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Should I remove Snow Inventory Client 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,770
United States Rank #19,819
Reach 0.0101%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.81 days
141.94 days >
Average installed length: 74.58 days


3.7.03 2.50%
3.7.02 20.00%
3.7.01 6.50%
3.7.00 18.50%
3.6.02 12.50%
3.6.01 0.50%
3.6 4.50%
3.5.01 3.50%
3.5 13.50%
3.4 16.50% 1.00%
3.2 0.50%

Other programs by Snow Software AB

Snow Inventory Client 64-bit


Snow Inventory Client 64-bit is a program developed by Snow Software AB. The most used version is 3.7.02, 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 main program executable is scanner64.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 2.68 MB (2,809,856 bytes). update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 44% of users of Snow Inventory Client 64-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: cits.curtin.edu.au/servicedesk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\inventoryclient
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2BB46FC5-547B-4B93-8847-6E065221687A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.68 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Snow Inventory Client 64-bit

Program executable:scanner64.exe
Name:Snow Inventory
Snow Inventory Scanner
Path:C:\Program Files\inventoryclient\scanner64.exe
Additional files:
  • swps64.sys - Snow Software Process Monitor (Snow Software Process Monitor Kernel-Mode Driver)
  • snowsoftware.metering.remotedesktop.exe - Snow Software TSE metering (SnowSoftware.Metering.RemoteDesktop)
  • client64.dll - Snow Inventory (Inventory Client)
  • client64.exe - Snow Inventory Client
  • inet64.dll - Internet communication library
  • install.dll - Inventory Client Installer
  • install.exe
  • oscan64.exe - Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner
  • prescan64.exe - Inventory Prescanner
  • unzip.dll - Unzip library
  • unzip64.dll
  • update.exe - Client updater
  • update64.exe - Snow Inventory Update Utility
  • vscan.exe - App-V Package Scanner
  • cpuidsdk64.dll (by CPUID) - CPUID SDK Dynamic Link Library (CPUID DLL SDK)
  • swpsmgr.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • client64.exe runs as a service named 'Snow Inventory Client' (SnowInventoryClient) "This is the Snow Inventory Client service for Windows".
  • snowsoftware.metering.remotedesktop.exe runs as a service named 'Snow Software TSE metering' (SnowTSEMeteringService) "Provides software usage metering for server side terminal environments.".

How do I remove Snow Inventory Client 64-bit?

You can uninstall Snow Inventory Client 64-bit 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 Snow Inventory Client (64-bit), 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 Snow Inventory Client 64-bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win Server 2003 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.50%
Windows 10 16.00%
Windows Server 2003 0.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.23%
Windows 7 Enterprise 34.67%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 4.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.52%
Windows 10 Pro 3.02%
Windows 10 Enterprise 2.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.98%
  Norway 8.71%
  United Kingdom 8.30%
  Sweden 4.56%
  Germany 3.73%
  DK 3.32%
  Netherlands 2.90%
  Canada 2.49%
  Brazil 2.49%
  India 2.49%
  France 1.66%
  Belgium 1.24%
  Colombia 1.24%
  Poland 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Lenovo 13.10%
Toshiba 1.79%
Sony 0.60%
Acer 0.60%
Intel 0.60%
Common models
Dell Latitude E7440 3.27%
Dell Latitude E7240 3.27%
Dell Latitude E6540 2.61%
HP EliteBook 8470p 2.61%
HP EliteBook 8570p 2.61%
Dell Latitude E6430 2.61%


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