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Should I remove Palo Alto Software's Application Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
73% remove it27% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #36,947
United States Rank #29,614
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 74.95 days
727.71 days >
Average installed length: 382.36 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.46.0001 1.69%
8.45.0004 45.76%
8.39.0028 32.20%
8.36.0006 10.17%
8.35.0004 1.69%
8.33.0001 8.47%

Typically installed together

Palo Alto Software's Application Manager 8.2

What is Palo Alto Software's Application Manager?

Palo Alto Software's Application Manager is the updater program which runs with Windows (in the background as a service) and automatically starts up when your computer boots. It checks for updates and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings.

Overview

The most common release is 8.45.0004, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named PAS8_App.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 10.68 MB (11,202,566 bytes). The installed file PAS8_Update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paloalto.com
Help link: www.paloalto.com/su
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Palo Alto Software\8.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BAD00139-E284-4F6C-AA94-FB637462DEEB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.68 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Palo Alto Software's Application Manager 8.2

Program executable:PAS8_App.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Palo Alto Software\8.0\PAS8_App.exe
MD5:539a5499423d1456209fc1752167ce20
Additional files:
  • PAS8_UD.exe - New Version Manager (Palo Alto Software New Version Manager 8.0)
  • Pas8_WordWizards.dll - Pas8_WordWizards
  • Pas8_PowerPoint.dll - Pas8_PowerPoint
  • PAS8_WizardFramework.ocx - WizardFramework
  • PAS8_ODBCAcctg.dll - PAS8_ODBCAcctg
  • PAS8_PlanActivities.dll - PlanActivities
  • PAS8_XMLWizard.dll - PAS7_XMLWizard
  • PAS8_Plandata.dll - PAS8_PlanData
  • Pas8_SettingSteps2.ocx - SettingSteps2
  • Core8_Shared.exe - Core8_Shared
  • PAS8_ExportWizard.ocx - ExportWizard
  • Pas8_ImportWizard.ocx - ImportWizard
  • PAS8_Registration.ocx - Registration
  • Pas8_TableWizard2.ocx - TableWizard2
  • Pas8_WFinancials2.dll - WFinancials2
  • PAS8_WordApp.ocx - PAS8_WordApp
  • PAS8_QB2004.dll - PAS7_QB2003
  • PAS8_SamplePlans.dll - SamplePlans
  • Pas8_WBreakeven2.dll - WBreakeven2
  • PAS8_Activation.ocx - Activation
  • PAS8_HTMLViewer.ocx - HTMLViewer
  • PAS8_PublishXML.dll - PublishXML
  • Pas8_SettingMPP.ocx - SettingMPP
  • PAS8_TaskWizard.ocx - TaskWizard
  • Pas8_WCashflow2.dll - WCashflow2
  • Pas8_WOffering2.dll - WOffering2
  • PAS8_Diag.ocx - PAS8_Diag
  • PAS8_Template.dll - PTemplate
  • PAS8_Treechart.ocx - Treechart
  • Pas8_WBalance2.dll - WBalance2
  • Pas8_WFunding2.dll - WFunding2
  • PAS8_Document.dll - Document
  • PAS8_EditText.ocx - EditText
  • Pas8_WMarket2.dll - WMarket2
  • PAS8_Workbook.ocx - Workbook
  • PAS8_AppData.dll - AppData
  • PAS8_Outline.ocx - Outline
  • PAS8_Publish.ocx - Publish
  • PAS8_Upgrade.ocx - Upgrade
  • PAS8_Review.ocx - Review
  • PAS8_Update.exe - Update (Palo Alto Software Update Manager 8.0)
  • PAS8_Wizard.dll - Wizard
  • Pas8_Port.ocx - Port
  • PAS8_App.exe - App
  • PAS8_Log.dll - Log

How do I remove Palo Alto Software's Application Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Palo Alto Software's Application Manager 8.2 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Palo Alto Software's Application Manager 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 Palo Alto Software's Application Manager 8.2, 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 Palo Alto Software's Application Manager.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 73%
Keep it 27%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#36,947

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.54%
Windows Vista 22.03%
Windows 10 15.25%
Windows XP 10.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.95%
Windows 7 Professional 16.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.17%
Windows 10 Pro 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.96%
  United Kingdom 16.46%
  India 3.80%
  South Africa 2.53%
  RS 2.53%
  Mexico 2.53%
  Vietnam 1.27%
  Taiwan 1.27%
  France 1.27%
  Australia 1.27%
  Sweden 1.27%
  New Zealand 1.27%
  Portugal 1.27%
  Indonesia 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.49%
Hewlett-Packard 24.49%
Acer 12.24%
Sony 12.24%
ASUS 6.12%
Toshiba 6.12%
GIGABYTE 4.08%
Lenovo 4.08%
American Megatrends 2.04%
Intel 2.04%
Samsung 2.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite U405 1.79%
Sony VPCEE31FX 1.79%
Micro-Star MS-7529 1.79%
LENOVO 253725U 1.79%
Intel DG41WV 1.79%

About (from Palo Alto Software)

Palo Alto Software was founded by Tim Berry in 1988.
Publisher URL: www.paloalto.com

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