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SWS License Manager

What is SWS License Manager?  (from Schulumberger Water Service)

Standalone license provides one computer with one license to run one SWS program for a limited time. Standalone licenses are “node-locked” meaning that they are only valid for the computer from which the license is requested. Hard-Key (Dongle) Licensing: A USB Dongle can be used as a standard "hostid" to which licenses...  Read more


SWS License Manager is a software program developed by Schulumberger Water Service. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 914 KB (935,936 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 83% of users of SWS License Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.swstechnology.com/help/licensing/index.html?troubleshooting_team_licenses.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sws\licensemanager
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{18A80477-9F4D-4D2B-A14F-90255E63FB2F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 914 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SWS License Manager

  • licenserequestgenerator.exe (by Schlumberger) - LicenseRequestGenerator
  • launchmonitoringurl.exe (by Schlumberger) - LaunchMonitoringURL
  • install license.exe - Install License
  • licensemanager.dll - LicenseManager
  • rlm.dll
  • rlm.exe
  • rlmutil.exe
  • slb_water.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • rlm.exe runs as a service named 'slb_water_license' (slb_water_license).

How do I remove SWS License Manager?

Quickly and completely remove SWS License 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 SWS License 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 SWS License 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 SWS License Manager.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 16.67%


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