module
  • PISDKParse.dll - PISDKParse 64-bit Module
  • PISDKRegistry.dll - PISDKRegistry 64-bit Module
  • PITimeServer.dll - PITimeServer 64-bit Module
  • sdktrace.dll - PI SDK tracing 64-bit Module
  • OSISoft.PISDK.Diagnostics.dll - OSISoft.PISDK.Diagnostics
  • OSISoft.PISDK.Diagnostics.resources.dll
  • PIOLEDBENT64.dll - PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 (PI Enterprise OLE DB Provider)
  • PIOLEDB64.dll - PI OLEDB Provider (OLE DB Provider for the PI Server)
  • OSIsoft.PIDataServices.Common.dll - PI Data Services (PI Data Services)
  • OSIsoft.PIDataServices.Configuration.dll
  • OSIsoft.PIDataServices.DataAccess.dll
  • OSIsoft.PIDataServices.DataAccessSL.dll
  • OSIsoft.PIDataServices.DataService.dll
  • OSIsoft.PIDataServices.Events.dll
  • OSIsoft.PIDataServices.MessageFile.dll
  • OSIsoft.PIInstrumentation.dll
  • OSIsoft.PIInstrumentation.Listeners.dll
  • OSIsoft.Search.dll - PI System Search (OSIsoft.PISystemSearch)
  • OSIsoft.PIDataLink.AFData.dll - PI DataLink (r) (OSIsoft.PIDataLink.AFData)
  • OSIsoft.PIDataLink.Resources.dll - OSIsoft.PIDataLink.Resources
  • OSIsoft.PIDataLink.UI.dll - OSIsoft.PIDataLink.UI
  • policy.1.2.OSIsoft.PITimeServer.dll - PITimeServer
  • policy.1.3.OSIsoft.PITimeServer.dll
  • policy.1.2.OSIsoft.PISDKCommon.dll - PISDKCommon
  • policy.1.3.OSIsoft.PISDKCommon.dll
  • piconfig.exe - PI Server (PI Table Configuration Utility)
  • pidiag.exe - PI Diagnosis Utility
  • pigetmsg.exe - PI Get Message Utility
  • pimsgss.exe - PI Message Subsystem
  • pinetmgr.exe - PI Network Manager
  • pintlog.dll - PI Event Viewer DLL
  • AFExport.exe - PI AF (OSIsoft AFExport Utility)
  • AFImport.exe - OSIsoft AFImport Utility
  • policy.1.2.OSIsoft.PISDK.dll - PISDK
  • policy.1.3.OSIsoft.PISDK.dll
  • RegPlugIn64.exe - OSIsoft Register AFSDK Plug-In
  • SetPISystem.exe - OSIsoft AFSDK Set PISystem

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • pinetmgr.exe runs as a service named 'PI Network Manager' (pinetmgr).
  • pimsgss.exe runs as a service named 'PI Message Subsystem' (pimsgss).

How do I remove PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 x64?

Quickly and completely remove PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 (x64) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 x64 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 PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 (x64), 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 PI OLEDB Enterprise 2012 x64.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 8 14%
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 85.71%
Windows 8 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional N 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.25%
  India 12.50%
  Mexico 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Common models
BIOSTAR Group G41D3C 28.57%
LENOVO 423946U 14.29%
HP Pavilion TS 14 Noteboo... 14.29%
HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 990 14.29%
Dell Latitude E6420 14.29%


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