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Quest Tools for the Managed Desktop

What is Quest Tools for the Managed Desktop?  (from Quest Software)

Simplifies the hassle of securing devices by customizing the environment at first login, configuring the firewall and managing browser security for physical, virtual and published Windows environments. Centrally controls access to external devices to secure data. Ensures applications remain available and ready by confi...  Read more


Quest Tools for the Managed Desktop is a program developed by Quest Software. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 1.07 MB (1,120,983 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.quest.com/vworkspace
Help link: www.vworkspace.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Quest Software\PNTools\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8872D8D7-A4B4-4820-87F1-C2327960D6CD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.07 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Quest Tools for the Managed Desktop

  • iexplore.exe - Quest vWorkspace (Quest vWorkspace Internet Explorer)
  • PNShellResources.dll - Quest vWorkspace Shell Resources
  • pnusbhub_install_ts.exe - Virtual USB Hub Setup Wizard
  • pnusbhub_uninstall_ts.exe
  • CertMgr.Exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (ECM Certificate Manager)
  • pnShell.exe - Quest vWorkspace Shell

How do I remove Quest Tools for the Managed Desktop?

You can uninstall Quest Tools for the Managed Desktop 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 Tools for the Managed Desktop, 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 Tools for the Managed Desktop.

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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