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Promise Disk Controller Manager


Promise Disk Controller Manager is a program developed by Promise Technology. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 4 files and is usually about 550.5 KB (563,712 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 87% of users of Promise Disk Controller Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Switzerland and MM.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.promise.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Promise\Promise Disk Controller Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{82FD47B3-AEAE-4A3C-81D9-CC1CC9D520E9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 550.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Promise Disk Controller Manager

  • ULEVTBDG.sys - Promise SATAII TX Series Bridge Driver For x86 (Promise Bridge Driver for PDCM)
  • MsgAgt.exe - Promise Disk Controller Message Service (MsgSvc MFC Application)
  • UtMsgAgt.exe
  • PDCM.exe - Promise Disk Contorller Manager (PDCM MFC Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • UtMsgAgt.exe runs as a service named 'UtMsgAgt' (UtMsgSvc) "Promise Ultra Message Agent".
  • MsgAgt.exe runs as a service named 'UtMsgAgt' (UtMsgSvc) "Promise Ultra Message Agent".

How do I remove Promise Disk Controller Manager?

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

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.67%
  Switzerland 6.67%
  MM 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Compaq 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 16.67%
BIOSTAR Group TP67XE 16.67%
P4M80P AWRDACPI 16.67%
Gigabyte GA-VM900M 16.67%
HP dc5000 uT(PB472A) 16.67%


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