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Proficy Alarm Viewer


Proficy Alarm Viewer is a program developed by GE Fanuc. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 1.83 MB (1,913,787 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 56% of users of Proficy Alarm Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in Estonia and Greece.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.GEFanuc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GE Fanuc\Proficy Alarm Viewer 2.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D413A213-50C6-4CFA-8B13-CA28C4FFF046}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.83 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Proficy Alarm Viewer

  • ProficyAlarmAlerterConfig.exe - Proficy* Alarm Alerter (Proficy* Alarm Alerter Config)
  • AEClientHostConsole.exe - Proficy Alarm Viewer (AEClientHostConsole)
  • AEClientHostService.exe - AEClientHostService2
  • AlarmViewerPostInstallActions.exe - AlarmViewerAfterInstallActions
  • ProficyAlarmAlerter.exe - Proficy Alarm Alerter
  • ProficyAlarmAlerterCommon.dll - Proficy Alarm Alerter Common
  • ProficyAlarmAlerterConfigPath.exe - ProficyAlarmAlerterPathDef
  • ProficyAlarmComponents.dll - Proficy Alarm Components
  • ProficyAlarmViewer.exe
  • ProficyAlarmViewer.ocx - Proficy Alarm Viewer ActiveX Control
  • ProficyAlarmViewerControl.dll - Proficy* Alarm Viewer
  • RemotableAEClient.dll - RemoteableAEClient
  • OpcAENet.dll - OPCAE.NET
  • Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NetFwTypeLib'.
  • Interop.NATUPNPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NATUPNPLib'.
  • Interop.NETCONLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NETCONLib'.
  • mfcmifc80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (MFC Managed Interfaces Library - Retail Version)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • ProficyAlarmAlerter.exe runs as a service named 'Proficy Alarm Alerter' (ProficyAlarmAlerter).
  • AEClientHostService.exe runs as a service named 'Proficy AE Client Host Service' (AEClientHostService2).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ProficyAlarmAlerter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GE Fanuc\Proficy Alarm Viewer 2.0\ProficyAlarmAlerter.exe'.
  • AEClientHostService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GE Fanuc\Proficy Alarm Viewer 2.0\AEClientHostService.exe'.

How do I remove Proficy Alarm Viewer?

You can uninstall Proficy Alarm Viewer 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 Proficy Alarm Viewer, 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 Proficy Alarm Viewer.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Estonia 11.11%
  Greece 11.11%
  NG 11.11%
  Venezuela 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 25.00%
LENOVO 8742C3G 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 25.00%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 25.00%


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