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Should I remove Snow Inventory Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,641
United States Rank #45,150
Reach 0.0037%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.09 days
504.29 days >
Average installed length: 264.97 days


3.7.03 1.37%
3.7.02 6.85%
3.7.01 2.74%
3.7.00 28.77%
3.6.02 10.96%
3.6.01 1.37%
3.6 4.11%
3.5 16.44%
3.4 24.66% 1.37% 1.37%

Other programs by Snow Software AB

Snow Inventory Client


Snow Inventory Client is a program developed by Snow Software AB. The most used version is 3.7.00, 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 scanner.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 2.06 MB (2,158,592 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 XP. While about 23% of users of Snow Inventory Client come from the United States, it is also popular in DK and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\inventoryclient
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D7867858-ACED-43AE-B579-E922128C4696}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.06 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Snow Inventory Client

Program executable:scanner.exe
Name:Snow Inventory
Snow Inventory Scanner
Path:C:\Program Files\inventoryclient\scanner.exe
Additional files:
  • swps32.sys - Snow Software Process Monitor (Snow Software Process Monitor Kernel-Mode Driver)
  • client.dll - Snow Inventory (Inventory Client)
  • client.exe - Snow Inventory Client
  • inet.dll - Internet communication library
  • install.dll - Inventory Client Installer
  • install.exe
  • oscan32.exe - Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner
  • prescan.exe - Inventory Prescanner
  • unzip.dll - Unzip library
  • update.exe - Snow Inventory Update Utility
  • vscan.exe - App-V Package Scanner
  • cpuidsdk.dll (by CPUID) - CPUID SDK Dynamic Link Library (CPUID DLL SDK)
  • swpsmgr.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • client.exe runs as a service named 'Snow Inventory Client' (SnowInventoryClient) "This is the Snow Inventory Client service for Windows".

How do I remove Snow Inventory Client?

You can uninstall Snow Inventory Client 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, 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.62%
Windows XP 28.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 47.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.71%
Windows 7 Enterprise 25.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.38%
  DK 10.39%
  United Kingdom 7.79%
  Brazil 6.49%
  Belgium 5.19%
  Sweden 5.19%
  Netherlands 3.90%
  India 3.90%
  Chile 2.60%
  France 2.60%
  Finland 2.60%
  Peru 2.60%
  Switzerland 2.60%
  Germany 2.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.21%
Hewlett-Packard 28.77%
Lenovo 17.81%
Toshiba 1.37%
Samsung 1.37%
American Megatrends 1.37%
Intel 1.37%
Apple 1.37%
Acer 1.37%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 790 4.41%
Dell OptiPlex 990 2.94%
Dell Latitude E5430 non-v... 2.94%
Dell Latitude E6410 2.94%
HP ProBook 6560b 2.94%
Dell Latitude E5420 2.94%


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