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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #47,321
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1.1.0 95.00%
1.0.1 5.00%

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SolarWinds VM Monitor

What is SolarWinds VM Monitor?  (from SolarWinds)

Track virtualization health at-a-glance with X-ray vision into your ESX Servers! Our free VM Monitor continuously monitors a VMware ESX Server and its virtual machines and delivers detailed virtual machine health statistics including VM name, guest OS, and VM state, as well as processor, memory, and network usage.


SolarWinds VM Monitor is a program developed by SolarWinds. The most used version is 1.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is VMMonitor.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 9.92 MB (10,403,872 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 62% of users of SolarWinds VM Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solarwinds.com/it-management-glossary/what-is-vmware-console.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\VMMonitor\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{29411454-721B-4791-982D-FF72B9A67E14}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 9.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SolarWinds VM Monitor

Program executable:VMMonitor.exe
Name:SolarWinds VM Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\VMMonitor\VMMonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • VMMonitor.exe - SolarWinds VM Monitor
  • SolarWinds.Net.SNMP.dll - SolarWinds.Net.SNMP
  • Infragistics2.Shared.v8.2.dll (by Infragistics) - Infragistics2.Shared (Infragistics2.Shared.v8.2)
  • Infragistics2.Win.v8.2.dll (by Infragistics) - Infragistics2.Win (Infragistics2.Win.v8.2)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VMMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SolarWindsVMMonitor' which loads as C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\VMMonitor\VMMonitor.exe.

How do I remove SolarWinds VM Monitor?

You can uninstall SolarWinds VM 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 VM 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 VM Monitor.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 5%
Automatically starts? 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 80.00%
Windows 10 15.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 15.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise N 10.00%
Windows 10 Pro 5.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.54%
  Australia 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  Germany 7.69%
  Belgium 3.85%
  SX 3.85%
  Croatia 3.85%
  Poland 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.25%
Dell 25.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Sony 12.50%
Intel 6.25%
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LENOVO 2537PB6 5.26%

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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