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Should I remove Quest Foglight NMS?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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6.9.25993 7.69%
6.9.25885 7.69%
6.9.25842 7.69%
6.9.25399 46.15%
6.8.24479 7.69%
6.1.21278 15.38%
6.0.20375 7.69%

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Quest Foglight NMS

What is Quest Foglight NMS?  (from Quest Software)

Optimize resources, monitor performance, plan for growth, and allocate costs across virtual, physical, and cloud with Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition (formerly vFoglight). With this single solution for performance monitoring and capacity management of complex VMware ESX and Hyper-V environments, you’l...  Read more


Quest Foglight NMS is a program developed by Quest Software. The most used version is 6.9.25399, 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 5 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 74% of users of Quest Foglight NMS come from the United States, it is also popular in MK and NG.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.quest.com
Help link: support.quest.com/SUPPORT/index?page=home
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Quest Software\Foglight NMS\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A0D1A2F2-D43A-4C44-95A9-D108AE68878D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Quest Foglight NMS

  • ptagentservice.exe - Quest Foglight® NMS (PtLaunch EXE)
  • PtLaunchDll.dll - PtLaunchDLL
  • ptserverconfig.exe
  • ptserverservice.exe
  • ptstudio.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • ptserverservice.exe runs as a service named 'Quest Foglight NMS Server' (QuestNmsServer) "Network troubleshooting, configuration, forecasting and remediation platform.".
  • ptagentservice.exe runs as a service named 'Quest Foglight NMS Agent' (QuestNmsAgent) "Monitors and manages network devices for configured platform.".

How do I remove Quest Foglight NMS?

You can uninstall Quest Foglight NMS 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 Quest Foglight NMS, 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 Quest Foglight NMS.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 10 15.38%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows 8 Pro 7.69%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.07%
  MK 3.70%
  NG 3.70%
  Australia 3.70%
  Spain 3.70%
  Germany 3.70%
  United Kingdom 3.70%
  BG 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.45%
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
Dell Dell XPS420 18.18%
HP 650 Notebook PC 9.09%
HP Pavilion PPPPPPP-CCC#M... 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1414 9.09%
Gigabyte GA-MA785GM-US2H 9.09%
HP-Pavilion NC684AA-ABA a... 9.09%

About Quest Software

Quest manufactures software used by IT professionals in a variety of industries and although they are best known for TOAD, used by database professionals, they offers other products that develop, manage, monitor and protect packaged and custom software applications, as well as associated software infrastructure components, such as databases, application servers, operating systems and hypervisors.
Publisher URL: www.quest.com


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