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Should I remove Remote Desktop Connection Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,781
United States Rank #4,351
Reach 0.1087%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.45 days
219.81 days >
Average installed length: 115.50 days


2.7.14060 29.16%
2.7.13090 0.37%
2.7.12160 0.05%
2.7.12010 0.05%
2.5.0624 0.33%
2.2.0423 69.95%
1.0.0 0.09%

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Remote Desktop Connection Manager

What is Remote Desktop Connection Manager?  (from Microsoft)

RDCMan manages multiple remote desktop connections. It is useful for managing server labs or large server farms where you need regular access to each machine such as automated checkin systems and data centers. It is similar to the built-in MMC Remote Desktops snap-in, but more flexible.


Remote Desktop Connection Manager is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 2.2.0423, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is _34B2E913BC1AEDB259470B.exe. The software installer includes 172 files and is usually about 788.5 KB (807,424 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 50% of users of Remote Desktop Connection Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21101
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{173A2B7F-535A-4403-A454-B41531EF0D7F}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{173A2B7F-535A-4403-A454-B41531EF0D7F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 788.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Remote Desktop Connection Manager

Program executable:_34B2E913BC1AEDB259470B.exe
  • RDCMan.exe - Remote Desktop Connection Manager

How do I remove Remote Desktop Connection Manager?

You can uninstall Remote Desktop Connection 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Remote Desktop Connection Manager, 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 Remote Desktop Connection Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.89%
Windows 10 45.46%
Windows XP 1.82%
Windows Vista 0.51%
Windows Server 2003 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.93%
Windows 10 Pro 11.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.07%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.81%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 6.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.21%
  United Kingdom 5.14%
  Germany 3.56%
  Netherlands 3.22%
  France 2.64%
  Canada 2.38%
  India 2.30%
  Australia 2.15%
  Italy 1.92%
  Brazil 1.65%
  Belgium 1.53%
  South Africa 1.38%
  Spain 1.26%
  Norway 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 43.23%
Hewlett-Packard 28.65%
Lenovo 7.63%
ASUS 5.09%
Acer 4.41%
Intel 3.66%
Samsung 0.90%
Toshiba 0.67%
Apple 0.60%
MSI 0.52%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 3.37%
LENOVO 20266 2.79%
ASUS All Series 2.79%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.64%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.49%
Dell Latitude E7440 2.35%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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