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Should I remove UGSLicensing?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,758
United States Rank #35,256
Reach 0.0093%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.26 days
332.24 days >
Average installed length: 174.57 days


4.0.0 63.39%
2.0.0 34.43% 2.19%

Typically installed together

Other programs by UGS



UGSLicensing is a software program developed by UGS. The most common release is 4.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named lmgrd.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 6.68 MB (7,000,778 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 17% of users of UGSLicensing come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ugs.com
Help link: support.ugs.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\UGS\UGSLicensing\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B40EED7A-63D4-4ED2-910D-9A64FF94DF22}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by UGSLicensing

Program executable:lmgrd.exe
Name:FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit)
Acresso Software Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\UGS\UGSLicensing\lmgrd.exe
Additional files:
  • lmtools.exe (by Acresso Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (LMTOOLS Utility)
  • lmutil.exe (by Acresso Software)
  • ugslmd.exe (by Siemens PLM Software) - Siemens PLM Licensing (Licensing Component)
  • ugs_composite.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • lmgrd.exe runs as a service named 'nx6' (nx6).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.22 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000416718%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002922%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001245%
0.015104% average

How do I remove UGSLicensing?

You can uninstall UGSLicensing 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 UGSLicensing, 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 UGSLicensing.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Server 2003 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.39%
Windows 10 24.46%
Windows XP 5.98%
Windows Vista 1.63%
Windows Server 2003 0.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.40%
Windows 7 Professional 16.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.01%
Windows 10 Home 6.01%
Windows 8.1 3.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.75%
  India 15.18%
  Taiwan 5.76%
  Korea 5.24%
  Germany 5.24%
  Italy 5.24%
  Turkey 4.19%
  United Kingdom 4.19%
  Thailand 3.66%
  Singapore 3.14%
  Brazil 3.14%
  Mexico 3.14%
  Poland 3.14%
  France 1.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.77%
Acer 20.18%
Dell 14.68%
Samsung 10.09%
ASUS 8.26%
Lenovo 7.34%
Toshiba 3.67%
Sony 2.75%
Alienware 1.83%
Intel 1.83%
Common models
Samsung R780/R778 3.09%
Acer Aspire E5-572G 2.06%
ASUS All Series 2.06%
Dell Studio 1555 2.06%
Gigabyte B85M-D3H 2.06%
TOSHIBA Satellite L745 2.06%


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