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Should I remove VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,882
United States Rank #36,607
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VersionDistribution 4.35% 8.70% 8.70% 4.35% 4.35% 8.70% 47.83% 8.70% 4.35%

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VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent

What is VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent?  (from VMware)

VMware vCenter Converter Standalone provides an easy-to-use solution to automate the process of creating VMware virtual machines from physical machines (running Windows and Linux), other virtual machine formats, and third-party image formats. Through an intuitive wizard-driven interface and a centralized management con...  Read more


VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent is a program developed by VMware. The most used version is, 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 software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 71.33 MB (74,799,292 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Server 2003. While about 58% of users of VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vmware.com
Help link: www.vmware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B55FEFEC-8FCC-4A16-B3CB-41673BA5545B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 71.33 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent

  • deploypkg.dll - VMware Virtual Image Editing Framework (VMware Deployment Package Library)
  • converter-agent.dll - VMware vCenter Converter Standalone (Converter Standalone Agent Library)
  • converterTypes.dll - VMware Converter Types
  • hypervWMI.dll - Converter Standalone Hyper-V WMI Library
  • mntapi.dll - mntapi dynamic link library
  • mntapi2.dll - mntapi2 dynamic link library
  • ufa-agent.dll - VMware UFA Agent Library
  • ufa-common.dll - VMware UFA Utilities Support DLL
  • vmware-converter-a.exe - VMware Converter Service
  • vssSnap2003.dll - VSS wrapper library for Windows 2003
  • vssSnapVista64.dll
  • vssSnapVista64.exe - VSS 64-bit surrogate process for Windows 64-bit Vista and above
  • vssSnapXP.dll - VSS wrapper library for Windows XP
  • types.dll - VMware VirtualCenter (Communications Subsystem)
  • vmacore.dll - Application Framework
  • vmomi.dll
  • sysimgbase.dll - VMware Workstation (Sysimgbase Dynamic Link Library)
  • vim-types.dll - VMware VI API Types Library
  • V2iDiskLib.dll (by Symantec) - V2iDiskLib for Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 8.5 and Norton Ghost 14 (Symantec/VMware interop module.)
  • acronis_api_vs.dll (by Acronis) - Acronis API for VMware
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • sbimageapi.dll (by StorageCraft Technology) - ShadowProtect (TM) (ShadowProtect Image API)
  • unzip.exe (by Info-ZIP, VMware) - Unzip Package
  • zip.exe (by Info-ZIP, VMware) - Zip Package
  • libxml2.dll - libxml2 (libxml2 library)
  • mspack.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • vmware-converter-a.exe runs as a service named 'VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent' (vmware-converter-agent) "VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent provides virtual machine conversion and reconfiguration services.".

How do I remove VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent?

Quickly and completely remove VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.52%
Windows Server 2003 21.74%
Windows XP 17.39%
Windows 8 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.43%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 17.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.39%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 4.35%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.06%
  Netherlands 6.45%
  Taiwan 6.45%
  Spain 6.45%
  Ireland 3.23%
  South Africa 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Peru 3.23%
  Israel 3.23%
  Kazakstan 3.23%
  Germany 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.48%
Dell 30.43%
Intel 21.74%
Toshiba 4.35%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 18.18%
Dell Latitude E6520 4.55%
Dell Latitude E6430 4.55%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 4.55%
HP Compaq nc6400 (RA272AA... 4.55%
HP ProBook 470 G0 4.55%

About VMware

VMware provides virtualization platform products that include a player that enables users to run virtual machines on their desktops as well as Workstation for software developers and IT professionals, Server, which enables virtual partitioning of a server, Virtual SMP that enables a virtual machine to use four physical processors simultaneously and VMFS, which allows multiple ESX Servers to share block-based storage.
Publisher URL: www.vmware.com


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