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Should I remove SolarWinds WMI Monitor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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SolarWinds WMI Monitor

What is SolarWinds WMI Monitor?  (from SolarWinds)

SolarWinds free WMI Monitor is the answer. This free tool makes it easy to monitor your Windows applications and servers and gives you amazing insight into real-time performance with a slick desktop dashboard. With WMI Monitor, you can monitor virtually any application. Choose from pre-built application templates in th...  Read more


SolarWinds WMI Monitor is a program developed by SolarWinds. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is WmiMonitor.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 10.48 MB (10,990,186 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 69% of users of SolarWinds WMI Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solarwinds.com/products/freetools/wmi_monitor
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\WMIMonitor\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B3D12A6C-EF4B-4181-BAAC-32A98ECD6D5F}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 10.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SolarWinds WMI Monitor

Program executable:WmiMonitor.exe
Name:SolarWinds WMI Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\WMIMonitor\WmiMonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • WmiMonitor.exe - SolarWinds WMI Monitor
  • SolarWinds.Logging.dll - SolarWinds.Logging
  • SMDiagnostics.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • System.Runtime.Serialization.dll (by Microsoft)
  • 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)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • System.Core.dll - .NET Framework
  • System.Numerics.dll
  • System.Runtime.DurableInstancing.dll
  • System.Xaml.dll
  • System.Xml.Linq.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • WmiMonitor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SolarWindsWMIMonitor' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\WMIMonitor\WmiMonitor.exe".

How do I remove SolarWinds WMI Monitor?

You can uninstall SolarWinds WMI 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 WMI 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 WMI Monitor.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 10 16%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.42%
Windows XP 15.79%
Windows 10 15.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.79%
Windows 7 Enterprise 15.79%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.44%
  Australia 5.56%
  Canada 5.56%
  Switzerland 5.56%
  Spain 2.78%
  Poland 2.78%
  Russia 2.78%
  Slovenia 2.78%
  Taiwan 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
Dell 17.65%
Acer 11.76%
Intel 11.76%
Lenovo 11.76%
ASUS 5.88%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5742Z 12.50%
LENOVO 688538V 6.25%
LENOVO 64574UU 6.25%
HP ProBook 6570b 6.25%
HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G... 6.25%
HP Elite 7100 Microtower ... 6.25%

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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