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9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #24,315
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VersionDistribution 94.25% 5.75%

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SolarWinds Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor

What is SolarWinds Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor?  (from SolarWinds)

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SolarWinds Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor is a software program developed by SolarWinds. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named RealtimeBandwidthMonitor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 15.24 MB (15,980,016 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 62% of users of SolarWinds Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solarwinds.com/products/freetools/real-time-bandwidth-monitor.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{54EDBCA1-C5A5-40AE-A583-5DEE741F4E79}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SolarWinds Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor

Program executable:RealtimeBandwidthMonitor.exe
Name:Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor\RealtimeBandwidthMonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • RealtimeBandwidthMonitor.exe - Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor
  • SolarWinds.Common.dll - SolarWinds.Common
  • Infragistics2.Win.UltraWinChart.v8.3.dll (by Infragistics) - UltraWinChart Version (Infragistics2.Win.UltraWinChart.v8.3)
  • SolarWinds.Net.SNMP.dll (by @@@ - SolarWinds) - SolarWinds.Net.SNMP
  • SolarWinds.Logging.dll (by @@@ - SolarWinds) - SolarWinds.Logging
  • SolarWinds.Net.SCL.dll - SolarWinds.Net.SCL
  • Infragistics2.Win.UltraChart.v8.3.Design.dll (by Infragistics) - Chart Design (Infragistics2.Win.UltraChart.v8.3.Design)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • RealtimeBandwidthMonitor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SolarWinds RBM' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor\RealtimeBandwidthMonitor.exe".

How do I remove SolarWinds Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor?

You can uninstall SolarWinds Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor 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 SolarWinds Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor, 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 SolarWinds Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.32%
Windows 10 36.78%
Windows XP 5.75%
Windows Vista 1.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 27.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.94%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.41%
Windows 10 Home 8.24%
Windows 10 Pro 8.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.95%
  Canada 4.42%
  Australia 2.65%
  Switzerland 2.65%
  Saudi Arabia 2.65%
  Belgium 1.77%
  Brazil 1.77%
  United Kingdom 1.77%
  Hong Kong 1.77%
  India 1.77%
  BH 0.88%
  BO 0.88%
  DK 0.88%
  Egypt 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.81%
Dell 29.69%
Lenovo 9.38%
ASUS 6.25%
Acer 6.25%
Samsung 3.13%
Intel 3.13%
Apple 1.56%
Alienware 1.56%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5520 2.56%
ASUS All Series 2.56%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.56%
HP Compaq 6005 Pro SFF PC 2.56%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.56%
Parallels Software Intern... 2.56%

About SolarWinds

SolarWinds is a developer of network, applications, virtualization and storage management software and sells downloadable software products that maintain, monitor and troubleshoot networks.
Publisher URL: www.solarwinds.com


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